CRDA Has New Partner to Produce Vacation Ownership Conference

Canadian Resort Development Association Vacation Ownership conference to take on new dimensions with Big Picture Conferences

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is partnering with Big Picture Conferences to produce VO-CON. VO-CON will be the largest and leading vacation ownership conference in Canada and the only Canadian event truly focused on resort development and timeshares. Orie Berlasso, Conference Producer says, “Big Picture Conferences events have become the ‘must attend’ annual events in their respective categories. Adding VO-CON to the line-up is a natural evolution of our mandate.”

Scheduled for October 22-24 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver, VO-CON will commence with an opening reception, followed by educational and networking sessions on the second day. With a focus on all aspects of the timeshare industry, VO-CON will look at every sector of vacation ownership, fractional and shared ownership.

Focused on “the business of vacations” the CRDA Vacation Ownership conference will feature networking sessions and trending information, while attracting timeshare resort development, vacation exchange, shared-ownership sales and marketing, hospitality management, design, finance and legal professionals. Jon Zwickel, President and CEO of CRDA explains, “The industry spoke and we listened, keeping true to our mandate of producing an event that is relevant with topics that are timely.”

In conjunction with CRDA’s VO-CON starting on Western Canadian Hotel and Resort Investment Conference starting on October 23. The Western Canadian Hotel and Resort Investment designed for hospitality executives and those involved in resort and hotel real estate.

Since 2007, Big Picture Conferences has produced over 28 events within the Canadian Hospitality Industry including the Hotel Association of Canada’s Annual ConferenceCanadian Tourism Marketing SummitCanadian Hotel Investment ConferenceCanadian Restaurant Investment SummitWestern Canadian Hotel and Resort Investment Conference and now CRDA’s VO-CON.