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VO-CON ‘17 AGENDA

Conference Agenda*

September 12  

10:00am – 1:00pm Board of Director Meeting (open to CVOA Directors)

1:00pm – 7:00pm Conference Registration

1:00pm – 1:30pm Annual General Meeting (open to all CVOA Members in good standing)

2:00pm – 4:30pm Optional Activities and An Afternoon of Leisure

We have organized a few optional activities for our attendees. As these are private, guided tours, please reserve your place and pay on the conference website.

Whistler Nature Walk: On this fascinating guided tour, guests will enjoy an interpretive nature walk with an experienced guide along an extensive network of lakeside hiking trails, perfect for viewing the local flora and fauna. This walk starts at the hotel. 2 hours, $101.00CAD

Scenic Valley Bicycle Tour: Ride smooth trails aboard specially designed Comfort Bikes around mountain lakes, thick forests, impressive luxury homes, stunning golf courses, and bubbling brooks in the most supernatural scenery imaginable. Your guides will stop often to point out, and interpret, the natural and cultural history evident along the route. Guides will pick you up at the hotel. 2.5 hours, $99.00CAD

Audain Art Museum: Experience the art of British Columbia, from the traditional works of the province’s First Peoples through to its contemporary masters. Take the hotel shuttle or a 10 minute walk. $18.00CAD

Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre: The Squamish and Lil’wat Nations built the beautiful Cultural Centre to house and showcase their art, history and culture. $50.00CAD

7:00pm – 9:00pm Networking Activities and Cocktail Reception at the Four Seasons Resort

September 13 

7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast and Networking in the Exhibit Lounge

8:30am – 8:45am Welcome Remarks

8:45am – 9:45am Panel Presentation #1: The CVOA Directors will be our panelists. These highly experienced industry executives - whose geographic and industry diversity covers a very broad perspective - will discuss the state of the Canadian industry from their respective positions.

9:45am – 10:15am Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibit Lounge

10:15am – 11:15am Panel Presentation #2: The panelists will focus on best practice topics that relate directly to HOAs; i.e.: financial health/stability, rental programs by management/by owners, selling to the rental guest, reserve planning and funding, resales (impact on developer inventory, ethical practices), exchange options, etc.

11:30am Depart from Hotel, Attendees will travel to the Mountain Summit on the Village Gondola, then transfer to the Peak2Peak Gondola, the longest and highest lift in the world.

1:00pm – 2:15pm Lunch at Christine’s Restaurant at the Blackcomb Mountain Summit Featured Keynote Speaker: Vikram Vij – noted chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality

2:15pm – 3:15pm Mountaintop Panel Presentation #3: A continuation of Panel #2, focusing on best practice topics that relate directly to HOAs.

3:15pm – 7:00pm Afternoon at Leisure With Your Industry Colleagues. Arrange business meetings … or wander the mountain summit, shop in the village, organize a round of golf.

7:00pm – 9:00pm Networking Cocktail Reception at the Four Seasons Resort

September 14 

8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast and Networking in the Exhibit Lounge

9:00am – 10:15am Panel Presentation #4: The CVOA Directors will continue the discussion on the Canadian industry from their respective positions.

10:15am – 10:30am Cornerstone Award Presentation CVOA recognizes an industry leader who has made a difference.

10:30am – 11:00am Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibit Lounge

11:00am – 12:00pm Closing Keynote Speaker: Wayne Lee - Renowned comedic speaker who inspires and motivates through hypnotism

12:00pm – 12:15pm Closing Remarks

*Conference agenda subjected to change.

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