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VO-Con ’19
Fairmont Chateau, Whistler
Sept. 23-25


Conference Agenda*

September 22 
  • Golf 
  • Reception/Dinner on own at the Clubhouse – Networking
September 23 
  • 1:00PM – 6:00PM Registration
  • 1:00PM – 1:45PM Board Meeting #1
    Location: Saskatchewan Room
    Open to CVOA Board of Directors
  • 1:45PM - 3:30PMCanadian Vacation Ownership Annual General Meeting (AGM)
    Location: Saskatchewan Room
    Open to all members in good standing.
  • 3:30PM – 4:30PMBoard Meeting #2
    Location: Saskatchewan Room
  • 6:00PM – 8:00PMOpening Reception and networking activities
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September 24 
  • 7:30AM – 8:30AMBreakfast and Networking
  • 8:30AM – 9:00AMWelcome
  • 9:00AM – 10:00AMPanel #1 – Air Access – Mexico and Canada. Growing the demand and filling the seats. Travel Strategies for a growth market.
    Panel Experts: Steven Greenway, CEO Swoop Airlines
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  • 12:45PM – 2:00PMLunch & Keynote Speaker – David Lund - David Lund Financial leadership. Service: the highest form of leadership.
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PMPanel #4 - The Secondary Market – Succession, Win-Win-Win strategies for growth.
    Panel Experts: Greg Crist AVO, Gary Prado RedWeek, Cory Stegemann Cornerstone Vacation Ownership, Gaetan Babin of Gaetan Babin Consulting
  • 3:00PM – 4:00PMMarketplace
  • 4:00PMDepart for Whistler Experience and Dinner
    Sponsored By Diamond Resorts
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September 25 
  • 7:30AM – 8:30AMBreakfast and Networking - "Welcome and recap are we on track?"
  • 8:30AM – 9:30AMPanel #5 – The Digital Age is everything – Sri Raghaven Biz Sciences, George Semper SPI Software, Eric Saint-Marc Resortom.com
  • 9:30AM – 10:30AMPanel #6 - What keeps us up at night. Panel Expert: Carlos Trujillo Balmaseda AMDETUR, Linda Mayhugh CARE, Robert Clements ARDA, Ingrid Jarrett CVOA
  • 10:30AM – 11:15AMNetworking Break
  • 11:15AM – 12:00PMPanel #7 – The Key to leading the Pack. Examples of market leaders from around the Globe. Panel Expert: Alejandro Recamier Fiesta Americana, Gaetan Babin of Gaetan Babin Consulting
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  • 12:00PM – 1:30PMCornerstone Award Luncheon sponsored by Fiesta Americana – speaker Adrian Garrett, DAE Executive.
  • 1:30PMClosing Remarks
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*Conference agenda subject to change. All times noted are PDT.


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Intuition Brand Marketing

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