1,300 Agents & Suppliers In FL For Vacation.com Conference
V.com Canada’s Christine James at this year’s conference.
Vacation.com’s 18th International Conference & Trade Show is underway at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.
Collectively, the V.com members in attendance (140 of which are from Canada) represent in excess of $1.21 billion in supplier partner cruise and tour sales for 2015.
The 2016 Conference theme is “Connect More,” and attendees will have the opportunity to partake in more than 130 hr. of classes and seminars, a Supplier Partner Trade Show, general sessions and meetings with suppliers and V.com staff.
“Truly, this is one of the premier events of the entire year within our industry. The significant sales volume of our participating members is among the reasons why Vacation.com is able to attract such an enviable, powerful lineup of keynote speakers including CEOs such as Richard Fain, Frank Del Rio, Arnold Donald and Bruce Poon Tip,” said Vacation.com President John Lovell, CTC.
“We know our members attend Conference each year expecting top-level industry insights, incredible networking and challenging educational programs. We will deliver on that, over the course of the next several days, with topics and sessions that will have an immediate impact on increasing sales opportunities and helping our members retain clients and acquire new ones.”
New at this year’s conference are Supplier Partner Connections, 90 min. forums enabling key suppliers to demonstrate their value to attendees. Other highlights include technology and social media training, supplier partner training, networking opportunities and presentations by leading industry speakers and authors including Mike Marchev and Nolan Burris.