C.A.R.E. will continue to celebrate its 30th year in the “Mile High” city by offering its members and attendees numerous networking and educational opportunities. Before the conference officially begins, C.A.R.E.’s signature volunteer event, C.A.R.E. Gives Back, will be held at The Washington Street Community Center. Volunteers will clean the inter-generational community center’s playground, organize and clean classrooms and spruce up the garden area.
Educational events include a panel discussion “Know Your Customer, Know Your Guest” moderated by Don Killingback, Endless Vacation Rentals, that will focus on the evolution and emerging trends in travel, the importance of being on the cutting edge of technology and value of personalized and concierge services. According to Killingback “In the fast moving travel environment the importance of understanding AND delivering on the needs, desires of today’s travelers is critical to retaining and expanding customer bases.” Paul Mattimoe, Perspective Group and C.A.R.E. Advisory Board Member, will lead the discussion “Customer Engagement through Social Media” in which a selection of engagement ideas, channels and services that expand beyond Facebook will be presented. NFL Superstar and former Denver Bronco, Mark Jackson, will present the keynote session and will share the principals of teamwork that apply not only to sports, but to life in general.
C.A.R.E. is famous for its networking events and there will be an abundance of networking opportunities in Denver. The conference will begin with its always popular Speed Networking event. Resort Travel & Xchange has been the exclusive sponsor of the event since its inception. Corina Violette, Resort Travel & Xchange notes “We are delighted to once again sponsor this important part of the C.A.R.E. conference. C.A.R.E. conferences are key parts of the timeshare industry’s calendar. With a focus on networking and professional development, they bring people together and make it easy to meet and connect with other shared ownership professionals.”
Additional opportunities for networking will take place as conference attendees gather in C.A.R.E.’s private suite at Coors Field to enjoy the Colorado Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers baseball game and “Monday Game Night” when attendees will recognize conference sponsors.
For more information on C.A.R.E. and its 61sth Semi-Annual Conference, visit www.care-online.org.
C.A.R.E. (www.care-online.org), established in 1985, is the vacation industry’s premier trade association. Its member companies, comprised of Resort Developers, Management and Exchange companies, HOA’s, Travel Clubs and Wholesalers, provide each other with opportunities for vacation fulfillment, exchanges and revenue enhancement through increased inventory utilization and yield management. C.A.R.E. members are required to comply with a strict Code of Standards and Ethics and benefit from outstanding professional and personal development opportunities at their semi-annual conferences
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