Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services, will host its International Shared Ownership Investment Conference on August 1 at the Pullman Vila Olimpia Hotel in São Paulo. The event has become a premier gathering for industry professionals and a key resource for prospective entrants to learn about the various shared ownership business models.

“Interval is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its investment conferences, which have drawn thousands of attendees around the world,” said Marcos Agostini, Interval’s executive vice president of global sales and business development. “As interest in shared ownership in Brazil grows, Interval continues to affiliate resorts there, and I believe this trend will be ongoing. The upcoming event, our second in the destination, reinforces our commitment to the market and offers attendees the opportunity to network with some of the most influential executives in the business.”

Featured speakers include Ligia Zotini Mazurkiewicz, AAXIS digital director for Latin America and founder of, who will provide an overview of “A day in 2037: a vision of the future” and invite participants to reflect on the impact of technology on the purchase decisions of new generations of consumers. Caio Calfat, São Paulo State Housing Syndicate’s (SECOVI-SP) vice president of tourism and real estate affairs, will present an update on the recently passed fractional legislation, an important milestone for the Brazilian market, and discuss how it will affect shared ownership projects.

Leading developers Roberto Rotter, CEO of Plaza Hotéis & Resorts; Aparecido Moraes, CEO and executive director of Thermas Hot World; and Antonio Ires, director of Incorpore, will offer insights on how to navigate the changing hospitality landscape, stay competitive, and capitalize on niche products.

Marcus Castro, founder and CEO of real estate advisory firm Hectare Capital, and Juliana Mello, director of Fortesec Securitizadora S.A., will share information on financial structuring, securitization, equity and debt operations, and strategies to access capital.

Additional conference highlights include shared ownership fundamentals, development and conversion, and evolving sales and marketing practices.

In addition to attending educational sessions, participants will receive the Interval International2018: Member Profile – Brazil Edition, a biennial study that offers valuable insights on the future purchase intentions, timeshare ownership, travel habits, and vacation preferences of members who reside in Brazil.

Joining Interval as patron sponsors are Fortesec Securitizadora, Hectare Capital, Live Better, Plaza Hotéis & Resorts, Plaza Vacation Club, Revista Hotéis, Revista Turismo Compartilhado, SECOVI-SP, and Thermas Hot World.

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About the International Shared Ownership Investment Conference
Produced and sponsored by Interval International, the International Shared Ownership Investment Conference and seminars provide a forum to educate attendees about trends and opportunities and explore the various shared ownership business models. Since 1998, these events have been providing attendees in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, North and South America, and Asia with valuable industry knowledge on topics from financing, marketing and development to conversions, mixed-use resorts, and government regulations.

About Interval International
Interval International operates membership programs for vacationers and provides value-added services to its developer clients worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer and innovator in serving the vacation ownership market since 1976. Today, Interval’s exchange network comprises nearly 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 15 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and approximately 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), a leading global provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences.

Via: Interval International