Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, recently hosted the 21st International Shared Ownership Investment Conference at the Pullman Vila Olimpia Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil. Nearly 200 prospective entrants, hoteliers, real estate developers, lenders, and industry executives attended sessions covering new trends and opportunities in the shared ownership space, high-tech sales, fractional financing developments, and the impact of new Brazilian fractional real estate law.

Keynote speaker João Paulo Pacífico, founder of the Gaia Group, discussed the impact of focusing on human relationships being placed at the forefront of a company’s profit and success. Another popular panel was the Developer’s Forum, which encouraged conversation among successful industry players, revealing insights and strategies that assist them in growing their respective businesses. Attendees benefited from the Sales and Marketing in the Digital Age session, during which leaders in marketing and digital media shared methods of creating lead generation opportunities using digital tools. Participants also enjoyed access to a variety of networking sessions and received a complimentary research report.

In addition to Interval, sponsors of the International Shared Ownership Investment Conference included Caio Calfat Real Estate Consulting, Enjoy Share, Five Senses Resorts, Grupo Hospedar, IMG, JRC Engenharia, Live Better, Max Hotels, Plaza Hotéis & Resorts, Plaza Vacation Club,, Thermas Hot World, and TimeShare Solution. Media sponsors were Hôtelier News, Revista Hotéis, and Revista Turismo Compartilhado, and trade associations ADITBrasil and SECOVI also supported the event.

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 more than 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 14 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and approximately 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs.