Worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE, is gearing up as Platinum Sponsor of next month’s GNEX 2016 Timeshare Leaders Conference at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans from 2 – 5 February, 2016.

The world’s leading privately owned exchange provider will be represented by CEO Francis Taylor and Vice President of Operations – Americas, Corbett Howard, along with fellow Beneficium Group executives, Classic Holidays’ CEO Ramy Filo and CCO Mark Stephenson.

“GNEX is the premier networking event for the timeshare sector, where thought leaders and companies from the global industry can gather to work towards sustainable solutions for our industry,” said Mr Howard.

“For DAE, it’s a great way to meet and connect with our peers in the industry, share our ideas for the way forward, and come away with a refreshed vision for the year ahead.”

This year, DAE’s Platinum Sponsorship includes hosting the DAE Masquerade Wrap Party at Grand Oaks Mansion, the crown jewel of the Mardi Gras World Events Complex, providing an unforgettable night of Deep South fun.

The 2016 Perspective Magazine Awards will also be held during the festivities, where all eyes will turn to honoring the industry’s best and brightest for their achievements over the previous 12 months.

DAE has been nominated for several categories in the Awards, including:

  • Best Customer Service
  • Best Overall Company (Less than 250 Employees)
  • Best Team – Global Support
  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best Online Media, and
  • Best Print Media

It is DAE’s sixth nomination for Best Customer Service, with five consecutive wins in this category, and third nomination for Best Overall Company (Less than 250 Employees), having taken out the title for the past two years running.

CEO, Francis Taylor said it is a great honour to be recognised yet again at these prestigious awards. “It is so rewarding to receive confirmation that DAE is continuing to meet the needs and expectations of our members,” he said.

“As the highest honour a timeshare company can receive, the nomination proves that our commitment to customer service continues to set us apart.

“We started as a small, family-run business, so to be recognised within a competitive global market is a great achievement.”

Voting is now open in the sixth annual Perspective Magazine Awards at

About DAE (Dial An Exchange)

DAE is the world’s leading privately owned vacation exchange provider. With an established network of resort partners, DAE offers exchange availability at thousands of resorts in the most exciting destinations around the globe.

DAE’s approach to exchange is simple – a platform that is easy to use and puts members’ needs first. No hidden fees, complicated rules or trading powers. It’s why DAE has grown to become the largest privately owned exchange provider since opening its doors in 1997 – now servicing over 1.5 million timeshare owners worldwide, including 550,000 direct members.

Through innovation and value-added service, DAE has changed exchange with a low cost business model that allows owners to get more out of their vacation ownership investment.

Operating from 10 global offices located across North America, UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, South Africa and the Middle East, DAE delivers a range of products and services to help businesses in the timeshare industry achieve their goals and objectives – providing local solutions with a global outlook.

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Kadie Scott | PR & Communications Consultant