The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) will soon be holding their annual conference, VO-Con at Fairmont Chateaux Whistler in British Columbia from 22-25 September 2019. Registration Open until Sept. 10 – Register now at

The theme for this year’s event is “To Explore the Business of Vacations” and blends networking with varied educational sessions that encourage collaboration and sharing of information. VO-Con isn’t just for Canadians however, it attracts attendees from US, Mexico and beyond, offering insights for Resort Developers, Hotels, Travel Clubs and those that sell vacation products to Canadian residents in their local markets, and access to potential business relationships to help drive more sales.

Vo-Con will deliver topical content that discusses growth markets in North America, Canada and Mexico, sustainability and leading the world in tourism development. There will also be a look at Swoop Airlines and their expansion in the region, and a keynote address from David Lund – the Hotel Financial Coach.

“We have a packed agenda with close to 20 speakers that focus on successes, challenges and the future growth of our industry.” Says Ingrid Jarrett, President & CEO, CVOA. “We offer an intimate setting where attendees have time to explore business opportunities with our diverse attendees.”

As the only association in Canada dedicated to representing the vacation ownership industry, VO-Con has solidified itself as a must-attend conference for industry professionals. Previous events have shown 95-percent of attendees rated VO-Con’s networking opportunities “good or excellent”, 100-percent stated that they met new people, and 76-percent of attendees acknowledged that they had found potential new business leads that could be worth in excess of $6 million dollars. Known for its laid-back atmosphere that encourages networking, 96.7-percent of attendees who were surveyed enjoyed the conference’s concept of blending business with pleasure in a setting that doesn’t require formal attire.

The Whistler based event will also offer a round of golf at the Championship Whistler Golf Course, Opening Reception and an Immersive Whistler Experience.

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About the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association
CVOA is Canada’s only association dedicated to representing the interests of the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Since its founding 1980 (originally as CRDA), the organization has become Canada’s preeminent industry association representing all forms of vacation ownership. CVOA membership is a community of active industry leaders committed to promoting and maintaining a high standard of ethical conduct within the Canadian vacation ownership industry, creating B-2-B and networking opportunities between Members, and educating consumers as to the benefits of vacation ownership. For more information, please visit VO-Con agenda.docx VO-Con information about content, registration and sponsorship opportunities can be found on the event website