Miami, FL, September 25, 2013 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), will host the 15th Annual Shared Ownership Investment Conference on October 28 – 29 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach. On the conference agenda are sessions that will be led by top industry experts, including executives from Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, Hyatt Residential Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).
“This prestigious event provides a forum for established developers and potential entrants to hear about the latest trends and gain valuable insights, including how to capitalize in the current marketplace,” said Bryan Ten Broek, Interval’s senior vice president of sales and marketing.
Registrants can take advantage of numerous educational and networking opportunities, and will receive complimentary copies of research studies with a combined retail value of $850. They include ARDA’s State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: U.S. Study, 2013 Edition; Financial Performance Study, 2013 Edition; The Shared Ownership Resort Real Estate Industry in North America: 2013; and the Interval International U.S. Member Profile, 2013 Edition. The early registration fee of $849 is available until September 30 and increases to $999 on October 1.
Anthony Melchiorri, host of The Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, will be the featured speaker. Known for renovating and repositioning landmark properties, he will participate in a lively question and answer session. Mark Schaefer, a widely recognized social-media authority and author of best-selling books The Tao of Twitter, Return on Influence, and Born to Blog, will share his expertise with the hundreds already registered to attend.
Additional program highlights include discussions on the increasing popularity of asset-light product structures and the fee for service model, Wall Street’s perspective on the shared ownership industry, a lenders’ panel on accessing capital, and the popular “Meet the Leaders” session.
Joining Interval as patron sponsors are Aston Hotels & Resorts, BakerHostetler, Equiant, Fidelity National Timeshare, Foley & Lardner LLP, HVS Shared Ownership Services, Meridian Financial Services, and Preferred Residences.
For more information about the conference, please visit SharedOwnershipInvestment.com or call 877.700.1153 (toll free) or 305.668.3495.
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 has an exchange network of approximately 2,800 resorts in more than 75 nations. Through offices in 16 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and about 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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