Vacation Rental Conferences 2021: The Definitive Guide
The past twelve months have been difficult to say the least. We were all forced to quickly adapt to the new normal pandemic work conditions that were working from home coupled with numerous Zoom and Google Meet calls. Our daily routines were thrown for a loop with no early morning commutes, coffee shop runs, lunch out with friends, happy hours with the team, and regular in-person meetings and networking events. Our regularly scheduled conferences all went virtual but just didn’t deliver the same results because they just weren’t the same. The vacation rental management industry is a close knit community built on relationships and in-person experiences. It goes without saying that even though we all adapted and made it work, we are all excited to get back to our old ways of traveling to conferences, sharing best practices, learning from each other, and bettering our community.
We’re almost halfway through 2021 but there is so much yet to come. As of this writing, there are at least twenty in-person industry related vacation rental conferences 2021 that will be happening this year, check them out below, we’ll see you there!
Trip Circus – June 3 -4, 2021
Location: Poble Espanyol – Barcelona, Spain
The Trip Circus is all about pushing and igniting the visionaries of the accommodation world to come together and explore uncharted territory to spark a brighter future
VRMA Connect – June 22, 2021.
Location: Beaver Run Resort – Breckenridge, CO
VRMA Connect events bring together city-, state-, or regional-level organizations that are affiliated with the vacation rental industry. They provide valuable opportunities for industry professionals to connect in-person, face-to-face, in their own “backyard.” These one- or two-day events provide structured time to learn, network, share ideas, and discuss local issues and challenges. They also serve as a means to advocate on behalf of the industry and educate local officials and other civic leaders about the role that vacation rentals play in their local communities.
Urban Living Festival– July 7-8, 2021
Location: Tobacco Docks, London
Spark your innovation, challenge your perspective at the festival of ideas – welcome to the only leadership and investment event for urban innovators and investors to collectively define the future of how and where people stay, live and work.
Marketing, Data & Revenue Management Conference – Aug 16 -18, 2021.
Location: Francis Marion Hotel – Charleston
With over 40 educational sessions, this event is designed for vacation rental executives, revenue managers, and marketers looking to the future.
Streamline Summit SHINE– Sept 8-11, 2021
Location: The Phoenician – Scottsdale, AZ
Once a year, the Streamline family of property managers and partners gather for a 3 day Summit. Attendees enjoy a valuable combination of education, networking, and lot of fun!
Book Direct Show – Sept 13, 2021.
Location: Tobacco Dock – London, UK
The Book Direct Show is the unmissable event for hoteliers, short-term rental managers and serviced accommodation providers who want to generate more direct bookings.
Short Stay Summit – Sept 14, 2021.
Location: Tobacco Dock, London.
An event organised by the industry, for the industry. The European Holiday Home Association (EHHA), UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) and the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) have joined forces to bring you the leading European business event for the short-term rentals industry.
Florida VRMA Xtravaganza – Sep 15-16, 2021.
Location: Doubletree Hotel at Seaworld – Orlando
At the FLORIDA VRM XTRAVAGANZA, you can count on top industry speakers that will provide you with the best knowledge, business trends and product and service experience available.
PMI National Summit– Sept 16-18, 2021.
Location: Omni Las Colinas – Dallas, TX
At our 2021 Summit, Digging Deep for Diamond, we will continue to build on helping our PMI franchisees achieve the Diamond level, with workshops, training labs, panels, and new program rollouts. And we’ve changed the agenda up a bit from years past.
The Glamping Show – Sept 16-18, 2021.
Location: NAEC Stoneleigh – Leamington Spa, UK
See, hear and experience the latest in glamping business innovation. Connect with business owners and glamping suppliers from around the globe at the Glamping Show 2021.
Skift Global Forum at TWA Hotel – Sept 21-23, 2021
Location: TWA Hotel – New York City, NY
The flagship global conference on the business of travel – is back in person. It will take place as a three-day hybrid conference at the iconic TWA Hotel next to JFK in New York City, with both online and in-person speakers and attendees
GuestyVal – Sept 22- 24, 2021.
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
With top-notch speakers, experts from the global travel industry and more valuable content than ever before, GuestyVal 2021 is set to be the most innovative event yet!
Travel Net Solutions NEXT Optimize Conference – Sept 26- 28, 2021.
Location: Hilton Downtown Minneapolis.
NEXT Optimize focuses on bringing together professionals and experts to share effective, best practices to enhance the current situation and build a thriving future for all our businesses, partners, and guests. Join TravelNet Solutions and hundreds of others on September 26-28 2021 as we Optimize operations, enhance experiences, increase revenue, and grow for what is NEXT together.
VRMA International Conference – Oct 3- 6, 2021.
Location: San Antonio Convention Center – San Antonio, TX
The VRMA International Conference is where vacation rental professionals actively seek new ways to learn, innovate, and collaborate. Whether you’re new to the industry or are a seasoned professional, there’s something for everyone to gain at the International Conference. This is likely to be the best attended vacation rental conferences 2021.
LiveRez Partner Summit – Oct 11- 13, 2021.
Location: Boise Centre on the Grove – Boise, ID
The three-day gathering is expected to bring together hundreds of professional vacation rental managers that use LiveRez to power their businesses.
NWVRP Annual Conference – Oct 24- 26, 2021.
Location: Seaside, OR
You will not want to miss the camaraderie, education, collaboration and quality venue that the NWVRP conferences deliver. Join us October 24-27, 2021 in Seaside, Oregon for what will be the best NWVRP conference yet.
VITUR Summit – The European Event for Holiday Rentals – Oct 28- 29, 2021.
Location: Malaga, Spain
Vitur Summit is the European event for holiday rentals. A key event, and the only one in Europe that brings together the main private and public players of the industry in 2 days of knowledge, networking and business opportunities, to move the sector forward together.
Vitur Summit 2021 will be held on October 28th and 29th in Malaga (Costa del Sol, Spain), with 2500 m2 of exhibition space, keynotes and panels with top-notch speakers, a parallel agenda for startups presentations and workshops, different networking experiences and a perfect venue to celebrate the return to in-person events, which will bring an innovative and close environment with the best possible climate: the capital of Costa del Sol.
BnB Show – Nov 5- 6, 2021.
Location: Milano Convention Center – Milan, Italy
BnB Show is a trade fair devoted to the world of hospitality in all its forms, a showcase for services and products for the hospitality business.
Holiday Park Innovation Show / Farm Business Innovation Show – Nov 10- 11, 2021.
Location: NEC – Birmingham, UK
The Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show is Europe’s leading event, dedicated to providing advice, inspiration, and industry knowledge to the most ambitious holiday park and resort owners and managers.
National Association of Realtors Conference – Nov 12- 15, 2021.
Location: San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA
The largest annual event for the most successful real estate professionals. Since 1908, REALTORS® have come together to share and explore key industry insights, advancements, and practical applications across the real estate industry.
Expo Renta Vacacional – Nov 17- 19, 2021.
Location: Cancun Convention Center – Cancun, Mexico
Once a year, a select group of vacation rental professionals (Property Managers and Hosts) from all over Latin America, meet in the Riviera Maya for three days to talk, study and learn about the latest trends in the vacation rental industry in a congress without equal where knowledge, information, friendship and professionalism are present. This is one of the best locations for vacation rental conferences 2021.
Vacation Rental Women’s Summit – Dec 1- 2, 2021.
Location: Ritz-Carlton New Orleans – New Orleans, LA
Join us for this epic celebration of the women in the vacation rental industry. With inspirational and industry keynote speakers, world-class connections, a wide spectrum of educational sessions, amazing food and fun, and unique personalization, this is a conference like none other.