RCI®, the world’s premier vacation exchange company under the Panorama portfolio of leading travel membership brands, has confirmed as a Bronze Sponsor at the upcoming inaugural GNEX-CRTA 2022 Conference, a collaboration between Perspective Group who produce the renowned GNEX Conferences and Canadian Resort and Travel Association (CRTA).
GNEX-CRTA 2022 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Toronto in the heart of Downtown Toronto’s Entertainment District, 19-21 September 2022 and will attract senior executives from the vacation industry from Canada, USA, Mexico, Caribbean and beyond.
After more than 45 years of pioneering timeshare exchange, RCI continues to lead the industry with nearly 3.7 million members worldwide, providing access to 4,200 affiliated resorts in approximately 110 countries. As the new shape of travel™, RCI Travel also offers enhanced travel benefits, including hotel, cars, activities, flights and cruise, allowing its members to conveniently book their travel needs – all in one place.
“The new RCI is evolving beyond its storied history as the timeshare industry’s most renowned exchange partner,” said Richard Ruff, senior vice president and managing director of RCI North America. “Today, we are expanding our services as the trusted travel advisor to our members and affiliates — not just once a year, but every time members leave home for their personal or business travel. Leisure travel continues to grow around the world, and this year’s GNEX-CRTA Conference is an ideal forum to help share that story.”
The conference will include a golf day and two days of networking, with general sessions that will include popular GNEX Conference sessions such as THE BOARDROOM – a unique twist on an industry leaders panel session; 60-Second Pitch where each company introduces themselves to assist with networking; Speed Networking where attendees meet one-on-one and exchange business cards; an interactive workshop plus other general sessions and two evening social events, including an exclusive event at the world famous CN Tower.
“We thank RCI as always for their support of our three annual events. As a pioneer and leading force in the vacation industry it is always important for our attendees to be able to network with RCI executives and get updates on their latest products and services,” said Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group; organizers of the three GNEX format events.
Since 1980, Canada’s only trade association for the vacation ownership and resort development industries has brought together development companies, management firms, resorts, exchange companies, service providers, suppliers and similarly aligned professional organizations to network and foster business growth.
GNEX Conferences put the acquisition of new business at the top of its priorities. Attendees are rewarded with unique session formats and interactive networking events that are created especially for the GNEX Conference, and unrivaled access to top-level executives that span all areas of the hotel and resort industry including: Resort Developers, Hoteliers, Resort Management Companies, Financiers, Investors, Legal Firms, Technology Providers, Exchange Companies, Rental & Resale Companies, Construction & Renovation Companies, Trade Associations, Online Travel Agencies, Travel Clubs, Vacation Rental Platforms, Sales & Marketing Companies, Consultancy Firms and much more.
Sponsors so far include: Canadian Resort & Travel Association (CRTA), Catalyst Marketing Solutions, Light, GuestView Guide, RCI, SPI Software, TruCash, Vacation Innovations, Vacation SafeGuard, CustomerCount, TaraNova Vacation Club, Asociación de Complejos Vacacionales y Turísticos, A.C. (ACOTUR), Asociación Mexicana de Desarrolladores Turísticos (AMDETUR), American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (C.A.R.E.), GBG & Associates, Send Me On Vacation (SMOV).
For more details on sponsorship opportunities, visit https://gnexcanada.com/sponsorship.
RCI® is the new shape of travel™. As the worldwide leader in membership travel services to the vacation ownership industry, the company offers the industry’s leading vacation exchange platform to its 3.7 million members around the world, providing access to 4,200 affiliated resorts in approximately 110 countries. RCI Travel offers enhanced travel services allowing its members to flexibly travel year-round. RCI is a part of the Panorama family of travel brands at Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL). For additional information visit rci.com. RCI also can be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
About GNEX Conference
With a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences, attract senior-level executives from vacation industry companies across the globe. The conferences bring together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more…
For more details on GNEX-CRTA 2022, 20-21 September in Toronto, Canada visit https://gnexcanada.com
For more details on GNEX-ACOTUR 2022, 15-17 November in Cancun, Mexico visit https://gnexmexico.com.
For more details on our next GNEX Conference, 6-8 March 2023 in San Diego, California visit https://gnexconference.com.
CRTA is Canada’s only association dedicated to representing the interests of the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Since its founding in 1980 (originally as CRDA), the organization has become Canada’s preeminent industry association representing all forms of vacation ownership. CRTA 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 www.CanadianRTA.org
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