January 27, 2022
2022 Vacation Rental Industry Conference List
If you’re a professional in the vacation rental industry, then it’s important to stay on top of the latest news and trends. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the top 2022 conferences for vacation rental managers. Whether you’re looking to learn more about VRM tools or gain some insights into marketing your rentals, there’s sure to be a conference that will suit your needs.
We’ve broken the list into three segments 1) National & International Events, 2) Property Management Software User Conferences and 3) Regional Events. If the event organizer has specifics on dates and locations we have added and will be continuing to update, so be sure to check back or sign up with organizers for updates. Now mark your calendars and get ready to learn!
GuestyVal | September 13-14 | Austin, TX
For the first time, our renowned industry conference from Tel Aviv is making its way to the USA! They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s sure to be the case for GuestyVal 2022. Join us alongside the industry’s leading property management companies, service providers, and more for a one-of-a-kind event that will blend learning & networking with good times & great people.
LiveRez Partner Conference 2022 | September 24-28 | Ashville, NC
Our mission at LiveRez is to set vacation rental managers up to win. When you’re a partner, our team becomes an integral part of your team. Think of us like your point guard. Our technology and support services help you execute the plays, and when one of our assists sets you up for a score, we win together.
Streamline Summit 2022 | September TBA | 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 a lot of fun!
TravelNet Solutions NEXT | September TBA | Minneapolis, MN
2022 Dates are yet to be announced! NEXT is our annual customer get-together. It’s an energizing forum for growth-oriented hospitality leaders to learn, collaborate, and push boundaries by sharing best practices with one another. And this year, we’ll all have the added bonus of finally being able to reconnect with our industry friends face-to-face.
Barefoot PMS User Conference 2022 | September/October TBA | Location TBA
Barefoot Technologies allows companies of all sizes to manage their vacation rental management properties with comprehensive yet easy-to-use functionality. Our vacation rental management software provides the flexibility you need to meet your business goals. We focus on innovation and partnership to provide you with a long-term solution you can trust.
NWVRP Annual Conference April 3-5 | Seaside, OR
Once again we are lucky to be able to return to fun Seaside Oregon. This conference has always been an industry favorite with lots of opportunities for networking, education, and reveling in our shared experiences in this wild, amazing industry. With informative and inspirational general sessions, and a vast array of breakout classes, there will be something for everyone in your team.
VRMIntel Live Events (5) | 2022 | Various
Several years ago, VRM Intel began hosting regional educational events for vacation rental managers. For vacation rental employees, traveling for seminars and conferences can be a challenge. As a result, VRM Intel decided to bring education and networking directly to them in their own market. Since then, VRM Intel has held six VRM Intel Live! events with over 1,000 attendees around the US. here’s the updated list of locations and date:
- Wilmington, NC 04/27/2022
- Branson, MO 05/18/2022
- Breckenridge, CO June TBA
- South Lake Tahoe, CA 11/03/2022
- SW Florida (TBA), 11/30/2022
FAVR Travaganza 2022 | September 19-21 | Orlando, FL
The FLVRMA Xtravaganza has rebranded, now the organization is called FAVR and the largest Florida VRM event is Travaganza! The vacation rental Xtravaganza is the largest vacation rental conference held in Florida. This conference caters to the thousands of vacation rental professionals who own, rent, manage or sell vacation rentals in Florida. Expect the best in keynote speakers, industry intelligence, demonstrations and so much more to help you grow your vacation rental business.
VRMA Connect Regional Events | Dates TBA | Locations TBA
VRMA Connect events bring together city-, state-, or regional-level organizations that are affiliated with the vacation rental industry. In 2021 this included Destin, FL, Summit County CO, and New England. 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.
ALP Conference | February 5-7 | Baltimore, MD USA
The Association of Lodging Professionals 2022 conference will be in Baltimore MD. The event focuses on strategies for lodges, BnB, and other multi-dwelling destinations.
Stayjam Show 2022 | March 1 | London, UK
Appears that this show might be canceled for this year, stay tuned for more details!
Recharge 2022Recharge 2022 | March 28-29 | Paris, France
RECHARGE brings something new to the hospitality table. A different format to our traditional Serviced Apartment Summits, ‘RECHARGERS’ discover a new European city each year, and are encouraged to engage as hospitality leaders with purpose in a unique collaborative setting.
VRMA Spring Forum | April 10-12 | Chicago, IL USA
The 2022 Spring Forum – taking place April 11-12 in Chicago, Illinois – is designed to be the most interactive, engaging spring conference in the vacation rental industry. The Spring Forum provides increased ways to network with peers from across the country and more opportunities to learn through innovative education formats. Early bird registration is now open with reduced pricing until 02/25/2022!
Expedia Explore 2022 | May 4-5 | Las Vegas, NV USA
No details are published yet, only the save the date page for this event. It could be a partial replacement for the RezFests of years gone by. The entire portfolio of Expedia companies is listed and includes Expedia, Hotels.com, Vrbo, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, ebookers, CheapTickets, CarRents, Expedia Cruises, WotIf, and Trivago. Stay tuned for more details as they are available!
Short Stay Summit 2022 | May 19 | London UK
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 Conference & Exhibition for short-term rental property Managers and Owners. The Shortyz Awards are presented during the summit!
ScaleRentals 2022 | May 26 | Barcelona, Spain
Scale Rentals is dedicated to professional short-term rental businesses managing 50+ properties and looking to scale profitably and sustainably. Themes will include property acquisition, profitability, owner relationships, environmental impact, exit strategies, and more. The focus is on our common goals and obstacles faced in 2022 and beyond.
VRMA Executive Summit | June TBA | Location TBA
The VRMA Executive Summit is designed for executive-level leaders focused on business strategy, organizational excellence, sustained growth, and charting a vision for their company’s future.
Urban Living Festival | July 6-7 | London, UK
The only leadership and investment event for urban innovators and investors at the cutting edge of contemporary hospitality, real estate, and living. This year incorporating the Serviced Apartment Summit Europe.
DARM Vacation Rental Data and Revenue Management Conference 2022 | August 9-10 | Nashville, TN USA
Ready to grow and optimize revenue? In the vacation rental industry, the practices of data management and revenue management are transforming in front of our eyes. In the past, property managers determined pricing based on fixed seasons and days of the week. Now, to maximize profitability and occupancy, managers find themselves needing to:
- Understand the types of data available for PMs
- Segment properties and create competitive sets
- Analyze key performance indicators
- Build revenue management strategies
- Establish rate rules
- Learn to maximize technology solutions
- Optimize marketing and distribution channels to push out pricing changes
Vacation Rental World Summit | September 15-16 | Porto, Portugal
Based on VRWS most appreciated quality, that is High-Value Networking, and following positive and constructive feedback from both attendees and Sponsoring companies on the 1st ever, highly acclaimed ROUNDTABLES new format we introduced at VRWS2021 fostering attendees strong desire for in-person interaction, we’re introducing a REVISED & IMPROVED ROUNDTABLES FORMAT.
Book Direct Show | October 18-19 | Miami, FL USA
The live 2-day show will take place on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th October and will again feature the leading #BookDirect speakers, panel discussions plus additional workshops, and fringe events.
This year we’re delighted to announce a new and exciting collaboration with The Destinationaire Awards. This evening’s awards ceremony will be hosted by Wil Slickers of Hospitality.FM to recognize those in the hospitality industry delivering outstanding service to both guests and their team.
VRMA International Conference 2022 | October 23-26 | Las Vegas, NV USA
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.
Vitur Summit 2022 | October TBA | Location TBA
The only event in the industry that brings together the main European leaders, administrations, and institutions. With top-notch presentations, business insights, innovative content, and networking opportunities.
Phocuswright Conference 2022 | November 14-17 | Phoenix, AZ USA
The Phocuswright Conference is the platform for smart insights and healthy debate as we navigate a brand new, mid-pandemic environment. Let’s confront the extraordinary challenges we all face as the industry sets its sights on recovery.
BnB Show 2022 | November 18-19 | Milan, Italy
The event will be accompanied by a full program of conferences dedicated to all the issues and innovations in this sector, from regulatory, fiscal, and financial aspects to best practice case histories. Presentation of studies and research on the subject of hospitality and in terms of comparison of various business models.
Vacation Rental Women’s Summit | November TBA | Location TBA
Stay tuned to see if this event will be held in 2022 or 2023!!??
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.
Expo Renta Vacacional 2022 | November TBA | Location TBA
Expo Show, Conferences, and Networking Events for Property Managers, professional hosts, and providers of the Vacation Rental industry in Mexico and Latin America. Our conferences and seminars are given by international professionals who are experts in Vacation Rentals. ExpoRV has an online Marketplace for everyone.