NWVRP 2018 Spring Conference

  • April 23, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • April 25, 2018
  • 9:00 PM
  • Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, WA

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KEYNOTE Speakers

Steve Milo is the founder and CEO of VTrips, a growing and innovative property management and rental reservation platform which leverages a proprietary technology system to maximize occupancy, revenue growth and profitability. VTrips manages 2,000 exclusive vacation rental properties in destinations ranging from Florida to Hawaii. Mr. Milo is a graduate of the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce and previously held several senior level ecommerce and internet marketing positions before forming VTrips and Vacation Rental Pros. Steve Milo is considered an industry thought leader regarding the evolution of the highly fragmented Vacation Rental lodging industry to a transactional driven medium and is a key note speaker on the subject at conferences in North America and Europe.

Matt Landau is referred to as "the voice of independents" in the vacation rental industry. While launching Los Cuatro Tulipanes, one of the first luxury accommodations in the emerging historic district of Casco Viejo (Panama), Matt learned the challenges of vacation rentals from the ground up. He applied that experience in the creation of VRMB, now recognized as the top online marketing resource in the industry. Within VRMB resides the Inner Circle, a private learning community of vacation rental owners and managers. Matt is also the host of A Sense of Place, the world's first travel show featuring vacation rentals, and Unlocked, a fly-on-the-wall style podcast series featuring everyday vacation rental superheroes.

Conrad O'Connell is the founder of BuildUp Bookings, a digital marketing consultancy working with vacation rental managers to drive huge results. Since 2014, Conrad has been creating winning SEO, Paid Search, Email & Social marketing campaigns. With a background spanning six years and working with over 50 vacation rental firms, Conrad brings a unique background to his work and always seeks to be on the leading edge of effective digital marketing strategy.

Wes Melton is the co-founder and CTO of SmokyMountains.com. Previously he co-founded, grew, and successfully exited one of the fastest growing property management firms in the U.S. He now spends time growing his brand, traveling, speaking, building Legos, and spending time with his family in Gatlinburg.



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