Webinars
Collapse An Analysis of Trusts

Learn what a timeshare trust is and how it is used in the industry. Learn about the history of trusts in the vacation ownership industry and why the trust structure has gained new popularity in the past decade.  Learn about the advantages of a trust structure and why a trust may be right for you and your owners.  

Formats Available: Streaming

Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse Data Privacy and Protection

    Learn the dos and don’ts of data privacy and security and these key points:

    •    What security obligations and regulations should you be aware of?

    •    How does this affect marketing, call center and resort operations, e-commerce, owner databases, and even your employees?  

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse Effectively Reaching the Next Prospect Generation

    In October 25 the AIF engaged HSR Associates to conduct Millennial/GENX focused research.  The three objectives were:

    1. Test vacationing statements;
    2. Discover which elements of timeshare products engagege next gen prospects; and
    3. Communication channels next gen prospects prefer for receiving messaging

    Please join us as we share key findings and implications of our focus group discussions

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Item Date: April 05, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours AIF Module

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    Collapse Fundamentals of Timeshare Ownership Finance

    We all want to gain profits from our investments. From loans to financial risks, the intricacies of financing can be tricky. If you are new to the industry, learn about the common mistakes you should avoid and get tips to make the most of your money. Webinar presenters use a sample project to share with participants the fundamentals of financing. From your first loan to your first profits, learn how to be smart with your funds.

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse Introduction to Timeshare Evolution-Where We Are Now

    We’ve come a long way, baby! From its earliest beginnings in the 1960s, to the global presence it enjoys today, timeshare has had a long and fascinating history. Join us for an intense ride through the past, present, and future of our industry, as we revisit some of the pivotal milestones that helped forge the product we know today, and look ahead to what the next steps in this evolutionary journey might be. If you are new to the industry, thinking about timeshare as a career, or are considering a development opportunity, this is a not to be missed webinar.

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse Making Research Work For You

    Today, it is critical for organizations to understand their owner and potential customer data, turn that data into insight, and turn that insight into action. But where to start? The AIF and Environics Analytics have some tips! Join Jason Dunkel as he shares with you how you can utilize knowledge of your owners, AIF owner segmentation and Environics' data-driven analytics to help you better understand your owners and customers.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Item Date: July 13, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours AIF Module

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    Collapse Philanthropy- The ROI on Doing Good

    Join the AIF for a powerhouse session on how cause marketing can help your business.

    • What are some specific techniques your business can use to build on existing community relationships?
    • What is the actual ROI of “doing good?”
    • What types of organizations should your business partner with?

    Get the answers to these questions and see proven examples of how this works to grow business, create trust, and foster an organizational culture of giving.

     

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse Risk Management Strategies: The Need for a Robust Compliance Management Program
    • How governmental investigations can be closed, and why they are closed
    • Risk management strategies to avoid an investigation or successfully defend an investigation
    • The contents of a CMS
    • The implementation of a CMS
    • How to make a CMS effective
    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Item Date: April 25, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours AIF Module

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    Collapse The Regulatory Landscape for the Timeshare Industry and the Role of ARDA
    • An overview of the structure, function, and powers of the CFPB, FTC, and state attorneys general
    • Recent enforcement actions
    • The consumer protection laws impacting the timeshare industry
    • The current focus by the CFPB
    • The specific topics of interest to the CFPB concerning the timeshare industry
    • ARDA, its Ethics Code, and strategic options moving forward
    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Item Date: April 11, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse U.S. Timeshare Industry Facts and Statistics
    2016 State of the U.S. Timeshare Industry

    Joe Callender, Senior Manger of E&Y and lead team member on the conduct and production of the State of the U.S.Timeshare Industry research report (SOI) will conduct a Webinar on Wednesday, August 10 in which he will share facts and statistics from the recently published SOI.  Join Joe as he presents an overview of the industry focusing on the size and structure of the U.S. imeshare industry.  Joe will then delve into factors that reflect on the health of the U.S. timeshare industry such as interval sales and transaction prices, occupancy rates and maintenance fees.  He'll then bring the discussion closer to home for attendees by looking at data on a state and or regional level.  Joe will close his presentation focusing on recent performance trends and what they tell us about the future of our industry.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Item Date: August 10, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours AIF Module

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    Collapse Understanding Generation Next

    The next generation is already in the market for timeshare! It is important to get to know how this generation differs from those before. Their specific characteristics will re-shape your marketing and sales techniques and drive the product of the future.  

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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    Collapse What to Do When Your Are Involved in a Governmental Investigation
    Strategies for Success
    • The commencement of an investigation by the CFPB, FTC, or state attorney general
    • The process involved: The appropriate "touch" and negotiations
    • Developing an effective case management plan
    • Depostitions and investigational hearings
    • Advocacy before the CFPB, FTC, and state attorneys general, and strategies for closing investigations
    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Item Date: April 18, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours AIF Module

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    Collapse Who are the Timeshare Owners Today - A refreshed Look at Owner Segmentation

    With the influx of Generation X and Millennial owners, the AIF owner segments first introduced to the industry in 2010, have changed dramatically.  Join us as we introduce the new owner segments – who they are, why they buy, how they vacation today and their future 

    Formats Available: Streaming

    Approved Credit:
  • ARDA International Foundation: 0.25 hours Credit

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