2020 Conference Notice: The Florida and Alabama ARVC 2020 Conference and Expo was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions and travel difficulties and concerns. The conference will be rescheduled for May 2021, and will continue with the same great line-up of speakers, educational sessions, networking opportunities, and an amazing supplier EXPO. For those who previously registered (as an attendee or exhibitor) for the May 2020 Conference, your registration will automatically transfer. If you have any questions, please call the Florida ARVC office at 850-562-7151. Thank you for your patience and understanding – we are looking forward to getting everyone together for an amazing 2021 reunion and celebration!met, consectetur adipisicing elit. Optio, neque qui velit. Magni dolorum quidem ipsam eligendi, totam, facilis laudantium cum accusamus ullam voluptatibus commodi numquam, error, est. Ea, consequatur.

Don't Forget to Attend This Event!

May 11-13, 2021 • Orlando, FL Doubletree Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, May 11th

1:00-5:00 pm
Conference Registration (Majestic Foyer)

Wednesday, May 12th

Breakfast on your own

9:00-11:00 am
Conference Registration

11:00 am-12:00 pm
Opening Session – “Discover Your Mission” with Janine Stange
Janine Stange is a motivational speaker, singer, and on-air personality. She is best known for her historic journey to sing the Star-Spangled Banner in all 50 states – a mission she embarked on to honor our brave. Janine has been featured on every major television network, and appeared on national news shows including: TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, NBC Nightly News, and Fox News@Night.

12:15-1:45 pm
Keynote Lunch & Presentation: “10 Things Every RV Park Must Do Now to Grow in this Changing World”
Featuring Rupesh Patel, an award-winning hotel owner, hospitality and social media influencer. Rupesh will teach you ten highly effective strategies that will make your guests love you, while helping you generate more business. Discover creative ways to combine customer service, operations and marketing to connect and grow!

2:00-2:45 pm
Creating Maximum Exposure for Your Park, Raising Your PR Profile and RV Industry Trends: What RV Park owners Need to Know
Jeff Crider

2:45-3:30 pm
The Importance of Visuals 
Nichole Poisson, KOA

3:30-4:00 pm
Important Legislative & legal Issues Update and Q&A
Marc Dunbar and David Eastman

4:00-5:30 pm
Group Cracker Barrel and Industry Supplier Panel Discussion:
Operating an RV park in our “New” World. Including updates and Q&A on what it takes to be successful and how to grow your business and improve your operations.

6:00-9:00 pm
Reception and Banquet:
Reception, Live Auction, Dinner, and Exhibitor Preview.

Thursday, May 13th

8:00-9:30 am
Annual meeting breakfast and guest speakers
Chairman’s report, board elections, ARVC benefits presentation, and preview of new programs and services.

9:30-10:15 am
Make Your Mark on the Digital World
Stephen Hudson, Digital Mark Co.

10:15-11:00 am
How to Create Effective Marketing and Social Media Campaigns for Your Park
Cindy Reynolds

11:00-11:45 am
What’s News and What to Expect in the Outdoor Hospitality and RV Park Industry
David Gorin, Gorin and Cohen Consulting

11:45 am-12:30 pm
Lunch

12:00-4:00 pm
Supplier Expo

4:00-5:30 pm
Wrap-Up Cracker Barrel
Panel Discussion and Q&A: Building, Buying or Expanding – What it takes to own and operate a successful RV Park today. Learn tips of the trade from experts in the industry, including: EV Park design and concepts, recommended building materials, optimum site layout, creating a business plan, financing, permitting, working with local government, hiring the right contractors, keeping your sites filled, park expansion, and more.