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OPMA Executive Summit Schedule

May 16-18, 2018

*Note: Schedule subject to change. 


Wednesday, May 16

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Conference Registration
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Welcome Cocktail Reception – Sponsored by Springer-Miller Systems

Thursday, May 17

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast – Sponsored by Streamline
8:40 AM – 9:00 AM Opening Remarks
Rick Fisher, Executive Director, OPMA
Brent Howie, Chairman, OPMA
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM “OPMA Program and Initiatives Update”
Membership Update – Steve Santomo, Two Roads Hospitality
Board Nominations Process – Steve Zimmerman, Beach House Logos
Travel Circle Program – Paul Wohlford, Resort Collection
Inntopia/OPMA Campaign – Mike Lawrence, Inntopia
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Coffee Break – Sponsored by Maxxton
10:20 AM – 12:00 PM “VR Hot Legal Topics: Trademark Infringement/Excessive Fees/Unfriendly Ordinances”
Daniel Benavides, Partner, Shutts & Bowen
Daniel Barsky, Partner, Shutts & Bowen
James Olin, CEO, C2G Advisors, LLC                      
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Sponsored by Fuel Travel
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM “Owners Share Their Perceptions and Expectations of Onsite Property Management Companies”
Panel Moderator – James Olin, CEO, C2G Advisors, LLC
2:05 PM – 3:05 PM “Presenting Programs and Solutions to Address Your Year-Round Employment Needs”
Panel Moderator Bill Anderson, VP Western Region, Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Sam Harp, Director of Operations, Provident Hotels & Resorts
Mark Hodgdon, SVP/GM, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Wendy Kallergis, President, Greater Miami & Beaches Hotel Association
Jason Lafferty, Director, FSU PC Hospitality Program
3:05 PM – 3:15 PM Coffee Break – Sponsored by Maxxton
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM “The OPMA Team Open Forum…Sharing Best Practices to Drive Direct Bookings
Panel Moderator – John Dalton, Chief Marketing Strategist, OPMA
Stuart Butler, COO, Fuel Travel
Robin Graf, VP Operations, Castle Hotels and Resorts
Amy Hinote, Founder, VRM Intel
Matt Raab, Director of E-Commerce, Sterling Resorts
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception – Cash Bar
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner – Sponsored by Resorts & Lodges and TRACK

Friday, May 18

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast – Sponsored by NAVIS
8:40 AM – 9:40 AM “Introducing the OPMA Condo Hotel Academy…Your Resource Dedicated to Ongoing Higher Education and Industry Specific Training”
Jason Lafferty, Director, FSU PC Hospitality Program
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM “Managing the Nationwide OPMA Reservation Sales Team”
John Dalton, Chief Marketing Strategist, OPMA
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Summit Wrap Up – Future Courses of Action