NWVRP Annual Conference

 October 24-26, 2021 in Seaside, Oregon



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Keynote Speakers

The DeJulius Group
Customer Service Consultant

DAVE MURRAY - The DeJulius Group, Customer Service Consultant

Opening Keynote Topic: A Customer Service Revolution!

A former client of The DiJulius Group, Dave Murray has been working with the X-Commandments to Providing a World-class Experience since the debut of “What’s The Secret” in 2008. Dave has 25 years of experience in Customer service, marketing, and sales, primarily in the sports and entertainment industry. His experience has varied from leading call centers and front-line team members, to working closely with key partners and stakeholders.

Dave has been personally trained on the X Commandments trademarked methodology by John DiJulius and uses this methodology regularly with The DiJulius Group’s consulting clients. As a Senior Customer Experience Consultant with The DiJulius Group, Dave leads clients in generating ideas, turning those ideas into systems, and then implementing and executing them enterprise wide. He is also an accomplished keynote speaker full of insight and wit; leaving audiences motivated, entertained and walking away with great content to implement immediate!

Kennedy Training Network, Inc.

DOUG KENNEDY - Kennedy Training Network, Inc.

Keynote Topic: Are you Renting Units or Selling Vacation Experiences? How to Make Sure Your Vacation Rental Homes Do Not Become a Commodity

Doug Kennedy is president of the Kennedy Training Network Inc., the lodging and hospitality industry’s best source for hotel training programs and supportive services in topic areas of hotel sales, and hospitality & guest service excellence.

For three decades, Doug has been a fixture on the lodging and tourism conference speaking circuit, having been a speaker for over 100 hotel brand, management company and tourism association conferences. It is estimated that over 40,000 people have participated in more than 2,100 small group training workshops he has presented. Each month Doug conducts on-site training for an average of 6 clients, about half of which are vacation rental agencies.

VRM Intel


Keynote Topic: Why Data Matters (Keynote & Panel) 

New this year! Pricing, Data & Revenue Mini Track co-sponsored by Amy Hinote/VRM Intel & NWVRP. 

This track consists of 1 Keynote presentation and 6 workshops, which will help VRM's understand the fundamentals of revenue management, examine the tools that are available to them and how to use them.

Workshop: under the Growing Owners Track : Setting Owner's Expectations

Industry Panel: Where the Vacation Rental Industry is Headed

Amy is the founder and editor of VRM Intel which provides news and education for the rapidly expanding profession.ally managed vacation rental industry