Industry Involvement

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American Resort Development Association

John’s roles with ARDA:

ARDA Chairman’s League Member since 2002
Registered Resort Professional (RRP) since 2010
Locher & Associates- corporate member
Speaker/Moderator Since 2008

ARDA Committees:

Technology Forum since 2002- Moderator First Technology Forum 2012
Resales Task Force since 2003- helped draft Resale Model Act
Meetings Committee since 2005- Technology Group Lead
Membership Committee since 2011
Communications Committee since 2003
New Business Models Task Force 2009
Consumer Education Task Force 2005-2006

ARDA Conferences Attended Since 2002:

Fall Conference
Convention and Exposition- Speaker/Moderator
Southwest, West, Rockies, Florida, New England, and California Regional Meetings
Upcoming ARDA meetings


Travel/Tourism Conferences:

Beijing/Shanghai China Travel Expo 2008
Beijing International Tourism Expo 2009
Guangzhou China Travel Distribution Summit 2011

Technology Conferences:

NAB-National Association of Broadcasters
CES-Consumer Electronics Show
SES-Search Engine Strategies Conference