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Why Vacation Rental Managers Should Attend Industry Events

Vacation Rental Marketing

There is an upcoming Vacation Rental industry event but you are in two minds about whether to attend. Is it worth the travel expenses and time investment? Well, the answer is YES. The time you spend getting there is valuable time invested, not lost, and the money spent on airfare, accommodation etc. will be returned through invaluable industry knowledge that you can apply to your vacation rental business, and in turn, generate income.

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Attending a vacation rental industry event is a great tool to consider for your inbound marketing strategy and a valuable resource for the future of your business. It is an invaluable opportunity for exanding knowledge of the industry that vacation rental managers should embrace.

If you’re unsure as to whether you should register for a vacation rental industry event, we have put together some benefits to help make that decision easier:

Meet Other Vacation Rental Professionals

Attending a vacation rental industry event is the perfect platform for meeting likeminded professionals. Prior to the event, prepare some questions or topics that you would like to know more about. Each attendee is there to share their knowledge and gain a current perspective on vacation rental issues. Going prepared will ensure that the conversation flows naturally and opens doors to a fresh insight into the industry.

Establish Your Brand

It’s all very well building your online presence but it is also very important to establish your vacation rental offline. A vacation rental industry event is a great place to build on your brand values and demonstrate professionalism. Ensure that you have your business cards and property information at the ready to connect with contacts, potential partners or business growth opportunities. Making sure that you maintain professionalism and leave a lasting impression will go a long way.

Educate Yourself

Industry events are great learning platforms for Vacation Rental managers. You can get to know the ins and outs of your industry, discuss key industry issues and be updated with current industry news. Attending an event will help you to understand how to maximize your vacation rental and can give you a competitive edge.

Meet Key Industry Figures

As well as networking and sharing knowledge with likeminded vacation rental professionals, an industry event gives you the opportunity to meet notable industry leaders. Gain an insight to the future of the vacation rental industry and receive invaluable advice. You will leave feeling refreshed with a whole new perspective on your business.

We hope we have given you a clearer idea of the benefits of attending an industry event. The Kigo team are bringing together some of the biggest names in online travel at our Vacation Rentals Workshop in Paris July 26th. If you would like to enjoy some of the benefits mentioned, register here.

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