AUSTIN, TX – March 9, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY), the world’s leading online marketplace of vacation rentals, will host HomeAway® Summit, its third annual educational conference for vacation rental owners and professional managers, at the Austin Convention Center in HomeAway’s home city of Austin, Texas on April 20-22, 2012.
HomeAway Co-founder and CEO Brian Sharples and the executive team will be on hand to welcome Summit attendees and usher in three days of informational sessions and instructional workshops on HomeAway products, and panel discussions with industry experts.
Summit offers relevant and engaging information for vacation rental rookies and veterans alike. Topics range from the light-hearted, such as “Outfitting Your Vacation Rental,” to in-depth classes on vacation rental insurance, taxes and real estate financing, all with the goal of attendees maximizing their home’s potential return on investment. The conference also offers a four hour hands-on workshop on the ever-popular topic of social media, the most prevalent issue on travel industry research firm PhoCusWright’s recently released “Hot Topics 2012.”
“Having attended the first two HomeAway Summits we can say they are educating, energizing and empowering,” says HomeAway customer and Community.HomeAway.com blogger Michael Smith. “The insights shared from other owners and industry experts help us prioritize our business initiatives for the year. Every owner and manager should make it a priority to attend, no question.”
For Summit Agenda visit: http://homeawaysummit.com
Register to attend Summit: http://bit.ly/sN4ORA
Sponsorship Opportunities: http://community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-2333