Timeshare Young Professionals Group (TYPG) 

The Timeshare Young Professionals Group (TYPG) is dedicated to integrating young professionals and new industry entrants into the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) through networking opportunities and educational initiatives. 

Would you like to find out what TYPG is all about? Contact Ava Roseberry. A special thank you to this year’s TYPG Chairs: Sarah Conroy, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Tim Dierks, Wyndham Destinations and Bruce Lower, Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

 TYPG 2020 Networking Schedule 

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Please join us for the Inaugural TYPG March Madness Conference 

Thursday, March 12, 2020    

The Rosen Centre Hotel | Orlando, FL                                                                                                                                                 

Register Now:                                                                                    

For just $59, you can be a part of this great meeting! Click here to register online.


Hotel Information:

The TYPG March Madness Conference will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL. A limited number of sleeping rooms are being held on a first come first served basis at a rate of $169 per night. To book a room, please call the Rosen Centre directly at 1-800-204-7234, and ask for the Timeshare Young Professionals March Madness room block. 

ARDA has negotiated a discount rate of $10 per car for self-parking on the day of the event. Please mention that you are with the TYPG meeting to obtain the rate.



Thursday, March 12 
All educational sessions sponsored by Greenberg Traurig 

9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Registration Open
Sponsored by Global Connections
10:00 am - 11:00 am 

Welcome, ARDA Updates and TYPG Overview 
Co-Presented by Jenny Davlin, Chief Business Officer, ARDA and Catherine Lacey, Executive Director, AIF and VP Meetings and Events

11:15 am - 12:15 pm  How to Successfully Engage, Motivate, and Retain Your Team

Employees who are engaged in their work are more productive and likely to remain in their positions for a longer period of time. Your employees are dynamic, and your engagement tools should be too! In this session we will explore tools that can be used to engage and empower team members at all stages of development from new hires to experienced peak performers.

Moderator –  Bruce Lower, Associate Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, LLC
Speakers –  Colleen Harper, Senior Director, Learning and Development, Wyndham Destinations
Laura Schmidt, VP, Talent Acquisitions, Hilton Grand Vacations


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm 
Lunch with Keynote Speaker: Noah Brodsky, Chief Brand Officer, Wyndham Destinations 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm                                 Transition from Mentee to Mentor

Effective mentors perform an important advisory and teaching role by sharing valuable information from a broad set of relevant personal and work experiences. In this session we will explore tips on how to transition from mentee to mentor.

Moderator –  Tim Dierks, Director, Club Management, Wyndham Destinations
Speaker –  Shawn Brydge, Executive Vice President, Wellington Financial
Alana Wittig, AVP, Business Development, Fidelity National Timeshare


2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Networking Break 

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How to have Crucial Conversations

Employees often crave feedback, but sometimes their peers are uncomfortable providing it. We’ll give you the tools to help teach you how to have peer to peer conversation and to broach the tough topics with leadership and advance in your career.

Moderator –  Scott Doggett, Senior Director, Training and Organizational Development, Holiday Inn Club Vacations
Speakers –  Matt Flower, Partner, Taylor English
Jennifer King-Porter, National Director of Marketing Training, Diamond Resorts


 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Closing Reception
Sponsored by First American Title Insurance

Enjoy cocktails and networking with your fellow TYPG supporters.


Thank you to our 2020 TYPG March Madness Conference Sponsors

Interested in becoming an underwriter? Please contact Katelyn Reitz.  



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Closing Reception

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Developer Supporters     

 Hilton Grand Vacations March 2018 logo  Holiday Inn CV Logo 2018   
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Thank you to all underwriters who generously support TYPG throughout the year. 

For information about sponsoring the TYPG annual conference, please contact membership@arda.org 


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