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Awards Program 

The ARDA Awards Program is committed to recognizing the best nominees submitted in categories that include overall professional excellence, outstanding sales and marketing accomplishments, product design, advertising and staff.

The ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) awards honor those that have attained the very highest level of excellence in the resort industry and whose accomplishments and dedication spur the industry to new heights.


 2019 ARDA Awards Finalists Announced! 

The 2019 ARDA Awards Program Finalists have been announced. Congratulations to all of our great nominees! Please click on the appropriate division to view finalists. A winner for each category will be announced at the ARDA Awards Gala on Wednesday, April 10th at the Hilton Orlando.

Division Finalists
Marketing & Sales Division Finalists
Management & Administration Division Finalists
Advertising, Promotion & Communications Division Finalists
Resort Design Division Finalists 

Need to make an edit to a finalist? Please contact Catherine Lacey at clacey@arda.org by                March 1. 


 Finalist Information 

Medallions and Certificates:
Each finalist is entitled to one medallion (per nominee or team) which will be available for pick up  at the ARDA Registration Desk or at the Finalist Reception. Each winner will receive a certificate and trophy onstage at the Gala
Awards Finalist Reception:
Each finalist is invited to attend the Finalist Reception Orlando 6 sponsored by Wyndham Destinations on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 6:00-7:00 pm. Guests are not permitted  at        this event.

Awards Gala:
The Awards Gala where a winner for each category will be announced will take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm in the Orange Ballroom of the Hilton Orlando.
The Awards Gala is SOLD OUT. Please check with the registration desk onsite                       for cancellations. 

Contact Catherine Lacey.
This year's Entertainment: Comedian Keith Alberstadt 

Comedian and Entertainment for ARDA Awards Gala 2019 
Keith Alberstadt 


Thank You to Our Sponsors! 


Platinum Sponsors 


  Bluegreen Vacations logo   
Disney Vacation Club Logo  
   Hilton Grand Vacations Logo      Holiday Inn CV Logo 2018         ICE logo   
  Interval logo     
2018 Marriott Vacations Worldwide logo 
        RCI logo 
    2018 Wyndham Destinations logo 

Gold Sponsors 








The deadline to enter the ARDA Awards Program has now passed. Finalists will be announced on March 13, 2020 

 Sample Narratives

Sample narratives are available to help with submission of nominations for the ARDA Awards program.

 2018 ARDA Awards  Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 ARDA Awards Winners!