Annual Conventions

This must-attend industry event is the perfect opportunity for members to conduct, establish and grow business! The exhibit hall showcases all the latest products and services, dynamic speakers present the most relevant educational sessions, and all attendees enjoy the best networking and social events! 

The next convention will be held in February 2021. More details to come. 

Annual Convention History

 Year

President

 Location

 
2019 Bruce Ginsberg Planet Hollywood - Las Vegas, NV - Nov. 11-13, 2019 View Recap
2018 Michelle Barton Turnberry Isle - Miami, FL - Nov. 5-7, 2018 View Recap
2017 Michelle Barton  Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass - Phoenix, AZ  View Recap
2016  Hoss Rafaty  Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress - Orlando, FL   
2015  Hoss Rafaty  Caesar's Palace - Las Vegas, NV   
2014  Chris Long  Omni Orlando Resort - Championsgate, FL   
2013  Chris Long  Paris Resort - Las Vegas, NV   
2012  Mike Johnston  Turnberry Isle Miami - Aventura, FL   
2011 Mike Johnston  Green Valley Ranch - Las Vegas, NV   
2010  Alan Drazen Omni Orlando Resort - Championsgate, FL  
2009  Alan Drazen  Sheraton Wild Horse Pass - Chandler, AZ   
2008  Nick Nikbakht  Omni Orlando Resort - Championsgate, FL   
2007  Nick Nikbakht  Renaissance Esmeralda Resort - Indian Wells, CA   
2006  Carl Long  Hyatt Regency Coconut Point - Bonita Springs, FL   
2005  Carl Long  Hyatt Regency Tamaya - Albuquerque, NM   
2004  Allan Barish  Hyatt Regency Coconut Point - Bonita Springs, FL   
2003  Allan Barish  Wigwam Resort - Phoenix, AZ   
2002  Hoss Rafaty  Doral Golf Resort & Spa - Miami, FL   
2001  Hoss Rafaty  Doral Palm Springs Resort - Palm Springs, CA   
2000  Ken Schwartz  PGA National Resort & Spa - Palm Beach Gardens, FL   
1999  Ken Schwartz  Sheraton El Conquistador - Tuscon, AZ   
1998  Steve Feldman  Marriott Marco Island - Marco Island, FL   
1997  Steve Feldman  Pointe Hilton at Squaw Peak - Phoenix, AZ   
1996  Bruce Ginsberg  Saddlebrook Resort - Tampa Bay, FL   
1995 Bruce Ginsberg  Riviera Resort & Racquet Club - Palm Springs, CA   
1994  Earl Barish  Four Seasons Ocean Grand - Palm Beach, FL   
1993  Earl Barish  San Diego Beach Hilton - San Diego, CA   
1992  Glenn Baron  Marco Beach Hilton - Marco Island, FL   
1991  Glenn Baron  Pointe at Tapatio Cliffs - Phoenix, AZ   
1990  Alan Drazen  Indian River Plantation - Stuart, FL   
1989  Alan Drazen  Sonesta Sanibel Harbour Resort - Sonesta,FL   
1988  Manny Ginsberg  Buena Vista Hotel - Orlando, FL   
1987  Manny Ginsberg  Sundial Beach & Tennis Resort - Sanibel Island, FL   
1986  Jay Schwartz  South Seas Plantation - Captiva Island, FL   
1985  Jay Schwartz  Beach & Tennis Resort - Longboat Key, FL   
1984  Carl Long  Colony Beach & Tennis Resort - Sarasota, FL   
1983  Carl Long  Hotel del Cornado - San Diego, CA   
1982  Al Reynolds  Jack Tar Resort - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic   
1981 Ginger Shain  Atlanta Marriott - Atlanta, GA   
1980  Ginger Shain  The Pointe - Phoenix, AZ   
1979  Leo Gage  Essex Inn - Chicago, IL   
1978  Tom Yeager  Disneyland Hotel - Anaheim, CA   
1977 Al Reynolds  Ceromar - San Juan, Puerto Rico   
1976  Al Reynolds  Las Vegas, NV   
1975  Al Reynolds  Lago Mar Resort - Fort Lauderdale, FL   
1974  Jim Gracy  Royal Sonesta - New Orleans, LA   
1973  Tom Yeager  Westerbury Hotel - San Francisco, CA   
1972 Jim Gracy  Nashville, TN   
1971 Sid Bair  Kansas City, MO