Smooth Sailing

April 23-25, 2020

 

The Westin Michigan Avenue

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909 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

 

 

NOTE: The Barefoot User Conference is immediately preceding the VRMA Spring Conference in Chicago, but in a different hotel. The VRMA Conference is being held 2.1 miles from the Westin. For more information about the Spring Conference, click here.

For all of you who have not attended the Barefoot User Conference you are missing out. This conference is the single most important thing you can to to maximize the value of your Barefoot investment. 

The cost of the conference is $325 per client or prospect attendee and $600 for a non exhibiting vendor. The conference will be billed to you directly upon sign up. 

Please contact jackie@barefoot.com with questions.


Welcome cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres
Breakfast, lunch & snacks on day 2 and 3
Full schedule of informative sessions
Interactive discussions (round tables & panels)
Dynamic client success story speakers
Networking with other PM’s and Barefoot partners
Access to Exhibitor showcase


CURRENT SCHEDULE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Thursday 4/23/20  
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Barefoot Basics Training: Help us Help you sail smoothly into training your staff!
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch Break (offsite)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Barefoot Basics Training continued: Life preservers for Reservationists
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Accounting Basics:Take the helm with your monthly accounting checklist
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Peer to Peer Sharing -- Moderated by Greg Hart of Follys Best Beach Rentals
5:45.m. - 9:00 p.m. River Cruise Sponsored by Yapstone & Barefoot
   
Friday 4/24/20  
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 - 9:00 am Partner Showcase Open/Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 am Introductions
9:30 to 10:30 am Partner Panel: Keeping on an even keel in 2020
10:30 - 10:50 am Break/Partner Showcase
10:55 - 11:10 am Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
11:15 - 11:45 am Hosting the Main Sail of Accounting with NEW Manual
11:50 - 12:05 pm Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
12:10 - 1:10 pm Lunch with Speed Dating
1:15 - 1:45 pm Local Social Inc. Partner Presentation
1:50- 2:20 pm Staying more than afloat with Housekeeping and Workorders
2:25 - 2:45 pm Break/Partner Showcase
2:50 - 3:20 pm Crusin' with Groups
3:25 - 3:40 pm Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
3:45 - 4:15 pm Point Central Partner Presentation
4:20 - 4:35 pm Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
4:40 - 5:10 pm Yapstone Partner Presentation
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm Cocktails and Networking - sponsored by Xplorie
   
Saturday 4/25/20  
7:30 - 8:30 am Partner Showcase/Breakfast Sponsored by RueBaRue
8:35 - 9:05 am RueBaRue Partner Presentation
9:10 - 9:40 am Ahoy Matey! 5 Essential Reports
9:45 - 10:15 am VRBO Partner Presentation
10:20 - 10:35 am Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
10:40 - 11:10 am Technology Update-- Sailing into 2020
11:15 - 11:45 am Break/Partner Showcase
11:50- 12:05 pm Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
12:10 - 12:40 pm Below Deck: Bunks and Heads in Barefoot
12:45 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Speed Dating
1:35 - 2:05 pm Beyond Pricing Partner Presentation
2:10 - 2:25 pm Smooth Sailing -- Client for Life
2:30 - 3:00 Break/Partner Showcase
3:05 - 3:35 pm RealTech Partner Presentation
3:40 - 4:10 pm Gliding into better communication
4:15-4:45 Anchors Aweigh! 2019 User Conference Enhancements and 2020 Voting!
4:45 - 5:00 pm Back at Port -- Conference Conclusion

HOTEL INFORMATION

You can make your hotel booking now, at the block rate of $169 per night. Click here to book.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The cancellation deadline is 6:00 pm hotel time, 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise one night's room/tax will be charged.

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2020 Registration Form