Vacation Rental Events 2019-2020

From conferences to exhibitions, each year vacation rental professionals come together to learn about the latest trends and meet like-minded individuals. We have compiled the ultimate list of events coming up in the industry in 2019 and 2020.

2019-2020 Calendar

Guestyval, Tel Aviv – 16-18 September 2019
Serviced Apartment Summit MEA, Dubai – 16 September
Streamline Summit, Scottsdale – 18-20 September 2019
Rezfest, Las Vegas – 24-27 September 2019
VRWS, Lake Como – 5-6 October 2019
VRMA International, New Orleans – 13-16 October 2019
VITUR Summit, Malaga – 17-18 October 2019
Host, London – 31 October-1 November 2019
VrTech, Barcelona – 7 November
Short Stay Summit, Barcelona – 8 November
ExpoRenta Vacacional, Cancún – 21-22 November 2019
Ideas4HolidayHomes, Seeheim-Jugenheim – 22-23 November 2019
ITB Berlin, Berlin – 4-8 March 2020
Short Stay Show, London – 12 March 2020
VRMA European Conference, Lisbon – 15-17 March 2020
KigoWorld, Barcelona – 23-25 March 2020
VRMA Spring Forum, Chicago – 27-28 April 2020
The Trip Circus, Barcelona – 4-5 June 2020
VRMA International, Orlando – 18-21 October 2020

Guestyval, Tel Aviv

When: 16-18 September 2019
Where: Camilo, Tel Aviv

An enriching three-day experience designed to give attendees invaluable exposure to the leading influencers & solutions that are shaping the industry.

Day 1 & 2: Showcase what you bring to the industry, form valuable connections and attend enriching sessions & lectures from our dynamic program.
Day 3: Embark on an unforgettable day trip to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Israel with visits to the country’s most iconic landmarks.

Serviced Apartment Summit MEA, Dubai

When: 16 September 2019
Where: Rove Dubai Marina, Dubai

Now in its fourth year, join your fellow industry professionals at the region’s only b2b conference and exhibition on serviced apartments, extended stay hotels, branded residences, holiday homes and short-term rentals.

The Summit agenda reflects the very latest market dynamics such as strategies to conquer oversupply; short-term rentals and mixed use with a look towards Dubai Expo 2020 as well as the ever-present topics that form the bedrock of the industry: finance and investment, design, legal, branding, digital, sales and marketing, distribution and more.

Streamline Summit, Scottsdale

When: 18-20 September 2019
Where: The Phoenician, Scottsdale

Streamline Summit provides the attendees with the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Streamline’s CEO, all companies that met with the CEO will have the opportunity to network as a group.

Rezfest, Las Vegas

When: 24-27 September 2019
Where: Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas

Rezfest welcomes all professional property managers to the vacation-rental industry’s leading technology conference. Get the insights you need to drive your business — because there’s a world of travelers to welcome.

Afterwork, VrTech, Barcelona

When: 26 September 2019
Where: Rentals United Office, Barcelona

In Barcelona on the 26th of September 2019 and part of the vacation rental industry? It’s your chance to meet our community of innovative travel tech people, property managers, investors, associations, consultants and law-makers! Understand the latest trends and discover new technologies to help you run your vacation rental business during a 2 hour event with short presentations and the opportunity to network over pizzas and beers!

This is a free event in English for Property Managers only.

VRWS, Lake Como

When: 5-6 October 2019
Where: Teatro Sociale, Lake Como

Born in 2014 to answer the growing demand form our industry base for effective education on how to get more bookings, streamline workflows and maximize rental income, Vacation Rental World Summit has grown way beyond its most daring expectations. And the reason is simple: successful owners and managers know how dynamic the VR industry is and want to stay on top of their business to ensure their rentals keep thriving year after year.

17,000+ attendees, professional managers and property owners from 52 countries attended the first four editions of the Vacation Rental World Summit.

VRMA International, New Orleans

When: 13-16 October 2019
Where: Hyatt Regency, New Orleans

Over three days, you’ll have the opportunity to attend 60+ education sessions with tangible takeaways that you can implement at your company. These sessions are organized across 13 tracks—from marketing and business strategies to our new international track—to help you navigate and make the most of your conference experience.

The International Conference Exhibit Hall is where you can connect with more than 100 suppliers interested in helping you run your business. See live product demos, hear about their services, and leave New Orleans with solutions and partnerships to help your company succeed.

With almost 2,000 vacation and holiday rental professionals in attendance, the VRMA International Conference is where you can meet colleagues who actively seek new ways to learn, innovate, and collaborate. With over nine hours of dedicated networking time, you’ll have the opportunity to meet people, share experiences, and reconnect with friends throughout the event.

VITUR Summit, Malaga

When: 17-18 October 2019
Where: Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga, Malaga

By joining the event, you will gain access to top-notch presentations, business insights, innovative content and networking opportunities (all taking place in a mythical location).

Our panelists and invited guests will discuss topics such as mobility, innovation, sustainability, excellence and regulation, while our partners will showcase the latest solutions to take your business to the next level.

FuTourisTic, Lisbon

When: TBC October
Where: TBC Lisbon

Roomevents is a place where you will find all the events related to the vacation rental industry. Is part of Roomonitor, leader in techology for the rental industry developing the first technological, safe and private solution to control the noise of the accommodations.

Host, London

When: 31 October-1 November 2019
Where: Business Design Centre, London

Host is the place to:
– Access and learn to deploy the latest technologies
– Form new partnerships Evaluate solutions providers and suppliers
– Foster innovation and new ideas
– Discover and promote start-up technology

It is the premier marketplace for technology and ideas driving change in the new business of accommodation.

VrTech, Barcelona

When: 7 November 2019
Where: Barcelona Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

Get your mind blown by the most innovative tech startups in the short term rental industry! Five startups will pitch on stage at the VrTech, the famous global meetup for vacation rental professionals. One hour of pitches will be held on Thursday evening prior to two hours of networking drinks sponsored by EHHA and

Short Stay Summit, Barcelona

When: 8 November 2019
Where: Barcelona Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

The Short Stay Summit is taking place in the European hub of technology for the short stay economy and will be welcoming more than 300 property owners and managers who will enjoy premium content across two stages hosting industry expert speakers and influencers from all over Europe.

ExpoRenta 2019 Vacacional, Cancún

When: 21-22 November 2019
Where: Hotel Kristal Urban Cancún, Cancún

For property managers and vacation rental professionals in Mexico. They are the main international business and technology forum of the Vacation Rental industry in Mexico.

Meet the different products, services, real estate developments and properties that are offered in the vacation industry market. Attend talks focused on improving the service you offer your guests, professionalization and seminars to increase the number and value of your reservations.

Ideas4HolidayHomes, Seeheim-Jugenheim

When: 22-23 November 2019
Where: Lufthansa Seeheim, Seeheim-Jugenheim

Day 1 will consist of technical lectures and discussions. Day 2 will be devoted to the new technologies of the holiday home industry. There will also be individual lectures on the products of Avantio, Kigo and V-Office.

Host B2B, Rome

When: 22-23 November 2019
Where: Hotel Capannelle Conference Hall, Rome

HOST B2B is the first Italian conference entirely dedicated to the Vacation Rental industry, a 2 days event dedicated to the professionalization of a strategic market for the growth of the Italian tourism industry.


ITB Berlin, Berlin

When: 4-8 March 2020
Where: Berlin ExpoCenter, Berlin

Global marketplace, networking and meeting place, trend barometer, knowledge platform, think tank, career springboard – for trade visitors and exhibitors, ITB Berlin is all of these, and even more.

This is where top decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals from every area of the touristic value-added chain meet to get information about important topics and the latest trends, establish business contacts and close global deals.
Global marketplace, networking and meeting place, trend barometer, knowledge platform, think tank, career springboard – for trade visitors and exhibitors, ITB Berlin is all of these, and even more.

This is where top decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals from every area of the touristic value-added chain meet to get information about important topics and the latest trends, establish business contacts and close global deals.

Short Stay Show, London

When: 12 March 2020
Where: ExCel, London

The Short Stay Show is the hottest event in the UK and the only one dedicated to the fast growing trends in accommodation, hospitality, property, technology, travel and tourism.

Following an incredible launch, the ground-breaking event looks at the disruption and the opportunities arising from the high-growth short stay industry will be taking place on 12 March 2020 with support events on either side including a Curtain Raiser the night before and a Survivor’s Breakfast the next day.

The Short Stay Show serves an exciting ecosystem of brilliant minds and businesses bringing new ideas and growth and we will be announcing our schedule of events in detail over the coming months.

VRMA European Conference, Lisbon

When: 15-17 March 2020
Where: TBC, Lisbon

KigoWorld, Barcelona

When: 23-25 March 2020
Where: World Trade Center, Barcelona

VRMA Spring Forum, Chicago

When: 27-28 April 2020
Where: TBC, Chicago

The Trip Circus, Barcelona

When: 4-5th June 2020
Where: TBC, Barcelona

VRMA International, Orlando

When: 18-21 October 2020
Where: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando

TBC 2020

VrTech Events

BARCELONA – Afterwork, 26 September 2019
Join our community property managers, owners, tech startups, investors, influencers, associations & consultants for 1 hour of talks and 1 hour of networking over beers and pizzas at the beautiful Rentals United office!
Get your free VrTech ticket

LONDON – Afterwork, 30 October 2019
We meet at the fantastic office of HomeAway/VRBO near London Victoria on the evening before the free full day HOST event in London. Only 60 seats book fast! 
Get your free VrTech ticket

BARCELONA – Afterwork, 7 November 2019
Five innovative tech startups will pitch on stage! Followed by networking cocktail party sponsored by the European Holiday Homes Association. Next day, full day conference organised by the Short Stay Show (get a separate free ticket here). 
Get your free VrTech ticket

If there are any events that you have heard about which are not listed on here, please send us an email and let us know!

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Transparent is the global leader in business intelligence for the short-term rental industry. Through a combination of proprietary data aggregation and data science, Transparent develops insights on market conditions such as supply, growth, demand patterns, pricing changes, and property manager activities. This data-powered product enables hosts and property managers to make smarter, fact-based decisions in the short-term rental industry.

If you are interested in learning more about what we do at Transparent and how we help vacation rental property managers optimize their revenue, schedule a demo today and we hope that we will be able to meet you at some of these events.