Susan Rider, Speakers with Spark, has been selected as the Keynote speaker at the 2012 spring conference at the Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center in St. Pete Beach, FL from May 5-8, 2012. In addition, a strong panel of C.A.R.E. veterans is scheduled to share valuable industry insights during an open discussion.
Ms. Riders’ session titled “Celebrate” will assist attendees in learning how to effectively maintain a work/life balance and deal with stress while recognizing that everyone is “Like a snowflake…..unique with strengths and weaknesses.”Susan Rider is the “lead dynamo” at Speakers
with Spark and travels the globe sharing positive thoughts. Ms. Rider is also President of Rider and Associates, a consulting firm
specializing in training and supply chain logistics. Her first book “What’s in Your Snowflake?” is due out later this year.[member]
The panel discussion “Three Things C.A.R.E. Members Need to Know!” will include 15-minute takeaway sessions including “Maintaining Trade
Balances: Keeping the Scales from Tipping”, “Marketing and Promoting Inventory: You’ve Got It…Someone Needs It! Let Them Know About It” and “C.A.R.E. Code of Standards and Ethics: Ensuring an Environment of Trust and Professionalism.”
According to C.A.R.E. Vice President, Dave Dawson, “Conference attendees are extremely diverse. Company CEO’s and owners, mid-level
managers and front line reservationists will be in attendance and Ms. Rider’s topic will be pertinent and valuable to everyone. Additionally,
the panel discussion will address subjects that are universally interesting and beneficial. You won’t want to miss these great opportunities for personal and professional development.”
C.A.R.E. (www.care-online.org) is a non-profit trade association founded over 27 years ago with members in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia. The association offers over 2,500 vacation properties and services over one million vacation owners and members. The C.A.R.E.
member base of over 150 companies is comprised of resort developers and service companies, property management firms, homeowners associations, rental and exchange organizations and travel clubs engaged within the vacation industry whose goal is to offer members the tools to provide outstanding vacation services while committed to the highest standards and ethics. [/member]