2020 CARVC CONFERENCE & EXPO

The 2020 CARVC Conference & Expo will be held at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Myrtle Beach Oceanfront. It’s conveniently located in Myrtle Beach, close to all the Grand Strand has to offer.

Set across 27 acres on the south end of Ocean Boulevard, this resort has beautiful private beaches, plenty of activities, with Myrtle Beach State Park just to the side. Amenities include outdoor pools, heated indoor pools, two lazy rivers and 35,000 sq ft of meeting space.

Conference & Expo Registration Information:

Deadline to Register is Feb. 2, 2020.  Please click one of the buttons below to register online or download the appropriate registration forms.

Hotel Reservations Information:

Group Name: Carolina Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds
Arrival Date: 30-Jan-2020
Departure Date: 05-Feb-2020

Hotel Reservation Deadline to Register:
Jan. 17th, 2020 for Conference Rate of $100.68 per night.

Make hotel reservations online or contact Hilton Reservations at 855-775-1190 and reference group CAR.

 

Don't Forget to Attend This Event!

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Schedule

  • Day 1 Saturday: Februrary 1st, 2020
  • Day 2 Sunday: February 2nd, 2020
  • Day 3 Monday: February 3rd, 2020
  • Day 4 Tuesday: February 4th, 2020
  • Day 5 Wednesday: Februrary 5th, 2020
08:30 am
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06:00 pm

Take Away Tour

It's Back! Join the 2020 Take Away Tour to get a close-up look at FIVE campgrounds in the Myrtle Beach area and go behind the scenes to pick up ideas "To Take Away" to your campground. The tour includes lunch at Carolina Pines and a wine tasting at Carrollwoods RV Campground & Vineyard. REGISTER NOW! SPACE IS LIMITED DEADLINE IS JANUARY 3, 2020. Download Registration Form or Click Here to Register Online.

1:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Board Meeting

Board Meeting at Doubletree Hilton Location: Atlantic B First Floor  Download Venue Map

1:00 pm
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5:00 pm

CPR Certification

CPR Certification Course (pre-registration required) Darin Almond Location: Atlantic A First Floor Download Venue Map

1:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Registration

Registration Location: Pre-Function Area First Floor  Download Venue Map
5:00 pm
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Welcome Reception

Ocean Blue Lounge at DoubleTree ResortWelcome Reception at Ocean Blue Lounge Ocean Blue Lounge offers all day dining and the lounge is located off the main lobby. Welcome Reception includes Assorted Pizzas, Garden Salad Buffet and drink ticket.

8:00 am
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9:00 am

Registration

Registration Location: Pre-Function Area First Floor  Download Venue Map

7:00 am
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12:00 pm

Vendor Setup

Vendor Setup Location: Carolina Ballroom Second Floor  Download Venue Map

8:00 am
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9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast including: orange juice, freshly baked muffins, danishes, seasonal cubed fruit and berries, South Carolina white grits with cheddar cheese or oatmeal. Location: Pre-Function First Floor Download Venue Map

9:00 am
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9:15 am

Introduction

Opening Comments / Board Introduction Location: Atlantic AB First Floor  Download Venue Map

9:15 am
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10:15 am

Keynote Speaker

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOHN FORMICA, THE “EX-DISNEY GUY” AMERICA’S BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COACH “Secrets to Creating a Disney – Like Culture & Empire in your Business” Location: Atlantic AB First Floor  Download Venue Map

10:30 am
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12:00 pm

Panel Discussion

PANEL DISCUSSION: CAMPGROUND GENERAL MAINTENANCE/CONSTRUCTION KNOW HOW Adam Smith- Camp Clearwater Arthur MorrisonArthur Morrison- Cross Winds Family Campground Location: Atlantic AB First Floor  Download Venue Map

12:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Boxed Lunch with Vendors / Live Auction

Boxed Lunch - Pick your sandwich, assorted bag of chips, apple and chocolate chip cookie.  After lunch visit the Silent Auction. Location: Carolina Ballroom Second Floor Download Venue Map

1:30 pm
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5:30 pm

Trade Show

Trade Show/Expo & Silent Auction Location: Carolina Ballroom Second Floor Download Venue Map

3:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social with Vendors Location: Carolina Ballroom Second Floor  Download Venue Map

6:30 pm
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8:30 pm

Italian Buffet Dinner

Italian Buffet Dinner - including Antipasto Plate, Caesar Salad featuring Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan cheese, Herb Croutons and Creamy Garlic Dressing Beefsteak Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Balsamic Reduction and Extra virgin, Olive Oil, Garlic Breadsticks, Farfalle Pasta with Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce and Asparagus Chicken Breast Piccata Eggplant Parmesan Herb Roasted Potatoes Broccolini with Peppers and Basil Tiramisu Drinks include Coffee, Sweet Tea, Water Location: Atlantic C & D First Floor  Download Venue Map

7:30 am
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8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast includes orange juice, freshly baked muffins, danishes, seasonal cubed fruit and berries,  South Carolina white grits with cheddar cheese or oatmeal. Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

8:30 am
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10:15 am

Annual Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting & CARVC Board of Directors Elections Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

10:30 am
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12:00 pm

What’s New in the Campground Industry?

Mark Koep Mark Koep, founder and CEO of CampgroundViews.com, discusses the latest in the campground industry.  In this presentation, Mark will connect the online demand to visitor expectations, experience and changing habits. Download Presentation Cheatsheet Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

12:00 pm
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12:45 pm

Lunch

Plated Lunch: Artichokes, Roasted Peppers, Baby Spinach, Fresh Mozzarella, Focaccia Bread with Pesto Pasta salad Choice of Soup or Salad, Entrée, Dessert, Rolls and Butter. Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Iced Tea. Location: Atlantic C & D First Floor Download Venue Map

1:00 pm
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2:30 pm

Managing Your Workforce in 2020

Thomas BrightThomas A. Bright, Attorney at Law for Ogletree Deakins, will discuss current issues facing managing your workforce such as: marijuana in the workplace, social media, the #MeToo movement and its Impact on the workplace and arrest/conviction records as a pre-employment screening tool. Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

2:30 pm
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2:45 pm

Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break - Enjoy The World Famous Double Tree Cookie and Fresh Strawberries Dipped in Dark Chocolate and served with a light Vanilla Custard for Dipping Location: Pre-Function First Floor Download Venue Map

2:45 pm
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3:45 pm

Secrets to Creating a Disney-Like Culture & Empire in Any Business!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Formica, the “EX-DISNEY GUY” and "America's Best Customer Experience Coach", will present how to attract more customers, blow away your competition, build customer loyalty for life, establish a winning team culture and build a successful empire. Download Presentation Outline Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

4:00 pm
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5:30 pm

Cracker Barrel – Panel Discussion

CRACKER BARREL – PANEL DISCUSSION ASK THE QUESTIONS AND GET THE ANSWERS FROM SOME OF THE LEADING EXPERTS IN THE CAMPGROUND INDUSTRY
Thomas A BrightThomas Bright (Attorney at Law, Ogletree Deakins)
John Suhr (Leavitt Hospitality and Insurance)
Donna & Chad Bordeaux (Campground Accounting)
Location: Atlantic A & B First Floor Download Venue Map

6:30 pm
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Dinner

Dutch Dinner & Entertainment

9:00 am
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Until Adjourned

Board Meeting

Board Meeting at Doubletree Hilton Location: Atlantic B First Floor  Download Venue Map
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