Ross Crowder, Chief Commercial Officer, arriviaarrivia, a travel rewards and loyalty technology platform return as a top-level Platinum Sponsor at the upcoming 13th Annual GNEX Conference. This senior-executive level vacation industry event, widely recognized as the #1 Networking Event for the Vacation Industry will be held at the historic and mesmerizing Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA, 5-7 March 2023.

Through its recent acquisitions of SOR Technologies and WMPH Vacations and subsequent rebrand, arrivia has successfully diversified and scaled its service offerings through partnering with some of the best brands in travel.  The company uses points and alternative currencies to provide pricing opacity that allow it to secure the lowest prices on all forms of travel: cruise, resort, hotel, rental car, air and activities.  Its business partners offer these extraordinary prices to their customers under their brand.

“We are pleased to return as a Platinum Sponsor at one of the most important events of the year, where we have the opportunity to connect with many of our current partners and friends in the industry to share knowledge, learn of industry challenges and demonstrate how we can creatively solve for them.” says Ross Crowder, Chief Commercial Officer for arrivia.

As a Platinum Sponsor, arrivia will be a co-sponsor of the first evening social event, which this year will be held on the California Spirit yacht as it sails in San Diego Bay with views of the city’s skyline and naval installations. The yacht party will also feature a premium open bar, food and entertainment, with an extended after party hour after the yacht finishes sailing.

arrivia will also be a primary exhibitor in the Networking Lounge throughout the conference where attendees can learn more about what their products and services can do to improve their businesses.

GNEX Conferences, which are produced by Perspective Group, attract senior-level executives from an average 100+ vacation ownership and wider hospitality and leisure companies from around the globe and heavily focus on networking in addition to offering unique-format educational and inspirational sessions.

“We thank arrivia for their continued top-level sponsorship support that helps us to continue to grow our networking-focused event. arrivia is always of interest to our audience of senior-level attendees as they offer a wide range of travel services that benefit resort developers and travel clubs.” Says Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group.

The 2023 event will start with a golf tournament followed by two days of networking and general sessions including popular GNEX Conference sessions such as THE BOARDROOM – a unique twist on an industry leaders panel session; 60-Second Pitch where each company introduces themselves to assist with networking; Speed Networking where attendees meet one-on-one and exchange business cards; an interactive workshop plus other general sessions and two elaborate evening social events.

GNEX Conferences put the acquisition of new business at the top of its priorities. Attendees are rewarded with unique session formats and interactive networking events that are created especially for the GNEX Conference, and unrivaled access to top-level executives that span all areas of the hotel and resort industry including: Resort Developers, Hoteliers, Resort Management Companies, Financiers, Investors, Legal Firms, Technology Providers, Exchange Companies, Rental & Resale Companies, Construction & Renovation Companies, Trade Associations, Online Travel Agencies, Travel Clubs, Vacation Rental Platforms, Sales & Marketing Companies, Consultancy Firms and much more.

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Sponsors so far include:  arrivia, Catalyst Marketing Solutions, Vacation SafeGuard, Vacation Innovations, INTUITION Brand Marketing, Lloydshare, Equiant, Light, Concord Servicing, CustomerCount, GuestView Guide by Sharp NEC, JJS Global, OK2Charge, RCI, SPI Software, TOWB LLC, Tradex, TruCash Universe, Towel Tracker, Vacation Ownership Advisor, Jim Madrid, Resort Data Processing, Ski and Sea, Asociación de Complejos Vacacionales y Turísticos, A.C. (ACOTUR), Asociación Mexicana de Desarrolladores Turísticos (AMDETUR), American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (C.A.R.E.), Canadian Resort & Travel Association (CRTA), Resort Trades, Send Me On Vacation (SMOV).

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About arrivia
Arrivia is a travel technology company that provides travel loyalty, booking and marketing solutions to consumer-facing companies that want to deliver exceptional value to their customers, uncover new revenue streams and drive growth through exciting travel rewards and member benefits. The company’s Travel Privileges platform opens up the world of travel for companies like American Express, USAA and Marriott Vacations Worldwide by offering their customers more value through exclusive pricing and encouraging discovery with relevant and personalized options that inspire travel and consumer loyalty. To learn more about how arrivia helps companies drive growth, incentivize sales, boost affinity and reward high-value customers, visit

About GNEX Conference
With a heavy focus on networking, high-quality social events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences attract senior-level executives from more than 100+ companies across the globe. The conference brings together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more… For more details on our next event in San Diego, California visit

Other upcoming events in our Networking Event Series include:

GNEX-CRTA 2023 Conference
29-31 August, 2023, Fairmont Chateaux Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

GNEX-ACOTUR 2023 Conference
14-16 November, 2023, Kempinski Cancun, Cancun, Mexico.