Topics and Training

Buy, Build or Sell Conference Topics

So much value and access all in one place. We have pulled together the best speakers in the industry to give you everything you need to hit the ground running. Save yourself thousands in wasted opportunity costs. The list of topics is very long and that shows the value you are about to receive:

Buy/ Build Topics (45 Sessions)

How do I fund the purchase or construction of my business?
What to know when negotiating the purchase of a property
SBA and USDA federal loan programs for RV parks and campgrounds
Income- how setting your price and managing your inventory means everything to your success
How to find the right property to buy or build
What liability risks do you personally have and how to protect against them?
Legal Eagle- What a lawyer has to say about your business venture
DIY social media tips and tricks
Creating value in your property- how amenities impact your bottom-line and picking the right ones.
Should I go with a franchised campground or independent? Pros and Cons
How to establish your Niche
Marketing and Advertising as you build and launch
Why it’s important to be a part of your state association
Valuing your business- understanding how expenses impact your bottom line
Wifi and Connectivity
The importance of hospitality to your business and how to make sure you have it
Public reviews- how to encourage good reviews and manage the bad ones
How to value your business when selling or buying
Wastewater Management
Business Policies and Procedures- What you need and how to get started
Utilizing technology from a park operators perspective
Reservation booking systems- using technology to your advantage
The importance of the user experience with booking tools
What kind of park should I go with? Seasonal? Daily and weekly rates? Long term tenants?
Understanding the different coverages and policies available for insurance
Glamping accommodations- everything you need to know about covered wagons
How insurance is a part of your path to building or buying a park
We Don’t Take Risks, We Manage them How Safe Campgrounds get Great Insurance Rates
Waivers- What ones do you need and what does that look like
How to use tipis as glamping units
How to use yurts as glamping units
Land Development requirements. What should I know?
Mentally preparing for business ownership
How to effectively manage your employees, customers, vendors and community
Disaster Planning and why you need it from the outset
How glamping is transforming outdoor destinations and what you can do to prosper from it
What is the rage with glamping tents?
Trees? Why not put some treehouses in them. What this means?
Powering your park- how electricity is the key to your future
Grounds keeping- how to get your park looking good and keep it that way
How to build a business plan
What is your biggest risk when purchasing a property
Amenities – what do you need.
Defining your brand- How story telling yields results

Do you need a broker or real estate agent when buying or selling your park

*Note that titles and counts are subject to change

Sell Topics (21 Sessions)

How do I fund the purchase or construction of my business?
What to know when negotiating the purchase of a property
SBA and USDA federal loan programs for RV parks and campgrounds
Income- how setting your price and managing your inventory means everything to your success
How to find the right property to buy or build on
What liability risks do you personally have and how to protect against them?
Legal Eagle- What a lawyer has to say about your business venture
DIY social media tips and tricks
Creating value in your property- how amenities impact your bottom-line and picking the right ones
Should I go with a franchised campground or independent? Pros and Cons
How to establish your Niche
Marketing and Advertising your property to potential buyers.
Why it’s important to be a part of your state association
Valuing your business- understanding how expenses impact your bottom line
Wifi and Connectivity
The importance of hospitality to your business and how to make sure you have it
Public reviews- how to encourage good reviews and manage the bad ones
How to value your business when selling or buying
Selling your park? Understanding potential buyers
Do you need a broker or real estate agent when buying or selling your park
How to get your property ready for sale

*Note that titles and counts are subject to change


Topics and Training

In addition to the event topics you will also gain access into Outdoor Business Pros. This is a holistic training program that is hands on and tailored to your needs. You will have access to live training, modules and pre-recorded sessions. Some the topics will include:

Social Media

How and what to do with social media to increase bookings, engage with guests and grow your business.

Covering all the major social media platforms including:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Pinterest

Digital Ads

How does Google Ads and other ad networks work… and how to take advantage of them for your business. You could be wasting hundreds of dollars per month or losing out on thousands in income at the same time. What works? What doesn’t? and What should be focusing on to make sure your ads work their best?

This hands on training will empower and inform you on what it takes to properly manage and operate your digital ads with success.

Website Tips

Your website is THE first impression potential guests will get of your property. Do you know what it takes to succeed and show your best look? You will learn about the important concepts, practical applications and how to adjust and use your website for success. Take advantage of organic results (free traffic), work with partners, and overall leverage your web presence.

  • Basics of website designs
  • Elements that convert
  • Separating you from what your guests want (they often are opposed)
  • Integrating useful tools and booking aspects

Operations

Successful operators can generate significant income by streamlining their business and improving overall operations. Learn from the best in business on what you should and can do today to better operate your business.

  • Staffing considerations and management
  • HR processes and legal factors
  • Office operations and consumer interaction
  • Hospitality across areas – how to get your staff to provide a seamless experience
  • What to monitor and what not to.
  • Where are you losing money and how to fix it.

Money and Finances

Buying, selling, building and creating wealth off your outdoor destination business. In the end you need to be making money to pay the bills and keep the doors open. Learn:

  • Proper accounting systems
  • Measuring results
  • Understanding key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Value creation through efficiencies and operations.
  • Estate planning and business structure

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