Timeshare and Fractional Expo Confirms Support from the Vacation Ownership Assn. of Southern Africa

The shared ownership industry trade association for southern Africa is the latest corporate participant in GNEX 2011, Perspective Magazine’s first annual networking and awards event.
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Nov. 9, 2010 - PRLog -- Perspective Magazine, the timeshare and fractional industry’s premier global information provider, announces the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA) will be included as a GNEX 2011 Supporter during the 1st Annual Global Networking Expo. GNEX 2011 and the Perspective Magazine Awards Gala will be held May 11th-12th, 2011 at the world famous Atlantis Resort in Nassau, Bahamas.

“As the self-regulatory body for Southern Africa, we are proud to support this event and will assist in motivating our members to attend and represent the region,”said Alex Bosch, Executive Director, VOASA.

The highlights for attendees will be access to the Networking Exhibit Hall, sessions and workshops, entry into the Networking Cocktail Party (including a three hour Open Bar and Hors D'Oeuvres) and a ticket to the glamorous Awards Gala which includes a six course meal and wine, extensive entertainment program and award presentations.

VOASA was established to improve representation for reputable companies within the shared vacation ownership industry and promote fair trading, quality and growth of the vacation leisure industry. VOASA members lead the industry in their commitment to strong ethical standards and to create a professional environment for vacation leisure experts.

“We are delighted that VOASA are supporting our event and helping represent the southern African region and their members who are also participating. Their participation is a testament to what we have set out to achieve, which is a truly global event where delegates are assured of meeting many people they have never had to opportunity to meet before. We are also looking forward to recommending and promoting VOASA’s conference next year to our delegates as an opportunity to learn more about prospective collaborations with companies from that region,” said Paul Mattimoe, President and CEO, Perspective Magazine.  

In addition to supporting the GNEX 2011 expo, VOASA will be holding its next annual conference in South Africa on 29th to 31st May, 2011.

Sponsors and supporters of GNEX 2011 include:

Absolute World, Connex, First American Title Insurance Company, RCI, First National Trustee Company, Ragatz Fractional Interest Conference, VOASA, ATHOC and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.

For more information and to find out how your company can participate in GNEX 2011, please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/gnex.

VOASA, previously known as the Timeshare Institute of Southern Africa, was established in 1990 as an organization representing the interests of the respective stakeholders with its primary objective being to create, maintain and develop an environment within which the long-term viability and growth of vacation ownership, through shared vacation ownership, can be optimally ensured. Fundamental to the existence of VOASA is its ability to self-regulate and control the industry in such a manner that the national authorities, via the Department of Trade and Industry, are confident of its ongoing ability to manage and deliver a mature industry that instills confidence within all stakeholders and is positively perceived by the consumer at large. A key contributor to VOASA’s existence is the protection of consumer rights and the stimulation of the ongoing growth within ytnmn the industry in a positive and organized manner. VOASA introduced its Code of Conduct, through negotiations with the Department of Trade and Industry (Business Practices Committee), in which it outlines the intention to govern business practices within the shared vacation ownership industry by protecting the interests of both consumers and the industry and promoting an equitable, negotiated balance between these interests.

About Perspective Magazine
Perspective Magazine publishes four regional brands: industry publications Perspective Magazine North America, Perspective Magazine Europe & Middle East, Perspective Magazine South Africa and Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific. Together, the industry magazines have become the most read independent trade publications globally for the shared ownership industry and the company is a media sponsor of 20 major industry events around the world. The company’s consumer magazine, Owners Perspective Magazine, is the only independent consumer publication that specializes in promoting the benefits of buying shared ownership products to the general public.  Distribution is via a variety of high-profile consumer channels including, but not limited to, more than 150 first class airport lounges worldwide with over a dozen airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta as well as hundreds of luxury hotels, resorts, spas and golf clubs.

For more information, please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/gnex or email Steve Luba, Director of Public Relations, at steveluba(at)perspectivemagazine.com. For information on advertising and editorial opportunities visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/advertise.
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