Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced it welcomed a visit from Howard C. Nusbaum, President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) on Thursday April 7, 2011. The visit happened shortly after Bluegreen was awarded three Gold and 15 Silver ARDA awards during the 2011 ARDA Ceremony.
ARDA is a Washington D.C.- based trade association that represents the vacation ownership and resort development industries. The organization holds nearly 1,000 corporate members that range from privately held firms to publicly traded corporations. ARDA seeks to promote the growth and development of the timeshare industry through a variety of means, including advocacy, networking B2B partnerships and bridge-building, outreach projects and professional development.
Many of the corporation's executives were there to meet with Nusbaum, including John Maloney, President and CEO of Bluegreen Corporation and David Pontius, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Bluegreen Corporation.
"We were honored to welcome Howard Nusbaum into Bluegreen's corporate headquarters, in Boca Raton, Florida," explained Pontius. "As members of the timeshare community who are passionate about our products and services, we enjoy discussing the changes and state of the industry. Our conversation with Howard about the impact technology has had on the industry, how it has increased our relationship possibilities and provided meaningful information to both company and owners, was both enjoyable and informative. We will be more than happy to welcome him back to Bluegreen."
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Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE:BXG) is the leader in providing Colorful Places to Live and Play through its vacation ownership resort and residential real estate business segments. Our more than 3,500 employees are passionate about delivering extraordinary experiences for our owners, travelers and business partners. Since 1996, Bluegreen has managed, marketed and sold a flexible, real estate-based vacation ownership plan with more than 222,600 owners, over 54 owned or managed resorts, and access to more than 4,000 resorts worldwide. Since 1985, Bluegreen Communities has developed master-planned residential and golf communities primarily in the southern and southeastern U.S., and has sold over 55,000 home sites. We also offer a portfolio of comprehensive, turnkey, fee-for-service resort management, financial services, customer generation and sales solutions to third-party developers and lenders. For more information, visit us online at http://www.bluegreencorp.com. See what Bluegreen owners are saying on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
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