Events and Promotions

New Courses!

Service Gold Certification

Enhanced Housekeeping Procedures Certification

This section is about events, continuing education opportunities, and special promotions 

(We're still working on this page. For links to STR Certification Courses, please visit the STR Course Date Page. For links to city and STR regulation information, associations, articles of interest, and websites, please visit the Links/Articles Page on this site). The 4-hour STR Laws and Financial Best Practices Seminar is also available.

The Calendar is a work in progress. During the 2020 closures and restrictions

Upcoming

Conferences, Continuing Education, 

and Networking Events

(see the STR Course Dates page for STR course information and links)

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Nevada Vacation Rental Professionals (NVRP) Social and short meeting at Paula's Henderson house (RSVP for the address)

 Free for members and first-time guests ($15 for non-members--but dues are only $100/year for membership).  Food, drinks, information, and networking. 

Please wear a mask and practice social distancing per our Governor's guidelines.  (We may have a ZOOM link, too. Contact Julie for details.)

The NVRP offers great opportunities for professionals to network, learn, and enjoy an evening of good food, drinks, conversations, and friends.

RSVP:  Jim@ifindproperties.com or info@nevadavrp.com for the location, ZOOM link, and details.

 This is usually a monthly event---future dates/locations TBA

Continuing Education
Hospitality Education Courses at DSU
Greater Zion Hospitality Institute

From learning the essentials of customer service to front office skills to restaurant service and more, this institute presents courses certified through DSU and the AHLEI (The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association). The trainers are Breanne Ellis and Julie Davies.

Classes may be held at DSU St. George, Hurricane, and Kanab. And there is also the option of taking the course online (4 hours of self-paced learning completed within the 5-day course session).

 

Service Gold

This is a 4-hour Certification Course ($95 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam)   Online course session---perhaps you will qualify for the DSU $40 CTE stipend (it's like a discount or scholarship during the COVID-19 crisis)

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page)

Career Ready! is a 4-hour course that helps professionals evaluate their career path and prioritize vital skills to make us ready to interview, begin a new job well, and progress within the business.

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Certified Front Desk Representative Training is a 2-day Certification Course plus practicum ($295 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam)

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page)

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Certified Restaurant Server Training is a 2-day Certification Course plus practicum ($295 tuition includes instruction, AHLEI student manual, and certification exam)

(Click on the date for the link to the DSU registration page)

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

And see the STR Course Dates page for STR Certification Course dates at DSU and other universities

Enhanced Housekeeping Procedures

o TBA (postponed due to COVID-19 classroom closure)

Good housekeeping practices have always been important to businesses, particularly lodging operations.

With COVID-19, standards have been raised to a level beyond health care settings.

This course explores the basics and the enhanced procedures recommended for hospitality operations serving guests.

An online course is in the works. Watch for details soon!

Promotions!

The following information is supplied as a way for our course graduates to offer special promotional offers to each other. This is not an endorsement of a product or service---you need to do your own research into what is offered and other businesses that might also offer similar products or services. Do your research.

Sometimes we hear about special promotions offered by course graduates or supporters and we may post them here----

NoiseAware offered discounted pricing in conjunction with VRBO for the City of Henderson STVR Registrants (the use of noise detection devices is mandated as part of the City's noise management plan). There is another promotions for Clark County hosts (not within the City of Henderson).

  • There deal was good for a limited time so you will need to check with NoiseAware to see if it still applies or if there is a new deal: https://noiseaware.io/

  • For the City of Henderson hosts, here's the deal and the link: 50% off hardware PLUS other free or reduced price offers. The deal specific to Henderson was created through the NoiseAware partnership with Vrbo but there may be one with the VVRA, too. See more details Use vegas4565 at:  https://dashboard.noiseaware.io/store

  • For Clark County, Nevada hosts: 50% off hardware, 20% off software (this deal is offered by NoiseAware).

There are other products and services that are helpful to STR professionals. 

Quality Education can open doors

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