Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA)


VRMA – Vacation Rental Management Association

The Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) provides best-in-class education, networking, and professional development opportunities to make a difference for you and your company. VRMA works worldwide on behalf of our manager and supplier members to advance the vacation rental industry through education, information, networking, research, and advocacy.




Individual Owner/ Manager : $299/ year. Flat rate

Property Manager with 6+ properties

  • 6-25: $540/ year
  • 26-100: $600/ year
  • 101-250: $750/ year
  • 251-500: $900/ year
  • 501-1,000: $1,200/ year
  • 1,001-2,500: $2,400/ year
  • 2,501- 5,000: $4,200/ year
  • 5,001+: $9,000/ year


Member’s Benefits:

  • Live and on-demand webinars featuring best-in-class insight from industry experts.
  • Advocacy resources and a strong lobbying voice for the vacation rental industry on national, state, and local levels.
  • Discounted registration rates to attend VRMA’s in-person and virtual events, including our Spring Forum, International Conference, and regional Connect events.
  • Discounted pricing on the VRMA Certificate Program and Accredited Professional Property Management Company (APPMC) Program—marks of industry distinction.
  • Access to housekeeping expertise through our partnership with the Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals.
  • Access to Arrival, VRMA’s suite of content offerings, including our magazine, online intelligence hub, weekly news, and podcast series.
  • Exclusive networking opportunities, including online communities for virtual engagement and access to our Career Center, Buyer’s Guide, and HD Supply partnership.

Member qualifications:

  • For Individual Owners
    • Be an individual property manager OR intend to grow into a full-service vacation rental management company. This category is eligible for renewal. You do not have to increase your number of properties year over year. 
  • For Property Managers
    • Be licensed to manage short-term rentals and rent at least 6 properties on a short-term basis.
    • Ensure applicable lodging taxes are paid.
    • Provide services to guests through the entire rental process.

How to join? : Apply online at the VRMA website.

 Membership Term: 1 Year

 Additional Helpful Information:

  • Provide Training packages and webinars.
  • Provides certifications to housekeepers, inspectors, and vacation rental professionals.


  • VRMA is a well-established association for the short-term rental industry and provides multiple conferences and educational opportunities each year.
  • Though it was originally designed to serve vacation rental property managers, VRMA has expanded it's membership to include even individual short-term rental property managers.
  • VRMA actively participates in initiatives that advocate for the short-term rental industry.


  • No meaningful cons to report.

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