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Aspiring Innkeepers Seminar
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Are you considering becoming an innkeeper? 

The Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association's Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar will help you sort out the FACTS from the FALLACIES and FANTASIES! 

FALL SEMINAR: Sunday November 13, 2016 8am-4pm.
To Be Held in at:
Tundra Lodge Resort & Conference Center
Green Bay, WI
"A Legendary Town, Team , Seminar & our Annual Conference!"
You Won't Want To Miss This One
865 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, WI  54304 

call 920-496-2233 or 877-TUNDRA L for the "B&B Conference" rate.
Ask about our "Total Immersion" rate for attendance at the
Fall Seminar and Fall Innkeeping Conference & Trade Show.
November 13-15, 2016. 

Seminar Agenda

A faculty of experienced innkeepers and industry professionals will present ...
Getting Started - licensing, zoning, contacts, resources... 
Financing a B&B - sources & resources, private lenders, SBA loan guarantees ...
Buying an Inn - financing, determining fair price, types of ownership ... 
Insuring a B&B - property coverage, liability issues, risk reduction 
Business Basics, Accounts/Records/Taxes, Structure, Business Plan, Operations, Occupancy...
Marketing - what’s cost effective & what’s not, determining your niche, websites,  
Guest / Property Management systems, Reservation / Availability systems ...
Hospitality/Customer Service/Policies--Exceeding Guest Expectations but saving your sanity...
The Other "B"~ Breakfast! + Food & Beverages-  What, When, Where & Accommodating Dietary Restrictions
Grim Realities & Fun Stuff - a plethora of ideas and practices focusing on the innkeeper's lifestyle...

After the topics above are exhausted ... ROUND TABLES:

These small group sessions encourage further exploration of innkeeping issues. Moderated by an experienced innkeeper, topics can include insurance, amenity suppliers, first year experiences, events, where to market, policies, ‘green innkeeping’, combining outside jobs with innkeeping, etc.

FINAL Q&A: Ask the innkeeper panel your burning questions … you’ll discover there’s more than one way to do it the right way!

MATERIALS: Your seminar registration includes the Aspiring Innkeeper Binder (unless you have prepurchaed), plus a hefty bag of innkeeping resource materials, and sample products / guest amenities. Available for purchase on site: Developing a Bed and Breakfast Business Plan, The Innside Scoop, Behind the Door Marked "Private", Running a Bed and Breakfast For Dummies, Cookbooks, CD's . . . and more. 

TIME: Please arrive by 7:30 am for Sunday, November 13th (30 minutes before the session begins) to receive your materials and 'get settled'.  Your registration fee includes refreshments and lunch.

Register online:  Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar Registration 

Scan or email Registration form:


Mail Registration form:

Note #1:  You'll receive a full refund if it is necessary for you to cancel by letting us know 2 weeks prior to the seminar.  50% will be refunded if less than 2 weeks and no shows will be charged the entire amount.

Note #2: If you are trying to register less than 7 days prior to the seminar, phone the WBBA office to check availability.

Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association
644 Hillcrest Drive, Suite 7,  ~  Waupaca, WI  54981      
phone 715-942-8180  ~  E-mail 

We will confirm your registration and include directions to the seminar site. 

NOTE:  The Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association also conducts an annual spring Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar.  Check back on this website for the date to be determined and futher information.

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