In our Store ...You'll find items for travelers, for home chefs (or those who simply enjoy reading a cookbook!), items for those who aspire to be innkeepers, and items for innkeepers - members or not-yet-members of our statewide B&B association. Descriptions are below and, when you're ready to make your selection, use the links to the left. Happy shopping!
For Travelers ... Wisconsin B&B Association Gift Card
Wedding, retirement, thanks, birthday, Christmas ... to name a few gift giving occasions perfect for a B&B gift card. It's redeemable at all of our member B&B inns around the state. You choose the amount and we mail your gift card along with our B&B Rack Card that directs you to the WBBA website where you can find all of our member B&B's. Just click on the picture of the gift card to your left and get started.
For Home Chefs or Cookbook Collectors ... Wisconsin B&B Association Cookbook #8 The largest collection ever of recipes from Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association innkeepers. 260 recipes from 90 innkeepers share a few new culinary trends like more savory recipes with seasonings and spices that had southwest and international influences and the first ever category dedicated to recipes that address special dietary needs, like gluten-free and vegan. As for healthy recipes, they are “spiced throughout the cookbook,” with offerings like baked oatmeal dishes and fruit dishes. Read more.
For Aspiring Innkeepers ... Future Innkeeper Start-Up Package
This kit is comprised of a binder with tabbed topics, and three essential books, all aimed at answering that burning question: "How do I begin a career in innkeeping?"
Future Innkeeper Seminar
Spring 2018 Seminar: Sunday, April 22 9am - 5pm.
To Be Held in at:
Waupaca, WI 54981
Perfected over the years, the seminar sorts out the facts, fallacies and fantasies of innkeeping. You'll learn about the business of innkeeping, licensing, operations, marketing and more. This full-day seminar is presented by industry professionals and seasoned innkeepers.
More Information to follow
B&B Innkeeper Conference & Trade Show
Announcing ~ WBBA 29th Annual Meeting, Conference & Trade Show. You won't want to miss this one! Mark your calendars!
2017 Conference Date: December 4-6 2017.
To Be Held in at:
The Abbey Resort
269 Fontana Blvd, Fontana, WI 53125
More Information to Follow
Details on the conference page:
Business Associate Membership
Let us introduce your business to our businesses: 100+ inns and 200+ future innkeepers. WBBA Business Associate Membership is available to individuals or businesses that provide services or products to the B & B industry and/or individuals associated with the B&B industry in a business or professional capacity. Membership benefits include: website listing, feature articles in email update to innkeepers, vendor booth discount, inclusion in future innkeeper materials, and much more.
Aspiring Innkeeper Membership
Why should you become a WBBA aspiring innkeeper member?
No matter where you are in the innkeeping decision, this membership informs and educates and will be beneficial as it includes:
- Subscription to monthly e-newsletters
- Membership updates and alerts
- Notices of, and invitations to, workshops and conferences
- Always up-to-date Inns for Sale listing through the WBBA website
- Member vs non-member pricing for annual conference
- Assistance from WBBA office with getting started
Our mission statement says it all:
To maximize the success of all members by marketing our unique brand of hospitality to travelers; promoting quality; being a leader in providing networking, educational, and business opportunities, and by being an advocate for members and the industry.
Why should you become a WBBA Alumni Member?
Because we have heard so many times, that past innkeepers miss staying in touch with what is going on in our industry and miss their friends in the Association. And, we miss you and the experience and knowledge that you can share. So to continue to be connected and part of the WBBA family, we have created this new Alumni Membership for you!
MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES: subscription to monthly e-newsletters, membership updates & alerts
notices of and invitations to workshops & conferences, member vs non-member
pricing for annual conference, volunteer opportunities, and support of an organization you helped create/or were an important part of!