25th Annual Colorado State Bed and Breakfast Conference – 2011

25th Annual Colorado State Bed and Breakfast Conference – 2011

by | Oct 9, 2011 | Uncategorized


Join us at the 25th Annual
Colorado State Bed and Breakfast Conference
Evergreen, Colorado
November 6-7, 2011

Click here to register online now for Early Bird Discount!
Registrations received after October 23rd add $10/person
View videos of last year’s conference at BBIC’s YouTube Channel

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Aspiring Innkeeper Day, Inn Tour and Dinner

Aspiring  Innkeeper  Workshop

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Registration at 8 a.m.)
Want to be an innkeeper? Learn the ins and outs of owning and operating a Bed and Breakfast from experienced innkeepers. This educational workshop includes breakfast, lunch and opportunities for networking. Registration: $109 first person and $99 each additional person (same registration)

Pre-Conference Member Internet Marketing Workshop:   1:30 to 4:30 p.m. This 3-hour workshop is free to BBIC members (Non-members please inquire) “10 Keys to Making Your Inn More Visible on the Web” will be taught by Deb Kolaras, Owner/President of Marketing Java. Contact Carol Harper at innkeeper@summithouseinn.com to pre-register or for additional information.

BBIC Tour of Local B&Bs (Optional and Free to Attend) 5-6:30 p.m.

BBIC Dinner and Awards Ceremony at The Bistro 6:30-9 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony $25 per person and everyone welcome! (a great networking opportunity)

Monday, November 7, 2011
Membership Meeting, Workshops and NetworkingRegistration: $35 for BBIC members and $50 non member and affiliate

Registration includes breakfast, breaks, lunch and workshops.

Annual  Membership  Meeting 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Educational Workshops and Networking: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“Increasing Your Return on Investment While
Living a Lifestyle of Choice”

In addition to the Annual Membership meeting, participants will have the opportunity to learn from professionals and fellow innkeepers through formal presentations, facilitated small dialog groups, and informal networking. Keynote speaker is Marie Lanier, Vice President of Business Development for Lanier Publishing International. Reichard J. Toner, former innkeeper and author is our lunch speaker.
Topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Creating Packages & Selling with a Great Return on Investment (ROI)
  • The Social Web: Effective Engagement with Guests, Both Old and New
  • Proper  Sturcturing of Your Legal Entities
  • Google Places: Search, Smart Phones and More
  • How to Maximize Repeat Business
  • Special Diets and Creative Recipes = $$$

Meeting location: Red Barn Conference Center, Evergreen, Colorado
Special conference room rates (come earlier, stay longer)

*Bears Inn Bed and Breakfast (BBIC Member) across from conference*Meadow Creek Stone Lodge (BBIC Member) 12 miles from conferenceAnchorage Farm (11 miles from conference)Alpen Way Chalet Inn (3 miles from conference)Quality Suites at Evergreen Parkway (11 miles from conference)

    *Access the BBIC conference page for contact information
For more information on the conference and vendor/sponsorship  opportunities, Contact Carol Harper, Innkeeper at Summit House and BBIC Vice President at 719-635-7942 or email innkeeper@summithouseinn.com

For more information on the Aspiring Innkeeper Day, contact Sallie Clark, Innkeeper of Holden House and BBIC Marketing Chair at 719-471-3980 or email

Visit the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado website for details and an ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM and CREDIT CARD form.

Red Barn Evergreen 2011 Conference - Bed & breakfasts & inns of Colorado Association

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