29th Annual Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association Conference & Trade ShowName: 29th Annual Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association Conference & Trade ShowDate: December 4, 2017 - December 6, 2017Website: http://www.WisconsinBandB.comEvent Description:Mark your Calendars!December 4-6, 2017 ~ Monday - Wednesday
The Abbey Resort - The Lake Geneva Experience
269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, WI. 53125
*Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar to be held in conjunction with the conference and trade show on
Sunday, December 3, 2017*Fabulous, Festive & Fun!Conference Program Highlights - the innkeeping trends and topics you want to hear! Such as...
- Philip Sassano, The Design Coach as our opening General Session Speaker! Artist, contractor and design professional, Philip owns a full service interior design & creative service company in downtown Lake Geneva, www.thedesigncoach.com featured on HGTV, radio, and in numerous design magazines. No matter your style of B&B, you won't want to miss this dynamic presentation that will also include the importance of matching the look of your Inn to reinforce the brand of your business and why and how to create a "legacy wall" at your Inn!
- Secretary Stephanie Klett, Wisconsin Department of Tourism ~ Through her own personal brand of storytelling and humor, Stephanie will open up our Tuesday evening banquet by giving us a glimpse into her world of fun!
- A distinguished panel, "Getting the Attention You Deserve -- Media Coverage In A Changing World", moderated by Gary Knowles, President of Knowles Communication and Midwest Travel Journalists
- Paul Gasser, Educator/Instructor ~ "How to Deal with Difficult People" & "Stress Relief for Healthy Body and Mind"
- Robert Pesche ~ Owner, Pesches Floral Design ~ Inspire your imagination and creativity as he leads a workshop on beautiful, cutting-edge floral creations, just in time for your holiday decorating!
- Dr. Jay Dampier ~ "Keeping Guests Happy: New Ideas on Customer Service"
Also the latest in Google Analytics, Traveler & Innkeeping Trends, Website Design, Short-term rentals/Airbnb, Reservation Systems, OTA's, Photography & Video, Breakfast & Beyond,
and so much more...
We are putting together reasons for you to arrive "early" on Monday, December 4th, for learning and to take that much needed and well-deserved break!
- Innkeeper Sessions and Classes beginning mid-morning - Important Information you need to know!
*Stay & Learn - vendor one-on-ones, scheduled meetings and classes
- Tour & Shop Lake Geneva - Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping in the beautiful, quaint, and historically rich city that was once known as "The Newport of the West". A special shopping map with Innsider tips of where to go for deals, demonstrations, sights, tours & more!
- "Spa-It" at the incredible Avani Spa at The Abbey Resort - A must experience with deeply discounted specials. Pamper yourself before the evening's Holiday Gala!
- Holiday Gala Private Evening Reception - Meet & greet old and new friends! Delicious hors d'oeuvers, cash bar, entertainment, silent auction table open, and food drive. Holiday attire suggested!