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Sponsored by the Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns Association
REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW
WHEN: Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24, 2016
WHERE: Casa Grandview Luxury Inn & Cottages, West Palm Beach, Fl
Unlike any other Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop. An all inclusive weekend full of knowledge about the Bed and Breakfast Industry from acquiring, retrofitting, building a Bed and Breakfast, including regulatory, zoning, government, Fire Safety, Alcohol Licensing, Marketing your Inn, Evaluating how your Inn is doing, and understanding Exit Strategies, plus every day Operations, to help you make an educated decision on how or if you want to proceed into the hospitality industry.
Professional Speaker, Pattie Detwiler of BedandBreakfastConsultantService.com and Seasoned Bed and Breakfast Owners will walk you through the process. This is your opportunity to thoroughly understand the business you are thinking of investing in, while being a guest in a luxury Bed and Breakfast Property. Two Night Accommodations are not included in the registration fee. You can reserve your room after registration by contacting Casa Grandview directly. Space is Limited, so please register early to insure your place. It's good to understand the hospitality industry. New Innkeepers are invited to attend as well.
In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding decisions you may have to make prior to the Aspiring Workshop, Bed and Breakfast Consultant Service is always ready, willing and able to answer any questions to help you begin. 561.223.3201
What participants at the July 2015 Aspiring Workshop had to say:
100% said they would recommend this Workshop to others!
When asked the most valuable topic presented: Valuation & Financing; Regulations & Operational Tips; Vendors and Staffing.
When asked the least valuable topic: 100% said there was no topic they deemed least valuable.
What participants of the January 2016 had to say:
The overall information presented was "Highly useful and actionable. Well presented", also "Extremely informational". The most valuable topic was "Entire workshop". 100% would recommend to others.
QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING & Area Wide Meet & Greet
July 25, 2016, Casa Grandview, West Palm Beach, Fl
Meet & Greet
January 31, 2016
April 17, 2016, Amelia Island Willliams House, Amelia Island, Florida
July 24, 2016, 5 - 7 pm Casa Grandview, West Palm Beach, Fl
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Annual Meeting - October 7, 2016 West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach Marriott
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Fl 33401
Standard Room Price: $159/N plus applicable taxes
Reservation Cut Off Date: September 5, 2016
Resnexus Rendezvous coming to the Sunshine Conference Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Free to all registered attendees. Last April Resnexus held the first ResNexus Rendezvous in Tennessee as part of the AIHP conference. It was a huge success and we were blown away by the support from our clients. In addition, we have received many requests to host another conference this year. As a result, we have partnered with the Sunshine Conference and we will be hosting an exclusive half-day ResNexus Rendezvous in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida.
Special Resnexus Rendezvous for Resnexus clients only - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm Why should I go to the ResNexus Rendezvous at the Sunshine Conference? The first half of the day is an exclusive event only available to current ResNexus customers. You will receive incredible insights on how to maximize the ResNexus software and increase revenue with less work. In addition, our Red Carpet Professionals will walk you through advanced techniques in small personalized groups.
Acorn Internet Service, Lisa Kolb, Preconference Workshop, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 9:00 am - Noon Special Pricing at $99.00 for full report on your Inn. Limited Seating.
BedandBreakfast.com, Preconference Workshop, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 9:00 am - Noon.
Speakers & Content Schedule coming soon.
KEYNOTE: BRAD HARKER
KEYNOTE: CHEF DENNIS
KEYNOTE: TRAVIS DILLARD
KEYNOTE: KETAN MAKWANA
Platinum Sponsor - FBBI 2016 Sunshine Conference
Herbie Wiles Insurance
Wayne Howell, CPCU
400 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.
P.O. Box 3067
St. Augustine, FL 32805
Gold Sponsor - FBBI 2016 Sunshine Conference
Florida Hospitality Insurance Agency
3700 34th St Suite 204
Orlando, Fl. 32805
Office 407-347-5960 Mobile 407-276-0774
Sponsorship Opportunities - 561.223.3201
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9:00 am – Noon: Intensive Workshops:
· Acorn Internet Service
· Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop
9:00 am - 1:30 pm: Resnexus Rendezvous (Resnexus Clients Only)
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Resnexus Rendezvous (All Conference Attendees)
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Sunshine Market Place Beach Party
8:00 am – 10:00 am: Breakfast
· Keynote Speaker: Brad Harker, Author “The Laws of Influence”
As a published author and University professor, Brad has developed a curriculum that challenges traditional approaches, simplifying the sales cycle into an efficient and natural process. Most importantly, Brad’s greatest asset is his ability to impact clients on an individual level, helping them find sustainable motivation and greater levels of performance through proven habits and principles of influence
10:00 am – 11:00 am: Sunshine Market Place Passport
11:00 am – 11:45 am: Morning Workshops
Insurance – Wayne Howell, Herbie Wiles Insurance
Technology – Lisa Kolb, Acorn Internet Service
Marketing – Mary Hughes, Inns Magazine
Form & Policies – Florida Inns
11:45 am – 2:30 pm: LUNCH
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Keynote: Ketan Makwana – Enterprise Lab
In a world with ever-changing landscapes if you don’t adapt you will be left behind… success is a notion set on us by society; to achieve success you need passion, persistence, but even more important than these an attitude which reflects your actions.
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm: My Allocator
Technology – Richard Aday, Think Reservations
Brad Harker, Morning Keynote
Insurance – Thom NoRush, Florida Hospitality Insurance
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm: BedandBreakfast.com
Technology – InsideOut Solutions
Exit Strategies – Bed and Breakfast Consulting Services
Marketing – Matt Bare, Q4 Launch
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Sunshine Market Place Beach Party Too
6:30 pm – Evening: Banquet Dinner
7:00 am – 9:00 am: Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am: Keynote – Chef Dennis
Chef Dennis began blogging in 2009 and soon found myself with followers from around the world.
In 2011 Chef Dennis was awarded “Most Valuable Foodie” by the food blogging community at establishing himself as an Influencer on Google Plus as one of Google’s premier chefs and food bloggers.
10:00 am – 11:00 am: Sunshine Passport
11:00 am – 11:45 am: Booking.com
Market Place Vendor Appreciation Meeting
Noon – 1:30 pm: Choose Your Team/Contest
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Panel Discussion - Hot Topics in the Sunshine
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Keynote: Travis Dillard
As a motivational speaker and life performance coach, Tony Robbins said, “It’s more than what you eat or how often you exercise. It’s even more than just essential steps to wellness. It’s energy to fully live the game of life.”
He’s here to give you the roadmap.
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Closing and Prizes