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Sponsored by the Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns Association


WHEN:  Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24, 2016

WHERE:  Casa Grandview Luxury Inn & Cottages, West Palm Beach, Fl

Register Here for July 22 - 24, 2016

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.


Board Meeting: 

July 25, 2016, Casa Grandview, West Palm Beach,  Fl
9:00 am


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

2016 Sunshine Conference - October 4 - 6, 2016

West Palm Beach Marriott
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard

West Palm Beach, Fl  33401

Reservations:  561.833.1234
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.





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
Phone:     904.209.3805
Website: www.herbiewiles.com
Email:    whowell@herbiewiles.com

Gold Sponsor - FBBI 2016 Sunshine Conference
Florida Hospitality Insurance Agency
Thomas Norush
3700 34th St Suite 204
Orlando, Fl. 32805
Office 407-347-5960  Mobile 407-276-0774

Sponsorship Opportunities - 561.223.3201

REGISTRATION:  Vendor Market Place & Sponsorship Payment



9:00 am – Noon:                    Intensive Workshops:

·      BedandBreakfast.com

·      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

                                           CMS Online


                                            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



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