"Inn Partners' Current Innkeeping Workshop did not meet my expectations, it far exceeded them!" - Michael Calotta, Crisanver House
Inn Partners is pleased to offer a new approach to ongoing education for current innkeepers and owners nationwide. Our Current Innkeeping Workshop is designed to help innkeepers achieve a higher level of success and build a guest-oriented approach to service as they move forward in the innkeeping lifecycle.
The workshop will focus on relevant trends of the hospitality industry and provide current innkeepers with critical knowledge to strengthen and diversify profit centers and keep on the cutting edge in all aspects of their business, from amenities to maintenance to the best in marketing practices.
We are pleased to offer the Current Innkeeping Workshop at Select Registry Inns. Select Registry: Distinguished Inns of North America is a portfolio of more than 325 quality-assured, premier bed and breakfasts, inns and hotels throughout the U.S.
Cost of the workshop is $75/individual and $95/couple and includes lunch, breaks and evening appetizers.
Upcoming Workshop Dates - 2017
Current Innkeeper Workshop Speakers
Chatham Inn at 359 Main, 13 November 2017
Janice Hurley (BedandBreakfast.com) will share ongoing developments at BedandBreakfast.com, including changes in commission-based vs. membership fees, services and policies and what this means for your Inn business.
Scot Fuller-Beatty (Think Reservations PMS) will lead a discussion on Yield Management and provide tips to maximize your revenues.
Chris Kelly (White Stone Marketing) will discuss 5 Ways to Enhance Your Brand, Increase Revenue & Rise Above the Competition. Learn how a focus on innovative email marketing, dynamic content creation, effective revenue management, compelling press/social media influencer campaigns, and grassroots outreach in your community will grow your brand and your bottom line.
Carol Edmonson (Innkeeping Specialists) will offer tools to Maximize Your Local Market to Create a Winning Guest Experience. Your local market and others who serve your guests are an important and often untapped resource. Be that Innkeeper who makes it happen by working with others in your local market to create a world class experience that will have your guests tweeting your praises and happily sharing your Inn with their social media circle.
Heide Bredfeldt (Inn Partners), with help from Jumping Rocks Photography, will review housekeeping, Amenities/Furnishings and Grounds.
Tim Piper (Inn Partners) will discuss key considerations for a successful Inn transfer and, in another session, use the Virginia state Bed and Breakfast Association's strategy for combating Airbnb to lead a conversation around using the short-term rental site to your benefit.