2016
Keynote Speakers

DeDe Murcer Moffett

The "Snap Out of It" Woman


Barry Glick
Sunshine Farm and Gardens


Mike Blumenthal
"Professor Maps"

Local Search Expert

Other Featured Speakers

Richard Addy

ThinkReservations

Debbie Anderson

The Scone Lady

John Finneran

Caldwell House

Barry Glick

Sunshine Farm & Gardens

Janice Hurley

BedandBreakfast.com

Lisa Kolb

Acorn Internet Services

Marie Lanier

MarieLanier.com

Dick & Pam Matthews

Retired Innkeepers

DeDe Murcur Moffett

"Snap Out of It"

Jeanne Muir

InnExperienced.com

Jack North

Mayhurst Inn

Tim Piper

Inn Consulting Partners

Wynn Salisch

Casablanca Ventures

Heather Turner

Forfeng Designs

Aaron Weiche

GetFiveStars.com

Mary White

BnBFinder.com

Tim Wilson

BedandBreakfast.com

James Wolf

CBIZ/Wolf Innkeeping

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers from all over the Mid Atlantic Region are specifically invited to attend the 2016 Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers Trade Show and Conference. The finest array of nationally known B&B and Country Inn industry experts will be on hand to welcome you!  Exhibitors of products and services specific to our industry will be available!
                                            We will Exceed Your Expectations!
Below is the 2016 SCHEDULE - watch for updates! Stay tuned!

Aspiring & New Innkeeper Session
SATURDAY-SUNDAY - MARCH 5th & 6th

Sat., March 5th
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Informal Gathering for Aspiring Innkeepers ONLY
Innside Innkeeping - Skit and NetworkingFollowed by a Private Reception with Speakers

Sun., March 6th

8:00am -11:45am

Aspiring and New Innkeeper Inntensives

Inndepth Innkeeping Seminar
For Aspiring and New Innkeepers (Fee)

11:45am -1:00pm

Round Table Luncheon Discussions

1:00pm - 4:30pm

Aspiring and New Innkeeper Inntensives

Inndepth Innkeeping Seminar (Continued)

4:30pm - 7:30pm

Grand Opening Exhibit Hall 

Reception (Cash Bar)

7:30pm

Dinner on your own
Join Innkeepers in the LOUNGE to re-cap the day!

 

Brunch and Learn Workshop

SUNDAY - MARCH 6th

Sponsored by BedandBreakfast.com and RezOvation

9:30am - 10:15 am

What's New at BedandBreakfast.com

10:30am - 11:15am Solving Your Five Greatest Marketing Challenges

11:30am - 12:30pm

Top Trends in Technology and What's New with RezOvation

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
 Internet Marketing Inntensive
SUNDAY - MARCH 6th

SEO and much more!

Sponsored by Acorn Internet Services, Inc.

7:30am - 5:30pm

Conference Registration Open

1:00pm - 1:25pm

Innternet Marketing General Session

1:30pm - 2:30pm

 Tenderfoot Level Workshop

How and Where do your Guests find you online?

1:30pm - 2:30pm

 Master Level Workshop

What's New with Google

1:00pm - 7:30pm

 MAI Farmers Market!

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Tenderfoot Level Workshop

Google My Business Basics for Beginners

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Master Level Workshop

Advanced Web Design

   

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Tenderfoot Level Workshop

Web Design Basics In the Eyes of your Guests

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Master Level Workshop

Live Marketing Reviews


4:30pm -
7:30pm

Grand Opening Exhibit Hall

Reception (Cash Bar)

7:30pm

Dinner on your own
Join Innkeepers in the LOUNGE to re-cap the day!

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
Conference Schedule
MONDAY - MARCH 7th

7:15am - 5:30pm

Conference Registration Open

8:00am - 9:15am

 Opening Keynote ~ with DEDE Murcer Moffett

The "Snap Out of It" Woman


9:30am - 10:30am

Tenderfoot Level Workshop
Get Noticed Now: New Social Media Trends & Traditional Media Relations

9:30am - 10:30am

Master Level Workshop
Using Technology to Define the Guest Experience

10:30am - 11:30am

Tenderfoot Level Workshop
Reputation Management for Beginners


10:30am - 11:30am

Master Level Workshop

Yield Management: Pricing & Promoting your Rooms for Maximum Profit

10:30am - 11:30am

Cooking for Special Diets

11:30am - 12:30pm

Combined Tenderfoot & Master Level

Affililiate Round Tables - 3 15 min. Sessions


11:30am - 1:45pm

BREAK in EXHIBIT HALL with VENDORS
LUNCHEON (12:30 - 1:30pm)


2:00pm - 2:45pm

Attracting Gen X, Y and the Millennials to Your Inn

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Oysters ~ From Farm to Table

2:00pm - 2:45pm

How To Succeed In Publicity ~ Without Wearing Out Your Wallet

2:00pm - 2:45pm

3 R's of Facebook


3:00pm 3:45pm

Making Signature Scones

3:00pm 3:45pm

Marketing Your Passions

3:00pm 3:45pm

A Social Media Overview for Innkeepers

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Vendor TutorialSponsored by ThinkReservations


4:00-5:30pm

Vendor Tutorial
Sponsored by Cloudbeds.com

5:30-7:30pm

7:00pm

Trade Show / Reception (Cash Bar)

 

Dinner on your own
Join Innkeepers in the LOUNGE to re-cap the day!

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
Conference Schedule
TUESDAY - MARCH 8th

7:30am - 2:00pm

Conference Registration Open

8:00am - 9:15am

Tuesday  Keynote "Stop and Smell The Roses"

 with Barry Glick

9:15am - 2:00pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

9:15am -11:15am

The Power of Asking the Right Questions Sponsored by Acorn Internet Services

11:30am - 2:00pm

Break and Luncheon / EXHIBIT HALL CLOSES

Last chance to see the Vendors


2:00pm - 3:00pm

Positive & Negative

The Importance of Reviews

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Photographing the Inn

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Payment Intelligence

The confusing world of CC processing explained...at last!

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Industry Stats

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Secrets of Microwave Cooking


3:15pm - 4:15pm

Insuring Your Inn

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Dinner at the Inn

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Increasing Direct Reservations

3:15pm - 4:15pm

The Power of Pinterest

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Preparing to Sell Your Inn

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Closing KEYNOTE Address

The Impact of Airbnb

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
WEDNESDAY - MARCH 9th

Sleep In and have Breakfast at the Restaurant

Chance to say Goodbye to all your friends - both new and old!

Stay an extra day and explore Colonial Williamsburg!