2016 SCHEDULE in progress!

2014
Keynote Speakers


Mike Blumenthal

"Professor Maps"


Local Search Expert

Mary WhiteMary White
Running a Bed & Breakfast for DUMMIES

Rob Kwortnik
School of Hotel Administration
Cornell University

Robert J. Kwortnik, Jr.Director
Center for Hospitality Research

Other Featured Speakers
In Progress

Richard Addy

ThinkReservations

Debbie Anderson

The Scone Lady

Heide Bredfeldt

Inn Consulting Partners

Linda Hayes

IJK Partners

Hilary Jones

Inngenium

Lisa Kolb

Acorn Internet Services

Sharon Rowe

Acorn Internet Services

Heather Turner

Forfeng Designs

Tom Weiskotten

TW Credit Card Processing

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 preliminary schedule - wach for updates! Stay tuned!

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
Pre Conference Seminar
SUNDAY - MARCH 6th
Aspiring & New Innkeeper Session

8:30am - 5:30pm

Conference Registration Open

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!

Mid-Atlantic InnKeepers
Pre Conference Seminar
SUNDAY - MARCH 6th
Internet Marketing Inntensive

SEO and much more!

Sponsored by Acorn Internet Services, Inc.

8:30am - 5:30pm

Conference Registration Open

1:00pm - 1:25pm

Innternet Marketing General Session

1:30pm - 2:30pm

 Tenderfoot Level Workshop - Search Engine Basics

1:30pm - 2:30pm

 Master Level Workshop - What's New with Google

1:30pm - 2:30pm

 MAI Food Fair

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Tenderfoot Level Workshop - Google Account Basics
2:30pm - 3:30pm Master Level Workshop - Web Design Advanced
2:30pm - 3:30pm MAI Food Fair

3:30pm - 4:30pm Tenderfoot Level Workshop - Google My Business Basics
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 General Session


9:30am - 10:30am

Tenderfoot Level Workshop - NAP (Name Address Phone)

9:30am - 10:30am

Master Level Workshop - Google My Business Advanced

9:30am - 11:30am

MAI Food Fair


10:30am - 11:30am

Tenderfoot Level Workshop - Web Design Basics

10:30am - 11:30am

Master Level Workshop - Yield Management Advanced

10:30am - 11:30am

Cooking for Special Diets


11:30am - 1:45pm

BREAK in EXHIBIT HALL with VENDORS
LUNCHEON (12:00 - 1:00pm)


2:00pm - 2:45pm

Attracting the International Guest

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Making Signature Scones

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Free Publicity

2:00pm - 2:45pm

3 R's of Facebook


3:00pm 3:45pm

Dinner at the Inn

3:00pm 3:45pm

Upgrading Your Guest Rooms

3:00pm 3:45pm

Twitter and How to Use it

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Vendor Tutorial
Sponsored by Go-Trippin

4:00pm - 5:30pm Vendor Tutorial
Sponsored by Get 5 Stars
4:00pm - 5:30pm Vendor Tutorial
Sponsored by BedandBreakfast.com
4:00pm - 5:30pm Afternoon Tea! (Fee)

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Trade Show / Reception (Cash Bar) or VA Wine Tasting
7:00pm 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 General Session ~ Building Your Brand

9:15am - 2:00pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

9:15am - 4:00pm

Private Tutorial! Get YOUR questions answered

Individual appointments available with Vendors and Speakers

11:30am - 2:00pm

Break and Luncheon
EXHIBIT HALL CLOSES ~ Last chance to see the Vendors


2:00pm - 3:00pm

Niche Marketing

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Photographing the Inn

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Organizing Your Social Media Calendar

2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Importance of Reviews + & -

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Insuring Your Inn

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Secrets of Microwave Cooking


3:15pm - 4:15pm

Industry Stats

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Marketing Your Area

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

4:30pm - 5:00pm

 Association Meetings

5:30pm Innkeeper's Dinner & Entertainment (Fee)

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!