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The 29th Annual Innkeeping Conference of the 
      Michigan Lake to Lake B&B Association

A Grand Experience:
Bridging the Generations

November 13-15, 2016

Doubletree Inn by Hilton
                               Grand Rapids

2016 Conference Schedule, Rates & Details at-a-Glance 

Conference Presenters/Presentations

Using Marketing to Deliver on Your Hospitality Promise in Today's Digital Age
Presented by John Stocki, Stocki Exchange

Managing Your Social Media Content
Presented by Heather Turner, Forfeng Designs

Monday Keynote: Finding a New Stride With Millennial Travel Trends
Presented by Deanna Richeson, President/CEO, Michigan Lodging & Tourism Association
Sponsored by Fremont Insurance Company

To Bridge the Generations, Create Brand and Content that Dazzle!
Two-Part Series Presented by Leighton Collis, Bespoke

Inside the Cryptic Mind of a Millennial B&B Traveler 
Presented by Valerie Stimac, Valerie & Valise

Round Table Discussion Topics and Moderators

  • Q&A for New and Aspiring Innkeepers, by Aspiring Workshop organizers
  • Your Social Media Questions Answered, by Heather Turner, Forfeng Designs
  • How to Combat "Home Sharing" in Your Community, by Mike Venturini, Munro House
  • How to Get FREE Promotion to Thousands, by Sandy White, MBBA Marketing Director
  • All About OTAs - Ask and Answers, by the ThinkReservations team


Just for Aspiring Innkeepers:

A Full-Day Workshop, Sunday, November 13

Exhibitors' Schedule and Perks


                             Lodging at the Doubletree by Hilton

$104 + 15% taxes, valid Sat-Tues (Nov. 12-15) - special conference discount rate*

Free wireless internet in-room plus desktop workspace

Complimentary full, hot American-style breakfast

Reserve your room by October 22 to guarantee conference discount rate and availability.

Reservations: Call 616-957-0100

*Be sure to specify you are with the B&B Conference when making reservations.

Special Sunday Pre-Conference Event
A "Grand" Experience at the Downtown Market 
Register Using the Appropriate Forms Below 



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