VIBBA Annual Education Seminar

Tuesday October 30, 2018
Inn at Manchester
Main Street
Manchester Center, VT

We are looking forward to seeing you for one of VIBBA’s most well-attended events –the VIBBA Annual Education Seminar.  Both VIBBA members and non-members are invited to attend.

Tentative Agenda:

9:15-9:45           Registration & Networking

9:45-10:00       Welcome & Introductions, Tim Piper, VIBBA President & Hearthside Group Consultant

10:00-11:00     Preparing your inn for sale, Eben Viens of InnPartners & Tim Piper & Wendy Beach of Hearthside Group

11:00–12:00    Federal Labor Laws Compliance, Steven J. McKinney, Community Outreach & Resource Planning Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor

12:00-1:00        Lunch

1:00 – 2:00        Department of Tourism Update, Steve Cook, Deputy Director with VDTM

2:00 – 2:15       Break

2:15-3:15          Legislative Update, Carol Kulczyk,  VIBBA Board Member & Innkeeper of Robert Frost Mountain Cabins with Ronda Berns, Vermont Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Tourism     

3:15 – 4:30      Innkeeper to Innkeeper Q&A —  An interactive discussion to seek advice or insight from other Innkeepers. Bring your questions and offer your experiences!    What’s happening with OTAs;  What’s plans do you have for the upcoming season?     New VIBBA website and what we’ll need from you, and more!

 4:3o – 5:30    Social Gathering, Cash Bar and Venue Tour – Kick back and enjoy the camaraderie your fellow InnKeepers!


Our host property, the Inn at Manchester, will be offering innkeepers a special rate of $110/night for Monday and Tuesday nights of that week.  Contact the Inn at Manchester to make your reservations.

Advance Registration is required by clicking below  for use with your credit card.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

REGISTER HERE by clicking “member” or “non-member”, then PAY NOW to be taken to the Paypal registration page.

Select Member or Non-Member

If you prefer to pay by check, please send payment to:

Lynn Green, VIBBA Treasurer
c/o Four Chimneys Inn
21 West Road
Bennington, VT 05201