The Iowa Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Association (IBBIA) will hold their 22nd annual conference on March 2 and 3 at the King's Point Waterpark Resort in Storm Lake.
The Sunday agenda this year will be filled with educational workshops - many specifically for anyone desiring to become an innkeeper.
A guest speaker will address insurance and liability issues, as well as discussing guest activities such as murder mystery events, wine serving/selling, wine tours preparation, affiliation with outside vendors (massage, restaurant, bicycles, etc). There will also be a question and answer session
Sunday's education forums will also include a presention on marketing the home as an inn by Janice Hurley and Patti McPherson from BedandBreakfast.com.
The public is invited to sign-up and attend the Aspiring Innkeeper Sessions on Sunday, noon-3:30 p.m. If you think you're ready to experience the romance and luxury of owning your own bed and breakfast inn, registrations are being taken online now at iabedandbrekfast.com.