Department of Tourism
Three Workshops for Aspiring Innkeepers Set for September
The Bed and Breakfast Association of Kentucky will host a series of three workshops designed for people considering opening a bed & breakfast or a Kentucky Farm Stay. This will be a series of three consecutive Monday training sessions Sept. 11, 18 and 25, 6-8 p.m. Central Time.
The sessions will feature presentations from experienced innkeepers, guest speakers, and tours of unique B&Bs in Western Kentucky. Workshops will be held at Serenity Hill B & B in Brownsville on Sept.11, Federal Grove B&B in Auburn on Sept. 18, and at the Victorian House B&B in Smiths Grove on Sept. 25.
The workshops, sponsored by the Bed and Breakfast Association of Kentucky, will offer information on the newly launched Kentucky Farm Stay Program, business planning, insurance, marketing, financial issues and historic building incentives. An informative “Start-Up Guide,” valued at $125, will be given to each attendee to be used as a helpful reference guide for starting a new B&B or Kentucky Farm Stay.
Cost for all three sessions is $275 per person, $350 per couple or $125 for BBAK members. Individual session cost is $125/person. For more information or to register, contact Sharon Dahle, Owner/Innkeeper of the Victorian House B&B in Smiths Grove, 1-270-563-9403, or visit www.kentuckybb.com.