Have you always dreamed of owning your own Inn or Bed & Breakfast? 
Get ready to take a journey down the Aspiring Innkeeper Hospitality Path with AIHP! 

Join us for a special One-Day Event of Aspiring Innkeeper Workshops on Monday, March 25th, 2019, at the 2019 Knowledge Sharing Summit & Marketplace! 


Registration September 16th, 2018 - January 15th, 2019

$159 for Monday Only           $559 Monday and the Summit  


Monday, March 25th, 2019

7:30 AM: Registration and Check-in at Duke Energy Convention Center

8:00 AM: Breakfast with all attendees

9:00 AM: Welcome, Objective and Introductions

Create Your Business Model
Create your dynamic business model that encompasses your vision of the Inn you will own, whether you build or buy. A simple methodology that changes as you work with experts, meet successful Innkeepers, and look at properties.

The Hospitality Industry
Our industry put in perspective including the history, makeup, future direction, and data gathered by industry experts that resonates with investors, lenders, and appraisers.

A Day in the Life
What do innkeepers do, and what do they delegate to staff and/or service providers? How do successful innkeepers in both large and small properties manage their time?

Today's Traveler — The Guest Experience
Who are today’s guests, what do they want, and how do successful Innkeepers create a unique experience catering to many differing guests types and markets.

Lunch and Marketplace Tour
Intro to the Summit Marketplace and the Exhibitors who are our Allied Partners in the industry. A brief guided tour of the trade show floor to see how successful Innkeepers leverage this amazing resource.

Build, Renovate or Buy — Doing Your Due Diligence
The various paths to ownership, the resources, and the potential roadblocks you need to know about and work with as you research each opportunity so that you understand the potentials and the pitfalls.

Financing Options
Commercial lending, sources of funds, business plans, creative approaches, and lender and loan guarantor requirements. Being prepared for a purchase.

Valuation of an Inn
What are the elements of value, and how do the experts assess current and future value?

Wrap Up
A speaker's panel to answer your questions.

5:00 PM: Reception in the Marketplace

Click here for more information, and register starting Monday, September 3rd!

*Please note that one-day pricing includes breakfast, lunch, and reception

Not yet an AIHP Aspiring Member? We would love to talk to you about the benefits!  Click here to learn more, or reach out to Rob Fulton, CEO at [email protected] or 717-433-6813