Annual Fall Meeting

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2018 ISBPA Annual Fall Meeting

This year's meeting will be held Nov. 4-5, 2018
at Harrah's Hotel & Casino in Joliet


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For the 2018 Meeting Program Outline/Agenda – (Click Here)

For the 2018 Meeting Reservation Form – (Click Here)

For details of ISBPA's Featured Presentation by The Restaurant Boss - (Click Here)

Room Reservations are avaiable online at a very special group room rate of $75/night plus tax and an amenity fee of $15 per day  (To Reserve your Room, Click Here)

Cutoff date for this special group rate is October 24.
Rooms booked after this date will revert to the property’s Rack Rate on a space-available basis.

You may also book your reservations by calling 1-800-HARRAHS, mentioning your group code: ISBPA18. Please note all call in reservations are subject to a $10 processing fee.

All reservations will be guaranteed with a deposit for the first night’s room charge and tax. All reservations that are booked by using a Credit/Debit Check Card will be charged first night’s room charge and tax immediately to the cardholders account. In addition, a daily amenity fee of $15 (inclusive of 13% tax) per room, per night, will be charged. This fee includes two (2) guest admissions per day to the Fitness Center, basic WIFI to include two (2) devices per day, daily access to the Business Center, and Hotel Valet Parking for one vehicle.

ISBPA’s Fall Meeting serves up a platter of informational, educational and networking opportunities for members, their families and key management staff. All these functions are a benefit of ISBPA membership and provided at no additional cost.

The Association will host a luncheon at 11:45 AM Monday followed by the Annual General Membership MeetingThe meeting will feature BPAA President Randy Thompson of Des Moines Iowa, who will provide the keynote and a BPAA report.  The meeting will also feature special ISBPA award honorees, officer & director elections, state legislative report, and a school bowling report.

Education programming includes our featured presenter, Ryan Gromfin, The Restaurant Boss.  Ryan is one of the most followed restaurant coaches nationally, and is a Chef, Restauranteur, Author and Consultant to many national chain F&B operators.  Click here to view the seminar flyer.

The morning sessions include several shorter presentations.  The day’s programming is led by BPAA’s Kelly Bednar, who will walk you through some of the tools to find quality employees while creating a business structure promoting growth of staff.  BBBI’s Bruce Davis will share some traits and behaviors specific to the majority of The Millennial Generation and will explain how the understanding of these customers can help you shape the direction of your marketing for more profitable results. BONUS - There will be a short explanation of the “Marketing to Churches” pilot program that ISBPA and BBBI are collaborating on.

MillerCoors is hosting a Hospitality Suite that will be open on Sunday and Monday evenings - another terrific networking opportunity for members, friends and vendors.

At 5:00 PM on Monday evening, your Association will host the popular ISBPA Supporting Member Mini Display/Cocktail Business Social, featuring an array of products and services from many of ISBPA’s Supporting Members.  This networking event will immediately follow Monday afternoon’s featured Food & Beverage session.

Fax your completed Meeting Reservation Form to ISBPA at (847) 982-9048 or email it to ISBPA. Please rember to book your hotel room accommodations online through Harrah's Room Reservation Link. Hotel Arista is guaranteeing ISBPA members, guests and Supporting Members a special discounted room rate for reservations received on or before October 24, 2018.

Come join your fellow proprietors - You will find your time spent to be rewarding and energizing!


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