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Who Should Attend?

Making a decision to become an innkeeper is an important one. It can mean a significant change in lifestyle and substantial investment of personal savings. This double indemnity requires rigorous research, you want to be right! The seminar is for those who are considering becoming innkeepers as well as interim innkeepers, real estate professionals and others who want to learn more about the business of innkeeping.

Seminar Facilitators and Hosts

David Caples, experienced innkeeper, small lodging consultant and inn sales broker. David is the former owner/operator of the Elizabeth Pointe Lodge and principal of Lodging Resources Partners

Helen Cook, former innkeeper, small lodging industry consultant, owner of the website, and a founding principal in Lodging Resources Partners.

Alain Roy and Mike Zimmer, our hosts are innkeepers and owner/operators of the Forsyth Park Inn. Alain and Mike were living and working in Chicago when they saw the inn for sale on the website Bed & Breakfast for Sale and knew that it was meant for them. Soon after purchasing the inn, they began instilling their own brand of hospitality and unique style to the inn and adding a boutique.

Seminar Registration

The Savannah seminar includes a full day of instruction, course materials, current industry studies and information, informal consulting throughout the day, informative and lively round table discussions over lunch and a Certificate of Achievement on completion of the seminar.

Seminar Registration Fee is $100 for a single registrant or $190 for two partners.

Accommodations for Friday and Saturday nights are available at the Forsyth Park Inn.  Special room rates, available only to seminar participants, range from $150 – $200 per night. We can assist with your lodging reservation subsequent to your seminar registration.

Meals include a welcome social hour on Friday night, breakfast, lunch and social hour on Saturday and breakfast before departure on Sunday. Cost is $30 a person.

Register for the seminar weekend, February 6 - 8, 2015, by contacting Helen Cook at Lodging Resources Partners . Email her at or call Helen at 904-321-2210.


Dreaming of Owning
a Bed & Breakfast?

A Weekend Away
Savannah, GA
February 6 - 8, 2015


 Friday 5:30 pm – 7 pm

·   Meet & Greet Social Hour

·   Dinner on Your Own

Saturday 8:00 am – 7 pm

·   Breakfast & Seminar

·   Social Hour

Saturday Seminar Highlights

·   Lodging Industry Overview

·   Will It Meet Your Financial Goals?

·   Lifestyle vs. Financial Goals

·   Concepting: Creating the Product

·   Buy, Build or Renovate?

·   Business Plan Review

·   Competitive Analysis

·   Size and Site Analysis

·   5, 10, 20-room Inn Pro-forma

·   Acquisition Strategy & Tactics

·   Market and Location Selection

·   Buyers Evaluation Checklist

·   Valuation Techniques for a Fair Price

·   Financing the Inn of Your Dreams

Equity Requirements

Financing Sources

·   Keys to a Successful Inn

Sunday 8:00 am – 11 am

·   Breakfast & Seminar

Sunday Seminar Wrap-up

·   Choosing the Destination

·   Seminar Concludes

Register Today!

Contact Helen at 904-321-2210



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