Aspiring Innkeepers


Join us at the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center in Staunton, VA on Saturday February 20 for an all-day workshop. Optional events scheduled for Sunday for those who wish to attend. Workshop limited.  Click here to register.

Attendees for this one day workshop should plan on being at the class site by 8:00 AM on Saturday. We will start at 8:30 AM and run until 5:30 PM. We will have dinner as a group Saturday for those who want to join us for some casual time together (not included in registration fee). Attendees are encouraged to spend a night at an area B&B or at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center, but this is not required.

On Sunday, attendees will be invited to work with an area innkeeper from 8:00AM till Noon. They will be able to observe and get hands-on experience at breakfast, check-out and room cleaning. One-on-one sessions with The B&B Team will also be available for those who wish to take advantage of them from 9:00AM till 1:00PM. From Noon till 2:00PM on Sunday, attendees will be able to tour other area B&Bs. From 1:00PM-2:00PM workshop attendees will have exclusive access to our vendor fair. All attendees are encourage to also take part of the Speed Networking session at 2:00PM-3:00PM. 3:00PM-5:00PM the vendor fair is open to all attendees. Once you register for the workshop, BBAV will contact you to make sure you are able to take advantage of all the events on Sunday.

5:00PM-8:30PM will be a reception and dinner with current innkeepers, vendors, tourism partners and our Key Note Speaker (not included in registration fee).

Saturday workshop (included: Sunday events until 5:00 pm and aspiring innkeeper with BBAV for the rest of 2016)
Single attendee: $99
Couple: $150
Sunday Dinner, Key note and reception: $50 per person

Click here for full schedule and to register.



Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center
$99 a night + tax and $16 resort fee
Parking:  $6.00 per night parking charge in city owned garage
866-880-0024 or 540-885-4848 and reference “Bed and Breakfast Association” to receive the special rate, or go online here

StayVA Members in Staunton
Cancellation Policy • Cancel by January 20, 2016 to receive a full refund of your conference registration fee. • If you cancel between January 21 and Feb 9, you will be refunded your registration fee minus a $50 cancellation charge. • After Feb 9, 2016 we are not able to issue a refund. • All cancellations must be emailed to

To join the Bed & Breakfast Association as an Aspiring Innkeeper join online.

Aspiring Members receive:

• Email newsletters

• Assistance from BBAV office with getting started

• Participate in regional meetings

• Access to Members Only website with resources

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