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Conference Exhibitor Information

Midwest Independent Lodging Conference & Innkeeper Trade Show

Midwest Independent Lodging Conference
and Innkeeper Trade Show

Presented by:
The Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association along with the assistance & support of a growing list of Inns & Associations of the Midwest



Chestnut Mountain Resort
~On The Beautiful Mississippi River~
8700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd
Galena, IL 61036
Chestnut Mountain Resort Website

Chestnut Mount Resort

 November 1st, 2022 - November 3rd, 2022
(Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)
*Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar - Monday, October 31st, 2022*

Get your products/services in front of B&B’s, Inns, & Independent Lodging throughout the Midwest.

All Exhibitors have the opportunity to choose one of the following:

General Exhibitor Level - $350.00
Sponsorship Level - $1,500.00


All Exhibitor Benefits

  • Table covering, chairs, wireless internet, and electricity.
  • Socialize and network and get your products/services in front of all our attendees. Provide sample products and promotional material and sell—no commissions/added costs.
  • Company inclusion on the WBBA website and in the conference program-to include company website links, logo, description and contact information.

Sponsorship Level Benefits

  • All general exhibitor benefits with the addition of:
    • Speaking engagement (contact Kerri Thiel for discussion of topics and specifics).
    • Prime exhibitor space location,
    • Pre-booked appointments with attendees.
    • Chestnut Mountain Resort room and planned meals are included for one (1) person in your company. (Additional company representatives - purchase meals in the "Food & Membership Options" portion of the registration form.)
    • One company introduction before a session. Added exposure!
    • Additional sponsorship exposure through member email communication.
    • Full list of conference attendees before/after the conference.
    • Provide us an "ad" that we will include in our Member Conference Updates that will allow you to describe any special pricing, promotions, show specials, etc.
    • Company name and logo on signs, banner, and screen.
    • Opportunity for extra exposure.*

      *Extra Sponsorship opportunities with signage for added exposure are available (e.g., coffee breaks, lunch), to be discussed after Sponsorship Level registration & payment. Call us at 715-942-8180 or email Kerri Thiel, WBBA Executive Director, at kerri@wbba.org

Exhibitor Set Up: November 1st from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (after 5:00 pm available too).

Click Here For A Current Schedule Of Events, Topic Descriptions, And A List Of Things To See & Do While Exploring Galena

(Schedule of Events and topics/descriptions are subject to change - Keep checking back!
The schedule will be updated as more information becomes available and finalized.)


Attending any/all of our conference, networking, and getting to know our attendees is invaluable and all exhibitors are welcome to join in with any activities! Vendor activities and dedicated times go through Thursday, November 3rd, until 2 pm, so you don't want to miss all the opportunities to get to know the attendees and network.



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Stay Tuned To This Page As Conference Details Are Finalized and Updated Here!

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Overnight Option:

We are pleased to have chosen Chestnut Mountain Resort! Onsite amenities include on-site restaurants, sports bar, an indoor pool & sauna, free wi-fi, and many activities in the local area to enjoy!

Special Conference Room Rates at Chestnut Mountain Resort
One (1) adult - $99.00/night
Two (2) adults - $109.00/night
and so on

*Prices include breakfast (tax & gratuity not included)*

Room choices include:
 Standard King Bed, Standard 2 Queen Beds, Premium Riverside (2 Queen Beds), Standard King Courtside, Deluxe Riverside, Deluxe Courtside, Standard Handicap Room, etc.

First Come, First Serve! 

*Please make sure that when making your reservation online, update the reservation to the correct number of adults and/or children that will be staying in your room. The default selection is 2 adults. Then, select the type of room you wish to reserve from the list of rooms available for your chosen dates.

Please use this booking link to book your stay* at Chestnut Mountain Resort:

*All exhibitors and sponsors must book their own stay. For Sponsors: Chestnut Mountain Resort room cost and planned meal costs will be covered by the WBBA for one (1) person per company.
Chestnut Mountain Room


MIDWEST INDEPENDENT LODGING CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY - Should a conflict arise, you may cancel your registration with full refund up to 7 business days prior to the conference or October 21st, 2022. After that date, refunds are not possible. You must put your cancellation in writing to the WBBA offices directly at info@wbba.org. In the event of an occurrence that is beyond the reasonable control of any attendee affected and occurs without fault, including things such as "Acts of God", public or private disaster, public health emergencies (COVID), a full refund of registration will be available.

PAYMENT OPTIONS - Payment for attending the conference is accepted via check or PayPal with completed registration. If sending a check, simply send the check to the WBBA offices at the address below. You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card (via PayPal).

If special payment arrangements are needed, please contact Kerri directly at the WBBA offices and we will do our best to accommodate. Please note, however, that a minimum of $250 deposit is required for our sponsorship level in order to secure your speaking engagement and topic and for immediate exposure on our website and marketing/advertising materials.

Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association
644 Hillcrest Drive
Suite #7
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-942-8180

You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card (via PayPal).

Want to participate, but unable to attend? Your product giveaway, product samples, information, coupons, giveaway product/basket. Send your product to arrive the week of October 17th, 2022 to the WBBA offices (address above).

*COVID-19 Statement
The WBBA takes the health and safety of all the sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees of our conference very seriously. Please be assured that during any in-person portion of our conference, any CDC and/or state mandates/guidelines at the time will be practiced.


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