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Speaking Engagements

Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf are experienced and engaging speakers presenting on a wide range of topics important to the bed and breakfast inn industry. Please contact us for availability, custom topics for your conference needs, and fees.

“Peter and Rick, We are incredibly grateful to have had you as teachers at the 2013 Innkeeping Show in Las Vegas. (I think the term “speaker” doesn’t accurately reflect what you actually do for our attendees). We realize the amount of time it takes to prepare for these workshops, and you have my sincerest gratitude. Our events consistently receive high marks from our attendees, and education has always been the crown jewel of what PAII has done for the industry. We could not do it without good people like you. Thank you so much.” –Jay Karen, past President & CEO, Professional Association of Innkeepers International

“I personally want to thank you for your wonderful contribution to the 2013 New England PAII Conference in Mt. Snow, Vermont. The innkeepers were buzzing about your presentations. I spoke to a woman who attended your sessions, and she thought it was so valuable. Great fundamental knowledge every innkeeper should have. I think folks left really thinking about their inns and how they can do things differently.” –Donna Hudson, past Director of Education, PAII

Upcoming Events:

2017

*** InnSpire (AIHP, CABBI, Select Registry) Knowledge Sharing Summit and Marketplace, Long Beach, CA (Scherman, Wolf, Bushnell, Dalton, Hayes)

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, Richmond, VA (Scherman, Hayes)

2016

*** Pennsylvania Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns, State College, PA (Bushnell, Dalton, Hayes)

*** AIHP Knowledge Sharing Summit and Marketplace, Nashville, TN

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, Staunton, VA

*** Bed and Breakfast Association of Arkansas, Mt. Magazine, AR

Past Events:

2015

*** Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association, Eau Claire, WI

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, Wilmore, KY (Hayes)

*** Pennsylvania Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns, State College, PA (Bushnell, Dalton)

*** Michigan Lake to Lake B&B Association, Mt. Pleasant, MI

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi, Vicksburg, MS

*** Select Registry, Key West, FL

*** Montana Bed & Breakfast Association, Missoula, MT

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, Fredericksburg, VA

*** Professional Association of Innkeepers Int’l Conference, New Orleans, LA

“I have your card and very much appreciated your and Peter’s presentation on the Millennial demographic.  We’re already lucky that our guests skew toward the younger side and you gave me some ideas about how to exploit that further. I’m sure we’ll be talking at future conferences.” –Select Registry Innkeeper from Wisconsin

2014

*** Select Registry Southeast District Meeting, Charleston, SC

*** Select Registry Mid-Atlantic District Meeting, Rehoboth, DE

*** Hospitality Marketing Summit, Denver, CO

*** Select Registry New England District Meeting, Kennebunkport, ME

*** Select Registry Midwest District Meeting, Logan, OH

*** Florida Bed & Breakfast Inns Association, Orlando, FL

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeeping Trade Show and Conference, King of Prussia, PA

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia Annual Conference, Richmond, VA

*** The Innkeeping Show, Charleston, SC

*** Economic Development Committee, “Small Business Forum on Online/Social Media Marketing”, Kennebunk, ME

2013

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Trade Show and Conference, Hunt Valley, MD

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia Annual Conference, Richmond, VA

*** The Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Las Vegas, NV

*** PAII New England Regional Conference, Mount Snow, VT

From the President of the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia: “Peter, I can not thank you enough for the work you did with us on Tuesday.  The group really took it to heart and applied it to our work today.  We’ve developed a preliminary new mission statement and tag line, prioritized 4 BHAG’s and agreed how we are going to work together.  The biggest thing is that they all signed up to lead or be part of task forces to tackle some of our issues.  Everyone kept referring back to ‘Peter talked to us about – – – ‘ or ‘Peter thought we should – – -‘ or ‘Yesterday we discussed – – –  and we should build on that’.  It was really good to see this group take an active interest in making changes and agreeing on what they should be – worlds different from last year. Thank you!” Kathryn Bundy, Owner Innkeeper of Foxfield Inn, Virginia

2012

*** Select Registry Region 2, Kennebunkport, ME

*** PAII New England Regional Conference, Cape Cod, MA

*** PAII Southeast Regional Conference, Greenville, SC

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Conference, Williamsburg, VA

*** The Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Little Rock, AR

“Hello! My name is Alan Duxbury from the Carlisle House in Carlisle Pennsylvania. Today it is my pleasure to introduce Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf of The B & B Team. They are so well known in our industry that it’s a challenge to find something new to say about them, so I decided to use their own words from Facebook. ‘Red wine and chocolate. What could be better?’ ‘Now that’s what we call sexy! Give guests what they don’t have at home.’ ‘No one likes unexpected and unpleasant surprises, especially when a lot of money is on the table.’ So there we are folks. Gluttony, Lust, and Gambling. Fortunately they are also awesomely good at advising innkeepers and helping them with the purchase and sale of inns and B&B’s, and even more importantly in helping us PREPARE for those two major events in our lives. Along with their wives Peggy and Jan, and with Scott and Marilyn Bushnell, they are ready to help you all score an innkeeping touchdown, they are The B & B Team!” — Intro at The Innkeeping Show, 2012

2011

*** Maine Innkeepers Conference, Portland, ME

*** Northwest Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Portland, OR

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, Berea, KY

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers, Lancaster, PA

*** Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

*** California Bed & Breakfast Inns, San Diego, CA

*** The Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Charleston, SC

“Thank you for doing such an incredible job at the BBAK Conference. You were both a real hit, and we all learned a great deal from your presentations. We greatly appreciate your passion for our industry and look forward to staying in touch with you in the future. You guys are the greatest!” –Todd Allen, President, Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky

2010

*** New England Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Nashua, NH

*** Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association, Wisconsin Dells, WI

*** New Mexico Bed & Breakfast Association, Silver City, NM (Bushnell)

*** Florida Bed & Breakfast Inns Association, Orange Park, FL

*** 2010 Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Austin, TX

*** Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

*** Maine Innkeeper’s Association, Portland, ME

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Conference and Trade Show, Hot Springs, VA

2009

*** The New England Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show, Nashua, NH

*** New England Inns and Resorts Association, Stowe, VT

*** Texas Bed & Breakfast Association, Granbury, TX

*** Louisiana and Mississippi Bed & Breakfast Associations, Natchez, MS

*** The Preferred Inns of New Jersey, Spring Lake, NJ

*** The Innkeeping Conference & Trade Show, Atlanta, GA

*** California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns, Monterey, CA

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeeper’s Conference, Hot Springs, VA

*** PAII Lunchtime Learning Series Webinar

2008

*** Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Conference, Natural Bridge, VA

*** Conference of the Carolinas, Spartanburg, SC

*** PAII 2008, Anaheim, CA

*** Florida Bed & Breakfast Inns, Lake Wales, FL

*** Maine Innkeeper’s Association, Phippsburg, ME

*** Select Registry Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA

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