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KABR Annual Conference & Elections featuring Legislative Luncheon - Wichita

  • 16 Oct 2015
  • 5:00 PM
  • 18 Oct 2015
  • 12:00 PM
  • Hotel at Old Town, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202 - 1-316-267-4800

Registration

  • This price is available to Kansas retailers / members for the full weekend. Choose convention registration for all meals and events, and indicate which events you will attend. You can add a guest after completing your own registration.
  • This Training is for liquor licensees and employees of ABC licensed businesses. Improve compliance with State and local laws and regulations. Promote the safe and legal sale of adult beverages,
    -prevent harmful and expensive illegal sales,
    - earn mitigation for future violations.
    Members are entitled to two free registrations. (KABR will have to adjust your invoice.) $20 for each additional registration.
    Certificate is earned by passing a test. Please bring a pen or pencil.
    We recommend retailers and employees attend training every two years.
  • Exhibits will be at Conference Center Saturday - 11-5. Includes listing in the Meeting Program, display table and registration for one representative.
  • For Industry members such as wholesalers, suppliers, or other licensees who are not an exhibitor, product seminar host, or other sponsor.
  • For invited legislators and guests, please RSVP for the Legislative Luncheon - 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 12. Please feel free to come late or leave early according to your schedule.
  • Individual tickets available for those who do not pay full conference registration fee above.
  • For retailers or invited guests who did not pay the full conference registration above.
  • This form is for Industry Hosts to indicate which events their representative(s) will attend. Fees are collected separately. Please get the Industry Host Form from Amy Campbell or Jeff Grantham.
  • Please note that only invited industry suppliers, wholesalers and vendors are eligible for this category. Fees range from $250 to $500. Please contact Jeff Grantham at 1-316-312-7646.

Registration is closed


KABR Annual Meeting and Elections - 

Legislative Luncheon - Wichita

schedule 

Kansas Association of Beverage Retailers – P.O. Box 3842, Topeka, KS  66604 – 785-266-3963      campbell525@sbcglobal.net


Friday, Saturday and Sunday,

October 16-18, 2015


 Hotel at Old Town

First & Mosley, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202   1-316-267-4800

Request KABR Group - Make your reservations NOW.

 

Friday – October 16

5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.     Reception/ Fundraiser for Senator Ralph Ostmeyer and Senator Rob Olson

Lakeside Club, 2121 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS  67206

7:30 p.m.    Retailer Dinner / Outing - Group is reserved for separate checks at AVI Seabar and Chophouse, 135 N. Waco, Wichita, KS 67202 (inside the Drury Inn)

Saturday – October 17    

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration & Morning Coffee -  Lobby  - Old Town Conference Center

                                                   

9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.   Retailer Education Seminar:   - Earn your certificate for completing certified retailer education.  Seminar educates licensees and clerks to prevent underage and other illegal sales - and teaches you to find answers to your day to day questions. 

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Vendor Exhibits and Silent Auction   (Setup 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Legislators Luncheon - Fighting Liquor Sales by Big Box, Grocery and Convenience Stores... and other issues from the State Legislature - An Informal Roundtable with State Legislators, Featuring Guest Jeanne McEvoy, President of the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association.      

1:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Retailers RoundTable: GOLD Mtg, 2015 Liquor Law Review and Product  Seminars  

1:45 p.m.  Introduce Exhibitors  


1:55 p.m.  GOLD Meeting - Goals of Liquor Dealers member group discussion, breakdown of legislative issues and strategy.  Learn about proposed constitutional liquor ballots in Oklahoma and Colorado. Review Liquor Control Act amendments from 2015.


2:30 p.m.    Product Seminar:  Bourbon Tasting

   Adam Clary, Standard Beverage and Jim Beam Brands


3:10 p.m.  Break 


3:25 p.m.    Product Seminar: Craft Beer Tasting   Steven Haines, House of Schwan



6:30 p.m. KABR Kansas Industry Dinner  

We can't be successful without our industry partners!  Join industry partners and fellow retailers to celebrate  with our annual dinner and awards presentations. 

9:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite  -  Hotel 1st Floor

Sunday – October 18

Hotel Guests Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m.   KABR will have coffee, fruit and breakfast breads.  

9:30 a.m. KABR Annual Meeting and Elections  Stacey Harlow, President - Members Only          

- Report on the 2015 Kansas Legislature

- Policy positions on 2016 Legislation

- Strategies and Next Steps

- KABR Budget and Proposed Dues Increase

- Elections for Board of Directors

- 2016 Schedule

  12:00 noon - adjourn


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Special thanks to our industry partners – IMA Processing, LLC, Kansas Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association, Standard Beverage Corporation, Glazer’s of Kansas, Worldwide Wine and Spirits, Kansas Beer Wholesalers Association.  We appreciate your support! 

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