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2013 KABR Annual Meeting & Elections featuring Legislative Luncheon - Wichita

  • 12 Oct 2013
  • 8:00 AM
  • 13 Oct 2013
  • 12:00 PM
  • Hotel at Old Town, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This price is available to Kansas retailers / members.
  • Exhibits will be at Conference Center Saturday - 11-5. Includes listing in the Meeting Program, display table and registration for one representative.
  • This form is for Industry Hosts to indicate which events their representative(s) will attend. Fees are collected separately.
  • Individual tickets available for those who do not pay full conference registration fee.
  • For KABR members or invited guests who do not pay the full conference registration.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. $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.

Registration is closed
 

2013 KABR Annual Meeting & Elections –

and Legislative Luncheon - Wichita

preliminary schedule

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

  PRINTABLE SCHEDULE

Saturday and Sunday,

October 12-13

  Hotel at Old Town

First & Mosley, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202

1-316-267-4800

REQUEST KABR GROUP

Make your reservations NOW. Block is limited.

Wireless internet service available. Overnight rate includes suite w kitchen amenities. Free breakfast for overnight guests.

 

Meetings will be held at the Conference Center across the street from the Hotel at 210 N. Mosley.

Friday – October 11

7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.     Dinner at Larkspur Restaurant - separate checks

Saturday – October 12                                                            Hotel at Old Town Conference Center

9 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. Key to the KABR's efforts to represent Kansas liquor stores at the Kansas State Capitol are one on one conversations with current legislators.  Perhaps the most important role of KABR each year - our Association continues to keep harmful legislation at bay - bills are introduced every year to deregulate liquor sales for the Big Box Coalition (strong beer, wine and spirits).  Don’t miss this critical opportunity!

1:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  Retailers RoundTable and Product  Seminars – GOLD: 

 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. - The first hour is members only - KABR members GOLD roundtable for discussing current policies and strategic planning re: Big Box Liquor, the Legislature, industry relationships, ABC, includes discussion of issues expected to arise in 2014.   GOLD stands for Goals of Liquor Dealers. 

3:00 – 5:15 p.m. - Business Briefings

Product Sampling by Most Wanted – High Plains, Inc., and more. 

6:30 p.m. KABR Annual Awards Dinner

Join industry partners and fellow retailers to celebrate a very successful year with our annual dinner and awards presentations. 

9:00 p.m. Hospitality – Hotel at Old Town 

Sunday – October 13                                                              Hotel at Old Town Conference Center

Sunday – October 13    Hotel at Old Town Conference Center

9:30 a.m. KABR Annual Meeting and Elections

Stacey Harlow, President                    

- Elections for Board of Directors

- Report on the 2013 Kansas Legislature

- New Rules and Regulations

o Sampling

o Coupons

o Online Licensing

- Policy positions on 2014 Legislation

o Wine, Beer and Spirits in Big Box Stores

o Distributors selling direct to On-Premise Clubs and Restaurants

o ABC Funding

o more

- Strategies and Next Steps

- 2014 Schedule

  12:00 noon - adjourn

Silent Auction and Fundraising

Please notify KABR in advance of the products to be donated for the Silent Auction.  Items should be brought to the convention center on Saturday morning or left with the front desk marked “KABR” on Friday.

Nominations

Please submit nominations for elections or awards before October 1.  Nominations will be accepted from the floor at the annual meeting.

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Hotel at Old Town

First & Mosley, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202

1-316-267-4800

REQUEST KABR GROUP

Make your reservations NOW.  Block is limited.

Wireless internet service available.  Overnight rate includes suite w kitchen amenities.  Free breakfast for overnight guests.

 

 

 

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, EZ Spirits, BevSuite and High Plains Inc.  We appreciate your support! 

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Meetings will be held at the Conference Center across the street from the Hotel at 210 N. Mosley.


Kansas Association of Beverage Retailers       P.O. Box 3842, Topeka, KS  66604      Email KABR  

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