Requirements: Members must be located in Michigan - South of Holland, Lansing, and Detroit and must be open year round.
Membership Cost: $150 start up plus nominal annual renewal
Membership includes a web page for your inn on the SMI web site, assessment collection ($1 per occupied room), regular meetings and networking.
Experienced innsitters will maintain a professional quality of breakfast preparation,
housekeeping, scheduling, and guest registration while YOU are gone on a much needed
holiday. Excellent references and resumes. Call for availability, rates, referrals and
Thank you for considering my services to accomodate guests in your absence. No doubt you have need of time off for family or business.
I have owned my own B&B and restaurant in the past and have been Innsitting for many years.
References available upon request. I am willing to travel in the USA. All services are individually contracted and mutually agreed upon before your absence. Coming to your Inn ahead of time would be my pleasure to get to know you and your Inn.
Linda Benson 1-517-392-0887
MISSION STATEMENT :
The Southern Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association is an innkeeper-centered
membership dedicated to providing promotional information, support services,
networking, and professional development opportunities to its' innkeeper members.
VALUES STATEMENT :
Learning about current trends and techniques to handle and overcome obstacles in
a professional manner.
Service to enhance the customer's inngoing experience.
Integrity to serve the customer in a professional manner.
Diversity to broaden the scope of innkeeper's knowledge.
SMIBBA exists for support and mentoring of fellow innkeepers.
SMIBBA innkeepers collaboratively expand their knowledge base and skills to
better serve their guests in uniquely attractive and varied inns with a uniformly
high quality of room, bed, bath, breakfast, events, packages, workshops, attractions
SMIBBA provides a forum to personally interact with fellow innkeepers for the
mutual benefit and positive progress of all members.
SMIBBA meets 6-8 times per year to discuss business, share experiences and
promote fellow inns.
SMIBBA provides a well maintained website and a regularly updated printed brochure to actively promote the group as a whole.
For more information please contact:
210 East Street
Three Rivers, MI 49093