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Kansas City Retailers Conference and Legislative Luncheon

  • Friday, August 15, 2014
  • 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, August 17, 2014
  • 12:00 PM
  • Event Locations: Friday Dinner-Dark Horse Distillery. Saturday - Ag Hall of Fame, 630 N 126th St, Bonner Springs, 66012 Hotel Room Block and Sunday Board Mtg - Best Western Premier, 10401 France Family Drive, KC, KS 66111 913-334-4440


  • Registration covers legislative luncheon and meetings. Dinners and room reservations must be paid individually. Please RSVP specifically for the events you will attend. Contact Amy Campbell at 785-969-1617 if you have questions or would like to request specific agenda items for the GOLD or Board Meetings.
  • Industry participants may not attend Board meeting and may be asked to step out during the strategy session if necessary.
  • Special category entitles the participant to present to the group. Must be approved.
  • Includes two registrations for the August and October KABR conferences plus website ad, promotional materials and optional display.
  • Invited state legislators and their guest only.
  • Staff only.

Registration is closed

Kansas City Retailers Conference and Legislative Luncheon

Saturday and Sunday - August 15-17, 2014 

 Print Schedule.

For Overnight Rooms: Contact Best Western Premier at 913-334-4440 for KABR Room Block.

Directions to the Best Western Premier - KC Sppedway Inn & Suites - for overnight rooms and the Board Meeting Sunday.




Dark Horse Distillery, 11740 SW 87th Terr., Lenexa, KS 66214  Directions


Ag Hall of Fame - Smith Event Barn. 630 N 126th St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012  Directions


12:00 - 1:30 pm   Legislators Luncheon - Informal Roundtable with State Legislators.  

Key to the KABR's efforts to represent Kansas liquor stores at the Kansas State Capitol are one to one conversations with current legislators.  The House Commerce Committee did not pass the Big Box legislation this year, but the vote would have been very close.  Your participation is important.

1:30 pm  - 3:00 pm   Retailers Roundtable and Strategy Session - GOLD:

KABR members roundtable for discussing 2014-2015 strategic planning – Includes a discussion of upcoming elections and issues.   GOLD stands for Goals of Liquor Dealers.  We need your input!


Saturday Dinner:   Paulo and Bills Restaurant

16501 Midland Dr., Shawnee    Directions

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Dinner - Separate Checks - not included in the weekend registration fee.


SUNDAY EVENTS - Meeting is located at KC Speedway Inn & Suites (Best Western Premier)  10401 France Family Drive, Kansas City, KS 66111-1905 Phone: 913/334-4440 Directions


9:30am - 12:00 pm KABR Official Business Meeting of the Board of Directors 1st Floor Conference Room

All Members are Encouraged to Attend the Official Business Meeting.



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

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