KABR Annual Meeting and Elections -
Legislative Luncheon - Wichita
Kansas Association of Beverage Retailers – P.O. Box 3842, Topeka, KS 66604 – 785-266-3963 email@example.com
Friday, Saturday and Sunday,
October 16-18, 2015
Hotel at Old Town
First & Mosley, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202 1-316-267-4800
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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
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!