KABR Annual Conference and Legislative Events - Wichita
Kansas Association of Beverage Retailers – P.O. Box 3842, Topeka, KS 66604 – 785-266-3963 firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Saturday and Sunday,
October 7-9, 2016
Friday – October 7
5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening Night Reception with Legislators and Retailers -
Kansas Retailers meet and support the Legislators and Candidates who will be voting in Topeka next session. Dress is casual.
Blarney Stone Pub, 2120 N. Woodlawn, Ste. 300
Wichita, Ks. 67208 Map It
7:00 p.m. Dinner - immediately following reception - please RSVP - separate checks
Saturday – October 8
Hotel at Old Town
First & Mosley, 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202 1-316-267-4800
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. – 6:00 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,
1:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Retailers RoundTable: GOLD Mtg, and Product Seminars
1:45 p.m. GOLD Meeting - Goals of Liquor Dealers member group discussion, breakdown of legislative issues and strategy. Learn about proposed constitutional liquor ballot in Oklahoma and changes in Colorado. Review Liquor Control Act amendments.
2:30 p.m. Product Seminar: Cheers POS
3:00 p.m. Break
3:10 p.m. Product Seminar: Jeremy Sholtz, Standard Beverage - Malt Whisky Around the World
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite - Hotel 1st Floor
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 9
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 - Brian Davis, President - Members Only
- Report on the Kansas Legislature
- Policy positions on Legislation
- Strategies and Next Steps
- KABR Budget
- Elections for Board of Directors
- 2017 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!