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Kansas City Retailers Conference and Legislative Luncheon

  • Saturday, August 24, 2013
  • 9:00 AM
  • Sunday, August 25, 2013
  • 12:00 PM
  • THE LEGENDS: Friday Dinner - Danny's Bar and Grill. Saturday Seminars/Luncheon - Cabela's Restaurant, 10300 Cabela Dr., KC, KS 66111. Hotel Room Block and Sunday Board Mtg - Best Western Premier, 10401 France Family Drive, KC, KS 66111 913-334-4440


  • Special category entitles the participant to present to the group. Must be approved.
  • Industry participants may not attend Board meeting and may be asked to step out during the strategy session if necessary.
  • Invited state legislators and their guest only.
  • 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.
  • Staff only.

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Kansas City Retailers Conference and Legislative Luncheon

Saturday and Sunday - August 24-25, 2013 


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.


FRIDAY - Meet at hotel lobby at 7 p.m. to go to Danny's Bar and Grill, 10940 Parallel Pkwy. Suite Q
Kansas City, KS 66109   (913) 328-0247  Directions.



Seminars and Legislative Luncheon - 9 am - 4:30 pm

    Cabela's Restaurant, 10300 Cabela Dr., KC, KS 66111


9:15 - 11:15 am   Retailer Education Seminar: 

Earn your certificate for completing certified retailer education.  Seminar educates licensees and clerks to prevent underage and other illegal sales - and teach you to find answers to your day to day questions. 

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.  It was a very close vote in the House Commerce Committee that tabled the Big Box legislation this year.

1:35 - 1:55 p.m.    Introduction to Bevsuite - New Event Host:   Adam Harpe 


2:00  - 4:30 p.m. Retailers Roundtable and Strategy Session – GOLD: 

KABR members roundtable for discussing 2013-2014 strategic planning – Includes a discussion of upcoming issues.   GOLD stands for Goals of Liquor Dealers.  All Members Welcome.


Saturday Dinner:   Paulo and Bills Restaurant

16501 Midland Dr., Shawnee    Directions

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Tasting by Dark Horse Distillery

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


9:00 - 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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