Expanding Horizons: Building & Remodeling Bridal Business - Kansas City, MO
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Monday, March 28, 2011 at 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas City, MO
This one-day seminar focuses on branding, specialization, other events, add-on sales, apprenticeships, hiring and firing, media relations, website enhancement, current software and technological advances, and ethical challenges that are encountered in an established, growing business.
Attendees will be able to:
• Update and refresh a business plan.
• Discuss business growth and development opportunities.
• Select current event management tools and technology.
• Describe basic human resources management concepts.
• Review and revise a job description.
• Respond to customer complaints and ethical issues.
This seminar earns 2 points for education and professional development. To enable full participation for all attendees, seminar is limited to 25 participants.
For all other questions about the meeting or seminar, please contact Elise Enloe, Director of Education at EliseABCFL@aol.com or 407 977-9338.
If you're attending both the Sunday, March 27th ABC Expanding Horizons Seminar AND the ABC Heartlands meeting on Monday, March 28th, enter "Heartlands" discount code with your Expanding Horizons registration for $15 off your Sunday seminar registration. (We'll be checking the State website to ensure you're registered for both.)
We have a few rooms on hold for the Association of Bridal Consultants available for $99* by calling the Intercontinental (reservations) 1-866-856-9717 (*plus state and local taxes) - and requesting the Association of Bridal Consultants rate. Please make your reservations by February 26th, 2011. All Guestrooms at the InterContinental Hotel in Kansas City offer the following amenities:
Concierge Phone: 1-816-756-1500
From the North Take I-35 South to Kansas City, Missouri, to the Southwest Trafficway Exit. (Or, if you are coming from I-29, follow I-29 south to I-35 South, then continue with these directions) Southwest Trafficway will be a left hand exit. Follow Southwest Trafficway south for about 8-10 minutes, and you will begin to approach the Country Club Plaza area. At the light (just past 45th Street) go left onto 47th Street. Go to the second light and turn right on Broadway (onto the bridge). Go across Brush Creek and straight through the traffic light. On your right will be a statue of a lady and three cherubs (hotel property.) Half way up the hill, turn right into hotel entrance (Lobby Level.)
From I-70 Follow I-70 to downtown Kansas City and get on I-35 South. Once on I-35 South, follow directions from the North (above.)
From the South on I-35 Follow I-35 North towards Kansas City. Take the Shawnee Mission Parkway Exit, Highway 56, heading East. Follow Shawnee Mission Parkway east for about 10-15 minutes. Once you have passed through the intersections of Rainbow Boulevard and State Line Road, you will begin to enter the Country Club Plaza area. You will come to the intersection where Shawnee Mission Parkway intersects with Ward Parkway. This is a tricky intersection, so make sure to stay in the lanes heading straight. Shawnee Mission Parkway becomes Ward Parkway. Once you have passed through this large intersection, get in the right lane. The next intersection is Wornall Road, turn right. Halfway up the hill, turn right into the driveway of the InterContinental Kansas City.
From Highway 71 North Follow Highway 71 (north bound) and exit at Swope Parkway. Turn left on Swope Parkway, which becomes Volker Boulevard, which becomes Ward Parkway. At intersection with Wornall Road (where bridge goes over Brush Creek) turn left (away from the bridge.) A statue of a lady with three cherubs will be on your right (immediately after your turn). This is hotel property. Continue halfway up the hill and turn right into hotel entrance.
From Highway 71 South Follow 71 (southbound) and exit at Swope Parkway. Turn right on Swope Parkway, which becomes Volker, which becomes Ward Parkway. Turn left at Wornall Road away from the bridge. Continue halfway up the hill and turn right into hotel entrance.
Not comfortable with online payments? Register and select "Payment by Check" during the checkout process. Checks can be made out to ABC-Education and mailed to:
Elise Enloe, MBC, ABC Education Department, 660 Neile Ct., Oviedo, FL 32765
Cancellations more than 10 days before seminar may be transferred to another ABC seminar or refunded less a $30 administrative fee. Cancellations/no-shows less than 10 days before the seminar cannot be refunded. If paying by check, check must be received 5 days prior to the seminar. No-shows will be invoiced. If you can't prepay online or by check, we'll hold you a place, but only for ABC members. Unpaid ABC no-shows will be billed. Non-members must pre-pay and space cannot be held without pre-payment.Sorry - we've have too many pay-at-the-door registrations become "no shows - no pays." All non-reserved "walk-ins" will be accomodated on a space is available basis at $199.
Additional questions: E-mail ELISEABCFL@aol.com.
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