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Come “INN” and join us
The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association
 
The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association began in 1987 with 12 charter volunteer members, a group of Innkeepers with a vision to maintain high standards and warm hospitality. We currently represent over 85 of the finest Bed and Breakfasts throughout the State.
 
Our Mission

The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association represents only Innkeepers dedicated to providing a memorable experience in special overnight accommodations and attentive service for the traveler. We strive for high standards in cleanliness, safety and professionalism.

 Benefits include

The value of membership is found not only in the many benefits that are available to each member inn, but also in the invaluable networking within the organization.
 
 
Cooperative Marketing
 
Membership listing on Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association's state of the art on-line directory www.indianabedandbreakfast.org  with a 90 day spotlight on the home page preferred inn rotational listing. List your specials, local events, photos, and receive a referral link to your own website.  Visited by an average of 140 people a day.
New Feature: Our website is now "mobi" - mobile-phone compatible
 
Representation through print media at state visitor centers, city chamber of commerce’s, state and local tourist attractions, member bed and breakfasts, state conventions, travel trails, and more with our new 2013 printed membership directory.
 
Discounts with industry partners such as Pamela Lanier, BBonline, and CupandPillow.com 
 
 
             
Inspection Program

The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association is proud of its inspection program. We adhere to the highest standards and offer the best and safest possible accommodations to our guests.

“Inn Between Guests”
 
An on-line E-newsletter to keep you informed of Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association news and trends in the Bed and Breakfast industry.  All members are invited and encouraged to submit articles. The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association will keep you informed and up-to-date on issues of interest, legislation that will affect your business, and marketing opportunities through regular e-mail notification in “Inn Between Guests”. 
 
 Membership Certificate & Window Decal
 
Proudly shows that the Bed and Breakfast Inn belongs to a professional organization,
with Inns that are Inspected and Approved. Guest Comment cards available.

INN-TO-INN  

This is one of your best marketing tools and the opportunity for you to get to know your peers. As a participant in this program, there are no upfront costs, no membership forms to fill out. Just allow an Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association member to enjoy a night at your Bed and Breakfast at a reduced cost of $35.00 plus tax.  The Host Inn may have Black out dates.
 
Networking
 
As an inspected and approved member, you only have to pick up the phone or e-mail to get assistance and feedback from your seasoned peers.
            Regional meetings
            Partnerships
            Share, support and socialize
            Mentor aspiring Innkeepers
            Receive referrals from member Inns
            Exchange recipes
 
Meetings & Conventions
 
Regional meetings are scheduled throughout the year.
 
Annual Conference provides the opportunity for education, marketing and vendor information.

Member Recruitment

Current members receive a $25.00 referral fee for new members.
           

Association Office
The Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association office handles;
            Guest mail
            Phone inquiries
            Distribution of directory
            Maintenance of www.indianabedandbreakfast.org
            Recruitment of new members
            Innkeeper’s resources
            Regulation and start-up materials
            Guest Comments Cards

Preferred Vendors

 

Preferred Vendor - click here for more information
Insurance program for members, which insures Bed and Breakfast Inns at competitive rates, with the coverage that is needed to protect your Inn and your guests.

Discounted Long Term Insurance
Now Available to all members of the Association.

IBBA Membership - Apply Now
 
            Properties may apply for membership anytime during the year. For membership information, contact the IBBA Office, info@indianabedandbreakfast.org or call 877-846-4222. Application materials for Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association can be sent via U.S. Mail or may be downloaded.  We encourage you to apply for membership at your earliest opportunity, since your membership benefits begin immediately upon inspection and approval. Give your Bed and Breakfast Inn increased visibility immediately with your listing and link on http://www.indianabedandbreakfast.org
 
2013 Membership
 
Annual fees:
$175.00 base rate per inn with a $15.00 per guest room fee plus administration fee of $50.00 and a non-refundable inspection fee of $75.00 for all applications received
 
Following passage of inspection and receipt of all realted materials and membership fees your member benefits will become effective. Please contact the Indiana Bed and Breakfast office for additional information at  877-846-4222. Renewal of membership will be based on your anniversary date.

We proudly will represent your INN in our Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association listing, providing only the Best in Hoosier Hospitality.

We look forward to having you join us and provide only the best in Hoosier Hospitality.