Let’s work together for Michigan innkeepers and for you

Becoming a Preferred Vendor or Interim Innkeeper member of the Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association is a great way to connect with B&B owners and aspiring innkeepers who buy or will buy products and services like yours.

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Benefits of Preferred Vendor Membership

The Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association offers exclusive opportunities for businesses to showcase their products and services to member innkeepers. More than 60 member inns rely on MBBA for input and recommendations on services and products that can help their businesses operate more efficiently and profitably.  Join today to gain their attention and their trust.

In return for your annual dues of $300, enjoy these marketing benefits:

    • Contact information, company information, logo, and link from the MBBA website;
    • Introduction to members in MBBA News Briefs;
    • ​Complimentary member-wide dedicated electronic introductory promotion​ (purchasable once annually thereafter at $75);
    • Up to four complimentary ads or promotional stories annually in the monthly MBBA News Briefs; and
    • Exhibitor discount at the annual conference of $55.
Click here to apply and pay for a Preferred Vendor membership.
Benefits of Interim Innkeeper Membership

The Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association offers “Innsitters” the opportunity to showcase their services to member innkeepers. How else would they find you? More than 60 member inns rely on MBBA for input and recommendations on Innsitter services to help ease them through an emergency or a vacation that takes them away from their businesses. Join today to gain their attention and their trust at the unbelievably-low annual dues rate of just $99.

Click here to apply and pay for Interim Innkeeper membership.

 

Acorn Internet Services

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Mark & Lisa Kolb E-Mail 947-777-9164
Mark & Lisa are longtime and fervent supporters of the Bed and Breakfast Industry. Their company services include Creative & Appealing Web Design; Graphic Design & Branding; Organic and Local SEO & Google Analytics; Ongoing Website Support; Booking Engine Integration; Secure Hosting & Email; Individualized Marketing, Revenue Monitoring & Growth Strategies; Email, Social Media, Digital Marketing; and supporting ADA and GDPR Compliance Requirements.

Acorn Internet Services

Amanda Bergeron Photography
Amanda Bergeron Amanda’s E-Mail (989) 916-2112
My services focus on capturing the essence of these beautiful B&Bs and strategically sharing their stories with a global audience. I’m committed to helping your members enhance their online presence and drive success through engaging visual storytelling. Services include: Photography, branding, social media marketing, strategic communications, and advertising.

Cloudbeds

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Janet Jaiswal     VP of Marketing E-Mail tel:650-759-1339
Cloudbeds provides the platform that powers hospitality, driving streamlined operations, increasing reservations and revenue, and enabling memorable guest experiences for lodging businesses of all sizes and types across the globe. The award-winning Cloudbeds Hospitality Platform seamlessly combines solutions for front desk, revenue, distribution, guest acquisition, and guest engagement in a single unified system, enhanced by a marketplace of third-party integrations. Cloudbeds was named No. 1 PMS and No. 1 Hotel Management System by Hotel Tech Report in 2022 and recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 in 2021. 

The B&B Team

The B&B Team / Inn Partners LLC
We are Eben Viens, Marilyn Bushnell, David Hiler, Julie Pankey, Kim Williams E-Mail tel:802-380-7312
If you want to purchase a bed and breakfast inn, learn about starting a bed and breakfast, or you are an innkeeper looking to sell your inn or grow your business, we want to talk to you about our inn broker & consulting services. We are a diverse group of experienced professionals, who also happen to be friends, with one mission: to help you reach your personal and financial goals in the Innkeeping industry. As licensed real estate brokers and Innkeeping consultants with offices in several states, The B&B Team; helps you achieve the success you deserve nationwide.

Fremont Insurance Co.

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Tim Bassett, CIC, CRIS, CAWC, Director of Commercial & Farm Underwriting E-Mail tel:231-924-8378
We provide a unique package of insurance coverages on a commercial policy tailored to the B&B business operator. Fremont Insurance Company has many years of experience with this special program, with the highest-rated claim service by independent agents, and insures more B&Bs than any other insurer in Michigan.  We have many POSITIVE MBBA stories from Fremont’s services.

Inn Advisors

Preferred Vendor, InnKeeper Advisors Tom and Carol Edmondson, Marco DiDomizio Inn Advisors
Carol Edmonson E-Mail tel:802-380-7312
We are Innkeeping Specialists focusing on all aspects of Innkeeping.  We understand experience-based travel and the power of the Inn business model. We have taught hundreds of Innkeepers the secrets to a successful Inn business. Become an Innkeeping success story, let us show you how.
We provide the “Innside” information that both Aspiring and Experienced innkeepers need to succeed.

The Insurance Shop

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Nikki Skrocki E-Mail tel:800-350-6095
Make sure you mention MBBA as they have been very big supporters of both our inns and our association.

Lady Americana

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Midwest-quality mattresses
Tim Westrate E-Mail tel:616-245-8943
Make sure you mention MBBA as they have been very big supporters of both our inns and our association.
995 36th Street S.E, Grand Rapids MI 49508

Mandy Murry

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Mandy Murry E-Mail tel:828-735-6028
As a previous owner of Snowbird Mountain Lodge in Robbinsville, NC & I created $1 million in revenue in 12 months.   After selling our lodge in 2022, I started a hospitality consulting business for bed and breakfast properties and independent boutique hotel owners.   My career has been in travel and tourism.   I have created an app that offers weekly master class training sessions for operational and marketing purposes and also consult 1 on 1.
1000 Bear Creek Rd    Bigfork, MT    59911

ResNexus

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Travis Orton E-Mail tel:8017425574
RexNexus is an all-in-one property management software. Whether you are a seasoned property owner or just starting out, ResNexus is designed to make managing your business easy.  With our easy-to-use reservation software, you spend less time worrying and more time doing the things you love. See how ResNexus can enhance your business today!
Award-winning reservation software to grow your business

Touch Stay

TouchStay
Tyann Marcink
Queen of Guest Experience
E-Mail tel:636-584-3864
Our simple and effective technology lets B&B owners provide guests with all the information they need to enjoy their stay.  Say goodbye to leaflets, PDF printouts, and tatty old binders – say hello to your prettier, easier-to-maintain, and more versatile online welcome book that guests love.

Think Reservations

ThinkReservations
Richard Aday E-Mail tel:877-736-4195
With proven business management solutions, integrated payment processing, world-class support and direct connectivity with channels like Booking.com, Expedia and TripAdvisor, our fast, professional and comprehensive platform will unify and automate every part of your business to make it more profitable.

Innkeeping Services

 

Interim Innkeepers (Innsitters)

Bartlett Innkeeping LLC
Darci Bartlett / Elise Maylone
PO Box 700
Elk Rapids MI 49629
(231) 357-6451 
| E-Mail  | Website

Peace of mind is what we as your inn sitters can offer you. Just as you do for your guests, we will do in your absence. The little things, the details, make the difference. They make our guests’ stay AMAZING.

With 8+ years of Innkeeping experience and 20+ years of customer service experience, we are uniquely qualified to meet your needs.  Ask for links to our reviews.  We love to share them!

We are available for short or extended stays during peak or off-season times. In return, we get to visit this wonderful country, meet great owners and make new friends everywhere we serve.

While You Were Out
Susan Jamrog
837 Cordele Ave
Port Charlotte FL 33948
941-661-6039 |  E-Mail
My objective as an interim innkeeper is to provide peace of mind for owners by successfully running their bed and breakfast or inn to their standards in their absence and/or to provide extra support to their team on a temporary basis. Training includes ServSafe National Food Service Certification, February 2014; PAII Conference, January 2014; Internships: July 2013 at St. Francis Inn, St. Augustine FL, and May 2013 at Horse & Chaise Inn, Venice FL; Inn Sitting Training, Taos NM, May 2013; Entrepreneurial Academy, Punta Gorda, FL, Fall 2013; and Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar, New Castle ME, June 2012. CPR and First-Aid Certified. Currently preparing to retire as on-site director of Pumpin Patch Laboratory Preschool at Charlotte Technical Center since 1993.

Interim InnKeeper Application Form

Select Registry

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E-Mail (800) 344-5244
From historic inns and charming bed and breakfasts to full-service boutique hotels, you will encounter hundreds of Select Registry properties across North America. While each member’s property exudes its own unique style, there is one thing they all have in common: Select Registry’s endorsement, which has been trusted by millions of travelers for nearly 50 years. We offer independent bed and breakfasts, inns, and boutique hotels that meet Select Registry’s legendary quality standards, the opportunity to join our curated collection of properties.