Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia Membership
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Dear BBAV Prospective Member,
As the President of the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, I am pleased to see your interest in our organization. The BBAV is a non-profit trade association serving members statewide in the B&B industry. We invite you to become a member and begin to enjoy the tangible benefits as well as opportunities for networking, education and professional growth.
When we became new innkeepers, we were excited about becoming members of the professional organization of innkeepers here in Virginia. That membership through the years has been very beneficial to us. So, please read over our BBAV materials and if you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call.
We look forward to having you join as one of our new members.
Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia President
PROFESSIONAL BBAV MEMBERSHIP
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Any Virginia Bed & Breakfast is encouraged to become a Professional Member of the association.Our Current Benefits
- A listing on our website www.innvirginia.com
- Benefits from widely distributed rack card at visitor centers and through Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC)
- Receive our e-newsletter
- Inclusion in our Gift Card program
- Member discounts on a variety of products & services
- Information on vendors such as credit card processors, insurance, inn products and other innkeeper needs
- Mentorship of all new members
- Regional meetings with opportunities for small group discussions and networking
- And above all, the knowledge that all other members are inspected and approved by a professional organization with high standards to offer the inn going public. To learn more about our inspection process, please contact the BBAV office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please return you application to BBAV 3372 Lady Catherine Cir, Triangle, VA 22172
If you have questions, Please call the BBAV office at: 888-660-2228 or email@example.com.
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Quick reference - forms available for the 3 membership areas:
Form must be returned to the BBAV office and fees paid by check or credit card BEFORE membership is finalized.
If you have questions, please call the BBAV office at: 888-660-2228.
INDUSTRY PARTNER MEMBERSHIP $125.00 - $150.00
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Industry Partner Members are entitled to the same privileges of the Association as active members, except the right to vote at meetings or to serve as officers or as members of the Executive Committee. Associate members may be members of the Board of Directors if nominated and will receive all copies of newsletters and general correspondence from the Association.
An Industry Partner can be a company providing a service or product that is useful of BBAV Professional and Aspiring Members.
All applications are "subject to approval" and BBAV retains the right to refuse membership to any individual who in their opinion is not acting in the best interests of the small lodging industry and does not promote the philosophy of the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia.
ASPIRING MEMBERSHIP $125.00 first year, $100.00 every year after
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Aspiring Members are entitled to the same privileges of the Association as Professional Members, except the right to vote at meetings or to serve as officers or as members of the Executive Committee. Aspiring Members may be Members of the Board of Directors if nominated and will receive all copies of newsletters and general correspondence from the Association.
All applications are subject to approval by the Board of Directors who retains the right to refuse membership to any individual who in their opinion is not acting in the best interests of the small lodging industry. This membership is only available if you are an individual or partnership who is an aspiring innkeeper seeking information/education prior to opening a Bed & Breakfast inn. This membership is NOT open to companies who may do business with the membership or any individual who owns an operating Bed & Breakfast located within the state of Virginia.
BBAV like to recognize these honorary members for their continued support of our association and industry. Because of their work and dedication, BBAV Members benefit everyday from their efforts of the past, present and future.
Becky and Norm Lindway