Innkeepers will be gathering at the MBBA annual conference and annual meeting April 18-20 at the Crown Plaza in Brooklyn Park. Highlights this year include Jay Karen as keynote from Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII).Also exciting will be the kickoff of the organization’s Green Journey. Classes range from The Art of the Tart to Social Networking made Simple and The Power of Reviews. As always great food and this year’s entertainment is innkeeper talent Kevin Knox from Nicolin Mansion and his band. As one innkeeper says, “there is quite simply no better value for my marketing dollar than the annual MBBA conference.” Vendors expected include Deneen Pottery, bedandbreakfast.com, Inside Out Solutions, Rustic Ridge Hospitality, My Pillow, Out of The Box Dates, Gilcrest & Soames, Comphy Sheets, and Nordic Ware and more.