Why not register for the upcoming RSVA mini BEP training conference in Buffalo NY


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The RSVA® Mini BEP Training Conference is being held Wednesday, October 13 through Saturday, October 16, 2021, in conjunction with the ACB New York affiliate conference at the Buffalo Airport Hotel at the rate of $119 per night.

When you fill in your registration for the joint RSVA® Mini BEP Training conference and the ACB of New York conference, you will be registering for the hotel at the same time. All guests and visitors at the conference will be required to show proof of the Covid vaccination. The ACB of New York agenda is listed on the registration link at https://www.acbny.info/2021-convention-letter-and-registration/


October 13-16, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021


7 - 11 pm Meet and greet

(For the first half hour, we'll have Zoom enabled for virtual participants and the rest of the evening will be in person only.)


Thursday, October 14, 2021

7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast on your own.


8:45 am Welcome and introductions

Scott Eggen, RSVA® President


9 am “How to present to legislators and others about the Randolph-Sheppard Program”

Advocacy training - telling your story, getting advocates involved, and contacting legislators,

Wes Fisher (VA), Director, Federal and State Affairs, National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA)


10:15 am Break


10:30 am “Purchasing the Necessary Business insurance”

Speakers will explain why it’s important to get the proper insurance: Product liability, Vehicle insurance, Employee Nonowner Driver Insurance (ENOD), Workmen's Compensation, Umbrella policies, and Bonding Insurance for Employees.

Speaker(s): TBD


11:30 am “When is it good to Use a Broker or get a 401K policy or Self-Employed (SEP) insurance plan?”

Mark L. Simon (CA), LUTCF, Diversified Benefits Insurance Services


12:15 pm Lunch on your own


1:30 pm Navigating the Trends in Employee Compensation

Speakers will focus on managing increasing wages and other compensation and how to adapt to trends in the industry: Minimum wage, Implementing Benefits: Holiday Pay and Sick Leave, and Flexible Hours.

Speakers: TBD


2:30 pm Break


2:45 pm “Why not use Temp Agencies?”

Speaker: TBD


3:30 pm “NAYAX presentation”

Speaker: Harry Kozlovsky, Senior Director of Solution Sales, Nayax


6 pm NY Leadership dinner


Friday, October 15, 2021


6:30 - 7:30 am Joint Breakfast


8:30, 9:45, and 11 am round table discussions with breaks at 9:30 am and 10:45 am.

 Round table 1: “Steps in Hiring and Firing Staff”

Discussion topics: Applications, interviews, employee handbook and expectations, knowing when to fire


Round table 2: “How do you find employees”

Discussion topics: churches, bulletins and bulletin boards, college digital bulletin boards, newspaper ads, online media - Craig's list, LinkedIn, and Facebook pages


Round table 3: “Discovering new products and services to enhance your sales”

Discussion topics: adding services like delivery, pick-ups, meal planning (full meals), and products not usually sold in food service facilities: cards, nail and skin products as well as keeping up to date on new food products


Noon to 4 pm: Exhibit time


5 pm Local Casino trip


6 pm NY Scholarship Dinner and Auction


Saturday, October 16, 2021


6:30 - 7:30 am Joint Breakfast


8:30 am Niagara Falls trip


6:30 pm ACB of NY Banquet  

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Ardis Bazyn RSVA


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