CH&LA’s Jennifer Flohr Honored with Meeting Planner of the Year Award

Sacramento, CA -- The Sacramento/Sierra Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPISSN) has announced that Jennifer Flohr, CAE, CMP, Senior Vice President for the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) has received the 2015 Meeting Planner of the Year award. The award was presented during today’s MPISSN luncheon at The Center at 2300 in Sacramento.

The MPISSN Chapter is dedicated to the growth, development and success of event and meeting professionals. The MPISSN Meeting Planner of the Year selection is made based on dedication to furthering the goals of the MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada chapter, the goals of MPI Global and the meetings industry, as well as professionalism and career involvement.

Jennifer is currently MPISSN’s Immediate Past President and has held numerous positions in MPISSN during her nine years as a member. In 2012, Jennifer received MPISSN’s Chapter Leader of the Year Award for her work serving on the Board of Directors as the Vice President of Education.

Jennifer started with CH&LA as a Membership Manager eleven years ago, and has been promoted three times during her tenure to hercurrent position as Senior Vice President where she is responsible for managing meetings, events, member services, advertising, sponsorships and promotional opportunities. While with CH&LA, she has also earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification and her Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification.

“Jennifer’s ability to plan great meetings and events has been a tremendous benefit for the members and the association,” said Lynn Mohrfeld, President & CEO of CH&LA. “The Meeting Planner of the Year award is a validation of Jennifer’s impact and influence she has had on this segment of the industry.”

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The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) is the largest state lodging industry association in the nation and a Partner State Association of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Its members include all segments of the lodging industry including the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns - California’s largest association of profession

al innkeepers and certified boutique hotels and bed and breakfast inns. CH&LA is the leading resource for communicating and protecting the rights and interests of the California lodging industry. CH&LA was established in 1893. CH&LA is on the web at