The California Hotel & Lodging Association produces and participates in many types of events for the benefit of our members and the industry. From speaking at local industry meetings to statewide conferences, CH&LA seeks to educate and inform the lodging industry on the latest issues and opportunities.
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"CH&LA's seminar series, Disaster Preparedness, was very timely and provided industry-specific examples, crisis planning, and opened up a dialogue with emergency planning personnel that was invaluable to those in attendance."
The California Hotel & Lodging Association’s Women in Lodging(WIL) chapter fuels the mission to promote women's leadership and education within the California lodging industry. Seize the opportunity to connect with other industry professionals and gain career momentum through invigorative networking and planned educational session, Travel Safety for Women - Host and Guest.
Join CH&LA and AAHOA for the best and biggest hospitality conference and trade show in Southern California. This one-day of education, industry trade show and networking is free to all hotel staff. Each year over 500 hoteliers attend this special event to get educated on a variety of industry topics and to attend the trade show to see and buy the latest new products and services.
The threats faced by connected organizations - and the technologies and compliance efforts used to manage these risks - are constantly changing. Join presenter Donald Brooks as he discusses what owners and operators should be focused on for the remainder of 2013. Brooks will provide an update on the overall threat landscape, detail several new technologies that promise to help mitigate these threats and ease compliance, and discuss what these technologies really mean for owners and operators.
During this free, members-only webinar, join LawRoom Senior Editor, Kent Mannis, as he discusses New Laws, Recurring Challenges & Developing Issues in Human Resources. Kent will be covering all of the pitfalls facing human resource divisions, from hiring and paying employees, to employee liability, and the new protected characteristics under the anti-discrimination law. Get answers to all of your HR operations questions and learn how to take advantage of one of CH&LA’s newest member benefits, the LawRoom.
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S. - it is NOT a typical trade show. In just three days of intensive pre-scheduled business appointments, more than 1,000 U.S. travel organizations from every region of the USA (representing all industry category components), and close to 1,200 international and domestic buyers from more than 70 countries, conduct business negotiations that result in the generation of more than $3.5 billion in future Visit USA travel. At IPW, buyers and sellers are able to conduct business that would otherwise be generated only through an exhaustive...
Is your website/mobile site/social presence up to the task? Erin Hannum, Digital Marketing Specialist, of buuteeq, willl distinguish the top 5 industry trends shaping online travel today and how you can adjust your approach for successful direct bookings during this free members only webinar.
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Members converge for two fast paced days of committee meetings, seminars, and networking. AH&LA recognizes notable industry professionals and properties with the annual Stars of the Industry Awards.
Avid golfers are invited to attend this annual event, raising vital funds for industry research and scholarship initiatives benefiting the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation.
With a diverse audience, and a unique blend of nuts-n-bolts training content and social networking, this annual conference has grown to be the largest of its kind in the nation. Each year features fresh content that addresses the latest security issues. The 2012 Conference emphasized crime and crime prevention, business continuity, disaster preparedness, tourism related laws and lawsuits, and how police, security pros, and tourism marketers can collaborate in times of emergency to best serve visitors, protect our employees and the industry. Organized by working practitioners, and presented by subject matter experts, this conference presented training that could be...
Held in conjuntion with the industry's premier tradeshow that draws 20,000 attendees and offers over 20 educational seminars on timely industry topics, the Fall Conference features a gala honoring the AH&LA incoming chair, HotelPAC reception, committee meetings, and much more.
CH&LA’s national affiliate, the American Hotel & Lodging Association created the Stars of the Industry awards program more than 40 years ago to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the lodging industry. Today, the concept remains the same — to honor lodging employees and properties that best symbolize the quality service of the industry.
Spend two days immersed in the bed & breakfast industry
This informative and inspirational seminar is a unique opportunity to step behind the scenes and hear what it's like to run a quality bed & breakfast or boutique inn. Come prepared! Have in mind your most pressing questions. There is ample time scheduled for questions, answers and one-on-one discussions.
Join us for the award-winning InnSpire Conference & Trade Show on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. CABBI makes education a priority and works hard to bring you the best workshops and general sessions to help you improve your business. With a sold out trade show year after year it is no wonder that CABBI innkeepers wait all year to do their shopping at InnSpire. With over 30 vendors in attendance offering their products and services at incredible prices, it is a great time to try a new product, update an amenity or spruce up your website. This is a must-attend event!