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.
We’re always adding educational events to keep the industry updated, so please be sure to keep checking back!
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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."
Join Southern California hospitality professionals for a full day of security training and updates. This one-day conference is jam-packed with networking, education and a security expo that will showcase products and services for security professionals. Hosted by the California Hotel & Lodging Association, this conference was planned by industry security professionals for industry security professionals. Registration includes breakfast and lunch.
This webinar will discuss why and how the drought affects property owners/managers in California and what can be done to minimize the certain financial impact. Faced with these dynamic challenges, this webinar will present what actions property owners and managers can take to understand how much they need to conserve and actions they can take to achieve their mandated reductions.
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.
FREE FOR AH&LA MEMBERS - Please join us for a session covering the recent Trustwave threat assessment report, focusing on mounting threats to the hospitality sector, new vectors and challenges. This report is a compilation of real world data compiled through our dedicate team of security researchers, over two thousand network and application penetration tests and hundreds of forensic investigations conducted last year. Plus a review of the experience of going through the required 'White-Hat' PEN testing from an operators perspective.
The September 24th SFSDA meeting will be hosted by Todd Chritton, President, Microbiz Security Company.
Please join the Collins of Hospitality Management with PKF Consulting and the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown for the 27th Annual Southern California Visitor Industry Outlook Conference to be held at The Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel.
The hospitality Industry is changing by the minute and this creates challenges for hoteliers to keep up with the latest trends. Learn why hospitality is now a science and no longer an art. Operationally, a GM must have traditional hospitality service skills to ensure great reviews, as well as have knowledge of insurance, technology, mobile tech, and service leadership. There are more examples; this is just the tip of the iceberg!
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Join the California Hotel and Lodging Association (CH&LA) as we honor the exemplary individuals and properties in the lodging industry! The annual Stars of the Industry Awards will take place at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego on November 19, 2015. Check back for more information.
ALIS is the leading and largest hotel investment conference in the world. Nearly 2,800 top industry leaders attended ALIS in January 2015. ALIS features numerous networking opportunities and an extensive array of seminars and panels by hotel industry experts, who discuss important trends and identify new opportunities for the year ahead.
Dream of becoming an innkeeper? Don't miss Innkeeping As a Profession on January 30-31, 2016 at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, CA. This two-day workshop provides you a behind-the- scenes look into the innkeeping lifestyle. Sessions include: Finding the perfect inn, financing, marketing, operations and more. You get to ask veteran innkeepers your toughest questions, as well as and attend the InnSpire opening reception and trade show.
Join us January 31 - February 2, 2016 at the Monterey Marriott as we celebrate CABBI's 25th anniversary at the 2016 InnSpire Conference & Trade Show℠. Keep checking back for details and updates on speakers, room reservations and more! Click here for a recap of the 2015 InnSpire Conference & Trade Show℠.
The HR in Hospitality Expo will be held March 14-16, 2016, and is the only event specifically for HR professionals in your industry, making it your best opportunity to connect with colleagues who share your challenges during the networking reception and lunch discussions. Plus, you'll have time to visit exhibits about the latest products and services for the hospitality industry. Admission is free to qualified professionals.