Events

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."

Jim Kelly
Regional Director, Loss Prevention
Marriott International

 

Simply Service: How to Gain Guest Loyalty

Creating guest loyalty is critically important in today’s competitive environment. Simple, yet highly effective means of delighting the guest are introduced. Insights in to the preferences, behaviors and needs of Millennials, both guests and employees, will be included in this practical course! 

Gov’t & Legal Relations Committee Meeting

Security Alliance Forum & Expo

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.

Executive Committee Meeting

Southern California Hotel & Lodging Conference

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.

Education Foundation Board Meeting

InnSpire Conference Committee Meeting

Nominating Committee Meeting

InnSpire Conference Committee Meeting

CABBI Council Meeting

Women in Lodging (WIL)

More information coming soon...

CH&LA Leadership Reception

Sponsored by Visit California

Board Meeting

Annual Membership Luncheon & Stars of the Industry Awards

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.

Education Foundation Board Meeting

Innkeeping As a Profession

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.

InnSpire Conference & 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℠.

HR in Hospitality Expo

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.