Membership

If you’re not a member of the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA), you’re missing out on countless ways to save valuable time and money every single day! Right now, thousands of hotel owners, general managers, franchisees, vendors and suppliers, and students - your colleagues and your competitors - are taking advantage of terrific benefits that help their properties and organizations run more efficiently and profitably.

CH&LA protects the rights and interests of the California lodging industry. Legislative advocacy, educational training, communication, and cost-saving programs are provided for all segments of the industry. In addition, CH&LA supports strategic alliances to promote the value of California travel and tourism.

The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) is the largest and most influential state lodging association in the world and is the only California lodging association affiliated with the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Receive both state and national benefits, while supporting your industry with a membership in CH&LA!

To learn more about membership in CH&LA, click one of the following:

 

MEMBERSHIP

As the largest and most influential state lodging association in the country, CH&LA membership provides you countless ways to save valuable time and money. You and your staff can access all CH&LA member resources and benefits to help your businesses run more efficiently and profitably.Legislative advocacy, educational training, communication, and cost-saving programs are provided for all segments of the industry.

Advocacy – CH&LA protects the rights and interests of the California lodging industry. In addition, CH&LA supports strategic alliances to promote the value of California travel and tourism. To learn more, visit the Advocacy page.

Member Resources – For a complete list of member resources and member saving programs, visit our Member Services page.

American Hotel & Lodging Association – Affiliated with the American Hotel & Lodging Association(AH&LA), CH&LA members receive both state and national benefits. To learn more, visit AH&LA.

 

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Lodging Property Membership – Hotels, motels, and resorts. Visit the Lodging Property Membership page for more information.

Allied Membership – Businesses providing goods and services to California’s lodging industry.  Visit the Allied Membership page to learn more.

CABBI Membership – The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) is the largest and most influential bed & breakfast and boutique inn association in the nation and is the only California bed & breakfast association affiliated with both the California Hotel & Lodging Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association. CABBI's history of service to California's inn travelers and the industry reaches back to 1991, when CABBI was formed to promote the bed and breakfast experience to the traveling public and to educate, support and encourage CABBI members to provide a quality stay for inn travelers. Visit CABBI.com || CABBI Membership Application

Student Membership – CH&LA Student Membership is available to those actively enrolled, part-time or full-time, in a two-year or four-year degree program specifically relating to hospitality, lodging or restaurant management.. Student Membership Application

Educational Institution Membership – Educational Institution membership is open to secondary schools, colleges offering programs specifically related to hospitality, or lodging management, and includes access for three contacts, who will receive communications from the association. Education Membership Application

Women in Lodging (WIL) Membership - This first industry-wide forum exclusively for female hospitality professionals is your opportunity to connect with top professionals nationwide and gain career momentum. Membership is free to all women employed at CH&LA member organizations, regardless of your position within the company. To make sure you are included in our database, please email Jennifer@calodging.com.

Security Directors Alliance - If you are interested in joining the San Francisco Security Directors Alliance (SFSDA) or want more information on the security group forming in the San Jose/ Santa Clara area, the South Bay Security Directors Alliance (SBSDA) please email serivce@calodging or call 916-444-5780. There are no additional membership fees, these groups are part of your CH&LA membership.