2013 California Lodging Industry Legislative Action Summit

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On Wednesday March 6th, CH&LA, AAHOA, and CABBI hosted their 12th Annual Legislative Action Summit.  Participants attending represented over 50 different hotels, resorts, universities, development companies, vendors, management, and hospitality groups.

Presenters included:

  • Kish Rajan, Director of the Governor’s office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
  • Marlene Colucci, VEP of AH&LA
  • Diane Stanton, California Heath Benefit Exchange
  • Lynn Mohrfeld, CEO& President of CH&LA
  • Ralph Heim, Public Policy Advocates

Attendees ended the day with over 60 visits at the State Capitol, meeting with Legislators and staff to discuss issues such as CEQA, Split Roll and implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act. Check back for next year's Summit date!

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Women In Lodging and Leadership Reception  

On Tuesday evening, March 5th, CH&LA hosted a Women In Lodging and Leadership Reception at the Sacramento Convention Center.  CH&LA was honored to have Assembly Member Marie Waldron as the guest speaker, who provided inspiring insight into her vision for the 2013 legislative session.  She also expressed her commitment to protecting small business and promoting the tourism and travel industry through her work as Vice Chair of the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media. After her presentation, Assembly Member Waldron stayed to answer questions, which provided a unique opportunity for attendees to interact personally with an elected official.