All Meetings & Events

Accessible Elements in Hospitality for Hotels & Lodging

Join CH&LA for a one-day seminar that will present a deep dive into the important issues concerning accessibility in hotels. This advanced accessibility training seminar will feature a certified access specialist (CASp) who will provide vital information about the many diverse accessibility elements in your property. 

Making Your Hotel a Job Seeker Magnet

The hiring & retention of quality employees, especially front desk and housekeeping, is vitally important for a hotel trying to maintain high satisfaction ratings & RevPAR. Unfortunately low unemployment, e-verify, and the competition for talent with alternative jobs in other industries is making it hard for Hotels to compete. This session covers creative ideas and techniques for improving your hiring and retention without breaking your budget.

CH&LA Board of Directors Meeting

Whats Next for Hotel F&B Operations

F&B has become a leading factor in developing a hotel’s personality, creating a sense of arrival and destination, and differentiating outstanding properties. What does the future of hotel dining look like? How can hoteliers convert their F&B into a foremost guest amenity, while simultaneously creating a dining destination for local clientele? Join Rafe Gabel, the Vice President of Operations at Puccini Group, for this webinar, which will explore how hotels can future-proof their existing F&B operations to stay competitive and relevant in today’s market.

SFSDA Monthly Luncheon

This meeting's speaker will be BART PD Chief Carlos Rojas.

SAFE - Security Alliance Forum & Expo

Join 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

6 Ways to Survive Hotel Budget Season

As budget season approaches, we’re here to help you plan for a profitable 2018 with six smart hotel sales and marketing budget strategies. The most vital component of your budget planning is taking time for thorough introspection, honest reviews of what is currently working and not working, and open conversations with your hotel owners, colleagues, sales staff, guests and even your comp set. This due diligence will give you real information and real numbers to build your budget, instead of blindly relying on your gut for what will work and what won’t.  

Gov’t & Legal Relations Committee/CHALPAC Meeting

Arda West Regional Meeting

Discounted early bird rate ends September 15, register now!

29th Annual Southern California Visitors Industry Outlook Conference

The 29th Annual Southern California Visitors Industry Outlook Conference to be held at The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel. Hear from noted experts, representing a range of travel sectors, offer their best assessment of the Southern California economic situation and how it may affect your business.

CABBI Council Meeting

AH&LA Fall Conference & International Hotel/Motel Restaurant Show

Visit for updates and details.

Hospitality and Human Trafficking: The Risk-Reward Equation

This webinar will look at opportunities and the ROI for hoteliers to address the issue of human trafficking proactively, the risks and vulnerabilities to hoteliers in regards to potential HT onsite, review some case studies, and address potential legal liability to property owners that do not intervene on time.

CH&LA Board of Directors Meeting

Education Foundation Board Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting & Stars of the Industry Awards

On December 1, 2017, 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 be held at The Westin Verasa Napa in Napa, CA.

Innkeeping As a Profession Workshop

Dream of becoming an innkeeper? Don't miss Innkeeping as a Profession on January 20-21, 2018 at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite in Fish Camp, 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 attend the InnSpire opening reception and marketplace. 

InnSpire Conference & Marketplace

Join the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns for the 2018 InnSpire Conference & Marketplace. We're heading to Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite January 21-23, 2018 for the west coast's premier B&B and boutique inn industry event. Join innkeepers from around California and neighboring states for three days of education, networking and fun. Shop our award-winning marketplace and meet the industry's leading suppliers. There's something for everyone at InnSpire, so bring your staff and make the most of this annual event.