AH&LA Plans an Array of Events for 2010

  • AH&LA
  • 12.15.09
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) is hosting a variety of industry events in 2010, ranging from fundraisers, industry trade shows and annual meetings of the industry’s top executives, including:

  • January 25-27, 2010
    The Americas Lodging Investment Summit
    Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego, Calif.
    ALIS, one of the largest hospitality investment conferences, benefiting the educational, research, and training missions of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation (AH&LEF).
  • March 5, 2010
    Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) 22nd Annual Hospitality Dinner Gala
    Chicago Hilton & Towers - Chicago, Ill.
    IH&LA’s annual black tie event coincides with AH&LA’s birthday and birthplace.
  • March 15-16, 2010
    AH&LA Legislative Action Summit
    J.W. Marriott - Washington, D.C.
    LAS connects members with influential policy makers on Capitol Hill and the White House to network and develop legislative solutions for pertinent industry issues.  Major topics on this year’s agenda include pushing H-2B Visa relief, revising ADA restrictions and spurring initiatives dedicated to greening the hospitality industry.
  • March 16, 2010
    AH&LEF Dinner Tribute honoring Stewart Bainum, founder, Choice Hotels International
    J.W. Marriott - Washington, D.C.
    Stewart Bainum will receive AH&LA’s Hospitality Heritage Award, the most prestigious honor the association bestows upon an individual, family or company. The award recognizes hoteliers for their leadership and commitment to the growth and prosperity of the lodging industry and their contributions to the general community.
  • June 15-16, 2010
    AH&LA Summer Summit
    AH&LA’s Summer Summit draws members and nearly 20 committees converged for four fast-paced days of business, knowledge and networking.  AH&LA recognizes notable industry professionals and properties with the annual Stars of the Industry Awards.
  • August 29-September 1, 2010
    AH&LEF Golf Classic
    The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, Colo.
    All avid golfers are invited to attend this annual event, raising vital funds for industry research and scholarship initiatives benefiting the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation.
  • September 2, 2010  
    AH&LA HotelPAC Broadmoor Classic Golf Tournament
    The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, Colo.
    As one of HotelPAC’s top-earning events, the golf tournament is one of the most successful methods for raising vital funds which support industry-friendly candidates for federal office.
  • November 12-16, 2010         
    AH&LA Fall Conference held in conjunction with the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show (November 13-16, 2010)
    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - New York, N.Y.
    In conjunction with the industry’s premier trade show which draws approximately 30,000 attendees, this event offers approximately 25 educational seminars on timely industry topics, brings together members of its influential national committees, and sets the stage for professional networking.  

For more information on these events, and a comprehensive calendar of additional state events, please visit AH&LA Industry Calendar online at http://www.ahla.com/calendar.asp.

Serving the hospitality industry for a century, AH&LA is a national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom-line savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry. Partner state associations provide local representation and additional cost-saving benefits to members.

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