Fee Transparency – What You Need To Know

Are you prepared to comply with California’s new fee transparency laws taking effect July 1, 2024?  Join us on May 30 and hear from Robert Schnitz from Kabat Chapman & Ozmer LLP on the two measures designed to increase the transparency of displayed prices, and what lodging establishments must do to comply.

Hotels Hire 2024 – Los Angeles Career Fair

Calling all Los Angeles hotel employers – join us for Hotels Hire! The California Hotel & Lodging Association, Hotel Association of Los Angeles, and the AHLA Foundation, will host this career fair on Tuesday, June 11th at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Students from local community-based hospitality training programs, community colleges, and eager local job seekers are signing up to land a rewarding offer at your hotel!

This is a great opportunity for employers to make their next great hire and provides work-ready candidates the chance to embark on an incredible career journey in the hotel industry.

Employers must pre-register for Hotels Hire and may reserve their spot for nominal fee. Space is limited.

Exhibit tables – $250 for members and $300 for non-members.

Acorn Association Webinar: Using Canva for Fun and Profit

Join Acorn Marketing as they discover the basics of Canva. Learn how to use this platform for social media, blogging, your website and more!

Workplace Violence Prevention

Join CHLA and Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP on Thursday, April 18 at 10:00am to discuss the new law regarding Workplace Violence Prevention. Learn how to develop your written plan and comply with recordkeeping and training requirements before the July 1 deadline.

Acorn Association Webinar: The Google Metaverse

Join Acorn Marketing as they cover all the different iterations of Google that exist outside of the basic desktop search, and how to use this information to make sure your property is getting seen by potential guests.

Enhancing Financial Management with HotStats & USALI

Join us for an enlightening webinar where we delve into the indispensable tools of financial management that pave the way to profitability – Operational Benchmarking and the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI). Discover how these strategic resources empower businesses to achieve financial success by providing invaluable insights and benchmarks. Learn how to leverage Operational Benchmarking to analyze your performance against industry standards and optimize your operations. Explore how USALI ensures standardization and accurate financial reporting, enabling you to make informed decisions that drive profitability. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in the world of finance and take your organization’s financial management to the next level.

Maximizing Profits: A Deep Dive into CHLA Benefits

Dive into the world of CHLA benefits with us! Join Alicia from Source1 Purchasing, where you’ll unlock access to a vast array of products from 350+ manufacturers, earning cash back on your purchases with zero membership fees, all aimed at boosting your bottom line. Then, hear from Keith & Carly at Seasonal Connect, your go-to solution for tackling seasonal challenges with their extensive network of employers and a global database of workers. Finally, meet Joey & Craig from Accessible Crew, dedicated to ensuring your business meets accessibility standards and fosters inclusivity through their expert consulting and training services. Get ready to maximize your benefits and elevate your business game with their invaluable insights!

Meta Suite is Super!

Acorn Marketing – Association Partnership Webinar

Lodging property owners and managers are busy people! With so much to get accomplished each day, how do you make time for social media? Meta Business Suite to the rescue! Use the power of the calendar option to pre-schedule your posts for Facebook and Instagram, plan out your content, and save time and aggravation!

Please email monica@calodging.com if you would like access to the recording of this webinar.

New Year, New Laws Webinar

It is important that hoteliers stay informed of the latest labor and employment laws that will affect employers in 2024. Marking a year of unprecedented legislative activity, dozens of bills were signed into law including increases to paid sick leave requirements, new leave entitlements, workplace violence prevention requirements, rehire obligations for displaced workers, and more. Join Fisher Phillips Partner, Jeffrey Thurrell, as he unpacks the new California legislation that will shape the employer landscape in 2024 and beyond.

  • SB 616 – Paid Sick Days – Increases paid sick days and increased accrual caps.
  • SB 848 – Leave for Reproductive Loss – Allows employees to take up to 5 days of leave for a “reproductive loss event”.
  • SB 553 – Workplace Violence – Requires employers to adopt workplace violence prevention plans and comply with recordkeeping and training requirements. 
  • SB 700 – Cannabis Use – Makes it unlawful for employers to request information from applicants regarding prior use of cannabis.
  • SB 476 – Food Handler Cards – Establishes guidelines for employers regarding food handling cards.

This webinar is essential for anyone who handles employee complaints, manages employees, or makes decisions impacting the workplace

2024 Northern California Hotel Conference & Trade Show

CHLA and AAHOA have teamed up to bring the largest one-day conference and trade show to Northern California. Each year, hundreds of passionate hoteliers gather for this exceptional event. Education sessions in the morning bring valuable insights on a multitude of industry topics. The day concludes with a trade show and networking opportunities that allows attendees to explore the latest innovations along with vendors key to a hotelier’s success.

Pre-Registration is now closed. We will be accepting walk-ins for this event. Please plan to arrive around 8:30am on Thursday, May 23rd to register on site. Thank you!

Schedule:

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Exhibitor Setup in the Trade Show
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch with General Session
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Trade Show
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Reception in the Trade Show
4:30 p.m. – AAHOA Business Meeting & Dinner

Take a look at last year’s Northern California Hotel Conference & Trade Show event.

2024 Southern California Hotel Conference & Trade Show

CHLA and AAHOA have teamed up to bring the largest one-day conference and trade show to Southern California. Each year, hundreds of passionate hoteliers gather for this exceptional event. Education sessions in the morning bring valuable insights on a multitude of industry topics. The day concludes with a trade show and networking opportunities that allows attendees to explore the latest innovations along with vendors key to a hotelier’s success.

Schedule:

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Concurrent Education Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Exhibitor Setup in the Trade Show
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch with General Session
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Trade Show
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Reception in the Trade Show
4:30 p.m. – AAHOA Business Meeting & Dinner

Take a look at last year’s Southern California Hotel Conference & Trade Show event.

suitcase with CHLA sticker against a background of the capitol

2024 California Hotel & Lodging Legislative Action Summit

The California Hotel & Lodging Legislative Action Summit is a unique legislative outreach and communication event produced by the California Hotel & Lodging Association. Each year, CHLA members from around the state gather in Sacramento for presentations on legislative and regulatory issues and visit with their local assembly members and senators to discuss key policy measures.

This event provides those individuals and companies who work with and support California’s lodging industry, a way to help increase the influence of the lodging industry on policy makers. Summit activities include a Legislative Issues Briefing on the most significant topics affecting California’s lodging industry, national updates from AHLA and AAHOA, and virtual lobbying sessions with legislators and their staff.


Accommodations

The room block at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento has sold out. Below are alternative options for lodging nearby.

Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown
300 J Street,
Sacramento, California 95814

AC Hotel by Marriott Sacramento
905 7th St,
Sacramento, CA 95814

Hotel Med Park, Ascend Hotel Collection
2356 Stockton Blvd,
Sacramento, CA 95817