AH&LA @ HX: The Hotel Experience (formerly IHMRS)
November 8-10, 2015
New York, New York  

Schedule of Events - (dates and times are subject to change)   

All meetings at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center unless otherwise noted. 
  

 Saturday, November 7, 2015  
 
8:30 a.m.
STR and AHLEI Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) Workshop
New York University – Midtown Campus, 11 West 42nd Street
Hospitality and tourism professionals may email Erica Nieves, AHLEI Class Coordinator, at enieves@ahla.com. Professors and students can receive further details and reserve a seat by emailing sharecenter@str.com.

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

AH&LEF Scholarship Committee Meeting
1E04

7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
International Hospitality Ball
JW Marriot Essex House, 160 Central Park South
Please contact Rick Amato at HANYC at (212) 754-6700 for additional information.
Click here to register. 
 
Sunday, November 8, 2015 
 
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
AH&LEF Scholarship Recipient Breakfast (invitation only)
Conrad Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
AH&LA Student Chapter Presidents Breakfast (invitation only)
1E06

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
AH&LA Resort Executive Committee Meeting
1E04

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
AH&LEF Board of Trustees Meeting
Duke of Windsor Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
HX: The Hotel Experience & BDNY Show Floors Open

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
AH&LA Independent Council Meeting - CANCELLED


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
AH&LA Audit, Certification & Credentials Committee Meeting (invitation only)
Herbert Hoover, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
AH&LA Government Affairs Forum & Joint Council Meeting
Conrad Salon, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue
Connect with AH&LA members at our joint council meeting. Hear about industry's top policy issues. Whether it's new challenges in distribution and technology, labor concerns, or travel and tourism promotion this event is not to be missed. 

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
HotelPAC Reception (invitation only)
Conrad Salon, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue
Attendees must RSVP to Chris Burgoyne (cburgoyne@ahla.com) to confirm eligibility to attend.
Sponsored by: Wagewatch

7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - Reception; 8:00 p.m. - Dinner
AH&LA Industry Leadership Dinner - registration fees apply
Starlight Roof, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue
Celebrate hospitality at this highly anticipated event bringing together the leaders of our industry.


Presented By:     AmEx small


Supporting Sponsors: BrandUSA, Ecolab,Hcareers, PSAV, STR, Tempur Sealy, USA TODAY
 
 Monday, November 9, 2015 
 
8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
AH&LA Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)
Empire Room, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
AH&LA Under 30 Gateway Committee Meeting
1E17

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AHLEI Educational & Certification Advisory Council Meeting
1E04

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
HX: The Hotel Experience & BDNY Show Floors Open

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
AH&LA Technology & E-Business Committee Meeting
1E17

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
AH&LA Annual Meeting of Members (members only)
Empire Room, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
AH&LA Executive Committee Meeting (invitation only)
Duke of Windsor Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
AH&LA Women in Lodging Luncheon Hiring For Success & Getting Hired
1E13/14

In this luncheon panel discussion Human Resource experts in the hotel industry talk about the new HR, preparing candidates for success and hiring the best talent in this business of people.
Registration fees apply.

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
AH&LA Food & Beverage Committee Meeting
Salon, Knickerbocker Hotel, 6 Times Square

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
AH&LEF Golf Classic Committee Meeting
2D12/13

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
AH&LA Women in Lodging Executive Committee Meeting
1E05

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
AH&LA and International Tourism Partnership Seminar - Combatting Human Trafficking
1E06

Hear from anti-trafficking experts about the intersection of the hotel industry and the terrible crime of human trafficking. 
Presented by AH&LA and the International Tourism Partnership. Contact, Craig Kalkut at (202) 289-3126 for more information. 

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
AH&LA Communications Committee Meeting 
Duke of Windsor Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
AH&LA Press Reception (invitation only)
Peacock Alley, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
AH&LA Under 30 Gateway Networking Event - Not Your Boss’s Party
La Soffitta, Gild Hall, 15 Gold Street
Registration fees apply.
 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 
 
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
AH&LA Industry Real Estate Financing Advisory Committee Meeting (invitation only)
J.P. Morgan, 270 Park Avenue

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AH&LA Human Resources Committee Meeting
Carnegie Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
AH&LA Labor Relations Committee Meeting
Morgan Suite, The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
HX: The Hotel Experience Show Floors Open 

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
AH&LA Sustainability Committee Meeting  
2D14/15 
 
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