California Hotel Conference: San Diego powered by CHLA & AHLA


You’re invited to the 2023 California Hotel Conference in San Diego! Join fellow hoteliers from across California for an afternoon of networking and learning about the very latest policy issues impacting your hotel. 

You’ll hear from guest speakers and longtime industry leaders who will share updates on:

  • Key policy issues impacting California hotels
  • Workforce challenges and solutions
  • Best practices for revenue generation
  • Key national & local industry initiatives

A special networking reception with complimentary drinks and appetizers will follow. Mark your calendar and invite all your hotel colleagues to this special afternoon event



12:00PM       Registration                                

1:15PM         Welcome Remarks                                 

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

1:25PM         Let’s Talk about Workforce

                                    Adam Glickman, Vice President, Brand Strategy, Actabl

1:45PM         Tackling the Labor Shortage: Expanding Partnerships and Talent Pipelines

                              Sarah Cozewith, VP of Workforce Development, AHLAF

                                    Jeff Engel, CEO, Location Tech

                                    Ann Marie Kimble, Franchise Performance Support Manager, IHG

                                    Hillary Hays, Director of People, The Honor Foundation

2:05PM         Sponsor Meet & Greet/Break                                      

Omer Siddique, Curve Hospitality

Christine Lising, Sales & Product Engineer, Infrasys by Shiji

Jason Lugo, Market Vice President – Americas, SiteMinder

Evan Holmes, Director, Sales and Account Management, Hospitality, Amadeus

2:45PM         San Diego: Bridging Communities, Building Futures

                              Mayor Todd Gloria

3:00PM         Advocating for your Business: CHLA Update

                              Lynn Mohrfeld, President & CEO, California Hotel & Lodging Association

3:20PM         Advocating for your Business: AHLA Update                                           

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

California: San Diego Sponsors

Date & Time

October 26, 2023 – 1pm-5:30pm


Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Pl,

San Diego, CA 92101