AHLA On The Road: Denver powered by CHLA & AHLA

You’re invited to AHLA's On The Road event in Denver! Join fellow hoteliers from across Colorado 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 Colorado 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.

Denver Sponsors 6-16



12:00PM             Registration                                                 

1:05PM              Welcome Remarks                                                   

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

1:15PM              State of Colorado’s Tourism Industry

                                           Tim Wolfe, Director, Colorado Tourism Office

Doug Price, President & CEO, Visit Colorado Springs

Chris Romer, President/CEO, Vail Valley Partnership

Richard Scharf, President & CEO, Visit Denver

1:35PM               Hotel Industry Outlook                                           

Kimberly Leonard, Sales Executive, STR

1:50PM               Economy Segment

Nicholas Sly, Denver Branch Executive, Vice President & Economist. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2:05PM               Sponsor Meet & Greet/Break                                              

Hitesh (HP) Patel, Chief Operating Officer, Curve Hospitality

2:20PM                Let’s Talk about Workforce

Adam Glickman, VP, Brand Strategy, Actabl

2:40PM               Let’s Talk about Workforce: AHLA Foundation Update

                                           Sarah Cozewith, VP of Workforce Development, AHLA Foundation

                                   Jessi Kalambayi, Program Manager, University of Denver

Karla Kirby, Regional Director of People and Culture at Sage Hospitality Group

2:55PM               Advocating for your Business: AHLA Update                                                 

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA


3:15PM               Financially Speaking: Transaction Outlooks

                                            Zach Demuth, Global Head of Hotels Research, JLL

3:45PM               Address from Governor Jared Polis

3:50PM               Advocating for your Business: CHLA Update

                                           Amie Mayhew, President & CEO, CHLA

4:15PM               Address from Mayor Michael Hancock

4:20PM               Closing Remarks                                                       

4:30PM               Networking Reception                                             

Date & Time

June 22, 2023 – 1pm-5:30pm


Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

1550 Court Place

Denver, CO 80202