ForWard: Women Advancing Hospitality

June 24-25, 2020

Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL


About the Event

It's time to recognize the women of the hospitality industry and champion the next generation of leaders. Over two impactful days, you'll hear important insights and candid remarks from some of the most successful women executives. We'll network, strategize, and share our knowledge to help our industry - and our women - make the next leap forward.

ForWard Advisory Board

Sponsorship Opportunities

Show your support for this groundbreaking event and join us as a sponsor of ForWard: Women Advancing Hospitality. 

Please contact Brad Aldrich, CMHS at or (202) 289-3154 for information on sponsorship opportunities or click here to learn more.

Hotel Accommodations

The Hilton Chicago is the host hotel for ForWard: Woman Advancing Hospitality. Please click here to book your room by June 2 at the group rate of $219++.



Jill Ellis
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Head Coach; First Coach to Win Women's World Cup Twice


Registration for ForWard: Women Advancing Hospitality is now open. Please click below to register online or here to complete and submit your paper form. To register your group, please complete the form and return to Allison Brennan,

Type Early Bird
(until January 31, 2020
AHLA Member $400 $500
Group Rate - 6 registrants
(AHLA Members Only)
$2,000 $2,500
Under 30/Student 
(AHLA Members Only)
$300 $300
Non-members $1,000 $1,000
Register Now