Georgia Hotel Conference powered by GHLA & AHLA

February 16, 2022

Ritz Carlton Atlanta
181 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Georgia Hotel Conference

About the Event

1:00pm - 5:00pm (ET)

Georgia hoteliers are getting together and you’re invited!

The Georgia Hotel Conference is your opportunity to connect with the larger hotel community and hear industry leaders and experts share the latest hotel market trends and policy updates impacting your hotel.

The event is free and open to all Georgia hoteliers who will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with local hoteliers and industry leaders
  • Learn the latest recruiting tips and best practices
  • Hear VIP speakers including state tourism executives and elected officials
  • Catch-up on the very latest policy updates impacting your hotel
  • Discover the national legislative trend that could be making its way to Georgia

A complimentary networking reception will follow.

Secure your seat, register today!

Please reach out to Brittany Mortensen if you have any questions.



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1:00pm - 5:00pm ET
Georgia Hotel Conference
1:05PM - Welcome Remarks & Sponsor Recognition


1:20PM - How the Latest Industry Data Impacts You

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

Jim Sprouse, Executive Director, GHLA

1:40PM - Legislative Insights for a Strong Business Climate

Representative Ron Stephens, Chairman of the House Economic Development & Tourism Committee

Senator John Albers, Chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee

2:00PM - Industry Outlook: 2022 and Beyond

Mit Shah, CEO, Noble Investment Group

Thom Geshay, President & CEO, Davidson Hospitality Group

2:20PM - Sponsor Meet & Greet 

2:20PM - Welcome Back


2:15PM - Best Practices for Revenue Generation

Brian Hicks, SVP Commercial & Revenue Management - Americas, IHG Hotels & Resorts

2:45PM - Workforce Challenges & Solutions

Del Ross, Chief Revenue Officer, Hotel Effectiveness

Kara Filer, Vice President of Donor Relations and Development, AHLA Foundation

Julienne Smith, Senior Vice President Development - Luxury & Upscale, and Transactions & Asset Management, Intercontinental Hotel Group

3:45PM - Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr: Insights for Hoteliers from Georgia's Chief Legal Officer

Attorney General Chris Carr

3:55PM - Closing Remarks

4:00PM - Networking Reception

Non-Members please click ‘create account’ on the next page to set up your account

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