Pennsylvania Hotel Conference powered by PRLA & AHLA

August 11, 2022

The Westin Philadelphia

99 South 17th St. at Liberty Place 

Philadelphia PA 19103

Pennsylvania Hotel Conference

About the Event

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

Pennsylvania hoteliers are getting together and you’re invited!

The Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 latest state and national hotel market data trends

A complimentary networking reception will follow.

Secure your seat, register today!

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




1:00pm - 5:00pm
Pennsylvania Hotel Conference

12:00PM        Registration opens

1:05PM         Welcome Remarks                       

1:15PM         Congressman Dwight Evans

1:25PM         Data Insights from Tourism Economics

Kaitlin DiPaola, Head of Destination Studies, Tourism Economics

1:40PM         Councilman Allan Domb

1:50PM         Advocating for your Business

Chip Rogers, AHLA Update

Joe Massaro, President & CEO, PRLA

2:15PM           Capital Markets with JLL

2:30PM           Technology Solutions: Sponsor Highlight




Sam Islas, SVP Operations, East Towne Park

2:35PM         Sponsor Meet & Greet

2:45PM         Welcome Back

2:50PM         Night of a Thousand Stars: Winner Recognition

Benjamin Gray, Area General Manager, The Bellmoor Inn & Spa

2:55PM         Best Practices for Revenue Generation content provided by HSMAI

Jennifer Shipman, Director of Sales & Marketing Alloy, Doubletree by Hilton

3:10PM         Tourism Panel

Chip Rogers

Michael Chapaloney, Exectuive Director of Tourism, PA Department of Community & Economic Development, Pennsylvania Tourism Office

Nik Pereria, Vice President, Sales, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

Bob Cosgrove, President, General Manager, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown & President, Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association

3:10PM         Workforce Challenges & Solutions

Adam Glickman, Vice President, Marketing, Hotel Effectiveness

Alisha Gulden, VP, Sales, Training, & Certification, AHLEI

AHLA Foundation

Networking reception begins after session concludes

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

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