Texas Hotel Conference powered by THLA & AHLA

The AHLA On The Road event series is FREE and open to all hoteliers. Each state hotel conference provides a dynamic opportunity to connect with the larger hotel community and hear the latest market trends and policy updates impacting hotels from industry leaders and experts.

  • Network with local hoteliers and industry leaders
  • Learn the latest recruitment practices from experts
  • Hear VIP speakers including elected officials and tourism executives
  • Get policy updates on issues impacting your hotel
  • Discover local hotel market data trends and forecasts
  • Attend a complimentary networking reception with appetizers and drinks


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Date & Time

October 4, 2022 – 1pm-5pm


Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker St.
Houston, TX 77010


12:00PM        Registration opens

1:05PM         Welcome Remarks

1:10PM         Representative Senfronia Thompson

1:20PM         Advocating for your Business

Chip Rogers, AHLA Update

Scott Joslove, President & CEO, THLA

1:50PM         How the Latest Industry Impacts You

Robert Kelly, Sales Associate, STR

2:05PM           Sponsor Highlight

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

Sunshine Chapman, President, ERC Providers

Brooks Sullivan, Regional Sales Manager, TraknProtect

Cara Blackledge, Business Development Manager, Qwick

Rossty Rodriguez, Market Vice President, Towne Park

2:10PM         Sponsor Meet & Greet

2:20PM         Welcome Back

2:25PM         Best Practices for Revenue Generation content provided by HSMAI

Michael Curran, VP, eCommerce Strategy, Aimbridge Hospitality

2:40PM         Workforce Challenges & Solutions

Adam Glickman, VP Marketing, Actabl

Kay Allen, Channel Vice President, Career & Workforce Advancement, AHLEI

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

Networking Reception begins following remarks