Georgia Hotel Conference powered by GHLA & AHLA

The 2023 Georgia Hotel Conference was held on February 16 in Atlanta. Attendees heard from guest speakers and longtime industry leaders who shared updates on:

  • Key policy issues impacting Georgia hotels
  • Workforce challenges and solutions
  • Best practices for revenue generation
  • Key national & local industry initiatives


Thank you to our partner state association:


GA Sponsors 2-3-23



12:00PM       Registration                                

1:15PM         Welcome Remarks

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

1:20PM         Hotel Industry Outlook

Isaac Collazo, VP, Analytics, STR

1:40PM         PSA Update

Jim Sprouse, Executive Director, Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association    

1:55PM         AHLA Update

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

2:10PM         Legislative Panel

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA (moderator)

Senator John Albers

Senator Steve Gooch

2:30PM         Sponsor Meet & Greet/Break                                      


2:50PM         Let’s Talk about Workforce

Adam Glickman, Vice President, Brand Strategy, Actabl

3:10PM         Financially Speaking: Transaction Outlooks

Ophelia Makis, Senior Research Analyst, Capital Markets, JLL

3:45PM         Attorney General Chris Carr

Attorney General Chris Carr

Networking Reception begins when sessions concludes

Date & Time

February 16, 2023 – 1pm-5:30pm


Ritz Carlton Atlanta

181 Peachtree St. NE

Atlanta, GA 30303