California Hotel Conference: San Francisco powered by CHLA & AHLA


You’re invited to the 2023 California Hotel Conference in San Francisco! Join fellow hoteliers from across California for an afternoon of networking and learning about the very latest policy issues impacting your hotel. 

You’ll hear from guest speakers and longtime industry leaders who will share updates on:

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

A special networking reception with complimentary drinks and appetizers will follow. Mark your calendar and invite all your hotel colleagues to this special afternoon event.


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1:15PM         Welcome Remarks

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

1:20PM         Mayor London Breed

Mayor London Breed

1:30PM         San Francisco Sustainable Tourism

Alex Bastian, President & CEO, Hotel Council of San Francisco

1:45PM         Hotel Industry Outlook                                     

Peter Bowes, Director of Sales & Account Management – Northern California, Amadeus

Ron Graebe, Regional Vice President – West, Amadeus

2:00PM         Let’s Talk about Workforce

Adam Glickman, Vice President, Brand Strategy, Actabl

2:20PM         Sponsor Meet & Greet/Break                                      


2:50PM         Hospitality Story

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

Thomas Wolfe, Chief Concierge & Director of Heritage, Fairmont San Francisco

3:00PM         Workforce Foundation Panel

Sarah Cozewith, Vice President of Workforce Development, AHLAF

Michael Pace, General Manager, InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Andrew Aboujaoude, Senior Workforce Development Specialist, San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Michelle Millar, PhD. Associate Dean, University of San Francisco

3:20PM         Advocating for your Business: CHLA Update

Lynn Mohrfeld, President & CEO, CHLA

3:35PM         Advocating for your Business: AHLA Update                                           

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

3:45PM         Closing Remarks        

4:00PM         Networking Reception         


Date & Time

March 28, 2023 – 1pm-5:30pm


Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center

San Francisco, CA 94111