Night of a Thousand Stars

January 26, 2020

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
Los Angeles, CA

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About the Event

Celebrate Our Industry’s Brightest Night of the Year!

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Join us as we come together to celebrate our industry’s newest stars in old Hollywood style at the 2020 Night of A Thousand Stars gala.

This year we’ll be bringing you the glitz and glamour of LA as we celebrate a “triple feature” starring:

  • Incoming AHLA Chair Jon Bortz
  • The AHLA Stars of the Industry Award Winners
  • The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF)

Imagine the Oscar awards for the unsung heroes who power our industry each day while also raising money for the future of our industry. That's Night of a Thousand Stars!  All proceeds from the event will go towards the AHLEF’s mission of helping people build careers, improve their lives, and strengthen the lodging industry.

The 2020 Stars of the Industry Award Categories Are:

  • North Star Award: Lodging Employee of the Year
  • General Manager of the Year
  • Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader of the Year
  • Paving the Way Award

Who will win this year?  Buy your ticket to find out!

Last year we had an incredible inaugural event that raised close to one million dollars! This year will be even more SPECTACULAR with lots of surprises, great food, drinks, and FUN. With your support, we will go even further in 2020!


Who is Attending?
A virtual Who's Who of the hotel industry will descend on Hollywood the weekend of Night of a Thousand Stars! Attendees will include members of AHLEF's Board of Trustees, members of AHLA's Board of Directors, winners and finalists of the AHLA Stars of the Industry Awards and their colleagues, past AHELF scholarship award winners and other leading hotel industry executives from hotels across the country.

Put your company in the spotlight on our industry's brightest stage!  Night of a Thousand Stars is a valuable opportunity to gain exposure for your brand and network with the hotel industry's top executives while supporting a great cause - the future of the industry. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Night of a Thousand Stars, please contact Brad Aldrich for more information.

$25,000 - Visionary Sponsor
$15,000 - Benefactor Sponsor


NOTS Sponsors

Watch Highlights and the Award Winners from the 2019 Stars of the Industry


Please email Allison Brennan to register. 

$25,000 - Visionary Sponsor, table of 10
$15,000 - Benefactor Sponsor, table of 8
$500 - Individual ticket

Please contact Allison Brennan at for more information.