News for the Hospitality Executive
The American Hotel & Lodging Association Creating
New Membership Category -
The Under Age 30 Grouping to Provide Resources and Programs to Facilitate
the Career Advancement of Young Hospitality Professionals
|Washington, March 11, 2008 — Members of the American Hotel
& Lodging Association (AH&LA) Under 30 Council convened for its
inaugural meeting last week, outlining a framework for the association’s
new Under 30 membership category. The category, launching July 1,
will provide unique resources and tailored programs to facilitate the career
advancement of hospitality professionals under age 30.
Benefits of the new membership category include:
“Recognizing the influence of young, motivated talent in our industry, the Under 30 Council allows AH&LA to unify the talent and ideas of these emerging leaders to develop resources best suited to advance the next generation,” said AH&LA President/CEO Joseph A. McInerney, CHA. “The goal of AH&LA’s Under 30 membership category is to utilize success strategies of the Council to create and implement specific programs for attracting and retaining employees to our growing industry, which will need an estimated 300,000 more workers by 2014.”
Membership in the Under 30 category is free to AH&LA members who qualify based on age. More information is available on the AH&LA Website. To be added to a mailing list for future updates, please contact Jessica Soklow at (202) 289-3153 or email@example.com.
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Serving the hospitality industry for nearly a century, AH&LA is
the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders
in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel
companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered
in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy
on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research
and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom-line
savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry.
Partner state associations provide local representation and additional
cost-saving benefits to members.
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