California Lodging Expo and Conference 2018

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California Lodging Expo and Conference 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018 (All day)


The California Lodging Expo® and Conference , FREE to all attendees, who do not provide goods or services to the lodging industry, is the premier California hospitality trade show.  This annual event promises to be as popular as ever this year. Centrally located at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Los Angeles- Commerce Casino, within minutes of the local business and industrial communities.

The methods, frequency, and purpose of our connections with guests and prospective guests is rapidly evolving. New technology and new expectations for a perfect, personalized hotel stay has become the norm. Learn how you can take advantage of the latest tools to attract more guests and deliver a more satisfying guest experience at the California Lodging Expo® and Conference.

For more information:  California Lodging Expo and Conference 2018

Organizer / Producer



OrganizerChris MiddletonCall (925) 780-0929


Monday, December 3 2018

7:00 – 9:00 am 

Exhibitor Registration Salon Foyer– Enjoy coffee and pastries

7:00 - 5:00 pm

Attendee Registration Salon Foyer - Enjoy coffee and pastries from 7:00 to 9:00 am

9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome Session - Salon 1 - $250 raffle prize

9:15 – 10:00 am

General Session 1: Salon 1 - $250 raffle prize 

10:15 – 11:00 am

General Session 2: Salon 1 - Craig Carbonniere, Milestone Internet Marketing - “Website strategies to capture more market share in 2018 and beyond” $250 raffle prize drawing 

11:00 – noon

Lodging Expo: Salon 2 - Prizes given every 15 minutes

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Industry Luncheon: Salon 1

Introduction: Biran Patel, AAHOA: "The Lodging Industry and AAHOA"

Guest Speaker: Caroline Beteta, Visit California

Keynote Speaker: Glenn Haussman, No Vacancy News & Podcast: "Myths and Mayhem: Reinventing Service in a New Hospitality Climate"

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Lodging Expo: Salon 2 - Prizes given every 15 minutes

2:30 – 3:30 pm

General Session 3: Salon 1 - Andrew Sommer, Conn Maciel Carey -"Top Employment Law Issues for the California Lodging Industry:  Practical Tips and Compliance Strategies" $250 raffle prize  

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Salon 1  - Biran Patel, AAHOA,  Moderator $250 raffle prize

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Evening Reception:  Salon Foyer  Tasting of California wines, 2018 Excellence in Lodging & Hospitality  Award Ceremony, 2018 Scholarship Ceremony



Organizer / Producer

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles - Commerce Casino
6121 East Telegraph Road
Commerce, CA 90040
United States

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