WHAT WE DO

OH&LA provides advocacy, education, and resources for operators and professionals in all types of lodging businesses

throughout the state of Oklahoma.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug. 19

OKWIL Event: The Art & Competency of Engaging Feedback


We’ll spend time understanding what happens when we receive feedback, framing conversations in the best way possible. The ability to move through conflict, including competitive listening and deescalating situations to move forward into environments that are innovative and creative. Participants will gain self-awareness about their own relationship with feedback, and how to support others for success with feedback. Emphasis on interpretation of the message and the decision structure for ac... Read More

Sep. 08

OH&LA Member Event, featuring the 2020 STR Forecasting Luncheon




THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT
We look forward to welcoming back STR who will provide a 2020 review and 2021 Forecasting Luncheon, which will provide interesting data considering the effect COVID-19 has had on the lodging industry. Our guest and presenter is Vail Ross, CMHS, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development & Marketing. 

Please join other lodging professionals for this event which has been modified from the past to include plenty of ... Read More

Jan. 13

OH&LA Lodging Summit and Vendor Expo


The Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association's annual Lodging Summit is our most exciting event of the year, in which lodging operators and their key team members have the opportunity to network with colleagues and others important to the success of their operation. The Summit also welcomes and introduces membership to the leadership of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. The day's activities include Oklahoma lodging's largest Vendor Expo where operators meet with the top providers of ... Read More

Jan. 13

2021 Stars of the Industry Awards


The OH&LA presents this Annual Award Competition, which was created to honor the outstanding professionals in Oklahoma’s lodging industry. The awards are presented to individuals and properties that epitomize the service and spirit of our industry. This competition is open to all OH&LA member properties; independent or franchise, and their employees. All award recipients will be judged for work performed in calendar year 2020. The Stars of the Industry Awards will be presented at a... Read More

WHY JOIN?

Food Safety & Alcohol Training


We offer one-day training courses for obtaining your ServSafe® Managers Certification, ServSafe® Alcohol or Alcohol Compliance Education program. These courses are required by the state of Oklahoma, and you can receive discounts through your membership.

Membership Types & Programs


OH&LA membership will benefit and guide you with legislative support; employment & regulatory guidelines; reduced costs for wage, benefit, and industry data; insurance; training; and more to help you manage properties more effectively and affordably.

Buyers Guide


Our buyers guide is an easy-to-use online resource that makes searching for a product, service or supplier much more user-friendly for all your hotel and lodging needs.

Advocacy


The OH&LA constantly monitors regulatory and legislative issues both on a state and national level. Your representatives advocate on your behalf about issues facing Oklahoma's lodging industry.