As a member, you'll have access to top-notch OH&LA educational programming suited for all areas of your lodging operation. Additionally, your associates can take part in specialized certifications through the OH&LA and the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLAEI), ServSafe® Food Safety, and the OH&LA's Alcohol Compliance Education (ACE) courses, as well as access to our Professional Development Member Lending Library.
OH&LA Continuing Education
OH&LA strives to provide ongoing education and training for you and your employees.
AH&LA Educational Institute
AHLAEI supports professional hospitality certification in all facets of the industry.
Our one-day class keeps employees in check with health department regulations.
Alcohol Compliance Education
This training program promotes the responsible marketing, serving and consumption of alcohol.
Member Lending Library
Our Member Lending Library is full of educational resources to give hospitality managers and employees the tools they need to succeed.
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This annual Fall event is the largest trade show in the state of Oklahoma and the most important event for foodservice, hospitality, and tourism industry professionals, featuring hundreds of exhibits, an opening night party, the ever-popular ORA Culinary Cook-off, the exciting ORA Cocktail Shakedown and over 6,000 industry attendees.
Join OKWIL for a seminar on Workplace Etiquette, where you'll learn effective tech-savvy strategies and have the opportunity to network with industry colleagues! From phone calls and text messages to emails and social media sites, technology has given us countless ways to connect with one another. But along with this convenience comes a whole new set of etiquette rules. Employees and their supervisors are faced with the responsibility of knowing the etiquette associated with each method and device. This session will offer savvy strategies for effective workplace use of technology.
Hundreds of association members recently attended an informational session on the "New Alcohol Laws Coming your Way," presented by attorney Adam Marshall with Barrow & Grimm. The 2-hour session covered the details of the new law, which goes into effect October 1. Mr. Marshall kindly shared his presentation for those who were unable to attend.
OH&LA's September Member Event featured the 6th Annual STR Lodging Industry Forecast. Vail Ross of STR presented exclusive insights on how Oklahoma's lodging and tourism industry is expected to trend in 2019, as well as anticipated results for 2018. Download the 2019 STR Hotel Industry Overview & Forecast here.