Your OH&LA membership will benefit and guide you with legislative support; employment & regulatory guidelines; cost-saving benefits with service and product providers; training, certifications, and continuing education; and the state’s largest convention and trade show - just to name a few!
Education & Training
OH&LA strives to provide ongoing education and training for you and your employees.
AHLEI Professional Certifications
American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLEI) supports professional hospitality certification in all facets of the industry.
ServSafe® Manager Certification
Our one-day certification class keeps employees in check with health department regulations.
This ABLE-approved bilingual online course provides mandatory training for alcohol server licensure. OH&LA members receive 33% off the ServSafe Alcohol online course.
Alcohol Compliance Education (ACE)
ACE training promotes the responsible serving, consumption, and marketing of alcoholic beverages. Group training is available onsite at your business. Minimum of 15 people.
Heartland Bank Card & Payroll Processing
Special Heartland pricing on bank card and Payroll processing, and employee pay card services and gift card processing services. A Global Payments Company. Contact TJ Kerr, 405-474-5965.
McGregor Insurance Group Group Health Insurance
McGregor provides a wide range of innovative coverages that meet the diverse needs of the hospitality industry. Contact Heather McGregor, 877-392-0577.
Clearwater Enterprises Third-Party Natural Gas
Clearwater provides OH&LA members dramatically discounted pricing on natural gas purchasing. Contact Regina Fort, 405-842-9200 ext. 201.
STR Lodging Industry Statistics
STR is the recognized leader when it comes to the latest global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-401-2832.
LobbyLights Wage & Benefit Data
LobbyLights is the hospitality industry's trusted source for comparable wage and benefit data. Contact Kevin Conway, 216.503.0076, or via email email@example.com.
AHLEI Educational Institute Professional Certifications
AHLAEI provides valuable discounts on professional hospitality certification in all facets of the industry. Contact Elizabeth Johnson, (517) 318-2359 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tinker Federal Credit Union Credit Union Membership
OH&LA members are eligible for full-service banking opportunities from Tinker Federal Credit Union. 800-456-4828
Staples Business Expense Discounts
Staples provides properties with substantial savings on everyday business expenses like office supplies. Contact Joseph Yanco, (603) 881-7014 or via email at email@example.com.
An easy-to-use online resource that makes searching for a product, service, or supplier quick and easy.
OH&LA Job Bank
List your available staff positions at no cost in our online Job Bank.
Social Media and Communications
Find us on Facebook and Twitter, or find out more through our publications - The Concierge emails and The InnSider newsletter.
OH&LA presented the Annual Stars of the Industry Awards, designed to honor Oklahoma's outstanding hospitality professionals for their service and commitment to the guest service and hospitality industry, on January 15, 2019. This year, submissions resulted in 54 nominees from properties of all sizes among the 10 categories.
Make plans now to attend the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association's annual Lodging Summit, Vendor Expo, and Stars of the Industry Awards program in January! This is our most exciting event of the year, in which lodging operators and their team members have the opportunity to network with colleagues and others important to the success of your operation. Our schedule, pricing, hotel accommodation info, and registration opportunity is online now.
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.