Membership Types & Programs

If you're an independent or multi-unit lodging operator, you provide products or services to the lodging industry; you represent a school, hospital or nursing home; or you operate a Bed & Breakfast, an Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association membership is for you! Listed below are the different types of memberships available.

Lodging Property 

This membership type includes any hotel, motel, inn, suite, extended-stay, vacation resort, event venue, or similar lodging property.

Service Provider 

This membership type includes vendors and businesses that provide products or services to the Oklahoma lodging industry.


This membership type includes OHLA membership, Vendor Expo booth, and two Concierge online newsletter ads.

Bed & Breakfast

This membership type includes owners/operators of bed & breakfasts.

Oklahoma Chapter of Women in Lodging (OKWIL)

Chapter membership is limited to current employees of AH&LA and/or OH&LA member properties, and OH&LA allied member businesses. Non-AH&LA members are eligible to participate in OKWIL chapter activities, but are not eligible for AHLA WIL events. 

Membership Benefits

Your OHLA membership will benefit and guide you with Oklahoma legislative support; employment & regulatory guidelines; cost-saving benefits with service and product providers; training, certifications, and continuing education; and the states largest convention and trade show - just to name a few! 

Education & Training

  • Continuing Education
    • OHLA 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
    • The Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association offers a one-day training course for obtaining your ServSafe Managers Certification.

Discounted Services

  • STR
    • Lodging Industry Statistics: STR is the recognized leader when it comes to the latest global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. Contact or 615-401-2832.
  • 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.
  • Tinker Federal Credit Union
    • Credit Union Membership: OHLA members are eligible for full-service banking opportunities from Tinker Federal Credit Union. 800-456-4828

Endorsed Providers

  • Heartland 
    • Bank Card & Payroll Processing: Special pricing on bank card and Payroll processing, and employee pay card services and gift card processing services. A Global Payments Company. Contact Brandon Howe at 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 OHLA members dramatically discounted pricing on natural gas purchasing. Contact Regina Fort, 405-842-9200 ext. 201.


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