2019 Annual Conference and Gala


2019 Conference Save the Date Front

More Information to Come!



2018 Ohio Stars of the Industry Award Winners

Server of the Year

Jeffrey Rhoden, 
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Housekeeper of the Year

Sheila Andino, 
Marriott Cincinnati Northeast

Front Desk Associate of the Year

Dina Giddens, 
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Supervisor/ Manager of the Year

Sheila Pugh, 
Holiday Inn Wilmington/Roberts Centre

Service Superstar of the Year

Mark Garrett, 
Hilton Columbus at Easton

General Manager of the Year

David Minah,
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland -
A DoubleTree by Hilton

Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year

Mills Park Hotel

Allied Member of the Year

Plunkett's Pest Control

Unique Lodging of Ohio Property of the Year

51+ Rooms

The Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake

Unique Lodging of Ohio Property of the Year


The Granville Inn

HSMAI Sales Scout of the Year

Michael Shannon, 
Hotel LeVeque, An Autograph Collection

2018 Legislator of the Year 

Dave Greenspan,
Ohio House of Representatives


More Information Coming Soon!

Early Bird Conference Pricing -- Coming Soon!

Ends October 25th, 2019

Member Registration

Full Conference and Gala: 

Additional Person Full Conference and Gala: 

Gala Only: 

Non-Member Registration

Full Conference and Gala: 

Additional Person Full Conference and Gala: 

Gala Only: 

Exhibitor Pricing

Full Tradeshow and Gala: 

Additional Person Full Tradeshow and Gala: 

Exhibitor Full Tradeshow (Cocktail Hour ONLY): 

Additional Person Full Tradeshow (Cocktail Hour ONLY): 

Full Table Pricing

Full Table Price (8 seats): 

Hospitality Instructor Pricing

Hospitality Instructor Full Conference and Gala (Mon&Tues): 

Hospitality Instructor Partial Registration- Tues ONLY: 


Silent Auction

Want to invest in the future of the hospitality industry? Participate in our 2019 Annual Conference & Gala Silent Auction. Not only is the auction a fun addition to our conference, but it is a way to support our Education and Training Fund. This member benefit helps us fulfill our mission to aid hotel employees in continuing their education and take their career to the next level.

If you are stilling looking to get involved in the OHLA Silent Auction a member, sponsor, or supporter please contact OHLA at  michele@ohla.org.

 Silent Auction Donation Form 



2019 ULO Property of the Year

We are now welcoming nominations for 2019 ULO Property of the Year. If you know of a Unique Lodging Property that has gone above and beyond for their guests and deserves to be recognized nominate them today!



Exhibitor Toolbox 2019

Coming Soon!


Hotel Room Reservations

We have a hotel room block at the Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Sandusky for $119+ plus tax on the evenings of Sunday November 24 and Monday November 25.
Room Block Closes October 25th


​2019 OHLA Annual Conference Sponsors -- Thank you for your support!

Presented by

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People Ready  Bms Cat Logo Thompson Building Associates



CareWorksComp Spectrum New Logo Woodland Environment Cmyk
IGS Energy CareWorks New April 2019 Heartland



Evolution Energy Partners Plunketts Belenkylogolarge



Travelhost Cleveland Logo NKF Logo 2 People Ready




Buckeye Linen Trucklogo

Housekeeper of the Year


People Ready

Server of the Year


Travelhost Cleveland Logo

General Manager of the Year

Plunkett's Pest Control

ULO of the Year