2018 OHLA Annual Conference & Gala
OHLA Hosts Largest Gathering of Hoteliers
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center,OH
This year, as we celebrate the association's longevity, OHLA will host a conference for all aspects of the industry. Education features for the future, industry insight of the many past leaders and a look at the accomplishments.
Hoteliers and Exhibitors-Plan to spend Monday and Tuesday seeking out each other.
Our Gala will be held Monday evening, November 19, with the following day, Tuesday, November 20, offering education sessions and building relationships. Special Exhibiting events Monday and Tuesday-More to Come!
OHLA again will have special guests, important policymakers and officials in attendance.
The Stars Awards Dinner and Gala will be a celebration of the ages! the125th Anniversary of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association will bring out the best of the best and feature
Each year, the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association, in partnership with local lodging councils around the state, presents the Stars of the Industry Awards in recognition of the outstanding and exemplary efforts of talented and dedicated hospitality professionals in the state. Nominations are accepted for individuals who go above and beyond in the performance of their duties and exceed an organization’s ordinary expectations.
Categories awarded at the 2018 Annual Conference and Gala will include Ohio Server of the Year, Ohio Housekeeper of the Year, Ohio Front Desk Associate of the Year, Ohio Supervisor/Manager of the Year, Ohio Service Rockstar of the Year, Ohio General Manager of the Year, Unique Lodging of Ohio Property of the Year, and Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year.
2017 Stars Winners
Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year was awarded to:
The Hilton Columbus Downtown
Ohio Server of the Year was awarded to:
Cathy Thomas of Columbus Airport Marriott
Ohio Housekeeper of the Year was awarded to:
Ryne Sanford of the Hilton Columbus Downtown
Ohio Front Desk Associate of the Year was awarded to:
Lee Dratch of Columbus Airport Marriott
Ohio Supervisor/Manager of the Year was awarded to:
Ty Sindledecker of the Hilton Columbus Downtown
Ohio Service Rockstar of the Year was awarded to:
Norsius Nortila of Millennium Hotel Cincinnati
Ohio General Manager of the Year awarded to:
Carrie Richards of the Hilton Columbus at Easton
Unique Lodging of Ohio Property of the Year was awarded to:
The Welsh Hills Inn
Unique Lodging of Ohio Property of the Year Runner-Up was awarded to:
1830 Hallauer House Bed & Breakfast
Congratulations to all of our winners! We look forward to what all of your teams will accomplish in 2018!