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HLAGH Monthly Membership Luncheon- The Mission of the GHCVB with Mike Waterman

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Houston exudes a cosmopolitan and down-home vibe. The Style-savvy residents of country’s fourth largest city and third-largest county know that there’s no place quite like Houston.  With More than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming business, pro sports and award winning cuisine.

The Greater Houston and Convention and Visitor Bureau (GHCVB) a division of Houston First Corporation, is the primary sales and marketing arm of Houston and Harris County.  The mission of the GHCVB is to improve the economy of Greater Houston by attracting conventions, tourists and film projects to the area through sales and marketing efforts.

28feb11:00 am- 1:15 pmHLAGH Monthly Membership Luncheon - The Mission of The GHCVB with Mike Waterman

 

HLAGH Annual Business Meeting With Patrick Jankowski ” The Worst is Over”

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The Partnership is a place for the community minded business leaders who want to be involved in Houston’s positive growth and influence the direction in which Houston is going.   Business leaders from across the region collaborate to make Houston one of the best places to live, work and build a business.  Join the HLAGH membership as the Greater Houston Partnership addresses Houston’s unique challenges, and champions the growth and success of our region.

Patrick is a regional economist and Senior Vice President of Research at GHP. He oversees the research department which provides information gathering, data analysis, data base management, economic forecasting, and mapping functions for the partnerships four divisions.  Patrick is a frequent speaker on business and economic issues and has served as an expert witness in cases regarding local business trends.  He received his economic degree from University of Texas in Austin which makes for an interesting family gathering.  His son and eldest daughter graduated from Texas A&M Austin. “I always remind my children, they may get their education from Texas A&M, but it is paid for by my UT degree.  His youngest daughter wisely decided to attend Texas State University in San Marcos.

The Association will review the 2016 accomplishments as well as present the proposed 2017 HLAGH Board of Directors.

26jan11:30 am- 1:00 pmEvent OverHLAGH Annual Business Meeting With Patrick Jankowski Greater Houston Partnership "The Worst is Over"

17th Annual Bike Building Event

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17th Annual Bike Building Event
Benefiting HLAGH and Child Advocates

Sponsored By Our Friends:

Yellow Cab / Taxi Fiesta
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston First Corporation
Scott Equipment
ARAMARK • Freeman

Child Advocates mobilizes court appointed volunteers to break the vicious cycle of child abuse. They speak up for abused children who are lost in the system and guide them into safe environments where they can thrive.  To learn more information about Child Advocates and their mission, please visit their website at http://www.childadvocates.org.

14dec5:00 pm- 6:30 pm17th Annual Bike Building Event

HLAGH Monthly Luncheon- Hall of Honor With Eric Affeldt

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With his tenacity for business and finance, mission for creating unforgettable guest experiences, and passion for serving others, Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp CEO, has cemented the company’s stake as the world leader in private golf and country clubs.

ClubCorp owns or operates more than 200 clubs in the United States and abroad, more than three times the size of its next largest competitor, according to Fortune magazine. At ClubCorp’s helm since 2006, Affeldt is responsible for all aspects of the company’s domestic and international operations, as well as its continued growth.

Affeldt joins the ranks of industry innovators and icons who represent the world’s most successful and recognizable brands. Prior to joining ClubCorp, Affeldt served as a principal of KSL Capital Partners, a private equity firm dedicated to investments in travel and leisure businesses. KSL purchased ClubCorp in 2006. Affeldt also served as president and CEO of KSL’s former golf division, KSL Fairways; vice president and general manager of Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami and the combined PGA West and La Quinta Resort and Club in California; and was a founding partner of KSL Recreation. In addition, he served as president of General Aviation Holdings, Inc.

As a leader, Affeldt believes in challenging the status quo, in encouraging curiosity, and hiring intelligent people who are passionate about hospitality. He also believes strongly in giving back, and is deeply involved with numerous faith-based charities, as well as The North Texas Food Bank and “Augie’s Quest,” the leader in ALS research. The annual ClubCorp Charity Classic benefits a number of charities and has raised over $20 million since the event’s inception in 2007.

Please join HLAGH on Wednesday, October 19th  for a presentation by Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp CEO the Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor’s 68th inductee.

19oct11:30 am- 1:15 pmEvent OverHLAGH Monthly Membership Luncheon-Hall of Honor With Eric Affeldt

SuperBowl Planning With Expedia

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While this may not be Houston’s first Super Bowl experience, a lot has changed in our great city since 2004! Join us to hear your Expedia Market Managers review hotel performance of the last several Super Bowl host cities, and share booking trends to assist as you develop your Super Bowl strategy. They will review booking window and demand data, as well as tips and trips for maximizing revenue over game day weekend. Expedia Representatives include Heather Hickman – Market Manager,  Mary Megan Mullins – Associate Market Manager and Shirley Lentz – Associate Market Manager.

8:30 a.m. Registration and Networking

9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and Program

11oct8:30 am- 9:00 amEvent OverHOUSTON SUPERBOWL PLANNING WITH EXPEDIA 

 

2016 HLAGH Business Expo

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The HLAGH would like to invite you to exhibit at the CBRE trends report luncheon on September 29th.  The business expo aims to provide a platform for building relationships, creating opportunities with some of the key hospitality industry leaders in Houston and the surrounding areas.  Each year the CBRE luncheon is attended by over 300 hoteliers, so take this opportunity to showcase your company.

29sep9:00 am- 2:30 pmEvent Over2016 HLAGH Business Expo2016 HLAGH Business Expo

HLAGH Annual CBRE Report Luncheon & Business Expo

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What will 2017 bring to the hospitality industry in Houston? Join us at the HLAGH Membership Meeting as Mr. Randy McCaslin,CRE managing director of CBRE Hotels Consulting, (formerly PKF consulting)  presents what the future holds for our industry. Mr. McCaslin will look at 2016 and explain what the indications show for the coming year. He will also compare the Houston area to other major cities in Texas. As we start preparing for budget time, the information presented will be useful in substantiating your 2017 projections.

29sep10:00 am- 2:30 pmSold Out!HLAGH Annual CBRE Report Luncheon & Business ExpoHLAGH Annual CBRE Report Luncheon & Business Expo

12th ANNUAL HOSPITALITY ON PARADE

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The 12th Anniversary of Hospitality on Parade is taking place this year at the Hyatt Regency Downtown on October 28th. It is amazing how this event has grown to become not only the premier Hospitality gathering of Houston, but it has been recognized in our State as a showcase for our industry as well. As always, this is your event. It is a night to celebrate the hospitality industry of the Houston area. Over the last ten years, the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston has honored 85 individuals.  These winners represent the best in their field and have contributed to the success of our industry and the Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.

 

NOMINATION FORM AND CRITERIA

BUY A TABLE 

DONATE A SILENT AUCTION ITEM

 

28oct6:00 pm- 11:00 pmEvent Over12th ANNUAL HOSPITALITY ON PARADE

HLAGH Quarterly Networking Mixer

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Join us for another fun-filled HLAGH Members Mixer at the newly renovated Hilton Houston Galleria Area Hotel!  Come and network with some of the brightest minds in the hospitality industry.  Grab a few hospitality colleagues and see what we are all about.  Hors d’ oeuvre and cocktails will be provided by The Hilton Houston Galleria Area Hotel

9aug4:30 pm- 6:30 pmEvent OverHLAGH Quarterly Membership Mixer- Hilton Houston Galleria Area Hotel

July HLAGH Membership Luncheon- Featuring Judge Ed Emmett-Sponsored By EcoLab

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On behalf of the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston, we would like to personally invite you to the “State of the County Address”, presented by Honorable Harris County Judge Edward Emmett. Judge Emmett is responsible for working with four county commissioners to oversee a county government serving more than four million residents. The Judge believes strongly that vision, planning and teamwork are the keys to maintaining Harris County’s economic strength and its commitment to opportunity and a unique quality of life for every resident.  Judge Emmett will speak on several key issues facing the region such as our economy and area transportation.

Edward M. Emmett became Harris County Judge on March 6, 2007. A member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1979 to 1987, Judge Emmett was chairman of the committee on energy, a member of the transportation committee, and represented Texas on numerous national committees relating to energy and transportation policy. Judge Emmett attended Bellaire High School. He graduated from Rice University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and from the University of Texas at Austin in 1974 with a Masters of Public Affairs.

21jul11:30 am- 1:15 pmEvent OverJuly HLAGH Luncheon- Featuring Judge Ed Emmett- Sponsored By EcoLabHLAGH July Luncheon

 

Luncheon Sponsor: EcoLab

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