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Annual Fall Conference & Awards Gala
The PRLA Annual Conference & Awards Gala gathers hospitality professionals from around the Commonwealth to connect, collaborate, and celebrate together. From dynamic speakers to engaging discussions, the conference is designed to provide you with inspiration and practical skills that you can take back to your business.
The 2023 event will occur October 23-25 in conjunction with the PA Tourism Summit at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort.
Check back frequently for information about the 2023 Annual Conference & Awards Gala. The Spirit of Hospitality Awards Gala honors exceptional members of the association and greater hospitality industry for their leadership, commitment, and service to the industry and their communities.
PA Leadership Forum
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” — John F. Kennedy
As leaders in the industry and the PRLA, you know what it takes to succeed. This event is a way for us to help you continue your leadership journey.
Hear from nationally recognized speakers on topics that will help you elevate your leadership and communication skills. Tickets are limited, so reserve yours today!
Who should attend?
This event is open to the entire hospitality community of Pennsylvania, regardless of membership status. Our members who serve on the Board of Directors, chapter boards, or committees are strongly encouraged to attend.
The 2023 Leadership Forum will take place on May 1. Registration is open and we’ll post information about programming and keynote speakers, and accommodations.
Bring your voice to the table and be part of the conversation with your elected officials at PRLA’s Legislative Day. Legislative Day is your opportunity to educate your elected officials on how their actions, decisions, and policies impact your business and your employees.
How does it work?
Once you register, we get to work. PRLA’s team schedules meetings between you and your state representative(s) and senator(s). We’ll review key talking points in a briefing before we head to the Capitol for your meeting. Finally, we provide materials to leave with your legislator highlighting the industry’s key policy areas.
Who should attend?
This event is open to the entire hospitality community of Pennsylvania, regardless of membership status. It’s a great opportunity to get your employees engaged with advocacy for the industry.
The 2023 Legislative Day takes place on May 2 at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg. Details and register here.
PA Tourism Summit 2023
This in-person event will bring together all sectors of Pennsylvania’s travel and tourism industry for two days of insightful and meaningful content and networking. The 2023 Summit will take place in conjunction with the Annual Conference & Awards Gala, October 23-25 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort.
Sponsorship packages are available for the Tourism Summit. Please contact Heidi Howard at email@example.com for more information.
Good legislation begins with good lawmakers. Proceeds from the PRLA Golf Classic support political action and advocacy funds, as well as and the National Restaurant Association Restaurant Advocacy Fund. These funds are used to educate lawmakers on the issues and challenges facing the restaurant and hospitality industry in Pennsylvania and across the country. Treat yourself, your customers, or your employees to a fine day of golf on one of Pennsylvania’s premiere golf courses, while supporting your industry. Reserve early – this outing is always a sell out.
New for 2022, the PRLA Golf Classic will be held in conjunction with the PRLA Annual Conference & Awards Gala, September 12-13 at The Hotel Hershey.
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