2018 THLA Short Course & Advanced Short Course

Register now for THLA’s 2018 Short Course

Monday, January 08, 2018 9:00 AM through Friday, January 12, 2018 2:30 PM
Hilton University of Houston
4450 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204

Register for Short Course here, or download a registration form.

Register now for THLA’s 2018 Advanced Short Course

If you’ve attended Short Course in the past and want to learn even more, then our Advanced Short Course is for you! This two-day course is designed as the next step for Short Course attendees. It covers new topics and introduces new speakers to hospitality professionals looking to advance their career.

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 7:30 AM through Wednesday, January 10, 2018 5:30 PM
Hilton University of Houston
4450 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204

Register for Advanced Short Course here.
The Texas Hotel & Lodging Association’s Annual Short Course is a one of a kind, all-in-one hospitality training event that has been awarded “Best Educational Program in the Nation” by the International Society of Hotel Association Executives.

Short Course is an in-depth orientation to the many aspects of the lodging industry. Each discipline is covered in a 90 minute session, exposing employees to the full spectrum of hotel management. Front office personnel will learn about marketing plans; food and beverage staff will learn about housekeeping; accounting staff will learn about employment law, et cetera!

Attendees

Invest in your “Superstars”! Each year, attendees include hospitality professionals ranging from trainees to supervisors to department heads to general managers. If your employees have advancement potential, Short Course is definitely for them.
Faculty

The faculty at Short Course is both prestigious and entertaining. Instructors are selected from professors at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management, as well as hospitality figures of international reputation. Students will enjoy academic insight blended with practical experience.

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Class size is limited to maximize the learning experience. Therefore, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. THLA will send confirmation of acceptance prior to the start of the course.

Attire

Dress is business casual for all class sessions.  Jeans, khakis, sport shirts, and tennis shoes are also acceptable. Attire on Friday should be a bit dressier for Friday’s graduation luncheon.

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton University of Houston Hotel has blocked rooms on a first-come, first-served basis at the rate of $99 single or double, plus 17% tax. Rooms at the Hilton are available by calling directly at 866.327.1161 or using this convenient link.

Be sure to ask for the special group rate for Texas Hotel & Lodging Association Short Course. Guestroom reservations must be made by January 2, 2018 to qualify for the discounted rate.

Sponsorship Opportunity for Vendors

We invite your company to be a part of this prestigious event through a sponsorship of this event as outline below:

$450 SPONSORSHIP

*Recognition of your sponsorship of THLA’s website, www.texaslodging.com

*Your sponsorship will be noted in all Short Course marketing materials.

*The opportunity to network with over 200 hospitality professionals.

*A sponsor sign noting your sponsorship at the refreshment tables.

*One ticket to the Short Course Graduation Luncheon on Friday, January 12th. This event is generally attended by several General Managers of students attending the course.

*Most importantly, your contribution supports valuable leadership training for the future of our industry.

Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

$600 SPONSORSHIP

*One-year complimentary Allied Membership with THLA (Value of $450)

*Recognition of your sponsorship of THLA’s website, www.texaslodging.com

*Your sponsorship will be noted in all Short Course marketing materials.

*The opportunity to network with over 200 hospitality professionals.

*A sponsor sign noting your sponsorship at the refreshment tables.

*One ticket to the Short Course Graduation Luncheon on Friday, January 12th. This event is generally attended by several General Managers of students attending the course.

*Most importantly, your contribution supports valuable leadership training for the future of our industry.

Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Download the Short Course Sponsorship Form here.

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