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American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AHLA is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1925. As of 2019 they had $22 million in revenue and $26 million in assets.

AHLA provides focused advocacy, communications support, and educational resources for an industry generating $155.5 billion in annual sales from 4.9 million guestrooms.

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Program areas at AHLA

Government affairs: American Hotel and Lodging Association (ah&la)'s national advocacy agenda and work is focused on targeted policy areas: protecting our guests and improving the guest experience, reining in illegal hotels, supporting the industry's workforce, and promoting travel and tourism.

Committees and contributions: American Hotel and Lodging Association (ah&la) continues to evaluate our committee structure to ensure that we are facilitating an environment where peer groups can gather to explore the pressing issues in the hospitality industry. Currently our committees include: resort, sustainability, and industry advocacy. Ahla has six councils that provide members with opportunities for networking and information and idea sharing with colleagues from their specific industry segments. These are the brands council (comprised of Hotel companies that own and/or market brands, including those that grant franchises for Hotel brands); owners council (comprised of Hotel companies that own hotels); management companies council (comprised of Hotel companies that operate or manage hotels); independent hotels council (comprised of hotels that are not branded); psa council (comprised of the partner state associations); and allied council (comprised of companies who do business with the Lodging industry). Besides the councils, ahla and its affiliates ...

Industry relations: helping students achieve the American dream and finance their future, the Association continues to make significant contributions to students around the country. The development of youth and the next generation of Hotel employees is central to the Association. In 2018, ahlef awarded academic scholarships to 795 promising hospitality management students attending colleges and universities across the country. Additionally, 10 Hotel employees received professional development scholarships for certification and distance learning. Ten scholarship recipients were selected to attend the 2018 Lodging conference to network with industry leaders and learn about important industry issues. These scholarships help provide much needed resources to students who seek a life-long career in the hospitality industry. With a mission dedicated to helping people build careers that improve their lives and strengthen the Lodging industry, the foundation has disbursed more than $22 million through its programs since its inception. In 2018, the foundation awarded more ...

Form 990s for AHLA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 9, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Apr 3, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Feb 17, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AHLA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$979,375
Program services$20,095,596
Investment income and dividends$371,824
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$186,439
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-27,627
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$400,669
Total revenues$22,006,276

Vendors for AHLA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-03-03
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-03-03
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2018-12-03
█████ ██Consulting Services$602,0772017-12-01
███ ██████ ████ █████Consulting Services$398,3022017-12-01
███ ████ █████Accounting$397,1872017-12-01
███ ██████ ███████ ███Consulting Services$363,4792017-12-01
███████ ████ ███Legal$373,8262017-12-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at AHLA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Katherine LugarChief Executive Officer$1.1 millionDec. 31, 2018
Kevin CareyChief Operating Officer$418,034Jan. 9, 2020
████ █████Chief Financial Officer$296,654Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ███████Senior Vice President , Marketing and Communications$390,330Dec. 31, 2018
███ ████████Vice President , Government Affairs$194,860Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Senior Vice President , Government Affairs$383,448Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President , Government Affairs$205,999Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ████ ████████Senior Vice President , Government Affairs$199,600Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Vice President , Campaign Communications$209,473Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███████Senior Vice President - Business Development$118,245Sept. 27, 2018
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)501(c)(6)$24 millionWashington, DC
2National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)501(c)(6)$6.2 millionWashington, DC
3American Association for Justice (AAJ)501(c)(6)$26 millionWashington, DC
4National Association of Social Workers (NASW)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
5National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)501(c)(6)$32 millionWashington, DC
6American Academy of Actuaries501(c)(6)$12 millionWashington, DC
7American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA)501(c)(6)$5.6 millionWashington, DC
8Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)501(c)(6)$9.2 millionWashington, DC
9American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
10American Psychiatric Association (APA)501(c)(6)$59 millionWashington, DC
11American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)501(c)(6)$64 millionWashington, DC
12Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)501(c)(6)$13 millionWashington, DC
13American Pharmacists Association (APhA)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
14American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)501(c)(6)$6.2 millionWashington, DC
15American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)501(c)(6)$8.1 millionWashington, DC
16Tax Executives Institute (TEI)501(c)(6)$11 millionWashington, DC
17American Society of Association Executives501(c)(6)$28 millionWashington, DC
18American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)501(c)(6)$12 millionWashington, DC
19American College of Cardiology (ACC)501(c)(6)$26 millionWashington, DC
20National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)501(c)(6)$6.7 millionWashington, DC
21Chief Executives Organization (CEO)501(c)(6)$22 millionWashington, DC
22American Health Care Association (AHCA)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
23International Franchise Association (IFA)501(c)(6)$17 millionWashington, DC
24The American Institute of Architects (AIA)501(c)(6)$78 millionWashington, DC
25Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants501(c)(6)$6.2 millionGlen Allen, VA