American Hotel and Lodging Association
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
23 days ago
Job Type
Permanent Positions
$70,000.00 - $75,000.00
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function


Position Summary:

The American Hotel & Lodging Association is seeking a Manager of Conferences and Events. This position will report to the Senior Director, Event Partnerships and will assist in the planning and execution of all AHLA meetings and events, including our signature event, The Hospitality Show.


  • Coordinate all speaker logistics and outreach for The Hospitality Show.
  • Create, maintain and update speaker collateral, travel arrangements including air, train, car service and room blocks for The Hospitality Show.
  • Assist in managing AHLA’s HTNG Europe and Asia Pacific conferences
  • Manage and execute GM Awards alongside The Hospitality Show.
  • Manage and execute ALIS Student Ambassador Program alongside industry conference, ALIS.
  • Execute event logistics to include function specifications, food and beverage and audio-visual arrangements, and experience elements. 
  • Work with senior department team members on event-specific content research and program development.
  • Work closely with senior department team members on event production for AHLA partner events.
  • Work closely with AHLA Marketing Team to coordinate event marketing materials.
  • Assist with event financials and expense tracking. 
  • RFP, site research, and contracting for events and meetings as assigned. 
  • Logistics for association committee meetings as assigned. 
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned. 


Skills and Attributes:

  • Experienced computer and software knowledge, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and Salesforce preferred Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and relevant content; willingness to be coached 
  • Self-motivated individual who is also a team player with a high level of professionalism and emotional intelligence 
  • Detail-oriented individual with exceptional organizational and time management skills 
  • Customer-service focused with a positive attitude; maintains grace under pressure 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience; or a combination of education and experience
  • Tradeshow experience preferred


  • Position located in Washington, DC
  • Rotating hybrid work schedule: In-office Tues-Thurs and Mon-Thurs every other week
  • Ability to travel, including internationally (20-25%)
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds 
  • Salary: $70,000-$75,000

Interested candidates may apply by using the link below:

AHLA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


Job ID: 73586919

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