From inspirational keynotes to industry-relevant breakout sessions, you'll gain insight on hospitality issues, new strategies and solutions, and learn best practices.


Connect with your industry peers.

Sunday, September 11


ORLA Member Meeting - 12:00pm

Jason Brandt, President & CEO, Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association 

During the Annual Meeting of the members, Jason will provide a brief overview of the association’s accomplishments and challenges, as well as share strategies for the year ahead. Members will also vote on the slate of nominees for the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. ORLA membership is not required to attend.

Vendor Showcase - 2:45pm

Explore the Vendor Showcase to meet with allied members ready to talk to you about products and services to help your business thrive!

Vendor Showcase Hosted Reception - 4:30pm

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and libations during this reception hosted by allied members supporting our industry.

Industry Awards Dinner - 6:30pm

Oregon’s hospitality industry is brimming with outstanding individuals who go above and beyond, raising the bar for excellence in performance, service and commitment to the industry. As a highlight of the annual ORLA Hospitality Conference, the Hospitality Industry Awards recognize the exemplary performance and qualities that set the high standards for the entire industry to achieve.

Awards include:

  • Lodging Operator of the Year: 
    Nick Pearson, General Manager, Jupiter & Jupiter NEXT

  • Restaurateur of the Year: 
    Emma Dye, Founder + Chief Salad Officer, Crisp 

  • Employee of the Year: 
    Jodi Doud, Server, Southern Oregon Elmer's (Roseburg) 

  • Allied Partner of the Year:          
    Matthew D. Lowe, Attorney, Jordan Ramis PC 

Monday, September 12

Vendor Showcase - 9:30am

Connect with any vendors you have yet to talk with. These folks are here to help you find new solutions and save you time, money and resources!