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.
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!