Conference Schedule
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Saturday, September 10

Saturday, September 10

5:00pm – 7:00pm

ORLAPAC VIP Reception (separate registration is required)
This special reception serves as a fundraiser for ORLA’s Political Action Committee. Learn more

Sunday, September 11

11:30am – 1:20pm

12:00pm - 12:20pm

12:20pm - 12:55pm

Opening Lunch

ORLA Member Meeting

National Restaurant Association: State of the Restaurant Industry

Michelle Korsmo, President & CEO, National Restaurant Association

12:55pm - 1:30pm

American Hotel & Lodging Association: Federal & Industry Update

Matt Carrier, American Hotel & Lodging Association

1:45pm – 2:45pm

Breakout Sessions (two concurrent)

Mission Possible: It Takes an Industry 


Respectful Workplace: Mitigating Risk of Harassment Discrimination and Supporting a Culture of Respect and Belonging 


2:45pm – 3:15pm

Vendor Showcase

3:15pm – 4:15pm

Breakout Sessions (two concurrent)

Deep Dive on Federal Advocacy and Hotel Industry Research

Public Policy Opportunities and Challenges in a Post-Pandemic World

5:00pm – 7:00pm

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Vendor Showcase Hosted Reception

Industry Awards Dinner

Monday, September 12

8:00am – 9:00am

8:30am – 9:30am


General Session: Building Exceptional Company Cultures

Industry panel

9:30am – 10:15am

Vendor Showcase

10:20am – 11:20am

Breakout Sessions (two concurrent)

ORLA Advocacy: State & Local Issues, Legislative Session, and Elections

The Economic Outlook for Late 2022 and Beyond 

11:25am – 12:25pm

Breakout Sessions (two concurrent)

Hospitality Performance Overview: Total US, State of Oregon Market and Submarkets 

What Customer Entitlement Has to Do with the Labor Shortage

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch & Keynote Speaker: Christine Cashen

How to Stay Inspired When You are So Darn Tired