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AAHOA's
Spring National
Advocacy
Conference

2018 | TODAYSHOTELIER.COM

1/10/18 7:19 PM

Change policies
with your presence
OLITICS, LIKE BUSINESS, IS
about relationships. The
more people you know,
and the better you know
them, the easier it is to get things
done. That's why AAHOA's Spring
National Advocacy Conference (SNAC)
is so important to our industry and
our members.
SNAC is an opportunity to meet and
establish relationships with your elected
officials and put a human face on the
issues that affect the people they represent in Congress. For many representatives and their staffs, issues such as
ADA drive-by lawsuits or tax code sections like 1031 are abstract. Sharing your
personal story about how they impact
you, your business and your employees
goes a long way toward framing the real
life implications of government policies
for the people who make it.
One of the key reasons that 1031s were
preserved in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
is because AAHOA members showed up
and educated their members of Congress
about why this section of the tax code is
so important to the continued growth of
our industry and the overall strength of
the economy. Some representatives were
ready to sacrifice this vital growth vehicle to pay for other parts of the tax bill,
but AAHOA members convinced them
what a colossal blunder that would be.
This spring, H.R. 620, the ADA
Education and Reform Act of 2017, is
slated for consideration in the House,
and, if we are successful, it will be passed
and sent to the Senate. Your participation in SNAC will be crucial to educating
your senators and their staffs about why
we need to stop ADA drive-by lawsuits.
SNAC will be held May 8-9. You will
have the opportunity to meet with your
elected officials and engage in the public
policy process. Your intimate knowledge
of the hotel and hospitality industry is
an excellent resource that can inform
legislators on a variety of issues affecting our industry. To register, please visit
https://2018snac.streampoint.com/. ■


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Today's Hotelier - March 2018

Letter From the Chairman
Letter From the President & CEO
#AAHOACON18 Spotlight
Government Affairs & Advocacy
The C-Suite
Common Ground
Elevate Yourself to a Higher Role in the Industry
Next-Level Housekeeping via Technology
Mentoring Matters
Small Business
Finance
Marketing
Technology
Compliance & Legal
Leadership
Guest Experience
Aahoa Founding Members
Classifieds
Advertiser Index
Back of the House
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Intro
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover1
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover2
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 3
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 4
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 5
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 6
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 7
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 8
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 9
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Letter From the Chairman
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 11
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Letter From the President & CEO
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 13
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - #AAHOACON18 Spotlight
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 15
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 16
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 17
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Government Affairs & Advocacy
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 19
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - The C-Suite
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 21
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Common Ground
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 23
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Elevate Yourself to a Higher Role in the Industry
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 25
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 26
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 27
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Next-Level Housekeeping via Technology
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 29
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 30
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 31
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Mentoring Matters
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 33
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 34
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 35
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Small Business
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 37
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Finance
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 39
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Marketing
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 41
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Technology
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 43
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Compliance & Legal
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 45
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Leadership
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 47
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 48
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 49
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Guest Experience
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 51
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 52
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 53
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Aahoa Founding Members
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 55
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Classifieds
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 57
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 58
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 59
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 60
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 61
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 62
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Advertiser Index
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 64
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - Back of the House
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - 66
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover3
Today's Hotelier - March 2018 - cover4
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