2022 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show


The nation’s largest event exclusively for hotel owners. 
Join us in Baltimore for the event of the year! The 2022 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show brings together the who’s who of the industry for networking, learning, and deal-making on the trade show floor. The biggest gathering of AAHOA Members, who own 60% of the hotels in the nation, is taking place in April, and you don’t want to miss it!




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Top Reasons to Attend AAHOACON22

Make Lasting Connections

AAHOACON22 is the place to build relationships, network with hotel owners, operators, and developers, and create connections in the industry. Last year, we brought together more than 6,000 industry professionals for four days of networking.

Learning and Education

The AAHOA Convention & Trade show attracts the most innovative industry professionals, leading politicians, business leaders, and entertainers as speakers and session leaders.

Make Deals on the Trade Show Floor

In 2021, AAHOACON’s trade show floor was the largest in history – with more than 500 exhibitors and industry partners from every segment of the industry. AAHOACON is one of the only trade show floors where million-dollar deals are made.

Greatest Industry Value

With top-quality content, the industry’s biggest names, a star-studded lineup, and education around the industry’s latest trends, AAHOACON provides the greatest return on investment for attendees and exhibitors alike.

What Leaders Say About AAHOACON

  • “The AAHOA Convention truly is where the hotel industry and AAHOA Members come together, providing content-rich education sessions, industryleading speakers, and a plethora of opportunities to build purposeful, life-long relationships and partnerships to help advance and support the industry. Ecolab is honored to continue to support AAHOA and its membership as a Club Blue Industry Partner.”

    Greg Cocchiarella

    Ecolab, Vice President, Industry Relations

  • “AAHOACON is one of the highlights of the hotel industry’s annual event calendar. As a small business owner myself, I relate to and connect well with the AAHOA community. I have been going to AAHOACON for many years and I find it to be an incredibly productive and enjoyable event.”

    Harry Javer

    The Lodging Conference, President & Founder

  • “There is no annual conference that more of us from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts attend than AAHOACON. We look forward to getting together in-person again, as we continue to work as an industry to navigate the recovery, restore profitability, and build a better path forward in a post-COVID world.”

    Geoff Ballotti

    Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, President and CEO

  • “After a year that has challenged us in unthinkable ways, we are all eager to come together in-person to celebrate our strength and resilience. There’s no substitute for human connection, and I am looking forward to seeing my old acquaintances and making new ones at AAHOACON.”

    David Kong

    Best Western, Former President & CEO

    Important Deadlines

    • Award Nominations
      February 11, 2022
      Each year, we honor excellence among hoteliers. This year, AAHOA will present seven awards to outstanding hotel owners. Nominate a colleague for the good they are doing for the hospitality industry in general and their communities in particular. You can see a complete list of the awards here

    • Lifetime Member Registration
      February 11, 2022
      As a valued AAHOA Lifetime Member you are eligible for a complimentary registration to the 2022 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show if you register on or before February 11, 2022.

    • Board of Directors Nomination February 14, 2022
      Are you passionate about the future of the hotel industry? Service on the AAHOA Board of Directors is a chance to help drive the direction of a national association dedicated to advancing and protecting the interests of hotel owners. The deadline for Secretary has passed, however, the application deadline for the other positions is February 14, 2022. View positions here.

    • Hotelier Cancellation
      March 14, 2022
      Attendees wishing to cancel their conference registration must inform AAHOA of their intent in writing. The cancellation deadline is March 14, 2022, at 5 p.m. ET. A 50% refund will be granted on cancellations received after March 14, 2022. No refunds will be granted after March 28, 2022. To cancel, please contact AAHOA at info@aahoa.com.

    • Early Bird Registration
      March 14, 2022
      Registration fees for AAHOACON22 increase on March 14, 2022. Make sure you receive the lowest rate available by registering today.

    • Committee Application
      April 15, 2022
      The active participation of our talented, dynamic membership is vital to AAHOA’s success. If you want to make a difference for AAHOA Members and the hospitality community, we encourage you to apply to serve on an AAHOA committee. Click here for the application and eligibility requirements

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