CLA

CONNECTICUT LODGING ASSOCIATION 

 

 



Property Benefits
 

  • Aggressive lobbying through Paolino Public Affairs Consulting, Inc., with email updates, alerts and calls-to-action during the Legislative Session
  • Networking opportunities and educational seminars on topics of interest to the lodging industry
  • Free labor and hospitality law counsel through Siegel, O’Connor, O’Donnell & Beck, P.C. (See Buyers' Guide for details)
  • Option for a dual membership with the American Hotel & Lodging Association - Additional fees may apply
  • Discounts on ServSafe Qualified Food Operator (required by state) and ServSafe Alcohol liquor liability (encouraged by your insurance company) classes
  • Annual Meeting and Stars of the Industry Awards
  • Connecticut Lodging Association monthly newsletter with Member benefits
  • Education seminars mandated by state and combined with topics of interest to the lodging industry, eg. Workers Comp 101
  • Access to members-only rates on telecommunications, insurance, STR reports, discounted office supplies, and credit card processing
  • Connecticut STR Report - monthly CT Occupancy (Penetration) Index, ADR (rate) Index and RevPAR (Yied) Index


B&B Benefits

  • Aggressive lobbying through Paolino Public Affairs Consulting, Inc., with email updates, alerts and calls-to-action during the Legislative Session
  • Support and connections with CT departments and resources about state regulations you may not know
  • Low cost option for dual membership with the American Hotel & Lodging Association. The national advocacy association that protects and supports the national lodging industry (See AH&LA membership benefits)
  • Marketing and promotion featuring CLA B&B members on the CLA B&B website - www.ctbandbs.com
  • CLA members are featured on the Connecticut Bike and B&B Trail - www.ctbandbbiketrail.com
  • Bed & Breakfast Committee with special emphasis on issues specific to B&B’s including marketing and legislation
  • CLA is a Honorary Member of the New England Inns & Resorts Association on behalf of member
  • Free labor and hospitality law counsel through Siegel, O'Connor, O'Donnell & Beck, P.C.  See Buyers Guide for details.
  • Annual Meeting & Stars of the Industry Awards Dinner featuring the Allied Partner cocktail hour. A great networking opportunity!
  • Connecticut STR report featured in the monthly CLA newsletter


Allied Member Benefits

  • Up-to-date Excel database of CLA member properties in Connecticut
  • Special marketing opportunities including CLA newsletter spotlights (distributed to all CT lodging properties) and promotional le-blasts to CLA members
  • Booth space at the Annual Meeting & Trade Show at reduced, member-only rates
  • Networking opportunities with hospitality professionals. CLA members consider Alllied Members committed friends of the industry. Networking opportunities exist at seminars, special association events and direct mailings.
  • Access to members-only rates on telecommunications, insurance, credit-card and payroll processing, and printing
  • Listed in the exclusive CLA Buyer's Guide  featured on the CLA website - www.ctlodging.org

Benefits