Women in Lodging Offers Industry Wide Forum, Benefits

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by Alex A. Kecskes

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has announced the formation of the first industry-wide forum exclusively for female hospitality professionals. Known as Women In Lodging (WIL), the organization gives women the opportunity to connect with some of the industry's top hospitality professionals nationwide. WIL was created to promote women's leadership into executive positions within the lodging industry and to foster business development efforts, including women's markets.

Women employed at AH&LA member organizations, regardless of their position within the company, enjoy free membership. In addition to receiving full AH&LA benefits, WIL membership offers a host of exclusive benefits, including:

Who's Who Directory. Automatic inclusion and access to this online director of female lodging executives. A powerful networking tool for women in the industry, as well a resource for students looking for mentors and organizations seeking speakers or panelists.

Mentorship. Mentors help shape and influence the career of female lodging professionals; Mentees gain instant access to a seasoned professional who wants to share their knowledge and secrets to success.

Education & Events. Discounts on educational seminars, panels, Webinars and WIL networking events nationwide.

Exclusive Resources. Early alerts about WIL events and new benefits, plus access to the WIL Members Only Website, packed with tools and information.

Partnerships. WIL has teamed up with two exceptional organizations to provide additional opportunities to advance your career and assist women into leadership positions.

To see if your company is a member of AH&LA, contact http://membership@ahla.com/">Member Services at (800) 252-2462.

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Alex A. Kecskes has written hundreds of published articles on health/fitness, "green" issues, TV/film entertainment, restaurant reviews and many other topics. As a former Andy/Belding/One Show ad agency copywriter, he also writes web content, ads, brochures, sales letters, mailers and scripts for national B2B and B2C clients.

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