events

events

Black Cipher Security Roundtable Discussion and Lunch - Oct 17, 2018

Cyber breaches are continually in the headlines both globally and in the United States. They impact operations, financial performance and reputation. This round table discussion with focus on the different types of risks hotel operators face, the potential impact of those risks and strategies to address those risks.   Read More...

Payday: Hot Wage Payment Issues in the Hospitality Industry - Nov 8, 2018

Join us for wine and cheese and an interactive conversation for attendees to ask their most pressing questions, and obtain compliant and practical strategies and advise to navigate the continually changing employment law landscape.  Read More...

The Service Recovery Paradox - November 14, 2018

An upset customer has your ear, and now he expects you to respond. What you say (or write) will make or break the experience. Do you know what to do? It doesn’t matter your role in the customer experience. Whether you field calls and emails, market the products, make sales, deliver items, bill accounts or answer the door … you will likely hear from angry customers. What you say next is vital because when customers are asked to rate their experiences, research shows 70% of their opinion is based on how they feel they’re being treated..  Read More...

Stars of the Industry Awards Dinner - Save the Date December 5, 2018

The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA) presents the Stars of the Industry program to honor the hospitality industry for their leadership, commitment and service to their industry and community. The prestigious awards recognize excellent qualities that set the standards for the lodging industry to achieve.   Read More...

GPHA The Heart of Philadelphia & Scholarship Awards Luncheon - Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles – Super Bowl LII Champions receives the 2018 LAGOS Heart of Philadelphia Award by the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association. The luncheon will be fan-tastic and the celebration for this event amazing! Secondly, the Michael M. Boyle scholarships are awarded to college and high school seniors pursuing a career in hospitality.  Read More...

GPHA Annual Golf Outing - Save the Date May 7, 2019

Join us this spring at RiverCrest Golf Club, Montgomery County's premier golf destination. Bring your foursome to enjoy fun on the fairways with 18-holes paired with ice cold beer, food and all the fixings. RiverCrest Golf Club provides a great course, stunning views and challenging hazards that provide the perfect day for you! See last years photos>>>  Read More...

Alex's Lemonade Stand Weekend

GPHA and the hotel community participate in Alex's Lemonade Stand Weekend, typically the second weekend in June, by setting up stands in and around our hotel properties to raise money towards pediatric cancer research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Power Meetings and Business Opportunity Annual Event

Where can you get decision makers in one room at one time? GPHA Power Meetings & Business Opportunity Event! This event brings members of GPHA together to network, make a connection and begin to build a trusted partnership that’s mutually beneficial.  Read More...

Our Philadelphia - The Wonderful Whirl Thru Philly

Our Philadelphia & The Wonderful Whirl Thru Philly is a fun, educational and interactive scavenger hunt. The event connects Philadelphia attractions, museums, restaurants, and retail stores with the hospitality community who promote Philadelphia to thousands of visitors who ask “What should we see?” & “Where should we eat?   Read More...

Hotel Olympics 2017

GPHA's Annual Hotel Olympics was held at the the Pennsylvania Convention Center this year, where 11 hotels as well as 1 student team fought for the first place trophy! Congratulations to the Convention Center, first time players and winners! Continue to this page for photo of this event.   Read More...