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Webcast Series: Hotel Owners & COVID-19

In the wake of the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry, AAHOA is bringing you a series of webcasts that will keep you informed and help determine next steps for your business. AAHOA is making these webcasts available to the industry, so be sure to share with those in your network, whether they're an AAHOA Member or not. 

Here’s what one recent attendee had to say about our COVID-19 webcast series:

"I really appreciate that AAHOA is bringing industry leaders who are providing feedback in dealing with these matters and can speak to their experiences. Their candid and straightforward responses are what is needed in these times of unknown. AAHOA is one of very few trusted sources for me. The fact that you all have quickly provided members information in a concise manner is impressive. I applaud you all for stepping up your initiatives to help us in these times."

AAHOA Chairman Biran Patel on AAHOA's COVID-19 Hotelier's Webcast Series

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Getting Back to Business: Success Strategies Part 3 – Building and Revising Budgets in an Evolving Market
August 6

3-3:30 p.m. EDT

Presenter: Tarun Kapoor, Managing Director, Kapoor & Kapoor Hospitality

What comes to mind when you hear the term “budget?” I hear "dynamic, organic, and real-time financial management." The pandemic has forced businesses everywhere to revisit their 2020 and future budgets. Come join us to learn more about how to best update your current and future budgets while in a fluctuating market. Gain an understanding of how frequently you should revisit your budget and other factors to take into consideration.

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Getting Back to Business: Utilize Flatwork Ironers to Improve Safety and Cut Costs  -  NEW
August 20

11-11:30 a.m. EDT

Presenter: Venkat Tripuraneni, Vice President Operations, CMV Sharper Finish, Inc.

Linen management is a crucial component of health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 era. In addition to implementing safe washing guidelines, utilizing a flatwork ironer is essential for killing germs and preventing the spread of infection. Join us to learn how flatwork ironers can help protect your hotel guests and staff, improve the guest experience, and lower your utility costs.

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Getting Back to Business: Maximizing CARES Act Benefits Continued -  NEW
August 20

3-3:30 a.m. EDT

Presenter: Shahir Hanna, Financial Professional, Equitable Advisors

Join us for a continuation on ways to maximize benefits available to you through the CARES Act. Are you utilizing all the benefits available for your business and even your retirement plan? Attend to gain a detailed look at retirement savings, SBA loans, workplace guidance, and other provision available to help your business.

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Getting Back to Business: Analyzing Labor Costs Amid COVID-19 - NEW

August 24

3-3:30 p.m. EDT

Presenter: Daniel Mormino, MBA, CFE, CMHS® , Senior Vice President, INFINITI HR

As hoteliers prepare for 2021 budgeting, it is mission critical to re-evaluate the largest operational expense: labor. Join to hear more about workforce policies that continue to evolve at the federal and state levels and how such regulations affect the total cost of labor for hoteliers of all chain scales. Learn how to apply best practices designed to predict and stabilize the total cost of labor. Attend and gain a better understanding of employer liability and the variables that comprise total labor cost in the new normal.

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COVID 9 5.7

Forbes Travel Guide Providing Free Live Webinars for Hospitality Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted hospitality worldwide – resulting in widespread furloughs, layoffs, and closures of businesses across the industry. As an extra resource for hospitality professionals during this time, Forbes Travel Guide is providing complimentary live training webinars and videos to help you continue to prepare for the brighter days ahead.


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