The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(6) trade association that represents the lodging industry in Illinois. IHLA members consist of over 500 hotels and their employees throughout the state as well as related industry partners and suppliers. IHLA provides significant benefits to its members by:

  • Advocating the industry's position on political, legislative, and regulatory issues that have the potential to impact the success of Illinois hotels
  • Educating through quality, relevant seminars and webinars
  • Providing promotional exposure and access to current industry news, resources, and contacts through IHLA’s website, marketing initiatives, member programs, and networking events
  • Recognizing hotel employees for their outstanding accomplishments, service, and leadership in the Illinois hospitality and lodging industry