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OHLA is the professional organization that is dedicated to providing representation, information and resources for the Ohio lodging industry, promoting Ohio’s travel economy and increasing membership value.

Industry Partners

OHLA is the key resource in reaching the Ohio Hospitality Industry. Allied Members receive many benefits through this exclusive membership program.

New Members

Welcome to OHLA! We’re here to help. Learn how we can help each other build a stronger industry.

Upcoming Events

 July 2019 

Annual Conference Engagement for Allied Members

July 23, 2019

Plunkett's Pest Control Offices

1001 Checkrein Ave. Columbus, OH 43229

Under 30 Gateway Event: Catching Connections

July 23, 2019

Boston's Pizza Restaurant

191 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215

Northwest Lodging Council Luncheon

July 25, 2019

Maumee Bay Brewing Company - The Oliver House

27 Broadway Street, Toledo, OH 43604

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Quarterly Industry Article

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For over 20 years, Heartland has supported businesses in meeting challenges and making the most of opportunities. Together, we'll help your business take the next step.