The Stay Green Forum in 2016 was California’s first conference dedicated to sustainable hospitality.
Over 250 attendees from the Bay Area convened to learn about energy efficiency, water conservation, and behavior change through creative incentives and programs.
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Our keynote speaker was California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former Mayor of San Francisco, and environmental champion.
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As a smaller hotel, I appreciate the network of information the Hotel Council provides. Not only are the seminars filled with relevant topics, but the members are always willing to share ideas and experiences.
Brittney Beck Owner and Operater / Beck’s Motor Lodge May 12
The Hotel Council creates connections among its allied members and hotels throughout the year through committees, educational programs, and philanthropic initiatives. The individuals I have met on committees are now integral business partners at my hotel.
James Lim General Manager, Omni San Francisco Hotel May 12
Being a part of the Hotel Council is priceless – the resources and support that the team provide are truly beneficial to my hotel and team. There is no organization that provides both educational seminars and events that support individual passion and development.
Suzie Yang General Manager / Galleria Park Hotel May 12
Project Homeless Connect has been inspired by our partnership with the Hotel Council’s mission – to not just exist in our community, but to support those most vulnerable in our community. It’s partners like the Hotel Council who truly make community change by seeing the value of all people
Kara Zordel Executive Director, Project Homeless Connect May 12
The Hotel Council is a powerful hospitality industry ally for the Golden Gate Restaurant Association in working together to ensure our voices are heard at City Hall and beyond.
Gwyneth Borden Executive Director, Golden Gate Restaurant Association May 12
As an active member of The Hotel Council, the ROI for our dues is hard to beat when we consider the value of the advocacy efforts. The Hotel Council is always at the table advocating on behalf of our industry and the benefit of that is immeasurable.
Wes Tyler General Manager, Chancellor Hotel on Union Square May 12
Our Hotel Council membership is a powerful social and business tool for meeting new and old friends in the hotel industry. More importantly, it allows us to actively participate in sharing new ideas and keep updated on current events.
Murat Eskicioglu Regional General Manager, SMG at Moscone Center May 12
The Hotel Council has been a great partnership for my company’s business. We have been able to use the resources they have and many of the social components of events to meet new partners that can impact our business.
Tanya Griffith Division Manager, Young’s Market May 12
There is only one way to truly be engaged in the San Francisco hospitality industry, and that is through the Hotel Council. Being an active member has provided me the opportunity to partner with top hotel leaders, gain access to our city leaders, and stay abreast of issues that impact the hotel community.
Spencer Sechler Director of Business Development / Impark May 12
The Hotel Council truly represents and supports all its members and does not shy away from tackling tough issues. Our partnership with the Hotel Council has opened doors for so many of us and connected me personally to many other professionals and industry leaders.
Roger Huldi General Manager, W San Francisco May 12