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From alcohol and food liability to labor and employment, the latest trends and issues in hospitality law are up for exploration at the 2011 Hospitality Law Conference, February 9-11, 2011. The conference will be held at the Omni Houston Hotel, in Houston, Texas.

Attendees get current on pressing concerns in the hospitality industry including franchising, legislation, premises liability, and changes in employment and management contracts.

Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

The Pre-Conference Workshop will discusses subjects pertinent to hospitality real estate and to hotel and restaurant in-house counsel. Presentations will range from hotel development to PCI compliance.

This year’s conference provides break-out sessions in four different topic areas including Food & Beverage, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Lodging, and Loss Prevention and Risk Management.

For a complete agenda, please click here.

Who Should Attend?

The conference is designed for in-house counsel, attorneys practicing in the hospitality industry, risk managers, security and loss prevention personnel, CFOs, comptrollers, accountants, IT professionals, franchise service directors, and hospitality law faculty and students.

Conference Giveaways

Attend the Wine Tasting & Product Showcase on Thursday, February 10 and be eligible to win a $1000.00 American Express gift card. The Wine Tasting offers great wine and great opportunities to learn about the latest compliance solutions and possibly win $1000. The recipient must be present to win.

Make plans to stay until the end of the conference to be eligible to win a $500.00 American Express gift card. The winner’s name will be drawn during Stephen Barth’s Closing Remarks on Friday, February 11. The recipient must be present to win.

Can't Make It To the Conference?

To purchase conference materials (Conference Summary Notebook and USB Drive with papers and PowerPoints) for $199.00, please contact Claudia Aslin.

Earn Continuing Education Credits - MCLE & HRCI

MCLE accreditation for up to 18.0 hours (including 1 hour of ethics) is available. Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including its definition of “CLE”. Please call (713) 963-8800 (713) 963-8800 for questions pertaining to the number of credit hours granted by each state two to three weeks prior to the program.

We will apply for (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at

If you need a Certificate of Attendance, please request one at conference check-in.

Sponsors's 2011 conference is presented in coordination with the General Counsel Committee of the AH&LA, the International Bar Association, Trigild, and the Loss Prevention Management Institute.

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