Hospitality Resources

And Professional Organizations

Department Contacts

  • Hospitality, California Community College- FCS

    The Hospitality and Tourism industry is the largest employer globally. Hospitality programs are designed to provide education and training leading to career technical certificates, associate degrees, certification or transfer… MORE >>

  • American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA)

    For more than a century, AH&LA has been the only U.S. association focused on the needs of every segment of the lodging industry. Whether you are an owner, REIT,… MORE >>

  • California Lodging Industry Association (CLIA)

    A dynamic, growing organization committed to serving California’s lodging owners and their management teams. Based in Sacramento, the State Capitol, CLIA is the recognized lodging advocacy leader. Focused exclusively… MORE >>

  • California Restaurant Association (CRA)

    The CRA is a full-service solution for every variety and size of restaurant. We are at once powerful advocates, legal advisers, an information hub and a catalyst for networking.

  • The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

    Learn, Network, and Grow with other professionals and stay ahead of today’s fast-growing tourism industry. Join TIES and take advantage of our networking, knowledge-sharing and relationship-building platform for industry… MORE >>

  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

    IFMA members have access to online courses, webinars, On Demand recordings, white papers, surveys and much more. The FM Knowledge Base is your one-stop shop for cutting-edge information and… MORE >>

  • International Foodservice Executives Association (IFSEA)

    IFSEA is a multifaceted service organization for the professionals of the hospitality industry. Our mission is to enhance the careers of our members through professional and personal growth.

  • International Life Events Association (ILEA)

    The International Live Events Association, ILEA, is a global community of thousands of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most recognized and respected… MORE >>

  • National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)

    The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE), the oldest and largest catering association in the world, encompasses all aspects of the catering and events industry. Dedicated to promoting… MORE >>

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

    Vision Statement: The leading organization for meeting and event professionals.

    Mission Statement: To deliver superior and innovative education and promote the value of professional convention management.

  • U.S. Travel Association (formerly TIAA)

    We uniquely leverage the collective strength of everyone who benefits from travel to grow their business beyond what they can do individually. Through board, committee and council involvement you… MORE >>