The organizers of the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), the American Hotel & Lodging Association and Burba Hotel Network, will debut an accompanying legal conference, ALIS Law, January 26-27, 2015, in Los Angeles. The conference, which will be focused on current legal matters of interest to hotel owners, will be held at Marriott’s new Residence Inn and Courtyard hotel located adjacent to L.A. LIVE.

ALIS Law attendees will include general counsel teams of hotel ownership companies, management companies and brands, as well as law firms that advise hoteliers. ALIS Law will cover legal issues not related to the acquisition and development of hotels, which will remain within ALIS, held January 26-28, at the JW Marriott and Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

“We’re pleased to be adding yet another component based on the broad success of ALIS and ALIS Summer Update,” said Jim Burba, president of BHN and chair of ALIS. “With the launch of this new conference, we will be able to tackle many of the critical issues of interest to owners that are not able to be included in the focused hotel investment conference such as ALIS.”

“ALIS Law will be a great new program to complement the already impressive content covered each year at ALIS,” said Katherine Lugar, president/CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association. “While ALIS covers the actual buying and selling component, this conference focuses on the day after and the many legal issues owners face.”

Early registration opens in August. For general event information and sponsorship opportunities, contact BHN Conference Manager Jodi Braverman.

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Serving the hospitality industry for more than a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee U.S. lodging industry, including hotel owners, REITs, chains, franchisees, management companies, independent properties, state hotel associations, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides focused advocacy, communications support, and educational resources for an industry generating $155.5 billion in annual sales from 4.9 million guestrooms.

AH&LEF is the charitable fund-raising and endowed fund-management subsidiary of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Founded in 1953, AH&LEF is the premier organization for scholarships, professional certification, and instructional material as well as funding for hospitality industry research.

BHN is the worldwide leader in developing and organizing conferences for the hotel and tourism investment community. With almost three decades of experience, nearly 120 events completed to-date, and over 80,000 international delegates, BHN conferences have become “must attend” events for industry leaders who come together to network, conduct business and to learn about the latest trends. BHN events include: the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles; ALIS Law in Los Angeles; the ALIS Summer Update; the Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP) in Singapore; the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami; the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong; HICAP UPDATE in Singapore; the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) in Gurgaon Delhi N.C.R.; the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference in Miami; and the Hotel Investment Conference Europe (Hot.E) in London. The BHN website at www.Burba.com is the gateway for information about the conferences BHN produces, as well as a direct link to important players in the hospitality investment world.