About ALP

It is important to you to operate a successful business whether you are an innkeeper, independent lodging owner, a unique lodging property, a hospitality professional, an aspiring hospitality professional, or an allied partner that supports our industry with your products and services.

Operating a unique lodging property requires a variety of skills and access to resources. Marketing, management, staffing, finance, technology, legal issues, cooking, decorating, cleaning, safety, customer service, keeping up with guest trends, and advocating for your industry - the list is practically endless.

To sum it up, you're a professional.

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Welcome to ALP - Association of Lodging Professionals - it's the place for you.

We are a collaborative community, solving the challenges of independent lodging property owners in a changing travel landscape.

We're a non-profit association that focuses on professional development and advocates for the industry in media relations, and influencing public policy.


To champion current and aspiring professionals within the independent lodging community and to help them become highly successful by providing essential education, advocacy, networking, and professional development.


To ensure a robust independent lodging community by serving as a resource for essential industry education, as an influential industry advocate, and as a facilitator of strong industry alliances.

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Contact Us

CEO: Kris Ullmer  kris@alplodging.org  715-921-2327 

Membership Coordinator: Debbie Anderson    membership@alplodging.org  765-586-6295   9:00 am-9:00 pm (EST)

Conference & Trade Show Coordinator: Erik Spence   conference@alplodging.org  573-470-3492

Marketing & Communications: Heather Turner   marketing@alplodging.org  860-326-0721   

Social Media: Lydia Hallock social@alplodging.org

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