Join Us for Our Next Meeting on

Thursday, May 4th
8 AM - 10 AM
Hosted by the 
Long Island Hilton

Meeting Agenda:

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Board Member Introductions
  • Open Remarks from LIH&LA President: Ken Walles
  • Tribute to Dave Thornton of Destination of New York State (DONYS)
  • St. Joseph's Student Panel Q & A: Millennial Travel Trends and Influences with Tina Ferro, Department Chairperson Hospitality & Tourism Management and Director of the Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management at St. Joseph's College
    • We decided the best way to learn about Millennials, is to ask them directly. Be sure to join us to ask your hospitality related question, and receive an unscripted answer from Millennial Hospitality Students.
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Branding: Public Relations and Marketing Know How Presentation Presented by Gary Cucchi, Vice President, Progressive Marketing Group (PMG) & Bill Corbett, Jr., President, Corbett Public Relations
    • We all know things have changed when it comes to public relations, marketing and branding, but why not get Tips from the Top. Gary Cucchi and Bill Corbett will join us to provide us with some helpful tips. Don't miss out! 


 *Getting To Know You Brochure and Business Card Exchange*
Arrive early, and leave one brochure and business card at each seat/table setting.

Not yet a member of the LIH&LA? You can help us fix that!
Please fill out the required membership form and remit payment to: P.O. Box 403, Greenlawn, NY 11740

Keith Gutstein
Co-Managing Partner, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP


March 2017 Meeting at the Melville Marriott

The LIH&LA hosts various events throughout the year for its members, and for those interested in the Association. The LIH&LA also works in conjunction with other organizations and associations to promote Long Island as a premiere tourism destination. Working partners include the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association (NYSH&TA) and the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission (LICVB).    

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2017 Kickoff Meeting! Be sure to read our Thank You letter to those who attended, and view/save the presentation which Attorney Gutstein, from KDV Law's Long Island Office, shared with us about Wage & Hour Law and NY Paid Family Leave.

Tell us how you feel about the proposed Hotel Occupancy Tax increase:

RSVP Below by Tuesday, May 2nd!

​​An Association For Long ISland

Hotel & Hospitality Industry Professionals 

P.O. Box 403

​Greenlawn, NY 11740


(The LIH&LA Is Also known as the Long ISland Hotel & Lodging Association

March 2017 Meeting at the Melville Marriott

LIBNis a proud sponsor of our upcoming meeting!

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​​Long Island Hospitality and Leisure Association​​