The Greater Los Angeles Chapter hosts monthly meetings at various Los Angeles area venues. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM.

Registration and networking begin promptly at 11:30 AM, lunch is served at Noon, followed by an educational program. For current program information please visit the Current Events page, or Calendar of Events for a complete listing of future events.Non-Member Meeting Attendance Policy

Non-members may attend up to 3 meetings without joining HSMAI. After the 3rd meeting, non-members will need to join to continue receiving the educational and networking benefits afforded to our membership. Thank you for your support!

For current program information please visit the Upcoming Events page.

Mission Statement

To be the leading source for sales and marketing information, knowledge, business development, and networking for professionals in tourism, travel, and hospitality.

About The Association

HSMAI is a global organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a leading voice for both hospitality and sales and marketing management disciplines, as well as connecting its members with customers. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprised of nearly 7,000 members from 35 countries and chapters worldwide. HSMAI’s Americas Region, headquartered in McLean, VA, consists of 38 chapters in three countries. HSMAI’s European Region, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, consists of five national chapters in Europe. The Asia Pacific Region is under development. The HSMAI Foundation was established in 1983 to serve as the research and educational arm of HSMAI.

HSMAI conducts the Adrian Advertising, Golden Bell Public Relations and Golden Click Web Awards Competition, which has grown to become the largest and most prestigious travel event of its kind in the world. These awards have been created to honor and showcase the best in hospitality and travel advertising, marketing materials, public relations, and website design and development.

In addition, HSMAI produces the leading trade show and educational events for meeting planners. HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® is a unique, FREE trade show and conference for cost-conscious meeting planners, which takes place annually in three locations across the country. HSMAI Meetings Quest is a one-day format show featuring morning educational programs for meeting planners and suppliers, followed by a luncheon and speakers program, and an afternoon trade show providing an opportunity for meeting planners to visit one-on-one with suppliers. Meetings Quest shows are held in eight cities each fall.