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2021 May Meeting

May 11, 2021
11:45 AM CDT - 1:00 PM CDT
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Michael Dominguez, President & CEO for Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), will discuss the disruption and current state of our industry 15 months after the Covid 19 Pandemic began.  He will discuss economic and behavioral lessons learned. 


Michael Dominguez
President & CEO

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI)
Michael Dominguez serves as the President & CEO for Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). ALHI is a Global Sales Organization with a team of nearly 80 professionals located among 26 offices across North America and Europe, ALHI’s serves a membership group of Independent Hotels & Independent Brands that are an exclusive luxury collection. Before joining ALHI, Michael served in executive sales leadership roles with MGM Resorts, Loews Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Starwood Hotels, and many more.
Michael is actively involved in leadership roles in the Meetings and Events Industry and currently serves as a Past Chairman of the International Board of Directors for MPI.
Michael speaks in the industry often on disruption, the state of the industry, the economy, behavioral lessons. Michael was recognized in the M & M&C Magazines survey of top industry speakers and was an invited speaker at Southwest in 2018.

Michael’s other industry leadership involvement includes board positions with:

  • US Travel Association (Executive Committee)
  • Meetings Mean Business Coalition (Executive Committee)
  • ASAE’s Board of Directors
  • FICP’s Influence Committee
  • APEX Standards Committee
  • GBTA Foundation Board
  • HSMAI Foundation Board
  • Co-Chair APEX Room Piracy Taskforce

Michael was recently recognized in the industry for numerous honors including:

  • Induction in the EIC’s Hall of Leaders in 2019
  • com’s “50 Most Influential Hispanics in the US”.
  • Successful Meetings Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry 2013 -2015
  • Smart Meetings 2015 Smartest Industry Leaders
  • HSMAI’s 2014 Top Minds in Sales and Marketing
  • Meetings Focus 2014 Trendsetter
  • MeetingsNet 2014 Changemakers


Always check local regulations before attending this event, as things are continually changing.
Masks or face coverings will be actively encouraged.
Try to keep 6 feet of space between yourself and others at all times.
Stay at home if you are feeling unwell.
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$0.00 SA GBTA Member (free)

$25.00 Non Member