Events Hosted by LIHA
Prior to the covid-19 crisis, the LIHA hosted numerous events throughout the year for members, potential members and more. We will be back with events as soon as current physical distancing requirements are relaxed.
The LIHA 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 and Discover Long Island.
Previous Events from LIHA
Tuesday, December 2, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Melville – Quarterly Breakfast Meeting
Breakfast, Networking, Holiday Raffle Prizes & Exciting Guest Speakers:
Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive
Douglas Carpenter, President of Comprehensive Hospitality Solutions, LLC
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
NYIT de Seversky Mansion – LIHA Gatsby Fundraising Gala
Great Food & Drinks • Live Dealer Casino Games • Live Jazz Band • Red Carpet Experience
Gatsby Themed Photo Booth • Antique Car Display • Over 30 Raffle Prizes Valued at Over $15,000!
Thank you, again, to all of our sponsors and donors!
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Hilton Long Island/Huntington
Breakfast, Networking, 50/50 Raffle & Amazing Guest Speakers:
Kristen Jarnagin (President & CEO of Discover Long Island) – Groundbreaking Long Island Perception Study Overview
Jeff Stein (Sales Manager at ReachLocal) – Presentation of the LIHA’s Brand New Website
Friday, November 16, 2018
St. Joseph’s College — Trending Issues Facing the Hospitality Industry
Breakfast, Networking, Raffle Prizes & Amazing Guest Speakers:
Kevin S. Law (President/CEO of Long Island Association) – Current Issues that Impact the LI Hospitality Industry
Jeffrey S. Ettenger, Esq. (Partner at Schwartz Ettenger, PLLC) – Big Changes in NY Sexual Harassment Law: What Every Business Needs to Know
James Henry Dunne, Esq. (Professor at NYIT School of Management) – Implications of Refusing to Serve a Guest: Legal Principles vs. Foundations of Hospitality