Welcome to the Sacramento Hotel Association


Welcome to the Sacramento Hotel Association


Welcome to the Sacramento Hotel Association

The Sacramento Hotel Association (SHA) is a nonprofit, professional trade organization of lodging properties representing more than 5,000 guestrooms in the greater Sacramento area. Our members represent a range of lodging properties. The association also represents allied businesses and suppliers engaged in the local hospitality industry.

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How to Reach SHA Staff

The best way to reach SHA staff is via email at info@sacramentohotelassociation.com. You may leave us a voice message at 916-441-6110. Messages may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. Thank you.

Erika-Frank.jpgCalifornia’s New Workplace Laws


Speaker: Erika Frank, Advisor | Trainer | Investigator
Shaw Law Group

Ring in the New Year with confidence. Join Erika Frank of the Shaw Law Group as she reviews California’s new workplace laws, most of which took effect on January 1, 2023. The hot topics for 2023 include:

  • New pay transparency laws, including the publication of “pay scales” and enhanced Pay Data Reporting for employers with 100 or more employees
  • Expansion of the California Family Rights Act and California’s mandatory sick leave law
  • The addition of marijuana use as a protected status under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Workplace protections for “reproductive health decision-making”

This session will be interactive, engaging, and practical.

Erika Frank is a well-respected employment attorney with a passion for advising and educating employers about California’s complex workplace laws.

Leveraging more than two decades of legal, regulatory, and legislative experience, Erika offers a practical and insightful approach to helping clients deal with the effects of California’s employment laws on employee relations and workplace policies.

Who should attend?
General managers, human resources professionals, and anyone in the industry interested in workplace laws. Reserve your seat now for the January 27 luncheon meeting.


We want hotels in Sacramento to be clean and safe for guests and employees.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, hotels have been implementing enhanced hygiene and sanitization procedures in their facilities to protect guests and employees.

Recommended Cleaning and Disinfecting Protocols and Operational Tips for Sacramento Hotels

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Information

The American Hotel and Lodging Association is committed to helping hoteliers on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health organizations will be valuable in helping hotels maximize participation in the vaccination process. Maximizing employee participation in vaccination is a key step to protecting employees and guests as well as ensuring the hotel industry recovers. The resources at https://www.ahla.com/safe-stay-vaccination-center can be utilized by hoteliers to educate, inform, and encourage vaccination among employees.

COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Hotels and Lodging

The California Department of Public Health and Cal-OSHA have developed specific guidance for hotels and lodging properties in regard to the public health crisis. This guide also includes a checklist that properties can use to implement their own practices.

Sacramento Hotels Diligently Adding Safety Protocols

Visit Sacramento Podcast: Nikki Carlson of the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel on Providing Safe Rooms
Accommodations are on the front line of ensuring the health and safety of their employees and visitors as hotel guests begin to return for overnight stays. Whether it’s for business or a chance to relieve pandemic-related cabin fever for a night, guests have high expectations for the cleanliness of their rooms and the hotel. Nikki Carlson, General Manager for the Kimpton Sawyer, lays out what her hotel is doing so guests feel safe and comfortable. (Please note: This podcast was recorded prior to the closure of bars and nightclubs, and closure of indoor dining locations. Visit the Sacramento County Department of Health Services website for the latest closure updates.)

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Funds Available to Advance Your Education and Your Career!
2022 Scholarship Program

The Sacramento Hotel Association is pleased to announce its 2022 Scholarship Program. We invite college and university students to apply for the tuition scholarships available to students studying for a career in business administration, marketing, management, human resources, finance/accounting, culinary arts management, lodging management or other hospitality-related field.

SHA Member Hotels and Companies: Please notify your employees who are attending local colleges and universities about the scholarship program. The $2,000 grants are tuition-only scholarships. These scholarships are sponsored by the Sacramento Hotel Association.

The application deadline is December 12, 2022. The scholarships will be awarded at the 2023 SHA Hospitality Gala; date and location to be announced.

2022 Scholarship Application Packet (pdf)

Funds Available to Advance Your Education and Your Career!

available from the Sacramento Hotel Association

You may be eligible to receive a $2,000 tuition scholarship grant.

For students studying:
Business Administration, Marketing, Management, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Lodging Management, Recreation, Culinary Arts Management or other hospitality-related field.

Applications now being accepted!
More Information | Application

Coronavirus Information & Resources

Practical measures and considerations for guests, employees, and business-wise

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COVID-19 Resource Page from the California Chamber of Commerce

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. This page provides links to CalChamber, federal, state and local resources.

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California Meetings and Events Guidance

  • Updates to Gatherings, Receptions, Conferences, and Indoor Live Events and Performances | Effective April 15, 2021 | Read More
  • COVID-19 Guidance: Private Venues and Events | Read More
  • COVID-19 Guidance : Indoor Seated Live Events and Performances | Read More
  • Blueprint for a Safer Economy Activity and Business Tiers | Read More
Member Hotels

Member Hotels

We invite you to visit!

Water Use Efficiency Ideas for Hotels

Water Use Efficiency Ideas for Hotels Courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources

The list includes these areas:

  • General Suggestions
  • Building Maintenance
  • Kitchen, Dining Room & Bar
  • Laundry
  • Exterior
  • Pool 

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The Project

The Project It all started with a simple decision: To allow it to be okay not to be okay.

The goal is to provide tools and skills to identify and talk about mental health issues in a safe environment that encourages people to seek help they may need.

In hospitality we are family. Let’s do what it takes to make that family stronger and healthier.

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Reader Board

Reader Board May 2022

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