Industry Association Members & Supporters

TISOH is very active in the hospitality industry, especially with many national and global professional organizations. This helps us to achieve our mission of teaching current and relevant knowledge and skills. These organizations also benefit our students and alumni by providing networking opportunities while enhancing the reputation of the school.

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
First Academic Partner


For more than a century, AH&LA has been the only U.S. association focused on the needs of every segment of the lodging industry. TISOH is a proud member and an academic partner of the association’s Educational Institute.

Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association
Education Partner
Current president is school instructor
TISOH administrators nominated to Board of Advisors for 4 consecutive terms


The Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association, established in 1990, is an association of professional hotel concierges dedicated to providing the highest level of service to hotel guests as well as visitors to Las Vegas. Membership is open only to full time hotel concierges past their probationary period. TISOH concierge program instructors has served as president over numerous terms. The current president is a school alumni. Further, TISOH administrators have been nominated to the Board of Advisors for 3 consecutive terms.

Meeting Professionals International
Student Taskforce Chair (TISOH administrator)


Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. Founded in 1972, the organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries.

DSA consists of outstanding Las Vegas and Southern Nevada tourism professionals. The diversified membership including gaming and non-gaming companies allows for complete coverage of Vegas activities like shows, tours, museums, restaurants, weddings and hotels.

UICH Les Clefs d’Or
63rd Conference Education Partner


The crossed gold keys are the international symbol of the organization. The keys displayed on a concierge’s uniform lapels assure travelers they are dealing with a seasoned professional, one who is dedicated to serving the guests’ every need. Les Clefs D’Or USA has members in over 250 four and five star properties across the country. TISOH concierge program instructors are members. The school is in partnership with the association for the development of a hotel concierge certification.

Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association
Vice Chair, NRG (TISOH administrator)


The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association is the leading industry association in Nevada and one of the strongest in the USA. Since 1979, NHLA has been the unifying voice for Nevada’s multi-billion dollar resort and lodging industry. With over 200 hotels and industry supporting vendor members, NHLA is the state’s largest industry advocate.

Event Manager Blog
Education Partner


Started in 2007, Event Manager Blog is the number one blog worldwide for event professionals, covering topics such as event planning, social media for events, event technology, event trends, meeting design but also destination management and venue marketing.

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).

National Association for Catering & Events
NACE National President-Elect (TISOH administrator)
Foundation of NACE Immediate Past-President (TISOH administrator)


The National Association for Catering & Events is the oldest and largest professional association that addresses all aspects of the catering and events industries. TISOH’s Director of Academic Affairs is the second term National 2nd Vice President and TISOH’s Executive Director is the President of the Foundation of NACE. The Las Vegas chapter brings together noted professionals from the catering, meeting and event industries. A number of TISOH faculty members serve on its board.

International Live Events Association- Las Vegas Chapter
Education Partner


The International Live Events Association is an industry association for the special events industry. This peer network of professionals hail from a variety of special events disciplines. TISOH is a member. For the Las Vegas Chapter, a number of TISOH faculty members has served on board and both the current and immediate past presidents are TISOH alumni.

Nevada Restaurant Association
Board member (TISOH administrator)


Founded in 1982, the Nevada Restaurant Association’s has since carried its mission to promote, protect, and educate Nevada’s rapidly growing restaurant industry. NvRA members represent many different facets of the industry including restaurants, hotels, casinos, taverns, and allied members who are vendors of restaurant goods and services.