Registration Deposits are Now Being Accepted

The largest Hospitality Lodging Conference and Marketplace Tradeshow is now accepting deposits.  Save your seat today!

The 2024 ALP Conference and Marketplace
March 2-6

Aspiring Lodging Owners Conference
(March 2-4)

New Lodging Owners Conference
(March 2-4)

ALP Conference & Marketplace
(March 4-6)

Introducing the New ALP Culinary Conference
March 4-6

The ALP Culinary Conference has been the most requested education for the past few years and will be held concurrently with the ALP Conference & Marketplace.  Learn concepts and skills to elevate your breakfast offerings.  The ALP Culinary Conference will be limited to only 50 attendees from 50 different properties.  You will be spending time in classrooms, observing cooking techniques, and in a working kitchen.  At this time, only a $500 deposit to save a seat is being taken. Final payment will be invoiced July 1st and final payments will be due August 31, 2023.

Add-On Workshops
March 3

Wedding and Event Marketing Workshop
Those attending the Main Conference & Marketplace or the Culinary Conference will be able to add on a targeted workshop day on Sunday, March 3rd, prior to the start of their primary registration.  The Weddings and Events Marketing Workshop will spend a full day designing strategies to fill your calendar with more than “heads in beds”.  All walks of weddings from elopements to large tents, business meetings, family reunions, class reunions, and more can all have a place at your lodging business.  We’ll help you find new markets.  We’ll then help you efficiently and effectively target these sectors.  The cost is only $299 per person and will include lunch and all-day coffee/tea during the workshop.
Social Media Wizardry Workshop
For anyone wanting to up their social media engagement, we’re about to offer a full day of hands-on, expert driven sessions to bring you up to speed on all of your channels.  They seem to change their engagement rules and algorithms weekly, so we’ll help you make sure you are not wasting your time and energy.  We’ll help you make sure your content ends up in the hands of prospective guests.  This workshop will also be only $299 and will include lunch and all-day coffee/tea during the workshop.  Be sure to pack your phones, tablets, and laptops for this session.  You’ll need it.
Website Performance Workshop

And finally, the return on the Website Performance Workshop.  What started as 5 hours will be extended to a full day of content to get your first line of marketing into tip-top shape.  This workshop will blow your mind and show you all of the different nuances that go into a successful marketing strategy.  You will definitely need to have your laptop charged for this session.  The cost will be $299 and fully hand-on from start to finish.

Next Steps

What do you need to do now to make sure you are in Orlando in 2024?

Step 1

Save the Date and add it to your calendar at

Step 2

Block off the dates in your booking engine. (or get yourself an interim innkeeper).  There will be so much for you and your staff to learn.  You’ll want to have them there.

Step 3

Place your deposit on your registration.  By making a deposit now, you will be guaranteed the lowest pricing.  And remember, the ALP Culinary Conference is only accepting 50 registrations.  Save your seat now!  Visit 

Step 4

Reserve your Rooms!  There’s no need to search for a better rate, we’ve already contracted the lowest available rate for you!

The entire ALP Conference & Marketplace will be held at the beautifully and newly renovated Four-Diamond,  Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.  The Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® has everything you love about Florida, all in one location. The resort is within walking distance of SeaWorld® and all of Orlando’s most celebrated attractions are just a quick shuttle ride away. But you’ll be happy to know our resort offers so much to enjoy right here. Be captivated by their soaring atrium. Embrace the light-filled comforts of their guest rooms and suites. Lounge poolside with a tropical drink. For deeper relaxation head to their Wellness Spa for a variety of treatments. Savor every moment with your choice of locally-sourced cuisine and artistic cocktails at their restaurants and bars. Whether you come early or stay late for a romantic escape or an exciting family vacation, this resort lets you enjoy the best of Orlando, all in one place.

There is a very high probability that we will exceed our room block, so don’t wait until the last minute to reserve rooms for you and your staff.  Reserve your room(s) today at  Your card will not be charged until you check in.  

Room rates, ($249.00) includes a discounted daily resort fee of $25.00 (normally $40) per room per night (plus applicable taxes) in effect at the time of check in ($224.00 +$25.00 = $249.00). This fee will cover several amenities which at this time include:

  • Daily Scheduled Shuttle Service to: Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Disney Springs, Universal Studios
  • Daily Enhanced Wireless Internet In Guest Room
  • One Time Welcome Resort Beverage Resort Beverage, two coupons per room, per stay (Beer/Wine)
  • Daily Basic Wireless Internet In Convention & Meeting Space


ALP Conference and
Marketplace Channels

The content from past conferences and events is accessible to conference attendees and then viewable to all ALP Members one year after the date.

In addition Development Days content is also accessible to all ALP Members and available for purchase by non-members, which can be credited towards a one-year membership.