Don’t Miss ELFA Functions at 2018 Convention

Please make plans to attend the following ELFA and Econo Lodge functions at the upcoming Choice Hotels International Convention. There is obviously much to discuss and review, and the greater the participation from ELFA members and Econo Lodge franchisees, the better it is for all of us.

Tuesday May 1st – 9:00 am – ELFA Networking and Breakfast – Mandalay Bay Jasmine ABEF
Meet other area franchisees and ELFA leadership and share your experiences. New Econo Lodge AD’s from Choice Hotels will be on hand. ELFA Sponsor specials.

Tuesday May 1st – 10:00 am – ELFA Roundtable & Elections – Mandalay Bay Jasmine ABEF
Get the latest on ELFA activity and help us plan discussions with Choice Hotels leadership.

Wednesday May 2nd – 1:00 pm – Econo Lodge Brand Session – Mandalay Bay South Seas
Find out what new programs Choice Hotels has in store for franchisees for the coming year.

Wednesday May 2nd – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm – ELFA / ROA Member Reception – Luxor Hotel & Casino Lotus Room
Enjoy, fun, food, and libations at our annual reception, with humorist Jay Vasavada, dance music, and Indian catering by Rajbhog.

Education Sessions – All Days
Tim Tobin, CHI’s VP of Franchisee Onboarding & Learning, has offered up a list of Educational Classes that can be especially beneficial to Economy and Owner-Operator led properties. Please download the attached PDF for topics, locations, and schedules.

CONV 2018 Learning Experience Outlines ECONOMY


Fall Meeting Housing Deadlines Approaching

If you’re planning to join us at our 2017 Fall Regional Meetings, please make your plans today. Housing deadlines are approaching:

October 24-25
St. Louis, MO
Comfort Inn St. Louis – Westport
Housing Deadline: October 17


November 1-2
Atlanta, GA
Wingate Altanta Galleria Hotel
Housing Deadline: October 24


November 7-8
Las Vegas, NV
New York New York Hotel & Casino
Housing Deadline: October 17


Use the links below to make your plans today!

Details on overnight accommodations

Register today!

Texas / Louisiana Flooding Events

If you have a property in the affected storm-hit areas of Texas or Louisiana, please know that ELFA is here for you in whatever capacity we may be able to offer during this challenging time.

We can be reached at 301-580-1905. Connecting with Choice, other franchisees, or sudden closure notices, we’re eager to assist in any way we can during this catastrophic and unprecedented emergency.