2023 NYSRA & NYSHTA Hospitality Summit

October 1-3 | Lake Placid, NY

Join fellow NYSRA members for three days of learning, networking, inspiration and relaxation! We will once again be co-hosting our annual member summit with the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association.

Registration: $249

Summit registration includes: welcome reception, conference programming, breakfast & lunch during conference, closing reception & dinner, and gondola rides at the Olympic Ski Jump Complex


Sunday, October 1

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Welcome Party at Smoke Signals (2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946)

Monday, October 2

All daytime events will be held at the Olympic Conference Center

8:00 a.m. – Registration opens

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Breakfast & Vendor Visits

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Legislative Panel

Learn about the Association’s advocacy efforts, understand potential challenges or opportunities, and get involved in shaping the industry’s future.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Break & Vendor Visits

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions 

Breakout Session 1: The Top Hospitality Wage and Hour Mistakes

Join Emina Poricanin, CEO & Founder of Forework, and John Godwin, Attorney and Partner at Hodgson Russ LLP, to learn about common wage and hour errors hospitality employers make and how to avoid these potentially costly mistakes.

Breakout Session 2:Hospitality Law: Marijuana and Migrant Legal Pitfalls

Charles Ryan Minton Speaking

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch & Keynote Presentation by Charles Ryan Minton

Charles Ryan Minton is a Customer & Employee Experience Expert, Keynote Speaker, and Best Selling Author. He has represented high profile brands such as Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Marriott International and InterContinental Hotels Group.

As a Hotel Executive, Ryan’s ability to assemble dynamic teams, to create environments where employees feel valued and empowered and his capacity to identify inefficiencies led to record breaking revenues, profits and some of the highest recognition in hospitality.

Ryan sits on the Newsweek Expert Forum Panel and has been named in the Top 4 on Global Guru’s list of “World’s Best Hospitality Speakers, Trainers and Thought Leaders.” He was just recently named one of the 2023 Top Social Media Influencers in Hospitality by the International Hospitality Institute.

2:30 – 3:15 P.M. — Energy Rebates & EV Incentives with National Grid

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Free Time

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Gondola rides, Closing Reception & Dinner at the Olympic Ski Jump Complex

Transportation provided for Closing Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, October 3

9:30 a.m. – NYSRA Annual Membership & State Board Meeting at The Mirror Lake Inn, Wikoff Room

Thank You Sponsors!

Book Your Stay

Photo of Mirror Lake Inn in the fall

Mirror Lake Inn

77 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946

To book, call 518.302.3030. 

The NYSRA room block closed on August 19th.