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Dave Kaiser

President & CEO | Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association

Dave Kaiser is the President & CEO of the Alberta Hotel & Hotel Lodging Association, a position he has worked in since 2005.  Dave also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Hotel Association of Canada and the Alberta Hospitality Safety Association.

Prior to joining the AHLA in his current role, Dave served 7 years on the AHLA’s Board of Directors, including 2 years as Board Chair.  Dave has 26 years of “hands on experience” in the hotel & lodging industry, including 17 years as the General Manager of the Best Western Denham Inn and Suites in Leduc, Alberta.

Dave graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1988.  In 1996, Dave earned his Certified Hotel Administrator designation from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Dave currently leads the development of Check In Canada, an initiative supported by the Hotel Association of Canada and a consortium of provincial hotel associations from BC to Ontario that leverages the marketing power of Canada's tourism marketing organizations to increase direct bookings to hotels.