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What's included in Membership?

Membership Communications:
  • CoPPeR creates a weekly "Peak Radar Lodging Picks" email uniquely for our members. It provides a resource for front-line and guest-contact staff about the Colorado Springs Cultural Arts Community and includes links to upcoming entertainment at The Broadmoor World Arena and The Pikes Peak Center.

  • Immediate alerts regarding crime or suspicious activity

  • Notification of community meetings and forums of interest to the hospitality industry

  • Job postings

  • Promotion of member-to-member events

Community Involvement:
  • Ongoing volunteer service opportunities allow members to support and develop local partnerships

  • PPLA "Hospitality Scholarship" offered through the Pikes Peak Community College Foundation

  • Annual online auction fundraising for the scholarship and local non-profit organizations supported by PPLA

Educational Opportunities Impacting the Hospitality Industry:
  • Business development training or department leadership gatherings

  • Past issues have included security, My COS Tourism Training, LART funding, C4C projects, H2B's, and recruitment of seasonal employees

Networking: Social Events with a Purpose
  • January: Annual Hospitality Summit (2023 focused on Diversity and Accessibility, while 2022 highlighted The Balance of Work, Wellness & Wisdom).

  • March/April: Hospitality Education/Department Leadership Gatherings

  • June: Mentor, Mix & Mingle Event, Scholarship Reviews

  • September: Annual Meeting 

  • October: General Manager's Dinner/Department Head Informal Gatherings

  • December: The Board Challenge for Charity

Membership Dues

  • Billed annually in early June

  • Through May 31, 2024:  Dues assessed at $2.00 per guest room (minimum $50.00) or $250.00 for Associate Members.

  • Beginning June 1, 2024:  Dues assessed at $3.00 per guest room (minimum $100.00) or $350.00 for Associate Members.

  • Interested in membership? Submit your request through our contact form.

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