Want to learn the latest in innovation to ensure your success in the bed and breakfast and independent lodging industry? Then you have found your home.

A group of seasoned hospitality professionals who are passionate about this industry have formed a NEW and VIBRANT non-profit trade organization. The Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals focuses on best practices for success for independent hospitality professionals and their allied partners through education, advocacy, networking and more.

AIHP exists to promote and support the sustainability of small lodging hospitality establishments in a changing environment through networking, advocacy, professional development and progressive business practice. We love innkeeping. We want to provide the best experiences and memories for our guests, we love the generous friends associated with hospitality, we love the thought-provoking conversations, learning and fun that come from our community.

Photo credits above: Jumping Rocks

The Benefits of Membership

Becoming a member of AIHP is about more than simply belonging to an association, it's about joining forces with and connecting with other innkeepers to create a group that while not homogeneous, is cohesive.

The education offerings of AIHP are designed to offer substance and knowledge. Our purpose is to make your business more successful with education that helps grow your business in the most efficient ways.

The networking that we offer is designed to connect you with individuals who have similar interests, goals, experiences, and motivations.

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The 2018 Knowledge Sharing Summit and Marketplace - February 25-March 1, 2018

We are excited to hold AIHP's 2018 Knowledge Sharing Summit & Marketplace at the Norfolk Hilton The Main, downtown Norfolk's newest upscale hotel, dining, andmeeting destination. On the corner of Main and Granby Streets, the Main is sure to be the "main" attraction along Norfolk's revitalized waterfront, complete with eclectic eateries, gastropubs and scenic riverside trail. Mark your calendars!

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