Connecticut Lodging Association
Coronavirus Update 3/25/2021
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant - Program Review
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020. 
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced that the application portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program will open on April 8. With a total of $16.25 billion available through this program hard-hit businesses will have access to the awaited emergency funds.
Join the Connecticut Small Business Development Center, the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and other resource partners for a live informational webinar to discuss program guidelines and the application process. There is no cost to participant.

Thursday, March 25, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
State & Local Governments One Year Into the Pandemic
With nearly every state legislature in the midst of annual policymaking and billions of American Rescue Plan dollars flowing to states and cities, the epicenter of policy activity impacting hotels has shifted to state capitols and city halls. From COVID-19 exposure liability protection to hospitality relief grant programs, AHLA and our network of lodging association members are leveraging opportunities to help our industry rebound from the effects of the pandemic. Join the AHLA team this Thursday for a special Hotel Lobby Live session focused on State & Local Government topics and issues. 
Thursday, March 25
2pm EDT
DCF Human Trafficking Prevention Course for Lodging
Join us Wednesday, April 14th for CLA's virtual training course on Human Trafficking Prevention from the CT Department of Children and Families. This course is open to all and any lodging employees. Please register each employee who will attend the course separately.

Please send any questions in advance to, with subject line 4/14 HTP Question. Please submit any advance questions by noon, 1/12/21.

When: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM