Michigan Women in Lodging (WIL)


Michigan Women In Lodging (WIL) is the first professional career advancement chapter for women in the lodging and tourism industries who live and work in the state of Michigan.


  • WIL to Lead - Obtain leadership competences
  • WIL to Learn - Remove barriers & provide solutions
  • WIL to Improve - Gain career momentum


  • Networking Opportunities
  • Events with Inspiration Women Speakers
  • Membership & access to the National WIL Directory & National Mentoring Opportunities


Regional events in Boyne, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing or Traverse City are taking place each month!

One-Day Human Trafficking Conference


Focused on West Michigan’s Tourism & Hospitality Industry

This day-long session with Women at Risk International (WAR) will help educate all of us in the tourism and hospitality industries on the dangers of human trafficking as well as provide resources to help combat this growing crime against women, children and others. Register HERE today.

Become A Member

Membership is free to all women employed at an MLTA member organization, regardless of your position within the company. Your company must be a member of MLTA to join Michigan WIL. Not sure if your company is a member? View our list of Active Members HERE or contact Member Services at (517) 267-8989.

Not a member? Join MLTA today here or contact Tami Schantz at tamaras@milodging.org.

Lodging members are members of both Michigan WIL and AH&LA’s national chapter of WIL.

Men wishing to support the mission of WIL may also become a member at no cost, as long as their company is an MLTA member.

Allied Members

State Allied members, who are not AH&LA Allied members, can attend state events at the member price, but must pay the nonmember price for AH&LA WIL events. They can participate in the state planning committee, but cannot join WIL Connect unless their organization becomes an AH&LA Allied member.

How to Register


For more information regarding Michigan WIL please contact:

Amy West
Email: amyw@milodging.org
Phone (517) 267-8989

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