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Get your Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)

The only industry certification focused on analyzing data through experiential learning

Jointly offered by STR and AHLEI, and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality, the CHIA has been awarded to over 10,000 students, professors and industry professionals globally.

The CHIA curriculum and designation certify: 

  • A working knowledge of industry metrics, definitions, formulas and methodologies
  • Proficiency in analyzing hotel industry data
  • Proven ability to “do the math” and interpret the resultsComprehensive understanding of benchmarking and performance reports

During training, we will review these CHIA content areas:

  • Hotel Industry Analytical Foundations
  • Hotel Math Fundamentals (the metrics used by the hotel industry)
  • Property Level Benchmarking
  • Hotel Industry Performance Report

Training Materials & Exam:
All materials and a workshop agenda will be sent to attendees in advance.  Please bring these materials to the session, either via laptop or hard copy.  Training will be presented in English. After the session you may take the certification exam online.  Upon successful completion (score of 70% or higher), you will receive a certificate and may use the CHIA designation – an industry recognized seal of approval – on your business cards and resume.

Registration for Professors/Instructors:
The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership. Register by emailing sharecenter@str.com

Registration for Students:
The workshop is USD$150, which includes the certification.  Prior arrangements must be made with a qualified faculty member at your school to proctor the exam following the workshop. Register by emailing chia@ahlei.org 

For more information, contact sharecenter@str.com.

North America Workshops


 

San Diego, CA: April 26-27

Date & Time: Friday, April 26 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 27|8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m. both days).

Venue: : San Diego State University’s L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $695.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of $645 is available. Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Chicago, IL : June 20-21

Date & Time: Thursday, June 20| 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday July 23 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m. both days). There will be an option to take the exam on July 23 beginning at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Venue: DePaul University, Driehaus College of Business and the School of Hospitality Leadership’s Center for Hospitality Research and Education located in the DePaul Center at 1 E Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $75 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $695.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of $645 is available. Register via email to chia@ahlei.org

New Orleans, LA: July 23-24

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 23| 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday July 24 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m. both days).

Venue: The University of New Orleans, Kirschman Hall 462, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $695.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of $645 is available. Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Nashville, TN: August 13-14

Date & Time: Tuesday, August 14 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 15 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:30 a.m. both days)

Venue: STR Corporate Office, 735 East Main Street, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075

Dress Code: Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $695.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of $645 is available. Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

New York, NY: November 9

Date & Time: Saturday, November 9 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m.)

Venue: New York University’s Midtown Center, 11 W 42nd Street, New York, New York, 10036

Dress Code: Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $595.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of $545 is available. Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Europe Workshops


Paris, France: March 14 

Date & Time: Thursday, March 14 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m.)

Venue: Mercure Boulogne Billancourt, 37 Place René Clair, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is USD $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is USD $595.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of USD $545 is available. Register via email to chia@ahlei.org

Frankfort, Germany: October 25-26

Date & Time: Friday, October 25 | 0830 - 1700 and Saturday, October 26 | 0830 - 1700 (classroom will open by 0800 both days)

Venue: TBD

Dress Code: Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $75 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $645.

Bad Honnef, Germany: October 28-29

Date & Time: Monday, October 28 | 0830 - 1700 and Tuesday, October 29 | 0830 - 1700 (classroom will open by 0800 both days)

Venue: IUBH University of Applied Sciences, Mulheimerstrasse 64, Bad Honnef, 53604.

Dress Code: Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $75 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is $645 (the discounted cost for IUBH Alumni is $500)

London, UK: November 1-2

Date & Time: Friday, November 1 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday November 2 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m. both days).

Venue Details TBD

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is USD $695.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of USD $645 is available. Register via email to chia@ahlei.org

Asia Workshops


 

Hong Kong, China: May 22

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 22| 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (classroom will open by 08:00 a.m.)

Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University located at 17 Science Museum Rd, Hong Kong, China

Dress Code: Business Casual

Professors/Instructors Registration: The workshop and certification is free to faculty of STR SHARE Center member schools.  If your school is not a member of the STR SHARE Center, there is a brief enrollment form to complete for a complimentary trial membership.  Register via email to sharecenter@str.com 

Students Registration & Fees: The workshop is USD $150 which includes the workshop and certification fee.  Register via email at chia@ahlei.org

Industry Professionals Registration & Fees: The workshop and certification fee is USD $595.  For AHLA members, a discounted price of USD $545 is available. Register via email to chia@ahlei.org