About The Metro Denver Lodging Council

In addition to networking events, the council membership consists of bimonthly luncheons that include speakers on topics that affect the local community. Luncheon topics include legislative issues, tax issues, transportation issues, new developments in the metro area and more!

MDLC's 2022 Board of Directors

Government Affairs

The MDLC continues to monitor several issues at the City and County of Denver.

City & County of Denver Minimum Wage

The City & County of Denver has adopted a local minimum wage ordinance that went into effect on January 1, 2020.  The wage scale in the ordinance is as follows: $15.87 per hour on Jan. 1, 2022 Annual adjustments are based on the Consumer Price Index each year...

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Green Building Ordinance

​Denver's Green Buildings Ordinance (GBO) went into effect on November 2, 2018. This city law requires developers and property owners to select from a menu of strategies for more sustainable development, which collectively seek to increase green space in Denver,...

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Energize Denver

The Energize Denver Task Force presented, published, and finalized recommendations to the City and County of Denver in September 2021 that would reduce the 49% of Denver’s greenhouse gas emissions that come from buildings towards zero by 2040.  There are several...

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Marijuana Hospitality Establishments

Pending approval from local licensing authorities, HB19-1230 Concerning marijuana hospitality establishments authorizes legal cannabis hospitality spaces in which legal cannabis may be consumed on site.  Dual consumption of alcohol and marijuana would not be permitted...

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Delivery of Regulated Marijuana

HB-1234 Concerning allowing delivery of regulated marijuana by regulated marijuana sellers creates marijuana delivery permits for licensed medical marijuana centers and transporters and licensed retail marijuana stores and transporters that allow the centers, stores,...

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MDLC Membership

Must be current CHLA Member

Non CHLA Members

For any Allied Member who wishes to drop their Basic membership in CHLA but remain an active member of MDLC.

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If you are interested in learning more, have questions or would like to speak with a member of our leadership team, please send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!