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 2020 Board of Directors

Government Affairs

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

Short-Term Online Rentals

The short-term online rentals ordinance that was passed by the Denver City Council in 2016 requires that all short-term rentals all hosts register and remit lodger’s tax to the City.  Additional information on the City’s short-term rental ordinance and the...

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Colorado Convention Center – New Headquarter Hotel

The MDLC Board advocated for the City of Denver to adhere to the Colorado Convention Center Masterplan, SAG study and VISIT DENVER’s Tourism Roadmap which all site the need for a new headquarter hotel to be built in close proximity to the Convention...

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General Obligation Bonds

The City of Denver’s $937 million Elevate Denver Bond Program was passed by voters in November 2017. The MDLC Board supported the bond package and gave $1,500 to the campaign.

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16th Street Mall Smoking Ban

After several months of stakeholder work, the Denver City Council approved the Breath Easy on the 16th Street Mall Ordinance, which bans all smoking, including vaporizers and e-cigarettes from the 16th Street Mall in mid- 2017. The MDLC Board supported the...

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Security Guard License

In October, 2017, the Denver City Council adopted revisions to the Security Guard Licensure ordinance.  This ordinance requires that all security guards, both in-house and third party, receive a license from the City prior to beginning work as...

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Gender Neutral Restrooms

The Denver City Council approved an amendment to the building code that changes signage requirements for single-stall restrooms. Single-stall restrooms that had were previously required to be signed as “men’s” or “women’s” will become gender-neutral. No...

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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!