Chapter Meeting & Breakfast
February 6 @ 7:45 am - 10:15 am EST
Hot Topics in the Meetings Industry
In many industries, the link between academic research and the industries that could benefit the most from that research is not always the strongest. This is especially true with the hospitality industry. There are numerous universities right in our backyards that are not only educating future hospitality professionals, but are also performing compelling research that could benefit our industry. During this program, we will invite professors from local universities to share their ongoing and recently completed, unbiased research on assorted hot topics for the meetings industry. Be prepared to look at the meetings industry from a different perspective, and provide feedback on popular subjects.
1) Discuss hot topics in the hospitality industry with academic leaders
2) Apply the research presented to your day-to-day work
Domain A: Strategic Planning
Domain G: Meeting Design
Domain I: Marketing
An application for education credit for this program has been submitted to the EIC.
7:45am-8:15am – Registration and breakfast
8:15am-8:30am – Opening remarks
8:30am-10:15am – Meeting
The Franklin Institute, 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The parking garage address is 271 North 21st Street Philadelphia PA 19103. Discounted self-parking will be offered at $15.00. Click here for more details about parking.
Note from the Community Service Committee:
At this meeting, we will be collecting donations for Tree House Books. Tree House Books is on a mission to grow and sustain a community of readers, writers, and thinkers in Philadelphia. Founded in 2005, their vision is to make sure that every child has access to books and every opportunity to fulfill their dreams and explore their passion. Please bring donations of new children’s books of all kinds, classic books read in school, and African-American literature. Books must be new, not used. Donations will also be accepted from their Amazon Wish List.
Click here to register.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Louisville Tourism – Featured Sponsor
AIC Hotel Group – Contributing Sponsor