Saint Louis University to Host Hospitality Event for Industry Professionals
Hospitality SLUnited scheduled for March 20The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University will be hosting the 2nd annual Hospitality SLUnited - a networking event for hospitality professionals on Thursday, March 20. With more than 10 industry partners, Hospitality SLUnited provides students and professionals a forum for open discussion, with both formal and informal networking opportunities. Last year's guests represent companies including Four Seasons, Russo's Catering, Lumiere Place, Maritz Travel, Expedia and Levy Restaurants. Attendees reported making an average of five to six new industry contacts.
- Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
- Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- Location: Il Monastero located at 3050 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103
- Food and beverage samples from area restaurants will be available.
- Free to attend. Donations will support scholarships in the hospitality management program.
For more information or to register for the event, visit alumni.slu.edu/hospitalitySLUnited14 or email email@example.com.
Event partners in attendance will include the Event Planners Association, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, International Medical Meeting Professional Association, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, Meeting Professionals International and St. Louis Area Hotel Association.
SLU offers a 21-credit hour hospitality management program as a stand-alone certificate or minor. Available completely online, this innovative program is formatted for working adults. Courses in the program expose students to industry-specific topics, including sales and marketing, tourism, event planning and service management. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in hotel, gaming, event and food service management.