News for the Hospitality Executive
Agenda Set for Cornell Hotel School’s Student-Run Conference;
Hospitality Leaders Expected at 83rd Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell,
April 3-6, 2008 in Ithaca
|Ithaca, N.Y., March 3, 2008 –Three hundred hospitality
industry leaders will converge on Cornell University’s campus in April
for Hotel Ezra Cornell, a weekend of hospitality, education, and collaboration
held at the School of Hotel Administration— a conference unlike any other.
The students planning this year’s conference, to be held April 3-6, are committed to delivering on their mission of ‚Showcasing Hospitality Education Through Student Leadership.? The highlights of this 83rd annual event are:
In addition to the more formal educational events, throughout the weekend guests are encouraged to stop in on the many information technology-related Interactive Lessons that will be offered by Hotel School students. With the recent release of Microsoft® Office 2007, guests will have a chance to interact with current students and brush up on their Microsoft Office skills, as well as learn about how they can use these applications to enhance the efficiency of their own operations.
While HEC is educationally-rich for both students and guests, numerous
food & beverage and leisure events accent the weekend and set this
conference apart from others. Some weekend highlights to look forward to
include, the Welcome Cocktail, the HEC Afterglow, a Power Lunch, the Dean’s
Brunch hosted by Dean Michael Johnson, The 5th Annual Culinary Mystery
Box: Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville®, a wine tasting, a honey tasting,
and an extravagant Gala Dinner.
"We are a world-class school with world-class students, and I guarantee you a world-class experience," stated Managing Director Geoffrey Gray ’08,
For additional information on The 83rd Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell or to reserve your place, please contact Brett Rubin ’08 at email@example.com.
Hotel Ezra Cornell is an annual, weekend-long educational conference hosted by the students of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration for leaders of the hospitality industry. Comprised of educational seminars, leisure activities, and food and beverage events, the weekend strikes a thoughtful balance between education and entertainment. The purpose of the weekend is for students to practice the skills they have learned in the classroom and to showcase their talents to industry professionals. This year’s overarching objective is “Showcasing Hospitality Education Through Student Leadership.”
|Also See:||Agenda Set for Cornell Hotel School’s Student-Run Conference Showcases Leaders in Innovation and Sustainability, April 12-15, 2007 / March 2007|
|Leland Pillsbury, Chairman and CEO of Thayer Lodging Group, Keynote Speaker at 82nd Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell, April 12-15, 2007 / February 2007|