News for the Hospitality Executive
HSMAI and the University of Denver’s School of Hotel,
Restaurant & Tourism
Management Set the Agenda for the Ninth Annual Resort Conference
May 3 – 5, 2009, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Resort industry professionals will have the opportunity to attend dynamic general sessions with industry experts focusing on ways to innovate programs and connect with consumers. General Sessions include:
Emerging Lifestyles and Travel Trends: Implications for Resort MarketingAttendees can also choose from in-depth breakout sessions on marketing, operations and trends, including:
The Resort Conference draws high-level executives including general managers, directors of sales and other department heads, such as those in revenue management, human resources and online marketing, and includes valuable networking opportunities for attendees. The 2008 conference, held at The Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, saw record attendance and featured a conference program focused on resort marketing, operations and sustainability.
The 2009 Resort Conference will be held at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a 339-room resort which offers 90 holes of championship golf, including the famed Champion Course, new home to the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic and past host of the 1983 Ryder Cup, the 1987 PGA Championship, and many others.
2009 Resort Conference partners include: American Express, Fareed Zapala Koepke, Cendyn, ICEPortal, Incite Response, Resorts & Great Hotels, and TIG Global. For more information about the 2009 Conference, or a recap of previous events, visit www.resortconference.com. Those interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Lesa Faris at (703) 506-3271 or email@example.com.
HSMAI is the hospitality industry source for knowledge, community, and recognition for leaders committed to professional development, sales growth, revenue optimization, marketing, and branding. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. For more information on HSMAI, contact the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, Va. 22102; (703) 506-3280; fax (703) 506-3266, or visit the website at www.hsmai.org.
Established in 1946, the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM), part of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, prepares both graduate and undergraduate students for senior management positions in the fast-changing and competitive hospitality industry. As one of the most prominent hotel programs in the nation, the HRTM program enjoys a superb reputation for innovative educational programs. The student-oriented faculty members are internationally recognized for their contributions to teaching, research and publications in various hospitality fields. For more information on the HRTM program, visit www.daniels.du.edu/HRTM.aspx or contact Barb Pemble at (303) 871-4473 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2009 Resort Conference partners
|Also See:||Recap: 6th Annual Resort Management Conference; Chris von Imhoff, CEO, Alyeska Resort, Named Resort Executive of the Year / April 2006|
|Recap: 5th Annual Resort Management Conference / May 2005|
|Report: Inaugural Resort Management Conference / May 2001|