This virtual conference will provide insightful talks by key leaders in hospitality, travel, and tourism to spark creativity for leading our industry beyond the challenging COVID times.

Speakers from Disney, Marriott, Hyatt, Smith Travel Research (STR), the Hilton College and many more.

Please join us for the 2021 West Federation CHRIE Conference on February 18-20, 2021 sponsored by the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at Northern Arizona University. The theme of this year’s conference is “Hospitality Stronger, Together”. This regional conference will offer a diverse array of opportunities, for both WFCHRIE members and non-members, industry, as it will focus on a broad range of topics related to education, industry, and research in hospitality and tourism.

Here are the links to the Conference with the speakers: 

Schedule at a Glance
Professional Development Sessions
Research Hackathon
Networking Sessions
Undergraduate Research Competition
Graduate Program Information Session and Academic Career Fair


For Information please contact:   Professor Priyanko Guchait, at the University of Houston  [email protected]>