Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management

Collaborative Hub for Hospitality: Fall 2014 Event Series

HM Collaborative Hub Fall 2014

Washington, DC is home to some of the world’s largest hotel management and development headquarters, travel and transportation groups, associations, and properties. Located at the center of all of these, Georgetown’s new 
downtown campus is a Collaborative Hub for Hospitality, serving as a gathering place for the diverse players of the industry to network, collaborate, and facilitate the dialogue of innovation that will move the industry forward. 

RSVP to each Collaborative Hub event below.


The Vidalia Experience: Dynamic Evolution of a Culinary Brand

Event details:
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Vidalia
1990 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

RSVP:

Experience a taste of James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Jeffrey Buben’s dynamic cuisine and learn the secrets of brand evolution and innovation in the ever-competitive D.C. dining scene.

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey Buben,
    Chef & Owner, Vidalia, Bistro Bis, and Woodward Table
  • Wolfgang Lindlbauer,
    Chief Discipline Leader of Global Operations, Marriott International
  • Michael Sternberg,
    CEO, Star Restaurant Group

Note: there is a limited number of seats available on a first come, first served basis.


The Uninvited Guest: Hospitality Greets Disaster Management

Event details:
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Georgetown University SCS
640 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

RSVP:

Co-Hosted by the Emergency & Disaster Management Program

Engage with a distinguished panel of tourism professionals and disaster experts as they discuss liability and risk/contingency planning and assessment in the hotel setting.

Panelists:

  • Bob Mellinger,
    President, Attainium Corporation
  • Dr. Tyra Hilliard,
    Global Tourism & Hospitality Consultant and Former Professor, GWU, UNLV, and University of Alabama
  • Philip J. Palin,
    Senior Advisor, Department of Homeland Security and Project Manager, Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program

Progressive Holiday Cocktail Tour

Event details:
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Departing from Georgetown University SCS
640 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

RSVP:

Come aboard a private motorcoach for a night on the town, where we will take a behind-the-scenes look at some of D.C.’s finest hospitality establishments, including hotels, restaurants, event spaces, clubs, and more.

Surprise speakers, establishments, and guests to be announced.

Note: there is a limited number of seats available on a first come, first served basis.

Current students and community guests, please contact Program Manager Erin Engel at erin.engel@georgetown.edu to reserve your seat.
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