Saint Louis University to host hospitality event for industry professionals
The 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.
o????Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
o????Time: 5:30 ? 7:30 p.m.
o????Location: Il Monastero located at 3050 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103
o????Food and beverage samples from area restaurants will be available.
o????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 devanyk(at)slu(dot)edu.
Event partners in attendance will include the Event Planners Association, Hospitality Sale and Marketing Association International, International Medical Meeting Professional Association, St. Louis Convention & Visitor?s 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.
All classes in the?School for Professional Studies?are offered in accelerated eight-week sessions and are designed for busy adults with affordable tuition rates as well as convenient, online classes. SLU for Busy Adults gives working professionals the opportunity to earn their degree with flexible online and evening courses. In Saint Louis University?s tradition of excellence, the School for Professional Studies caters to nontraditional students so they can pursue Bachelor?s and Master?s programs from globally-recognized SLU.