Spirit of Hospitality Summit
Save the date! Our first-ever Spirit of Hospitality Summit will be held September 29-30, 2022. The biggest event of its kind, the summit will celebrate hospitality and bring together alumni, local businesses, students and industry leaders.
Register for this free event.
About the Spirit of Hospitality Summit
The summit aims to bring together industry thought leaders, alumni, faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students to network and learn about pressing topics and trends that are shaping the future of the hospitality industry. Specifically, the summit is designed to:
- Cultivate the next generation of hospitality leaders.
- Stimulate creativity and innovation in research and practice.
- Celebrate the spirit of hospitality and hospitality’s role in society.
The goal is to enrich learning for all stakeholders and elevate the visibility, leadership and image of Purdue’s White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The summit encompasses all majors housed in the school, including hospitality and tourism management, retail management, financial counseling and planning, and selling and sales management.
The Spirit of Hospitality Summit agenda includes top-notch keynote speakers, industry-lead roundtables, a convention-style event to showcase businesses, networking opportunities, and a party to celebrate. The event will also include student presentations, research opportunities, awards and grant announcements.