The HSMAI Foundation

Hospitality Talent & Leadership Development Resources

Unleashing the Power of Motivation: The HSMAI Sales Rising Leader Council on Keeping Teams Inspired and Productive

With the pandemic in our rear-view, and a focus on work life balance more prevalent than ever before, keeping our teams producing without the fear of “burn out” has been a continual focus for sales teams.

Mike Dimond Career Success Grants

Two Career Success Grants will be awarded to deserving hospitality students who are enrolled in a degree-seeking hospitality program. This grant was created by the family of HSMAI Hall of Famer Mike Dimond to expand and enhance the development opportunities available to hospitality students interested in careers in commercial strategy.

8 New Trends Revealed in HSMAI Foundation’s Annual State of Talent Report

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation is thrilled to announce its second Annual State of Talent report. Released with the support of the Foundation’s corporate talent partners, the report highlights eight trends that are impacting the talent within sales, marketing, and revenue optimization departments.

HSMAI Foundation Announces Winners of the Global Collegiate Marketing Case Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: McLean, VA (March 31, 2023) – Following the first ever Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation Global Collegiate Marketing Case Competition between elite undergraduate and…

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Success Stories: Lisa Checchio

HSMAI Board Member Lisa Checchio, Chief Marketing Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, discusses her career story and why she loves the hospitality industry.