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Hospitality Talent & Leadership Development Resources

TALENT BEST PRACTICE: Using Your Passion to Fuel a Career in Hospitality

Industry leaders Lexy Coley and Jessica Davidson discuss how passion can fuel a career in hospitality, what hiring managers are looking for in new talent, and tips on leadership development.

Groundbreaking HSMAI Foundation State of Talent Report Released

The HSMAI Foundation has released a new Special Report: “The State of Hotel Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization Talent 2020-2021.” The insights featured in this report offer food for thought for every leader in our profession as we continue to navigate how we cultivate the talent pipeline.

HSMAI Foundation Announces Mike Dimond 2022 Scholarship Program Recipients

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Foundation is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Mike Dimond Scholarship. This prestigious program supports degree-seeking students who plan to pursue careers in hospitality. The 2022 Mike Dimond Scholarship Awardees are Tara Hajari and Ava Ruff.

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HSMAI Foundation Virtual Intercollegiate Conference Brings The Global Community Together April 4-7

Join the HSMAI Foundation and the hospitality collegiate community for the Virtual Intercollegiate Global Conference April 4-7, presented by HSMAI Greater New York.

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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.