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Hospitality Talent & Leadership Development Resources

HSMAI PERSPECTIVE: Recovery, Demand, and Talent

How a cross-disciplinary group of brand, HMC, and ownership executives feel about three major challenges facing the hospitality industry.

Call For Talent Best Practice Submissions

The hospitality industry continues to face talent challenges around the globe. The HSMAI Foundation is aggregating talent best practices from around the world to see how companies are innovating and changing their approaches to traditional ways to recruit, hire and develop hospitality sales, marketing, and revenue professionals. Selected best practices will be featured in a Special Report that will be distributed throughout the industry.

NEW: Corporate Talent Partner Program

HSMAI Foundation Corporate Talent Partners are companies and organizations that support the initiatives of the HSMAI Foundation that attract, develop, and engage talent in hospitality sales, marketing, and revenue optimization. Our ability to fulfill this mission will play a vital critical role for hospitality companies as the industry recovers from the pandemic.

In the News

HSMAI Foundation Distributes Second Round of COVID Relief Grants to Hospitality Professionals Worldwide

The HSMAI Foundation is supporting the hospitality industry by distributing a second round of COVID Relief Fund grants to hospitality professionals worldwide, bringing the total amount of grants to $170,000 distributed to nearly 400 recipients worldwide.

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HSMAI Adrian Awards Talent Leadership and Development Awards

HSMAI celebrated excellence in travel advertising, digital marketing, and public relations at the virtual Adrian Awards Celebration on Tuesday, March 23. The event honored best practices, innovation, community and lifetime achievement.