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Department of Hospitality Management
Kansas State University
152 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506-1404

785-532-5522 fax

2nd Annual Hospitality Summit 
March 6-7, 2018

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Hospitality Summit! Many students have found this to be a very informative way to network and explore potential careers in the industry, while industry noted it was an excellent opportunity to engage with students. This two-day event will be held at the Alumni Center and is composed of educational sessions, a keynote speaker and reception on Tuesday.

Tentative Schedule for Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 

9:00 – 9:45 amConcurrent Sessions

Analyzing Benefits in a Start-up Package
Should I consider a Graduate Degree?
Non-Traditional Hospitality Career Panel: What Else Can You do with your Degree in Hospitality Management?

10:00 – 10:45 amConcurrent Sessions
 Alumni Panel: Food and Beverage Management
Alumni Panel: Lodging Management
Alumni Panel: Meeting & Event Management
11:00 – 11:45 amConcurrent Sessions
 The Secrets of Networking
Benefits to a Meaningful Mentor/Mentee Relationship
Graduating Senior Exit Interviews (by invitation only)
12:00 – 12:45 pmLunch: On Your Own
1:00 – 1:30 pmHM 375 Poster Sessions
1:30 – 2:30 pmKeynote Speaker: Mr. Paul Livrieri, Executive Vice President, Operations – LongHorn Steakhouse
2:30 – 3:30 pmEmployer Panel
3:30 pmNetworking Reception

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 

10:00 – 12:00 pmCareer Fair
 Employers attending:
  • Coury Hospitality
  • Indian Hills Country Club
  • IHG Army Hotels
  • Kansas City Marriott Downtown
  • Kellan Restaurant Management Corm DBA 54th Street
  • Marriott International
  • Pinstripes
  • Prairie Band Casino & Resort
  • Hulsing Hotel
  • The Saxton Group / McAalister's Deli
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
  • Bluemont Hotel
  • Dewey's Pizza
  • Pinstripes
  • Topgolf
  • Mid-Continent Hospitality
  • KSU Housing & Dining Services
  • AIM Strategies LLC
  • Kansas State University - Tia' Gamble
  • LongHorn Steakhouse
  • Rock Springs 4-H Center
  • The National Golf Club of Kansas City, The Deuce at the National, and The Country Club at Loch Lloyd
  • More to come! 

If you are an employer and would like to sign-up to host a table at the career fair, please contact hospitality@k-state.edu.

Any students wanting to register to participate in the Hospitality Summit can do so at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55X31phOxyp1JCR

If you have a disability which requires special assistance for your participation, please contact the Hospitality Summit staff at 785-532-5521 or via email at kstatehospitalitysummit@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you!