Fall 2022 | Purdue Hospitality Summit

Save the Date!  The first ever Purdue Hospitality Summit is going to be held Thursday, September 29th thru Friday, September 30th, 2022 .  The biggest event of its kind will celebrate hospitality and allow alumni, local businesses, students, and industry to come together.  It’s a time to come back to Purdue to share, learn, grow, and celebrate our magnificent industry!


Registration for this free event will open soon but you can be alerted when registration is open by completing the form below. This event will fill quickly, sign-up now!


Mission & Goals

The summit aims to bring together industry, thought leaders, alums, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students to network, discuss and learn about pressing topics and trends that are shaping the future of the hospitality industry.  Specifically it will:

  • 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 Purdue HTM’s visibility, leadership and image.  The summit encompasses all majors housed in the department including HTM, Retail Management, Financial Counselling and Planning, and Selling and Sales Management.  The event will also include student presentations, research opportunities, awards and grant announcements. 

An exciting agenda will be announced soon but you can expect top-notch keynote speakers, industry lead roundtables, an opportunity for you to showcase your business in a convention style event, plenty of networking opportunities, awards and, of course, a party to celebrate!

Don’t miss out!  Save that date!  Check back here, for updates!

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