SHA Participates in Global Hospitality and Tourism Conferences

SHA’s associate deans, faculty, and staff will share research and expertise and connect with alumni and other industry leaders at the following upcoming hospitality and tourism conferences—SAHIC, the Lodging Conference, CHICOS, and NATHIC.

Steve Carvell, associate dean for academic affairs, and Meg Keilbach, director of alumni affairs and development, will be special guests at the Cornell Hotel Society South America Alumni Dinner at SAHIC 2012. The event will be held at TANTA Restaurant in Lima, Peru, September 11, 8:00 p.m.

SAHIC, the South America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, will be held September 10 and 11 at the Westin Lima Peru. For more details about the conference, click here.

The Lodging Conference
Three representatives from the School of Hotel Administration will participate in the 2012 Lodging Conference, scheduled for October 2-5 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. Jon Denison, associate dean for external affairs, Mark Depew, assistant director of alumni affairs and development, and Cathy Enz, the Lewis G. Schaeneman, Jr. Professor of Innovation & Dynamic Management, will be attending the conference, which is celebrating its 18th year as a high-level event bringing together the top minds in hotel finance, development, and operations. For additional information, please visit

CHICOS is pleased to welcome back Steve Carvell, associate dean of academic affairs, as a presenter at its second annual conference. The 2012 HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit will be held November 8 and 9 at the Atlantis Resort, Bahamas. CHICOS 2012 will focus on encouraging international investment, bringing together Caribbean and foreign investors and operators in a forum to address the region’s hotel opportunities. Visit for more information.

The IHIF Summit Series welcomes SHA as its academic partner at the upcoming North America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (NATHIC), to be held November 28 and 29, 2012, in Washington D.C. Neil Tarallo, academic director of the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, will serve on the NATHIC Advisory Board, joining an already-impressive list of senior-level hospitality professionals and investment experts who assist and guide NATHIC programming to ensure that it remains on target with industry demands.

Cornell’s academic partnership affords all alumni the ability to register for the conference at additional savings. NATHIC’s programming offers two full days of information exchange coupled with an invaluable opportunity to promote your business and connect with potential business partners. The event will spotlight investment trends and issues that could affect your North American business expansion.

To view the latest program, visit To secure the discounted rate of $650, please visit and enter the code: SHAA12 ($145 savings).