Forthcoming Industry Events
Passion 4 Hospitality - HOTS Hotel Business Game Competition – Call for Entries
P4H 2014 promises to be an exciting event as it includes the usual Student Debating Competition, open to EMS establishments to register a team to compete for a place in the live final debate; a careers forum, and new for 2014, an inaugural UK Business Game Competition where participants will compete against rival teams using an interactive hospitality simulation programme to manage a virtual hotel business. The UK Business Game is open to EMS students and also Professional teams from industry but the team members must be Members of the IoH to be eligible to compete.
To register a team for the Debating Competition please email firstname.lastname@example.org (Education Membership Scheme (EMS) establishments only - for more information or to join the EMS scheme please contact email@example.com
To enter a team for the UK Business Game Competition please email P4H@instituteofhospitality.org
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P4H Student Debating Competition
EMS Teams entering the student debating completion will be invited to submit a 2 minute video on an agreed topic which will be considered by a panel of judges, from which a shortlist will be drawn up for teams to go to the next stage to compete for a place in the live final on 17th March 2014.
UK Business Game
The competition begins with online heats, with the winners progressing to the live final at the Passion 4 Hospitality (P4H) event on 17th March 2013, at University College Birmingham.
The key dates for the competition are as follows:
|Deadline for Entries
||31 January 2014
||7 February 2014
||17 March 2014
Each team will manage a hotel property within the virtual environment and be tasked with making successful business decisions in all operational areas.
The competition winners will receive an award, along with a stunning prize awarded by one of our hospitality partners.
To enter your team, please contact P4H@instituteofhospitality.org
Universities will be invited to nominate hospitality students to attend the Careers Forum to be held on 17th March 2014. Further details will be available on this shortly.
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Take part in our new series of business webinars
To overcome boundaries of time and geography, the Institute of Hospitality is running a series of compelling free webinars which are guaranteed to help you run your business better. The webinars are hosted by experts in their fields and cover a number of timely topics directly relevant to hospitality professionals, including pensions auto-enrolment, food labelling, mobile marketing, social media, online distribution and food waste.
- The webinar format enables you to listen to a presentation by one of our expert speakers on your computer in the comfort of your own home or office. You can also participate by asking questions plus receive follow-up material.
- No special equipment is needed, just a computer with a good internet connection. If not already part of your computer, you will also need speakers (or headphones) and a microphone (if you wish to ask questions).
- The webinars take place on Tuesday afternoons at 3pm from December 2013 to February 2014. Each webinar will last 30 to 45 minutes.
Cost: FREE for IoH Members and Non-member £15.00 plus VAT
Time & Date
3pm 11th Mar 2014
David Curtis-Brignell, Marketing Director Hotel Impact
Can you make money from a Property Managment System (PMS)?
To participate in the webinars book here now
Partnership Initiative - Hollings Faculty @ MMU
The Hollings Faculty of Manchester Metropolitan University is looking to create an exciting new partnership initiative with hospitality businesses in the Manchester area. This new initiative is promises to be equally beneficial to both businesses and hospitality students at MMU.
The Institute of Hospitality, which works closely with Hollings MMU, is helping organise an event to be held on 19th March from 12 noon to 4pm, at the new Hollings faculty on Cavendish Street. The day will include a presentation introducing this new initiative, followed by a tour of this impressive new facility and lunch. This will also be a chance to network with other hospitality professionals and academics.
To register your attendance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)20 8661 4900
The British Hospitality & Tourism Summit 2014
Thursday 5 June 2014 Novotel London West
Now in its third year, the Institute of Hospitality is again supporting the BHTS. The Summit unites the British hospitality & tourism industry bringing together senior leaders from all leading organisations including airlines, hotels, restaurants, entertainments, sports, energy, tourism and hospitality. Summit 2014 will build upon the progress already made and demonstrate that hospitality & tourism touches upon every UK industry. 2013 was a sell out with over 600 opinion formers in the audience.