During the year, students of the MSc Hospitality & Tourism Management will attend various events. These shows and conferences are major opportunities for students to meet and interact with the leaders of the tourism, hospitality and leisure industry, and to learn more about the future of tourism.
You will find below the list of events our 2017/18 students will have the opportunity to attend to :
|Name of the event||Date||Location|
|AccorHotels Meet Ups||To be announced||Paris|
|⏰||Equip Hôtel||To be announced in November 2018||Paris|
|✔||Worldwide Hospitality Awards||8/11/2017||Paris|
|⏰||Sirha||To be announced in January 2019||Lyon|
|📍||ITB Berlin||To ba announced in March 2018||Berlin|
|📍||Global Lodging Forum||To be announced in April 2018||Paris|
|📍||WTTC||To be announced||Bangkok|
|📍||Eye for Travel||To be announced in May 2018||Londres|
|📍||Viva Technology||To be announced in June 2018||Paris|
|✔||Entreprendre et innover dans le tourisme||To be announced in June 2018||Paris|
✔: Likely to be part of this year's business tours
📍: Place to be!
⏰: Next event will take place next year, be patient!
IFTM - International French Travel Market Top Résa
IFTM Top Resa is France’s international travel and tourism trade fair. The industry’s leading event for networking, doing business, innovating and keeping abreast of market developments, the exhibition offers a 360° panorama of the travel industry, covering all sectors: leisure, business and events.
For over 50 years, the EquipHotel has been actively supporting you in your job as a professional in hospitality and catering, offering you the chance to promote your company, show off your products and unveil your innovations to industry buyers.
Worldwide Hospitality Awards
17th edition, 8/11/2017, Paris.
The Worldwide Hospitality Awards is an international ceremony rewarding the best stakeholders and innovations from hotels and hospitality schools. It is an excellent opportunity to discover innovative projects while meeting international leaders.
EYE for travel
The Connected Traveller Summit, 05/2018, London.
The Essential, Key Issues that will Dictate the Future of the Connected Traveller:
- The digital shift: How to become more agile and truly embrace the digital services world and a culture of learning and testing?
- Learn how to use: The latest technology to engage customers and create a seamless travel experience - from the moment the customer leaves the house?
- The holy grail: Leverage proximity technology and advanced analytics to deliver personalized marketing strategy on-trip?
Sirha is the leading Food Service and Hospitality meeting. This event is a concrete and live laboratory exploring every two years the major innovations appearing in the Food Service industry. Sirha is the only show hosting more than 3 000 exponents and brands on a 130 000 m² surface, over 11 prodct areas, equipments and services for catering, hopspitality and the catering professions.
As the Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Berlin is the foremost business platform for global touristic offers. In addition to very high exhibitor satisfaction (over 90%), the numbers offer more proof: This is where supply meets demand.
Global Lodging Forum
For 20 years, the Global Lodging Forum has been the only international platform staged in France to facilitate a close encounter between the various business areas involved in the development of the hospitality industry: operators, banking institutions, real estate companies and developers. More than 600 decisions makers of the largest hotel groups, financial corporations, investors, developers etc... gather to update their knowledge on the French, European and international hotel brands. The format of the Global Lodging Forum, spread over three half-days, features a series of in-depth market analysis by MKG Consulting, themed round tables and working groups. Moreover, informal discussions are encouraged during the various coffee breaks to turn into effective business appointments.
World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)
To be announced
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the only global body that brings together all major players in the Travel & Tourism sector, enabling them to speak with One Voice to governments and international bodies.
Viva Technology Paris
Viva Technology Paris will bring together the most influential and innovative startups, investors, academics and executives. The event is held at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris (expected end of June 2017). VivaTech gathered 45,000 visitors in 3 days - including 5,000 startups, 600 international speakers at over 300 sessions and seminars with the world’s biggest names in tech. A corner is dedicated to the hospitality & tourism industry. From Artificial Intelligence to Sustainable Hotels, Viva Tech is the place to be for those living in the digital eco-system.
Entreprendre et innover dans le tourisme
This event is hosted by the DGE (Direction générale des entreprises) at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. The aime of the event is to answer questions like :
- What will tomorrow's tourism be like?
- What are the latest innovations and trends in the tourism industry?
- How to create or take over a company in the tourism industry?