Hospitality Innovation Speaker Series

Throughout this fall semester, Board of Advisors members speak to the college community about the importance of propelling the industry forward through innovation. The hospitality industry changes at a record-breaking pace thanks to new and innovative technologies and ideas. Our speakers give real-world examples about the positive impact of innovation and how their company has benefited from it.

Fall 2021 Speakers:


SEP 20: Michele Gendreau, The Walt Disney Company

TOPIC: Bringing Back the Magic to the Disneyland Resort After 412 Days of Being Closed

OCT 8: Gina Brinegar, Webb Foodservice Design

TOPIC: Beyond the Kitchen: Creating Immersive Experiences Through Foodservice Design

OCT 18: Erik Eveleigh, Hilton

TOPIC: Recovery and Development in the New World 

NOV. 8: Caroline MacDonald, Rosewood Hotel Group

TOPIC: Optimizing Client Engagement in a Virtual Environment

Past Events