Event production

A solid track record for curating and producing tailored events to inspire new thinking, best practices and networking opportunities.
AsiaConnect (AC) is an annual leadership forum and business networking event geared for the hospitality and tourism industry.
Over the past 10 years, 20 AC events were produced in cities across Asia including Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai and Singapore.

In 2017, AC will be re-launched as a ‘Three-In-One Event’, combining inspiring and re-known keynote speakers, lively panel discussions, high-level workshops and a networking marketplace & social mixer.

AC will be held in conjunction with the Asia Connect Customer Experience “ACCE” Tourism Awards, recognizing hospitality and tourism’s “Best of the Best” in Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Employee Engagement.
Institute for Hospitality & Tourism Education & Research (IHTER) at Florida International University (FIU)
Created for the Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Research (IHTER) at Florida International University (FIU), the Visionary Leaders Roundtable (VLR) is an exclusive, ‘by invitation only' event that brings together senior hospitality leaders to speak candidly about persistent issues that have a profound impact on their ability to stay current, competitive and profitable.
Positioned as a high-level ‘think-tank’ for ‘peer-to-peer’ exchange, professional networking and industry collaboration, VLR has a solid track record for producing tangible outcomes and benefits for participants and partners.

With a focus on Revenue Generation Best Practices 2020 – Talent, Tools & Technology, discussion topics covered are

  • Driving Growth Through Better Customer Insight and Analytics
  • Optimizing Profits from Total Revenue Management
  • Managing Growing Pains of China’s Relentless Hotel Development Pipeline

Now in its third edition, the Visionary Leaders Roundtable (VLR) is produced annually in Singapore and Shanghai and in 2016, VLR will be expanded to include programs in Hong Kong plus the launch of the Visionary Leaders Council, Executive Forum and Awards in Asia.
Download copies of VLR white papers
About Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management:
Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has been distinguished as one of the top hospitality programs in the U.S. More than 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students from across the United States and around the world choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous campus locations, expert faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career opportunities in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. In August 2006 FIU unveiled the first US School of Hospitality and Tourism in Tianjin, China. The Marriott Tianjin China Program is FIU's largest international program, with a capacity for up to 1,000 students.
For more information about Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, visit http://hospitality.fiu.edu/