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Successful 2nd Edition of Hospitality Unlocked Student Conference!

We are thrilled to announce the resounding success of the 2nd edition of the Hospitality Unlocked Student Conference, which took place at SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern. Organised by HSMAI Europe’s Student Council, the conference provided an exceptional platform for approximately 140 students to explore and shape their career paths within the dynamic hospitality industry.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed hosts, Josef Jans, Yana Kyrylyuk, Daniël Groot Koerkamp, Cédric Moley, and Chiara Segmüller, for their unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions, which played an instrumental role in making this conference a remarkable success.

We would also like to express our sincere appreciation to our esteemed partner schools, namely SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern, EHL, ESSEC Business School, Nova School of Business and Economics, Breda University of Applied Sciences, and Hotel Management School Maastricht. Your unwavering support and collaboration have been crucial in ensuring the triumph of this event.

A special thank you to our esteemed speakers, Willem van der Zee, Michael Wierling, Frode Hvaring, Colin Abercrombie, Thomas Goval, and Janicke Hansen, whose expertise and insightful contributions enriched the conference and inspired the attendees.

We also had the honour of welcoming Ingunn Hofseth, President & CEO of HSMAI Europe, to the conference, where she shared her visionary ideas about future activities of the Student Council. Moreover, we conducted an on-the-spot survey, which provided invaluable feedback and insights into the preferences of the students.

Throughout the conference, attendees were captivated by a series of thought-provoking talks and engaging discussions, which delved into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the hospitality industry. The event provided an unparalleled platform for students to gain valuable knowledge, expand their networks, and foster meaningful connections with industry professionals. We are delighted to have witnessed the remarkable exchange of ideas and the genuine passion for the field displayed by all participants.

We invite you to relive some of the captivating moments from the Hospitality Unlocked Student Conference through the selection of photos below. These snapshots encapsulate the energy, enthusiasm, and camaraderie that permeated the event, leaving an indelible impression on all those present. Stay tuned as we continue to share more photos in the coming days, allowing you to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this remarkable gathering.

The 2nd edition of the Hospitality Unlocked Student Conference surpassed all expectations, leaving a lasting impression on the students and industry professionals in attendance. We are grateful to everyone who contributed to the success of this event and look forward to future editions that will continue to inspire and guide students in their pursuit of a rewarding career in the hospitality industry.

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