PCMA New York Area Chapter Education Day
Friday, September 14, 2012
NYPCMA presents a fun, interactive Education Day! You will leave the day with an excitement to return to your job to apply all that you have learned to your next event! Reconnect with colleagues and meet new industry professionals, recharge your event expertise and learn from your peers, and reassess your skills and discover what is needed to succeed in a volatile job market. This event will be held at the Sentry Centers located at 810 Seventh Avenue | New York, NY 10019. The registration cost is $25 for students. To register or for more information, please visit: www.pcma.org/chapters/New-York-Area
Practicing “A” Grade Food Safety in Restaurants
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Department of Hospitality Studies, with the New York City of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Food Safety Technical Advisory Committee will host this all day food safety conference that focuses on providing restaurateurs, industry leaders and students with information on how to earn a letter "A" grade within their establishment. The event will feature breakout sessions on a variety of topics and a keynote address by Chef Marc Murphy, Executive Chef and Owner of Benchmarc Restaurants by Marc Murphy and Benchmarc Events by Marc Murphy. This event will allow over 250 attendees the opportunity to ask questions and collect valuable information.
Brotherhood Winery Trip
Monday, October 22, 2012
Students will visit The Brotherhood Winery where they will be given an educational tour of America’s oldest, continuous winery. Students will also participate in a wine tasting if they are over 21 years old with proper id. After the tour, lunch will be served at Gasho, a Japanese Hibachi Restaurant. And lastly, we will visit the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets at the end of our day for some shopping. The total cost of the trip will be $35 for those taking the bus and $30 for those driving themselves. To purchase and reserve your seat please visit Ms. Stephanie Langdon in Room 508, 26 West 61st Street, Manhattan Campus. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received. Please remember seats are limited!
Society of Hosteurs City Harvest Food Drive
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
City Harvest, a non-profit organization founded in 1982 is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women and children. Since 1995, the Hospitality Department and Society of Hosteurs has been helping City Harvest by collecting and donating non-perishable food items for the hungry, homeless and less fortunate individuals of New York. Please join us in helping our community by donating non-perishable food items for this worth-while cause. For more information please contact Shanise Babb-Atwell at email@example.com
Society of Hostuers Second General Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2012
Time: 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 26 West 61 St Room: 408
Officials will discuss activities and update date members with information.
International Opportunities Within the Hospitality Industry
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
Time: 2:20 p.m.
H.J. Schure Hall, Room DL2 / Edward Guiliano Global Center, Room 706
Presenter: Stephen Black, eCommerce Manager - Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide, Africa & Indian Ocean Regional Office
Mr. Black an NYIT Hospitality Alumni of ’06, will discuss with students the international opportunities within the Hospitality Industry and his various experiences abroad. This event will be hosted by Professor Jim Turley and Dr. Jim Murdy. For more information please contact Professor Turley at: Jturley@nyit.edu
Behind the Scenes Look at Jacob Javits Center
Sunday, November 11th, 2012
Time: 9:30am - 2:00pm
At the Jacob Javits Center: 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
Presented by: NYPCMA New Professional Committee
Hear from a variety of speakers including representatives from the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jacob Javits Center, George Little Management, an Association, and more about the many aspects of tradeshows and conventions. Topics will consist of the various roles involved in planning a trade show, how the CVB can help, housing bureaus, management companies, registration procedures, and career opportunities within this segment of the Hospitality Industry. Enjoy lunch on us while you learn, network, and end the day with time to experience a tradeshow live with free admission for the day to the International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show. Business Professional attire required. Meal Provided: Lunch. Must be 18 or older to attend. ID required for proof of age.
The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 - Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, N.Y.
The show, owned by the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association, Inc., and the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the world's largest showcase of industry products, trends, and developments. A must visit show for future caterers, restaurant owners, hoteliers and just about anyone who is interested in the Hospitality Industry. For more information please visit: http://www.ihmrs.com
Society of Hostuers Covenant House Toy Drive
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012- Friday, Dec. 10, 2012
Each year the Society of Hosteurs collects brand new toys for the children of Covenant House to help put a smile on their faces during the holiday season. All brand new toys are welcomed for these beautiful children in need. The age range of the children is from infancy to approximately seven years old. The toys will be delivered to the children by the Society of Hosteurs and adviser. ( Please do not gift wrap the toys). If you would like to help contribute to this worthy cause, you can drop off your denoted toy (or toys) in the decorated boxes that will be located: Manhattan Campus: Ms. Stephanie Langdon’s office - 26 West 61st, 5th floor, Room 508 (Monday to Friday) or drop the toy(s) with any of the SOH executive board members
Battle For Diabetes, A Musical Event For A Cause
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Time: 5p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Salten Hall Theater, NYIT Old Westbury Campus
Join us, a student group from the Hospitality Department Program at NYIT, as we partner with Passenger Project and Panera Bread to host an event for the American Diabetes Association in an effort to increase awareness to the community and the school. The event will consist of raffles, live music, live speakers, vendors, and food. Throughout the event facts about diabetes will be shared with an informational booth on how to prevent diabetes and live a healthy life. Tickets can be bought online, through bands, or through any student members. There are two levels of tickets General Admission and VIP. Any tickets bought online will be will-call tickets and can be picked up at the door. General Admission Ticket: $10 and *VIP Ticket: $20 (*VIP Tickets include a graphic tee designed by Passenger Project.) Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions! For more information visit us at: Battlediabetes
, or via Twitter (@Battle4Diabetes)
CPR CERTIFICATION from The National Safety Counsel
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Time: 5:00p.m.- 8:00p.m.
Location: NYIT Old Westbury Campus (location will be confirmed once payment is made)
Cost: $45.00 (cash only)
You will become certified in: Adult CPR, Child CPR & AED – Heart Defibrillation
Please bring a donation of new or lightly used clothing, and / or unopened non-perishable necessities (toiletries and / or canned foods) to the certification class where the OW SoH will collect and distribute to the American Red Cross to assist Long Islanders in need in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. *CPR Certification will expire two years from the date of certification. This certification will count as one certification requirement for your student agreement. Please contact Melissa Ford, SoH Chapter President, at email@example.com
if you are interested in attending and to make payment.
PCMA Convening Leaders Annual Conference
Sunday, Jan. 13 - Wednesday., Jan. 16, 2013
Orange County Convention Center West, Orlando, Florida
The PCMA annual meeting Convening Leaders is the premier event for meetings and event industry leaders. We take risks because you expect us to push the boundaries of the industry. Plan now to attend an unbelievable number of education sessions and opportunities to network that will push you and your organization to a new cutting edge. For more information visit: www.pcma.org
NSMH National Conference 2013
Feb. 14-17, 2013
Hilton, Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida
The NSMH National Conference is all about assisting members in making the transition from “Today’s Students to Tomorrow’s Leaders.” Whether by participation in the pre-college outreach program or scoring an interview with a top company in the hospitality industry, the NSMH National Conference provides unlimited opportunities for networking, growth, and development for its members. This three-day event at the Hilton located in Walt Disney World will feature workshops that incorporate panelist-led discussions that focus on preparing students to succeed in the world of hospitality. By providing advice on a series of topics ranging from interviewing skills to discussing the different careers in hospitality, our sponsors divulge to NSMH members the secrets to success in this highly competitive industry. Furthermore, NSMH members have the opportunity to meet and possibly interview with industry sponsors one-on-one at our NSMH networking suites and career fair. Registration opens May 15, 2012 and ends January 25, 2013. Contact your local chapter or visit www.nsmh.org
for more details.
Wedding Planning Certification
Friday, April 12, 2013 & Saturday, April 13, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
NYIT will host a two day Wedding Planning Certification course offered by The Bridal Society. This course is open to students of any major as well as to experienced hospitality professionals who would like to gain their nationally recognized certification. The course fee is $395.00 for students if registered by March 31, 2013. After April 1, 2013 the fee is $900.00. Seating is limited so early registration is strongly encouraged. For more information and to reserve your spot today please visit: http://www.TheBridalSociety.org
Brotherhood Winery Trip - "America's Oldest Continuous Winery"
PCMA National Convening Leaders Conference, San Diego, CA
Greening in the Hospitality Industry
Atlantic City Casino Tour
Oheka Castle Tour
Society of Hosteurs General Meetings
Society of Hosteurs City Harvest Food Drive
The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show
Rodney Strong Vineyard Tour
Alumni Guest Speakers
Society of Hosteurs Covenant House Toy Drive
International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York
National Society of Minorities in Hospitality National Conference, Washington, D.C.
PCMA NY Area Chapter Presents “The Art of Bringing People Together: What Color is Your Event?”
NYIT's School of Management host BCA 6th Culinary and Hospitality Student Career Discussion - Define Your Future
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Transportation Transformation Global Summit