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Lifestyle, Marketing Guru Will Address Largest Annual Gathering of Hotel and Tourism Executives
Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., will be this year’s featured luncheon speaker at the 29th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, to be held June 3 to June 5, 2007 at the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square hotel in New York City.
An American business magnate, author, editor, and television personality, Martha Stewart is an icon and branding and marketing phenomenon. She will speak before an audience of leading hospitality and real estate executives about branding and lifestyle.
The International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, hosted by New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, is the largest forum of its kind where more than 2,000 hotel CEOs, analysts and other hospitality leaders gather to discuss the current state, significant growth and major developments in the industry. Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and son of the Tisch Center’s namesake Preston Robert “Bob” Tisch, is the conference chair.
About the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
Now in its 29th year, the New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference (www.nyu.edu/hospitalityconference) is hosted by NYU’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. The largest-known annual gathering of hospitality business leaders, the conference gives attendees the chance to network, gauge trends, attend workshops and seminars, and make deals in a dynamic setting.
About NYU’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management
NYU’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management, part of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (www.scps.nyu.edu), offers undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs that develop professionals with in-depth industry knowledge and the critical thinking skills necessary for leadership roles in the fields of hospitality, tourism and sports management. The Center’s full-time and adjunct faculty is composed of leading practitioners and researchers. Its board of advisors includes senior executives who advise on curricula development and help ensure that coursework reflects the latest industry trends and needs. The Tisch Center’s location in the heart of New York City-one of the world’s premier tourist and sports destinations-provides its students with multiple internship and networking opportunities, as well as the chance to study at several on-site “industry classrooms” at such venues as The New York Marriott Marquis, The Waldorf=Astoria, Chelsea Piers, and the NBA Store.