Texas Tech University

Hospitality and Retail Management Symposium

Samantha Salazar

February 23, 2022

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The symposium event will feature two panel discussions, career fair, luncheon, and keynote speaker.


The Hospitality and Retail Management Symposium is for current students, alumni, and industry experts to discuss the latest industry news and trends.


9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (March 24)


Overton Hotel, 2322 Mac Davis Ln., Lubbock, TX, 79401


The Hospitality and Retail Management Symposium includes presentations from department leadership and field experts such as Dr. Robert P. Jones; Rich Scamehorn, Chief Research Officer InContext; and Brad Frazier, Senior Vice President of Sales, Highgate Select.

Attendees will also hear from a panel regarding diversity and inclusion, with panelists Jody Randall, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center; Dr. Leslie Cuevas, Assistant Professor, Hospitality and Retail Management; and Nia Allen, Doctoral Student, Hospitality and Retail Management.

Following a career fair and buffet luncheon, guests will hear from a panel on the future of Hospitality and Retail Management. The career fair will allow students to meet with industry professionals and potential employers. After, attendees will hear more about the potential growth of the Hospitality and Retail Management industry. 

Student and professional registration is now open.