Hospitality Business: Hilton Lecture Series

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 - Friday, Oct 13, 2017 | All Day

Location: The School of Hospitality Business, East Lansing, Michigan

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Hilton Lecture Series is hosted each year and addresses a single, topical issue facing the hospitality industry from both the hospitality industry’s and the hospitality academy’s perspectives.  This innovative lecture series began in 1991 and continues to bring leading hospitality experts to campus each fall.  The Fall 2017 event will focus on print media.

2017 Hilton Lecture Series: Print Media 

  • Eliza Selig, Director of Communication at Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals.  As the Director of Communications for Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), a non-profit, international association, she manages and produces a wide-variety of communication, educational and marketing projects. Eliza is the in-house editor, author, manager, consultant and designer for all communications projects, helping the organization produce successful publications that meet the organization’s goals.
  • Atul Sheel, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Finance at University of Massachusetts (Isenberg School of Management).  Atul received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Massachusetts. He has several years of quality executive experience in the hospitality industry. He has published several refereed papers in national and international refereed journals including the Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, and Hospitality Research Journal. He is the editor of the Journal of Hospitality Financial Management and serves on the editorial review board of several important refereed journals including the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, the Journal of Food Service Business Research, and the UNLV Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Science.