The winners of the 2013 ‘Career Investment Development Scholarships’ of HOSPA – the UK’s leading educational organisation for hospitality professionals involved in Financial Management, Revenue Management and IT – were announced on Thursday (21 November) at HOSPA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition, HOSPACE 2013, held at the Sofitel Hotel, London Heathrow at Terminal 5.
The winners – all under 30 years of age – were nominated by: Lisa Yang, Cluster Financial Controller, Radisson Blu Manchester Airport and Radisson Blu Liverpool; Andrew Boer, Associate Dean, Bournemouth University; Cathy Burgess, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Oxford Brookes University; Peter Alcott, Course leader for International Hotel Management (UG) and Senior Tutor, University of Surrey; Helen Atkinson, Principal Lecturer, University of Brighton; Mia Touzin, Field Leader, Hospitality and Event Management, University of West London; and Georgette Davey, Dean at Glion Institute of Higher Education London.
All the 2013 HOSPA scholarship winners won the opportunity to learn from, be noticed and publicly recognised at last week’s prestigious annual HOSPACE 2013 Conference and Exhibition. In addition, they attended last Thursday’s Gala Dinner and will be profiled in HOSPA’s monthly magazine ‘The Overview’.
Commenting on the scholarship winners, HOSPA Chief Executive Carl Weldon said: “We were delighted to welcome our scholarship winners to HOSPACE 2013 – the largest and most prestigious annual gathering of like-minded hospitality practitioners in the UK. The HOSPA Career Investment Development Scholarships give hospitality students – and those at the beginning of their careers in hospitality finance, revenue management and IT – an invaluable platform for enhancing learning and networking with top industry experts, whilst gaining recognition from the hospitality profession at large. The awards confirm HOSPA’s ongoing commitment to the future of the industry.”