Symposium

Symposium

The St. Joseph’s College Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management, and the Long Island Hospitality and Leisure Association invite you to attend the:

HTM SYMPOSIUM: Long Island Hotel Owners/Developers — Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, April 24, 2015 • 8-10 a.m.

McGann Conference Center, O’Connor Hall
Long Island Campus
155 West Roe Boulevard
Patchogue, NY 11772
 

PANELISTS DISCUSSION BY

Ken Walles
East Coast Management Ltd.
Oceanside Beach Resort, Montauk

Don Monte
Renaissance Downtowns

Rob Salvatico
Jaral Properties

MODERATOR FOR THE EVENT

Mike Johnston

Principal, Concorde Hotel Group
President, Long Island Hospitality and Leisure Association

Mike Johnston has more than 30 years of hotel and hospitality industry experience, including numerous positions in corporate management, operations and human resources. He has served as general manager at city, suburban and airport locations, and has been personally involved in numerous hotel openings, acquisitions and repositionings.

Johnston possesses extensive knowledge in all aspects of the hospitality industry. As past president of the Long Island Hotel & Lodging Association and current chair of the board of directors for the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, Johnston is a recognized leader within the industry with a long track record of success. The New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association recognized Johnston as Hotel Executive of the Year in 2009. Johnston is also a professor at Nassau Community College, teaching hospitality and tourism.

In addition to his wide range of industry experience, Johnston has spearheaded numerous charitable events in an effort to give back to the community and sits on numerous local and regional industry advisory boards.

 

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information or to RSVP, contact 631.687.1285 or ihtm@sjcny.edu.