Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)
The MSU student chapter of CMAA (CMAA.org) provides opportunities for hospitality students to learn about private club management through networking with industry leaders, touring various private clubs and participating in annual conferences. The chapter is winner of Student Chapter of the Year several times, also helps host the CMAA’s Business Management Institute III taught by the The School’s faculty three times a year. This year, CMAA will be attending World Conference in San Francisco, California!
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Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
The national PCMA (www.pcma.org) is a non-profit international association of professionals in the meeting and conventions industry with a mission to deliver breakthrough education and promote the value of professional convention management. Similarly, the MSU chapter of PCMA helps to increase awareness and understanding of the corporate and event planning industry.
Please email Sarah Michelson at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or check out the club's website at www.pcmamsu.weebly.com
Society for Hospitality Food MAnagement (SHFM)
The Society for Hospitality Food Management promotes non-commercial foodservice knowledge and contacts through discussion, publications, speakers and meetings. SHFM also organizes tours of foodservice facilities throughout Michigan and surrounding states courtesy of various industry partners and MSU Alumni. With the combined efforts of many students, the organization opens many doors to internship opportunities within the foodservice industry.
Please email Brendan Connolly at email@example.com for more information! Also, check out 0ur page at https://www.facebook.com/shfmmsu
National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)
NSMH is the premier professional organization for minority hospitality students. We address diversity and multiculturalism, as well as the career development of our student members. We feel that these lessons are important to the future leaders of this industry. We provide events and programs that bring together students with company sponsors, industry representatives, hospitality organizations, advisors, mentors, and hospitality high school students. NSMH aims to be a total resource center for the industry to find dynamic talent as well as for students to find qualified answers to relevant questions and have a window to the industry that awaits them!
Please email Taylor Joiner at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visit our website at http://michstatensmh.wixsite.com/nsmh
Eta Sigma Delta (ESD)
Eta Sigma Delta is the national honor society for Hospitality Business majors. Only top academic scholars in The School are eligible for membership. Eta Sigma Delta encompasses over 60 chapters around the country with the intent to lead hospitality and tourism educators and professionals to the highest levels of professionalism and achievement. The Michigan State University chapter is very actively involved in charity events.
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Real Estate Investment Club (REIC)
REIC is a student run organization which promotes and supports the Real Estate Specialization within The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. REIC aim's to bring together students who share a common interest in real estate. The organization offers networking opportunities with industry leaders, site tours, and educational workshops. This group provides a network for existing members, prospective members, and those interested in following our progress.
Please email Kirby Homer at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at http://reicmsu.weebly.com/
Spartan Beverage Society (SBS)
SBS strives to create an educational setting for students to develop wine appreciation and knowledge. Whether members seek a career in the beverage industry or are personally interested in wine, SBS equips every member with the tools to pursue their aspirations in a supportive setting.
Please email Alex Stone at email@example.com for more information or visit SBS website at sbsmsu.weebly.com
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)
The MSU student chapter of AH&LA (American Hotel and Lodging Association) provides Hospitality Business students with opportunities to learn and experience first hand all aspects of the Lodging aspect of the industry. We have industry professionals come in and guest speak about different topics and allow our members to network, AH&LA also holds various site visits throughout the semester in and out of the area. Striving to educate and prepare our members properly for the best of opportunities in the Hospitality industry.
Please email Claire Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information! Also, check out the website at https://ahlaspartans.weebly.com/
Global Hospitality Business Organization (GHBO)
The Global Hospitality Business Organization has the mission to create a network of international and American students who support each other's career goals. The objectives of the organization are to form a network with other hospitality clubs and organizations, to communicate with alumni all over the world, to invite guest speakers to MSU, collect information on international job opportunities and expose students to various cultures in order to create an awareness of the global hospitality industry. Past guest speakers have included Steve Rushmore, President of HVS International and Alon Ben Gurion, General Manager of the Waldorf-Astoria.
Please email Jessie Won at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! Click here to check out the website