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2022 PATA Hawaii Student Forum

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Wednesday February 9, 2021
2:00PM – 4:00PM
ZOOM Webinar

Career insights from industry experts!

The Pacific Asia Travel Association Hawaii Chapter Annual Student Forum is an extension of the 2022 Annual Outlook and Economic Forum, providing students majoring in hospitality, tourism, or transportation management an opportunity to obtain valuable career advice from a panel of successful industry professionals. Students and faculty from Hawaii’s higher education programs are invited to participate!

Presenters Include:

  • Ruth Cusack, Managing Director, Compensation and Benefits, Alaska Air
  • Trevor Bracher, Complex Director of Human Resources, Marriott: Sheraton Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian, Princess Kaiulani, Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Maui
  • Cherise Lee, Area Director of People & Culture, Springboard Hospitality
  • Keliʻi Heen, Managing Partner, Argex Beverages
  • Evangeline Sobrepena, Director of Human Resources, Hilton Waikoloa Village
  • Marc Nasser, Area Director of Sales & Marketing, Sightline Hospitality
  • Flash Hansen, Director of Promotions & Marketing, iHeartMedia and co-owner of Moderne Media

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2022 Annual Outlook and Economic Forum

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Thursday, February 3 2022
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Zoom Webinar

Despite Omicron-fueled uncertainty at the start of the New Year, Hawaii’s visitor industry seeks to “catch” the wave of sustained recovery in 2022 – A recovery in Hawaii’s domestic and international visitor markets. A recovery that keeps the state’s cruise market afloat. A recovery that shows that the state’s meetings and conventions market means business. Find out what our line-up of experts think. These insights will help you better navigate uncertainty in the year ahead..

Session I: Economic Outlook

  • Moderator: Chris Kam, OmniTrak Group
  • Eugene Tian, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
  • Amelia Lim, Managing Director, CBRE Hotels Advisory/Capital Markets
  • Paul Brewbaker, Principal, TZ Economics

PATA Members                          $30.00
TTRA Members                            $30.00
Non-Members                            $50.00
Add-on: Webinar Recording and Presentations $20.00
General registration must be purchased to be eligible for add-ons.

Registration closes Wednesday, February 2, 2022.

Sessions II and III will be held March 2022 via Zoom, date TBD. Separate registration required. Be sure to take advantage of the 20% discount offered when you register today! Registration for Session I required to take advantage of discount.

Session II: Symphony Dashboards and Geolocation Data
Session III: Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP) Updates

Haven’t renewed your membership for 2022 yet? If you’ve joined our memberplanet community, log in here and click “Renew” to update your account. Corporate member? Don’t forget to have your department administration renew membership and add you to the list. When they do, you’ll be prompted to update your profile and receive all of our event updates and discounts.

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