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NHLA presents industry education for career stability

As our world and industry is in continuous change mode more than ever now, it is essential for career-minded individuals to have the new skills and education needed to attract and retain good jobs as well as advance in the industry.   What worked a few years ago may not be relevant today.  Let’s find out what is important for career stability and advancement according to industry professionals!

Where can you turn to gain new skills and pertinent industry education to work in today’s market?  What should you focus on?


Join us on February 24 as we host a panel of professionals from our industry as well as partner educational entities as they share their insights and guidance for succeeding in a very challenged industry today.

Professionals on the panel include industry leaders to talk about skills they seek in the hiring process. Take this opportunity to ask the questions on your mind that will help you maintain stability in your career.  Learn about degrees, diploma programs, certifications and other recognized and respected industry professional development courses that are available and what is involved to attain them.

Industry Executives include:

Chris Breed

Chris Breed, VP Resort Operations, Soleil Management

2020 Hotelier of the Year


Alex Canales

Alex Canales

Area VP Resort Operations, Hilton Grand Vacations


Kevin Glass

Kevin Glass

General Manager, Downtown Grand


Heather Kinnear

Heather Kinnear

Director of Human Resources, Atlantis Resort

Educational professionals include:

  UNLV Alexandra Liebman, Director of Recruitment and External Relations, UNLV

Rhonda McElroy, Director of Graduate Programs, UNLV



Vanina Coudriet, M.B.A., Hospitality & Tourism Coordinator – Business and Social Sciences Division, Truckee Meadows Community College



Anthony Lai, Student Affairs Program Manager

Dale Carnegie

Karen Betz, Chief Customer Officer

Franklin Covey

Alisia Pulella, Enterprise Client Partner

The discussion will include programs and courses available and how they relate to the industry’s needs today and for career stability. Questions may be asked during the session or sent to us in advance to include for the panel.

Register now for this important virtual session.

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Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association extends sincere appreciation for their support to our educational entity members and partners:
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