Published: 19 October 2015

Annual alumni lecture and reception

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the third annual School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Alumni Lecture and Christmas Reception on 1 December.

This popular annual event brings together leading figures from the industry to provide keynote talks on current issues and a forum for networking and debate. The guest lecture will be followed by a festive drinks reception, where you will be able to catch up with fellow alumni and network with Surrey academics and leaders in the industry.

This year’s guest lecture is given by Nick Chiarelli from the Future Foundation, the number one independent global consumer trends and insight firm. He will present on the theme of ‘Anticipating Tomorrow’s Tourist’, exploring the key trends which impact on travel and tourism today and in the future. Nick will also take part in an on-stage discussion with Travel Weekly, followed by your chance to pose questions.

The evening provides an opportunity to share in all the exciting initiatives and partnerships the School is developing, tell us your views and find out how you could support our ongoing success.

The event is at the BAFTA Headquarter, from 6.30pm. Tickets are priced at £15 (including drinks and canapés), with alumni from the classes of 2011-2015 eligible for a recent graduate discount price of £10. They can be booked online at      

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