Industry Update
Press Release10 August 2010

LRP Publications Renews Partnership with Cornell Center for Hospitality Research

LRP and CHR will team up for fifth annual HR in Hospitality Conference

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The Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University

The successful partnership of LRP Publications and the Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) will continue, as the two organizations look ahead to producing the industry-leading HR in Hospitality Conference™, scheduled for April 4–6, 2011, at the Marriott Wardman Park, in Washington, D.C.

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Kenneth Kahn, president of LRP Publications, will continue as a member of the CHR Advisory Board. "The 2010 HR in Hospitality Conference™ broke new ground, with industry leading plenary sessions and hot topics in our breakouts," said Kahn. "With Cornell's continued participation, we are planning an even stronger conference for 2011. We are particularly excited to schedule our fifth HR in Hospitality Conference™ in the nation's capital."

"We are delighted to have LRP Publications continue as a partner," added Professor Rohit Verma, executive director of the Center for Hospitality Research. "The first four HR in Hospitality Conferences™ have attracted hundreds of participants. This is one of the key conferences of the year, and it's a privilege to work with LRP Publications to plan the 2011 conference."

Verma added that representatives of several CHR partner organizations participated in the 2010 conference, including Debbie Brown, VP HR The Americas, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; Gregg Gilman, partner and co-chair, labor and employment practices, Davis & Gilbert, LLP; Michael Lebowich, partner, Proskauer; Glen Lipkin, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Doug Patrick, SVP HR, Hyatt; Carolyn D. Richmond, partner and national co-chair, hospitality practice, Fox Rothschild LLP; and Michele Sarkisian, senior vice president, Maritz.

About LRP Publications | One of the nation's foremost purveyors of information on human resources, workers compensation, education administration, law, and higher education, LRP Publications is a broad-based legal and professional publisher specializing in the fields of K-20 education administration and human resources. LRP publishes Human Resource Executive,® Risk & Insurance,® and more than 120 newsletters, as well as loose-leaf products, books, web sites, and videos. The firm also produces more than 40 conferences and expos yearly, including the HR in Hospitality Conference™.

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About the Center for Hospitality Research

The purpose of the Center for Hospitality Research is to enable and conduct research of significance to the global hospitality and related service industries. CHR also works to improve the connections between academe and industry, continuing the School of Hotel Administration's long-standing tradition of service to the hospitality industry. Founded in 1992, CHR remains the industry's foremost creator and distributor of timely research, all of which is posted at no charge for all to use. In addition to its industry advisory board, CHR convenes several industry roundtables each year for the purpose of identifying new issues affecting the hospitality industry.

Center Members: Accenture • Access Point Financial, Inc. • Barclaycard US • Cvent • Davis & Gilbert LLP • Deloitte & Touche USA LLP • DerbySoft • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts • Fox Rothschild LLP • Hilton Worldwide • Host Hotels & Resorts • Hyatt Hotels Corporation • IDeaS Revenue Solutions • InterContinental Hotels Group • Jumeirah Group • Marriott International • NTT DATA • Preferred Hotels & Resorts • priceline.com • PwC • The Rainmaker Group • RateGain • ReviewPro • Revinate • Sabre Hospitality Solutions • STR • Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces • Tata Consultancy Services • Wipro EcoEnergy • Wyndham Hotel Group

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