The International School of Hospitality Receives Hospitality Industry Awards

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Hospitality continuing education school in Las Vegas honored at NACE Las Vegas Chapter gala.

As a school dedicated to continuing education for the hospitality industry, there is nothing more important than participating and being involved in industry associations. To then be honored by our peers is a wonderful validation.

The Las Vegas chapter of the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) awarded The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) with its Supporting Organization of the Year Award to recognize the school’s numerous contributions to the local chapter.

Several professionals associated with TISOH also received NACE awards. TISOH’s academic consultant, Patti Shock CPCE, was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award and conferred upon with the Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) Emeritus status in honor of her lengthy list of accomplishments to the catering field. TISOH Advisory Board member Gary McCreary CMP CPCE CSEP, Vice President of Catering and Convention Operations for the Venetian and Palazzo Resorts was honored as the 2010 Las Vegas NACE Honoree. And the school’s Director of Academic Affairs, Donnell Bayot M.Ed CHE, was nominated to the President’s List of NACE National. Award presentations took place at NACE’s annual installation gala held at Cili- Bali Hai Golf Club on Wednesday, November 10.

“The school is honored to receive our recognition and even more pleased about the awards given to our professional colleagues,” said Timothy Lam, Executive Director of TISOH. “As a school dedicated to continuing education for the hospitality industry, there is nothing more important than participating and being involved in industry associations. To then be honored by our peers is a wonderful validation.”

NACE is the oldest and largest professional society that addresses all aspects of the catering industry. The Las Vegas Chapter of NACE boasts some of the leading names in the Las Vegas catering, meeting and event industries; all of whom are committed to education and furthering the professional advancement goals of the association. Three TISOH administrative officers and four instructors serve on the Las Vegas NACE Board.

About TISOH
2010 marks the fifth anniversary of the school. The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) was founded in 2005 by professors from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The mission of the school is to offer practical, short-term hospitality training programs developed for industry by industry. Along with class instruction, most courses include site visits and working internships. The school curriculum includes conference management and event planning, meeting & event catering, event design & production, hospitality leadership and supervision, wedding coordination and design, the art of concierge, art of food and beverage, hotel operations and hospitality human resources. Students may elect to study on site or enroll in TISOH’s online courses. The school is an Academic Partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.

For more information, contact The International School of Hospitality at 702.947.7200 or visit http://www.tisoh.com.

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