[The American Bazaar] Padma Lakshmi receives Boston University’s 2024 ICON Award

ICON award recognizes innovators who create new and transformative paradigms in hospitality Indian American Emmy-nominated producer, television host, New York Times bestselling author and food connoisseur Padma Lakshmi has received the ICON Award from Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration. Lakshmi received the annual ICON award recognizing innovators who create new and transformative paradigms in […]

[BU Today] $100,000 Awarded to Student Entrepreneurs at SHA’s Annual Hospitality Leadership Summit

Laundry is one of the worst parts of “adulting” facing college students. But what if there was a way to make it a little more bougie? At last week’s $100K Poyiadjis Hospitality Innovation Competition, a team of School of Hospitality Administration undergrads pitched their business idea of an upscale modern laundromat to an audience of judges, […]

BU School of Hospitality Administration to Bestow ICON Award to Padma Lakshmi at the Hospitality Leadership Summit 2024

(February 27, 2024) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that the fourth annual ICON award will be presented to Padma Lakshmi, an Emmy-nominated producer, television host, food expert, and a New York Times best-selling author, as well as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (2023).   BU School […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration 2024 Hospitality Leadership Summit Highlights Experience Innovators

(Boston, MA) February 12, 2024 – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce the annual Hospitality Leadership Summit on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Boston University’s Computing and Data Sciences Center, Boston’s largest fossil fuel-free building. The Summit brings together students, faculty, and industry colleagues for a day of inspiration and […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Bestows Icon Award to Niki Leondakis, CEO of CorePower Yoga, at 2023 Hospitality Leadership Summit

(March 16, 2023) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that the fourth annual ICON award will be presented to Niki Leondakis, CEO of CorePower Yoga, the largest yoga studio chain in the United States with over 200 studios. The ICON award ceremony and reception will conclude […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Launches the $50k Poyiadjis Hospitality Innovation Competition

(updated February 3, 2023) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce the inaugural $50k Poyiadjis Hospitality Innovation Competition. The competition is open to all BU students and BU alumni (classes 2021 and 2022). The application deadline is Monday, February 20, 2023. With cash prizes totaling $50,000 for […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration 2023 Hospitality Leadership Summit Highlights Experience Innovation

(Updated March 14, 2023) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce the annual Hospitality Leadership Summit on Friday, March 24, 2023, 8am-6pm at Hotel Commonwealth (500 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston). The Summit brings together students and faculty with hospitality industry colleagues for a day-long conference of inspiration […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Bestows Annual Icon Award to the Founders of Airbnb: Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk, and Joe Gebbia At School’s 2022 Hospitality Leadership Summit

(March 16, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that the third annual ICON award will be presented to Airbnb co-founders: Brian Chesky, CEO, Nathan Blecharczyk, Chief Strategy Officer, and Joe Gebbia, Chairman of Airbnb.org. The ICON award recognizes innovators who create new and transformative paradigms […]

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BU SHA Hospitality Leadership Summit Highlights Innovation for the Future of Hospitality

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Register Now (February 8, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that its annual Hospitality Leadership Summit will take place in-person on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Hotel Commonwealth in Boston. The Hospitality Leadership Summit brings together students, alumni, faculty, and […]

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