2025 Hospitality Leadership Summit

Thursday, April 3, 2025
Boston University Center for Computing & Data Sciences (CDS)
665 Commonwealth Ave. Boston MA 02215

The Hospitality Leadership Summit brings together students and faculty with hospitality industry colleagues for a day-long conference of inspiration and networking, spotlighting exceptional speakers who are revolutionizing the bounds of hospitality. Further highlighting “Experience Innovation” in hospitality, student teams vying for top prizes at the $100k Poyiadjis Hospitality Innovation Competition will give their final presentations pitching new ventures, followed by awarding the $100k in cash prizes to the winning teams by a panel of judges. To cap off this exhilarating day, the 2024 ICON Award will be bestowed upon a visionary changemaker who has significantly transformed the paradigms of hospitality.

2024 Highlights

2024 Speakers


2024 Summit Sponsors

BU SHA is grateful for the generous support from our Summit Sponsors who make this event possible.






Blue Ribbon Restaurants
Entertainment Specialists
Hyatt Boston
InterContinental Boston
The Social Butterflies Events

Interested in becoming a Summit sponsor? Contact Mara Littman, Director of Corporate and Public Relations at mlittman@bu.edu.

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