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Conference Is 'Win-Wynn' for HR Practitioners in Hospitality

Fourth Annual Event for Professionals in HR Management, Employment Law and Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry Is Scheduled for February 22 - 24 at Wynn Las Vegas

Pre-Early Bird Offer -- Register Before Jan. 8, 2010, and Save $350.00!

HORSHAM, PA--(Marketwire - August 3, 2009) - The National HR in Hospitality™ Conference announced today that its fourth annual event is set to return to Wynn Las Vegas, February 22 - 24, 2010. Produced by Human Resource Executive® Conferences, it is the only HR-specific event for the hospitality industry. Attendance remains affordable -- even amidst today's recession.

Pre-Early Bird Registration for the event is now open at Individuals can save $350.00 if they register by January 8, 2010, and teams of three or more are eligible for even bigger savings. Whether attending solo or with a team, HR directors and managers in hotels, restaurants, and casinos; corporate managers and staff who deal with HR-related functions; general managers; VPs of labor relations at corporate or regional offices and union properties; and hospitality law attorneys will all benefit from HR strategies to weather the current economic downturn and prepare for the recovery.

"I have never attended a more targeted, useful conference. Next year, I plan to attend again and bring other senior HR leaders from Joie de Vivre. It's just too valuable to miss," said Jane Howard, Chief People Officer at Joie de Vivre Hospitality in San Francisco, Calif.

The value continues at the 2010 conference, offering four compelling general sessions by industry luminaries including Jonathan M. Tisch, Chairman and CEO at Loews Hotels, and Jeff Clarke, CEO and President at Travelport. Then 12 concurrent sessions drill deeper to address more specific challenges across four topic segments: HR Strategies, HR Operations, Employment Law and Labor Relations. Each segment is designed to deliver ground-breaking strategies and specific solutions that attendees can implement as soon as they return to their office. In addition, the thought-provoking Cornell Senior HR Executive Roundtable, previously invitation-only, will be open to all conference attendees.

Running alongside the two-and-a-half day conference, the Expo Hall will be open Feb. 22-23, housing leading vendors in the HR and hospitality markets. "I would highly recommend exhibiting at this event for target marketing and selling," said Cordell Clinger, Convention Manager at O.C. Tanner in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Expo is designed to further assist attendees through exposure to products and services related to: Benefits Administration, Compensation Systems & Services, Diversity Hiring/Compliance Training, Employee Assistance Programs, Foodservices, HR Consulting, HRO, Insurance, Payroll Software & Services, Recruitment, Retirement & 401(K) Services, Safety & Security Services, Training, Wealth Benefits & Group Life, Disability & Workers' Compensation and more.

With insightful conference sessions, panel discussions and a top-notch Expo, the 4th Annual National HR in Hospitality™ Conference will equip attendees with specific strategies to help their companies effectively address their most pressing HR challenges and improve efficiency in this difficult economy. The odds are in your favor this Feb. 22 - 24, 2010, in Las Vegas.

For registration details, including Pre-Early Bird Registration and the conference's full agenda, visit If you would like to hear more about team discounts, please contact Carolyn Hinson at For exhibitor and sponsorship information, visit or contact the Trade Show Managers: Fred Kurst: Southeast, Southwest, West, N.Y. and Europe, at (703) 393-8304; or Nancy Sommar: New England, Midwest, Pa., N.J. and Canada, at (215) 784-0910, ext. 6231.

About HR in Hospitality™

HR in Hospitality™ is developed and produced by Human Resource Executive® Conferences, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University ILR School and endorsed by AHLA. HR in Hospitality™ is the premier event specifically for professionals in HR management, employment law and labor relations in the hospitality industry.

In addition to the conference, the HR in Hospitality™ Expo Hall is open for two days and is designed to further assist attendees through exposure to products and services related to benefits, HRO, legal, payroll, screening and assessment, training and recruiting.

About HRE Conferences

Thousands of HR professionals network, research workforce solutions and make buying decisions at the three annual Human Resource Executive® events: HR Technology® Conference & Exposition, September 30 - October 2, 2009; HR in Hospitality™ Conference & Expo, February 22 - 24, 2010; and HR Week™, April 12 - 14, 2010. More information about these conferences can be accessed at