Chinese Auction - FUNdraiser for SDSU's Hospitality & Tourism Management Program

 Who feels like a winner?
Everyone’s favorite fun-filled FUNdraiser is BACK!
Head to House of Blues in downtown San Diego, where you’ll “bid” on a flurry of prizes valued from $25 to $1000+ for as little as a quarter!

Prizes include restaurant certificates, hotel stays, tours and much much more.

This event is a local HSMAI tradition and a perfect opportunity to get together with your friends, family and clients. Be prepared for lots of fun, laughter, and WINNING as we raise money for students enrolled in SDSU’s Hospitality & Tourism Management Program.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Pacific Time)

House of Blues
1055 5th Avenue
San Diego, California 92101

Member $35.00 before 10/28 ~ $45.00 after 10/28
Non Member $49.00 before 10/28 ~ $59.00 after 10/28
Student/Faculty Registration $15.00
**Prices increase $10.00 the day of the event


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    Dec 10, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (PT)
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Gillian Ware, CMP - San Diego Tourism Authority

Immediate Past President
Richard Hancock, MBA - SmartCity

VP of Programs/Incoming President
Francesca Pardo, CRM - roomlia

Director of Logistics
Cherise Wilson, CHSE - Hyatt Regency La Jolla

Elaine Heston -
Goldfield Stage

Dana Cariss - Destination Hotels & Resorts

Director of Sponsorships/Social Media
Junvi Ola - Hospitality Content Studio

Director of Technology
Frank Casara - Torrey Pines Transportation

Director of
John Parker - Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

Director of Recruitment
Maryann Svaglinac - USS Midway

SDSU Student Liaison
Juliana Meda - San Diego State University

Managing Director
Denise Vissat - Very Well Done Productions

New HSMAI-SD Members

HSMAI San Diego would like to welcome the following new members:

Jigger Abendano - Expedia Lodging Partner Service

Pete Pandit - AV Guys Inc.

Kris Umstattd- Expedia