Hospitality Training Conference will Feature Industry Experts sharing Solutions and Ideas to Strengthen Vision and Promote Partnerships

88th CHART Conference to provide forum for restaurant trainers, hotel trainers and human resources professionals to network and learn best practices

Atlanta, GA (May 6, 2014) – The 88th hospitality training conference of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART will feature a multitude of education, training, and team-building sessions and events for attendees, as well as numerous opportunities for direct interaction with experts in the restaurant and lodging industries. Over 300 members and guests will gather July 26 - 29, 2014 inAtlanta,GA at the Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead Atlanta to learn and share successful training and development practices that can quickly make an impact with improved operational results and enhanced employee productivity and effectiveness.

The focus of this conference is developing one’s vision and ability to implement as a:

The full agenda, with session descriptions and speaker bios, can be viewed at:

CHART’s 88th three-day conference and one pre-conference day will include approximately 18 highly-specific sessions. The agenda features timely topics by leading restaurant and lodging industry experts, motivational speakers, authors, and consultants.

Keynote Speakers include:

Additional sessions, led by industry leaders, will focus on:

Additional Conference Highlights

For further details on CHART, as well as additional conference information and to register, visit

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CHART (, a non-profit professional association founded in 1970, is the leading resource for the development and advancement of hospitality training professional and their organizations. With more than 450 members from more than 300 multi-unit restaurant and hotel companies, CHART represents a workforce of almost three million. CHART includes all facets of hospitality training, learning and performance professionals; from entry level to senior executive. CHART’s mission is to develop hospitality training professionals to advance industry training practices and improve operational results by providing access to education, tools and resources.  


Tara Davey

Lisa L. Marovec, FMP