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SHFM Announces Directors’ Award Winners at 20th Anniversary Critical Issues Conference

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Additional award recipients to be honored throughout the year.

The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management (SHFM) hosted the 20th Anniversary Critical Issues Conference on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Credit Suisse in New York City. The event featured educational seminars on professional development and industry issues, and networking opportunities. Additionally, the SHFM Directors’ Awards were announced at the Critical Issues Conference. More award winners will be announced at events throughout the year.

The 2022 Critical Issues Conference theme was Creating Opportunity in an Uncertain World. Industry experts addressed the most demanding industry uncertainties today, understanding opportunities that have emerged and becoming resilient for the future.

Speakers included:

  • Selena Cuffe, SodexoMagic and Heritage Link Brands
  • Joanna Dissin, JLL – Work Dynamics
  • Sharon Eliatamby, World Bank Group
  • Marc Fuchs, Singer M Tucker
  • Rob Gebhardt, JLL
  • Tim Lepore, CBRE | Host
  • Diane Pancoski, Aramark Workplace Experience Group
  • Aaron Salsbury, E15 Group
  • Shannon Carroll Washington, ISS Guckenheimer

The 2022 SHFM Directors’ Awards announced at the conference:

Community Service Award: Marti Gorum
Given to the SHFM Member that has gone above and beyond to help support the corporate foodservice and workplace hospitality industry, as well as their local community.

Spirit Award: Jenna Calhoun
Presented to an individual who consistently demonstrates the qualities of loyalty, dedication and enthusiasm for the Society.

Leadership Award: Sharon Eliatamby
Recognizing an individual whose work on behalf of SHFM and the corporate foodservice and workplace hospitality industry has resulted in the demonstration of outstanding leadership qualities.

For the full agenda and other details about SHFM’s Critical Issues Conference visit:

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