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5 June 2012

GEN Y Conference Hosted by Hilton Worldwide and Les Roches Jin Jiang

30 Les Roches students went to Shanghai for the GEN Y Conference hosted by Les Roches Jin Jiang and Hilton Worldwide.

Shanghai - May 2012 – On May 28th and 29th, Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College in Shanghai and industry partner Hilton Worldwide, jointly hosted a dynamic and highly interactive conference where over 200 students representing 36 nationalities from Les Roches Jin Jiang (LRJJ), Les Roches Bluche (LRB), Les Roches Gruyere (LRG), Les Roches Marbella (LRM), Glion, and Kendall gathered together with young talents from Hilton Worldwide to find out what Gen Y looks for as guests and employees in the hotels.

A total of 320 attendees were at the 2-day conference.  Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College launched the first ever Gen Y Conference with the aim to bring together students, faculty, industry and education leaders to share ideas and insights on Generation Y, the soon to be largest workforce. 

The conference provided the participants with a truly unique learning platform through panel discussion, project presentations, survey findings, and collaborative games where students, educators, and professionals worked alongside of one another.  "The value of hospitality education in preparing students for successful careers in the industry is well recognized and appreciated.  We will continue to work closely with leading industry players like Hilton Worldwide in developing our curriculum and providing knowledge sharing opportunities like the Gen Y Conference to meet the changing needs of the workforce and give our students a head start in their careers when they graduate," said Judy Hou, CEO of LRJJ.

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