HAFA/HFTM Career Networking Night | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

HAFA/HFTM Career Networking Night

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DATE: Thursday, January 28th, 2021
PLACE: The event will be held virtually, using the zoom platform.  The format is very similar to the in-person event.
PRICE:  Free!  We hope you can join us from anywhere in the world!!

This annual event continues to be a success thanks to the enthusiastic participation from our alumni and students.

Our fantastic Alumni are excited to meet and share their career experiences with our students.

The format of the evening will include breakout discussions between alumni and students with each virtual room focusing on a specific career area of interest to students. 

Zoom Session

Some of the career areas in the past have included:

  • HR/Recruitment
  • Restaurant Operations
  • Hotel Operations
  • Hospitality Development/Real Estate
  • Events/Sports Management
  • Tourism
  • Food and Beverage Sales
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship/Consulting


6:00 p.m.            Welcome alumni and updates from the board and School

6:15 - 6:45 p.m.  Career Night Sessions begin - Break out Session 1 

6:45 - 7:15 p.m..  Break out Session 2 

7:15 - 7:45 p.m.   Break out Session 3 

7:45 - 8:00 p.m.   Conclusion of the event with final remarks from Lora Bender, HAFA/HFTM Alumni Association President  


NEW!  You will be registering prior for the virtual event.  

  • At the registration link below, you will choose 5 session groups that you are interested in attending
  • The evening of the event, you will be placed into 3 of your chosen sessions. 
  • Please think about questions you would like to ask our alumni prior to the event.
  • A zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the event. 
  • Registration closes January 26, 2021, at 9 am 



About the Business Career Development Centre

The Business Career Development Centre (BCDC) offers tailored career support to business students at the University of Guelph. The BCDC provides access to workshops, events and services including mentoring and networking opportunities, one-on-one career coaching, and assistance building your professional online presence. The BCDC strives to ensure the legitimacy of external events and workshops posted we promote to students. As a participant in any event or workshop, we encourage you to exercise due diligence, and research the integrity of the organization(s) prior to attending. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.

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