Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Lexington College offers new Event and Meeting Planning certificate

For women looking to develop their skills in event and meeting planning, Lexington College in Chicago is now offering a certificate in Event and Meeting Planning. The program includes five accredited courses completed over the course of one year. The hours can be applied to the Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) designation or toward the bachelor's degree offered at Lexington. No previous college coursework is required.

Courses include Introduction to Meeting & Event Planning, Meeting Planning, Convention and Exposition Management, Special Events and Applied Event Planning. The program is tailored toward busy professionals, as classes meet in a periodic weekend format. For more information, visit www.lexingtoncollege.edu or contact Carmen Larios.

Register NOW, pay later for the 12th Annual FENI Summit

12th Annual Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) Educators Summit
February 12 to 15 in Chicago

Register now, pay later!
Don't miss out on your top choices for Master Classes at the 12th Annual FENI Summit. You can register today by visiting www.fenisummit.com/2010registration.htm, or by contacting Naurice Olivera (nolivera@talcott.com; 312-849-2220, ext. 46). Then FENI will bill you or your school immediately following the event. There is also still time to get the FENI Summit discounted room rate at the Hotel Allegro (800-643-1500). Be sure to mention "FENI Summit" when you call to make your reservation.

Register soon so you can benefit from all of the great FENI Summit events:
• SPEAKERS Celebrity Chef Charlie Trotter and Kendall College's Dean, Chef Christopher Koetke
• Reception and awards ceremony for Educators of the Year
• Poster board presentations on the latest developments in culinary education
• Panel discussion, breakout sessions and roundtable sessions
• Silent auction to benefit French Pastry School's For the Love of Chocolate scholarship foundation
• Info fair and exhibits with products and resources for the culinary classroom
• City of Chicago Culinary Tour and Luncheon (optional; additional fee)
FULL! Green and sustainable tour at Hotel Allegro (optional; free)