The spring meeting of the Italian delegation held in Rapallo at the Excelsior Palace Hotel, kindly hosted by the member Aldo Werdin, was a great success! The meeting opened on Friday evening with a welcome dinner at the Grand Hotel Bristol and it represented an extraordinary gastronomic experience. Saturday morning during the business session the following points of the agenda were discussed: Report 46th annual General Assembly Ehma Paris 2019, 47th annual General Assembly Ehma Lugano 2020, Members, Treasury. The various Working Committees presented the activities carried out during the year and the projects for the future such as the Mentoring Program, now in its third edition, and the conferment of the first edition of the Italian Career Award. During the meeting the participants had the opportunity to listen to various interesting speeches of some partners. The interactive presentation of Centro Teatro Attivo on “Effective communication and Role Interpretation” concluded the business session. After the meeting the participants took a walk to the ancient Church of St. Michele di Pagana. On Saturday the Excelsior Palace Hotel hosted a delightful buffet lunch and an exquisite gala dinner. During the dinner the first edition of the Italian Career Award was conferred to Marco Sorbellini, Ehma member since 1991.On Sunday a "farewell" brunch closed the weekend in style! We thank our partners for once again giving the Ehma Italian Chapter the opportunity to organize such high-level events! Looking forward to the autumn meeting at the Royal Hotel Victoria in Varenna (Lake Como) from 8 to 10 November!
The Management Council meeting took place on 15 February at The Westin Paris Vendôme on the occasion of Ehma’s 46th annual General Meeting. Most of the day’s agenda was dedicated to the annual event and its final program, which Manuel De Vasconcelos, Chairman of the Organizing Committee exhaustively illustrated. The members of the Board also discussed the following main issues:
- Ordinary General Meeting
- Candidatures Ehma Lugano 2020 and Ehma Hamburg 2021 & Ehma Warsaw 2022
- Ehma Awards
- Hotel Schools and other Associations
The next Management Council meeting will be held from 5 to 7 July at the Radisson BLU Style Vienna kindly hosted by Verena Radlgruber-Forstinger, National Delegate for Central Europe and First Vice President.