Institutional Memberships

The Hospitality and Event Management Department is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. We are also a member of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education, and International Special Events Society. In addition, the department attends the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® every year in New York City.

ACBSPACBSP is dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world.


ichrieThe International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education is the global advocate of hospitality and tourism education for schools, colleges, and universities offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, foodservice management and culinary arts.



imgresThe International Special Events Society (ISES) is the premier society for Creative Event Professionals. Membership in ISES also allows you to build relationships with other professionals worldwide within the creative events industry.


IHMRSThe annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) delivers 18,000 key buyers from around the world. The show is held every November, bringing top-level owners, operators and purchasing companies together, with two goals in mind: to enrich the guest experience and enhance the bottom line.

News Highlight

Lasell Alum Honored with National Educator Award  Friday, October 10, 2014Medford, Mass. fifth grade teacher and Lasell undergraduate alum Anthony Petrelis ’05 has been honored as the only educator in Massachusetts to receive the 2014 national Milken Educator Award.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium