About the News Center

The Hospitality Minnesota News Center is where you’ll find current and archived news and information on your association, the trends and issues affecting the hospitality industry, and the future of the industry through our work with students in our Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation.

Content is drawn largely from our regular member communications, media sources and subject matter experts. If you have content you’d like to share, please contact Ann Kirby at ann@hospitalitymn.com.

About Hospitality Minnesota

Hospitality Minnesota, a Minnesota 501(c)6, drives the growth and success of Minnesota’s hospitality businesses through knowledge-sharing, advocacy and workforce support and development. Our members operate restaurants and foodservice businesses, lodging properties, resorts, campgrounds, allied vendors, tourism partners and other affiliated businesses. We help our members solve today’s challenges while staying focused on achieving sustainable financial and operational success. For more information about Hospitality Minnesota, please contact Ann Kirby at ann@hospitalitymn.com.

About Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation

The Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation (HMEF), a Minnesota 501(c)3, is focused on the future of the hospitality industry in Minnesota. Through two nationally-recognized hospitality industry career-building programs offered in 90 Minnesota high schools – ProStart and the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program (HTMP) – and our scholarships program, HMEF is working to develop the hospitality workforce of tomorrow. For more information on the HMEF, please contact Cyndi Keesee at cyndi@hospitalitymn.com.