Hospitality Clubs

Hospitality Management Clubs & Organizations

Students are invited to join one or more of the Hospitality clubs on campus which will help get connected to the department, fellow classmates, and with the hospitality industry in the Bay Area.


Club Managers Association of America


Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

The Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA) is the oldest, most respected association representing the club management profession. The USF CMAA student chapter, with local club support was established in Fall 2005. The club provides students with a better understanding of the club industry through professional and educational events, networking and internship opportunities.



CMAA's World Conference & Business Expo – is the Association's most visible event of the year. Over the past several years, audiences of nearly 5,000 have attended this event, held in major cities throughout the United States. The World Conference fulfills CMAA's mission to provide a variety of relevant education opportunities that reflect the latest trends in the club industry. These include Pre-Conference Workshops, seminars, management clinics, round-table discussions, student programs and keynote addresses by distinguished speakers. CMAA members truly profit from the variety of opportunities available and the many innovative ideas that can be easily implemented in their clubs.

88th World Conference: March 8-12, 2015

Club Business Expo: March 9-10, 2015

San Antonio, Texas

For further information, contact:
Janet Lee, President


HMA at IHMRS in New York City 2014
HMA at IHMRS in New York City 2014

USF Hospitality Management Association


Hospitality Management Association (HMA)

The Hospitality Management Association (HMA) is an academic and social organization that focuses on developing a bridge between student life and the professional world of the hospitality industry. Hotel and restaurant tours, club meetings, community action projects, and social events provide students with the chance to get to know their fellow classmates, meet new people, and network with industry professionals.


Walk-A-Thon: a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge to raise awareness and funds to support UCSF’s Women's Cancer Research.

Suit Yourself Fashion Show: All students of USF are welcome to an eventful and beneficial night filled with motivational, professional speakers, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, networking a fashion show, and raffle prizes!

International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show (IHMRS) – November 9-11, 2014 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

For further information, contact:
Marci Nakamura, President:


NSMH at Regional Conference in San Diego 2014NSMH at Regional Conference in San Diego 2014

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) provides great opportunities to help develop networking and professional skills in hospitality. It offers a setting to meet other hospitality students from all over the country. There are Regional and National Conferences held every year that assist in building your interviewing skills with recruiters from Starwood, Hyatt, Marriott, Sodexo, Disney and many more hospitality industry companies.


NSMH Regional Conference – October 31 - November 2, San Diego.

NSMH Conference – Event date for Spring 2015 TBD.

For further information, contact
Jo Zhou, President: