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CITHM PARTICIPATES IN THE ASIA PACIFIC INSTITUTE

FOR EVENTS MANAGEMENT 2nd SENIORS MEETING

College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management Dean Dr. Lilibeth Aragon, together with Cruise Line Chair Mr. Diosdado Geralde, represented the college in the 2nd Asia Pacific Institute for Events Management (APIEM) Seniors Meeting held at Joji Ilagan International School in Davao City on March 8-9, 2019. Aside from Philippine representatives, delegates came all the way from Taiwan,  Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United Kingdom. This historic business meeting was organized in its entirety by Events Management students from JIB, which is also an APIEM International Centre of Excellence.

The delegates had the opportunity to discuss how they can collaborate on student mobility projects, staff teaching, exchange opportunities, and joint research and publication developments.

LPU’s CITHM was also given the first International Centre of Excellence for Events Management by APIEM in the Philippines in February 2017.

The Center of Excellence Status is given to institutions who offer exemplary courses featuring Events Management/MICE.  The offerings should pass the international standards for curricula, syllabi and teaching, learning assessment strategies, continuing professional development of teaching staff, research, and linkages.