Hospitality Innovation Competition - The Americas

Share your love of memorable experiences by developing an innovative hospitality business concept to impress your future clients.

Create the Ultimate Guest Experience

 

Share your love of “wow” experiences by creating an innovative hospitality business concept to delight and impress future guests.

 

As the world’s leading Hospitality & Leisure Management School, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is sponsoring this challenge to encourage aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams of shaping the Hospitality Industry with guest experience innovation.

 

Winners will receive prizes of up to 7,500 CHF in awards and discounts for towards EHL programs

This challenge is open to high school students from anywhere in the Americas.

 

Don't miss your chance to shine! 

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Timeline

 

Prizes

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  1. One (1) 7,500 CHF EHL Scholarship for the High School Senior
  2. Two (2) waived 1-week EHL Junior Academy Program fees for Sophomores & Juniors
  3. Three (3) Application fee waivers for entire group

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  1. One (1) 4,000 CHF EHL Scholarship for the High School Senior
  2. Two (2) 50% discounts off a 1-week EHL Junior Academy Program fees for Sophomores & Juniors
  3. Three (3) Application fee waivers for entire group

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  1. One (1) 2,000 CHF EHL Scholarship for the High School Senior
  2. Two (2) 25% discounts off a 1-week EHL Junior Academy Program fees for Sophomores & Juniors
  3. Three (3) Application fee waivers for entire group

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One (1) application fee waiver for each group member

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People’s Choice Award Certificate

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Participation Certificate

Final Event

Present Your Idea at the Hospitality Innovation Competition - The Americas
 
Our top 5 teams will get the chance to demonstrate their creativity and innovative mindset by presenting at the Hospitality Innovation Competition - The Americas online finals. All 5 teams will also be mentored by EHL Alumni to refine their business plan, hone their presentation skills, and learn more about EHL.
 
Each team will have 10 minutes to pitch their hospitality concept, followed by 5-10 minutes of Q&A with the jury made up of EHL Alumni. The top teams will be selected based on the following criteria: Idea & Concept, Technical Depth & Analysis, Marketing & Project Launch, and Feasibility.