An employee prepares a guest table in a Sofitel dining room, operated by Accor.

Aspiring leaders of tomorrow’s hotel industry are being invited to register to attend the inaugural AccorHotels Career Expo, which will take place on 12 August 2018.

Taking place at the Novotel on Collins in Melbourne, the free one-day showcase will feature two identical sessions – the first from 9:30am to 12:30pm and a second from 12:30pm to 4pm. Sessions will feature seminars on topics including sales & marketing, revenue and operations while opportunities for one-on-one ‘speed dating’ style interviews which can be booked in advance via this link –

Open to experienced hotel professionals, newcomers to the industry and opportunity-hungry students, the expo will feature an exhibition hall for people to have a casual chat with representatives of specific AccorHotels departments and divisions, corporate partners and members of the company’s HR team.

“We employ one person every 8 minutes and open one hotel every 36 hours somewhere in the world, so with a multitude of opportunities available, this expo is just the starting point to an individual’s potential career with us,” said Rochelle Choyne, AccorHotels Regional Talent & Culture Manager of Victoria, Tasmania & South Australia.