North East North American Federation

ICHRIE NENA- 3rd Spring Conference

March 27-29, 2015 

 Hi NENA Members:

NENA CHRIE will be holding its Third Annual Regional Conference at the Marriott Washingtonian on March 27th thru 29th, 2014. The conference will include professional development activities and research poster presentations.

Friday is industry day, we have confirmed a tour of Sodexho Corporate Offices and there will be a kickoff Cocktail hour at the Host School University of Maryland Eastern Shore at Shady Grove. The $95 registration includes: lunch buffet and breakout on Saturday (March 28th), a reception, and breakfast on Sunday (March 29th). Dinner on Saturday night will be on your own. There are quite a few places to eat within walking distance.
To register for the event, please go to the following site:

There is a room block at the Marriott Washingtonian. The room rate is $92 per night, plus taxes. Although we expect that many will only stay Saturday night (March 29th), we have guaranteed the $92 room rate for Friday, March 27th, as well. Parking is free at the hotel.
In order to receive the $92 room rate, all attendees must reserve a room by March 10, 2015.
To make a room reservation at the hotel, please click here .

The Marriott Washingtonian is located at:
9751 Washingtonian Boulevard
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 USA

If you need any assistance, please contact Kirsten Tripodi at 201 692-7278 or Have a great day and I look forward to seeing you all in March.

Kirsten Tripodi,
NENA President 2014-2015

23 rd   Annual  Hospitality Management Career Fair

 an I-CHRIE NENA Regional Event  


 March 1 and 2, 2015

Trabant University Center

17 W. Main Street

Newark , DE  19716

See the attached: UD-Program&Collegeregistration.doc


Kirsten Tripodi is President of North East North American Federation. Kirsten.

2014 Promise Award Winner

The North East North American Federation (NENA) of the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Educators (ICHRIE) NENA Promise Award is pleased to announce

Robin Mark Back

was the Graduate Award Winner of the 2014 NENA Promise Award Scholarship for the sum of $500.00, intended for the purchase of textbooks or school supplies to aid in the scholastic development of the student.

The Promise Award recognizes students for their overall potential for success in the hospitality/culinary industry, including contributions that they have made during their employment experiences.