Widener University’s Hospitality Management Dean to Keynote Hermes Luncheon  

Widener University Dean of Hospitality Management Nicholas Hadgis, PhD, will provide the Keynote Address at the 24th Annual Hermes Expo Luncheon.


Dr. Nicholas Hadgis has been the dean of the School of Hospitality Management for more than 30 years. Through his leadership, the Widener University School of Hospitality Management has grown into one of the top ranked accredited programs in the United States.


“A central focus of this year’s Hermes Expo is the hospitality industry,” said Hermes Expo Founder Paul Kotrotsios. “As Dean of Widener University’s Hotel Management and Hospitality Program, Dr. Hadgis is in an ideal position to see clearly the current status of the industry as well as identify future trends.”


Prior to the Hermes Expo Luncheon, Dr. Hadgis will moderate a panel discussion entitled ““Restaurant & Hospitality Management: Trends in the Industry.” The panel will include Dr. George Tsetsekos, Dean Emeritus-Drexel University Michael Vlahos, Chief Financial Officer-Lacas Coffee. The Hermes Expo International Committee will also recognize Dr. Hadgis’ service, contribution and leadership to the Greek-American community by presenting him with its annual Hermes Award during the Hermes Expo Dinner.


The 2015 Hermes Expo will take place on March 31 at the Best Western Hotel in Concordville, PA. In its 24th year, the Hermes Expo continues to combine executive and exclusive level networking opportunities, professional development seminars, educational panels and a trade show exhibition platform for businesses seeking to grow and expand. These events attract business leaders from diverse industries and professional services and feature platforms for companies to showcase their products and services in front of potential customers from the United States and Europe.