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HMGT 1101 Industry Research

This guide supports the Industry Research Report assignment in Perspectives in Hospitality Management, HMGT1101

What are trade publications?

Trade publications are specialized magazines for industry. Trade publications

  • keep you informed on news and trends in industry
  • can be general but also
  • can be very, very specific. For example, there is a trade publication just related to the business of pizza.
  • found in Hospitality and Tourism Complete
  • have websites that feature some of the same articles in print magazines
    • may have important professional information
      • trade shows
      • learning opportunities
      • internships and jobs
  • have a social media presence
  • useful advertising

Examples of trade publications