Young Leaders Expo

Save The Date

Registration is now open!

Date:  April 26, 2023

Time:  4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Stockton Atlantic City Fannie Lou Hamer Event Room

Registration:  $7 for students, $10 for alumni, $15 Optional Faculty Sponsorships

  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Employer Networking Opportunities
  • Light Refreshments
  • Proceeds Fund Student Scholarship Awards

Save the date for the Young Leaders Expo! Wednesday, April 26, 2023!

This event launched in 2022 led by faculty in the Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management Studies program and students enrolled in the course HTMS 3230 Event Experience. This annual event provides current students and recent college graduates in New Jersey opportunities to engage in targested professional leadership development and network with industry professionals to advance their careers.

Miss the 2022 event? Check out the highlights!

Can't attend the event but still want to show your support? Donations are welcome to support our Stockton University students.

Donations will be used to provide financial awards to students at the event. Click the "Tickets & Donations" button and DONATE NOW!







2023 Speakers

Breanna Betts

Keynote Speaker

Breanna Betts, Stockton University '20, Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management

Project Manager & Event Coordinator, GoodTimeTricycle



Pamela Photo

Workshop:  Interview Skills

Presented by Pamela Staszczak, Stockton University '10, Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management

Senior Recruiter at Caesars Entertainment, Atlantic City

Have you ever wondered what makes you stand out over other candidates? Learn what employers look for in candidates to stand out and catch their eye. Learn how to develop your personal skills by gaining knowledge of hard and soft skills. Additionally, how to grow as an interviewee with resume building and mock interviews opportunities.


Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt Photo

Workshop:  Entrepreneurship

Presented by Dr. Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt, MBA, Stockton University '05, Master of Business Administration

Suasion Communications Group President and Stockton University School of Business Adjunct Professor

Although preparing for the professional workforce may be overwhelming, join us to find some ways to prepare and network for your future career. You will also learn how to think entrepreneurially, creatively, and Innovatively. Dr. Schmidt has a lot of amazing advice for students and motivated leaders starting their careers.  


Kevin Chiaravalloti

Workshop:  Time Management

Presented by Kevin Chiaravalloti, Stockton Alumni 2018, Entrepreneur of his own business - Inspired By Kchev LLC.

Have you ever wondered how professionals keep their time well managed? The booming business industry keeps many of its professionals working on tight schedules, but how do they do it? Learn how to manage on the clock with tasks and duties, maintaining a healthy work/life balance, as well as how to stay motivated to prevent workplace burnout. 


2023 Young Leaders Expo Vendors


Hard Rock Casino AC Logo

Evolution Logo

Ocean Casino AC

Good Time Tricycles

PCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Atlantic City Sports Commission

Visit AC

Evolve Promotions Logo


Cape Resorts Logo

LBI International Golf & Resort Logo

Renault Winery & Resort Logo


More information for vendors is available in the Vendor Registration Form:


For more information

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Aarons or Noel Criscione-Naylor.