Vistula School of Hospitality has awarded its best graduates. This year’s winners of the ‘Vistula Compasses’ competition were announced on April the 7th , during the gala accompanying Global Meetings Industry Day, 2022. The winners were Dmytro Moiseienko (in the Manager category) and Rafał Kupisz (in the Entrepreneur category).
The “Vistula Compasses” awards were presented for the third time. Vistula School of Hospitality honours, in this way, its best graduates, who have achieved significant success in a professional field related to the broadly understood sphere of hospitality, working in sectors such as tourism, hotel and HORECA, the meetings industry, and sports management.
The initiator of the competition, which is held under the patronage of the Polish Chamber of Tourism, is the Business Council of the Vistula School of Hospitality, which includes entrepreneurs from the tourism industry and industry journalists.
In this year’s edition of the competition, in the Manager category – the partner of which is the Polish Hotel Industry Chamber of Commerce – the jury awarded the winning prize to Dmytro Moiseienko, a graduate of BA studies in the field of Tourism and Recreation (2019). Dmytro is currently a Project Manager at EMEA, Meeting15 SA. It is an event platform that allows you to build and implement the most advanced events, both in the real and virtual world. Our laureate also works in the MPI Poland Chapter. He says that he devotes all his time to the event industry, which is his greatest passion.
In the Entrepreneur category, the partner of which is MPI Poland, the International Association of Meeting Organisers, Rafał Kupisz, a graduate of BA studies in the field of Tourism and Recreation of the Vistula University (2013), was honoured. He is the owner of Global Service Agencja Artystyczna and Food Park Skwer on Orlej Street. His company was founded as a start-up. He used to serve weddings, but now he successfully deals with music and artistic services for a wide variety of events. He emphasises that despite the pandemic, he has not recorded a drop in revenue, which he considers to be a huge success. Rafał Kupisz is not only an entrepreneur, but also a volunteer firefighter, and has recently, also acquired the status of a paramedic.
The Chapter of ‘Vistula Compasses’ appreciated the flexibility and creativity of this year’s winners, their courage, consistency, energy, and perseverance. These features are especially important, nowadays. Without them, it is impossible to survive in the industry and plan a good future.
The Vistula School of Hospitality appreciates people who use their knowledge and competences gained during their studies, can communicate well, notice changes, and predict trends, and who have a passion for that. These are the winners of this year’s ‘Vistula Compasses ‘. They are the best ambassadors of our university, and they can show the way for others to follow.
The patron of the “Vistula Compasses” competition is the Polish Chamber of Tourism.
Congratulations to the winners!