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Travel and Dining Auction

Travel & Dining Auction
Kansas State University
Hospitality Management
152 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5522 fax

The 20th Annual Travel and Dining Auction

The auction will take place Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Free parking is available in the parking garage of the Hilton Garden Inn.

Get Your Tickets HERE!

To make a reservation please visit the KSU Foundation website or call 785-532-7093. You can also purchase tickets at 152 Justin Hall or from any of the Travel and Dining Auction students.

Item of the Week!

Our new featured item of the week is this custom made K-State fire pit! Enjoy siting around with friends and family sharing laughs and making life long memories.

Image of custom made K-State bar
Custom made K-State fire pit


About the Auction

The K-State Travel and Dining Auction is the largest student fundraiser in the College of Human Ecology that is planned and executed by students. 2016 marks the 20th annual auction and for the sevenh year the auction will be produced by the Travel and Dining Auction class. This event became a class in 2009 to teach students interested in event planning how to organize and execute a major fundraising event. These Hospitality Management Program students apply for their auction positions and are chosen to be part of the class with student coordinators leading the entire event. Committees are developed to manage donations, marketing, the event decor, organization and administrative duties. This year the HMD 662 - Capstone Class for Restaurant Management will be planning and executing the food.

Proceeds from the Auction are used to support all Hospitality Management (HM) student organizations including:

  • Hospitality Management Society (HMS)
  • Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)
  • Professional Event Management Society (PEMS)
  • Hospitality Management Graduate Club 

Each club allocates a portion of their funds for student financial support for traveling to regional and national food, lodging, country clubs, conferences along with other student activities. Read more about the auction here.


If you would like to donate an item to the K-State Travel and Dining Auction, please visit the Donors page.