Inna Soifer

Degree: Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: School of Hospitality

Inna Soifer


Hospitality / Events and Tourism Nutrition Travel and Tourism


  • Global Meetings and Events
  • Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions (MICE) Industry
  • Meetings, Expositions, Events, and Conventions (MEEC) Industry
  • Event Technology
  • Incentive Travel
  • Venue Management
  • Destination Management


Inna Soifer, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of event and meeting management in the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Her areas of expertise include global meetings and events; conventions, exhibitions industry; event technology; incentive travel; venue management and destination management.

Prior to joining MSU Denver, Soifer taught at the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management for the University of Memphis and was a graduate instructor at the University of Mississippi. She is a certified hospitality educator with over a decade of experience in the global hospitality industry, including as a project manager for one of Russia’s leading meeting and event agencies. Soifer’s primary research area is in business and trade events. Her recent studies examined value creation in corporate events and customer adoption of event technology.

Soifer received her Ph.D. in nutrition and hospitality management with a minor in applied statistics from the University of Mississippi in 2021.

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