Godwin-Charles Ogbeide, Ph.D.

Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management


Godwin-Charles Ogbeide is a professor of hospitality and tourism management in the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest.

Research Overview

Ogbeide’s research interest focuses on leadership development, hospitality intelligence, complaint management, destination marketing, strategic planning and evaluation, as well as the impact of hospitality intelligence on stakeholders’ satisfaction and wellbeing. He is great in mentoring new researchers, creating and supporting research ideas and a great multidisciplinary collaborator and project evaluator.

I love to run long distances and play board and word games. I'm also a scientist for the Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science. As the pioneer of the hospitality intelligence concept, I am incorporating hospitality into healthcare.

Select Publications

Scott, S., Ogbeide, G-C., & Fenich, G. (2019). Millennial Subgroups’ Attendance and Participation in Events. Event Management. Ogbeide, G-C (2019).

MPI World Education Congress (WEC) 2019: Stop Planning Meetings. Start Designing Shared Experiences. Journal of Convention and Event Tourism, 20(5) 424-427. Ogbeide, G-C (2019).

Hospitality Intelligence: Evolution, Definition and Dimensions. Events and Tourism Review, 2(1), 1-20. Ogbeide, G-C (2018)


Teaching Focus

Ogbeide’s teaching interests include hospitality and tourism management and operations, food systems, hotel operations management, the economics of tourism and events, meetings, events and convention management, revenue management and financial analysis, data analysis and interpretation.




Office Location:

Hammond, HTMB 195A


  • B.S. – Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN), University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MBA – Masters of Business Administration, Columbia College
  • M.S. – FSHN, Emphasis in Hospitality and Leadership, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Ph.D. – Emphasis in Leadership Development and Hospitality Administration, University of Missouri-Columbia

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership Development (Hospitality and Tourism)
  • Hospitality Intelligence
  • Complaint Management
  • Destination Marketing
  • Strategic Planning and Evaluation


Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • PCMA Foundation’s Visionary Award
  • ICHRIE McCool Breakthrough Award for Innovation in Teaching/Planning Events
  • Faculty Mentor Award
  • PCMA Innovation Award Excellence in Teaching Award, Eta Sigma Delta, University of Arkansas Chapter RCRA’s “Excellence in Research” Award