Venue Town Hall: Costs, Challenges and Collaboration Opportunities

9:25 am
 - 10:05 am

Trade show organizers are feeling the pressure as costs continue to rise. In response to these current challenges among others, leaders from major facilities across the U.S. sit down to discuss the difficult questions organizers have for venues. From labor rule negotiations to construction disruptions to rising F&B costs, this panel — featuring Steve Hill from the LVCVA, Mark Tester from the Orange County Convention Center, Larita Clark from McCormick Place, Freddie Peterson from the Miami Beach Convention Center and moderator Christine Flanagan, Chief Operating Officer of Informa Markets’ North American Events — will face the topics head on in this exclusive conversation you won’t want to miss.

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Larita Clark
CEO, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority

Steve Hill
CEO, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA)

Freddie Peterson
General Manager, Miami Beach Convention Center

Mark Tester
Executive Director, Orange County Convention Center


Christine Flanagan
Chief Operating Officer, North American Events, Informa Markets