Speakers

City Nation Place Americas Speakers

Chris  Adams Chris Adams Director of Online Research & Marketing Miles Partnership Bio
Cameron Bailey Cameron Bailey Artistic Director Toronto International Film Festival Bio
The Honourable Edmund Bartlett The Honourable Edmund Bartlett Minister for Tourism Jamaica Bio
Anne Bovaird Nevins Anne Bovaird Nevins Chief Strategy Officer Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Bio
Matt Carmichael Matt Carmichael Director, Editorial Strategy Ipsos MORI
Sam Chandan Sam Chandan Larry & Kiara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development & Investment and Associate Dean NYUSPS Schack Insititute of Real Estate
Kimberly  Connaghan Kimberly Connaghan VP Global Media – Travel National Geographic
Tim Cowden Tim Cowden President & CEO Kansas City Area Development Council Bio
Richard  Cutting-Miller Richard Cutting-Miller EVP Resonance Consultancy Bio
Clare Dewhirst Clare Dewhirst Founder and Director City Nation Place
Erik Conover Erik Conover Content Creator Erik Conover Productions Bio
Deborah  Diamond Deborah Diamond President Campus Philly Bio
Ali  Esmaeilzadeh Ali Esmaeilzadeh SVP Forest Realty Bio
Erik Evjen Erik Evjen Director of Research Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau
Chris  Fair  Chris Fair CEO Resonance Consultancy Bio
Michael A.  Finney Michael A. Finney President & CEO The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Bio
Virginia Haley Virginia Haley President Visit Sarasota Bio
Jessica  Hirsch Jessica Hirsch Founder Cheat Day Eats Bio
Sylvie Gallier Howard Sylvie Gallier Howard Chief of Staff City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce Bio
Charles Gauthier Charles Gauthier President & CEO Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement District Bio
Rebecca  Gehman Rebecca Gehman Director, Talent Attraction Development Counsellors International Bio
Tom  Gierasimczuk Tom Gierasimczuk Vice President & Chief Content Officer Resonance Consultancy
Prem Gill Prem Gill CEO Creative BC Bio
Brandom  Gengelbach Brandom Gengelbach Executive Vice President of Economic Development Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Bio
Robert Gregory Robert Gregory Chief Public Spaces Officer Downtown Detroit Partnership Bio
Ray Hoyt Ray Hoyt President Visit Tulsa Bio
Rob Hunden Rob Hunden President Hunden Strategic Partners Bio
Tessa  Jacques Tessa Jacques General Director Centre de Facilitation des Investissements, Haiti Bio
Ethan Kent Ethan Kent Senior Vice President Project for Public Spaces Bio
Chris Knight Chris Knight Global Commercial Director FDI Intelligence Bio
Javier  Leal Javier Leal Design & Planning Director Capital Natural Bio
Elizabeth J.  Linder Elizabeth J. Linder Executive Director, Global Communications & External Affairs Beautiful Destinations Bio
Jason  McGrath Jason McGrath SVP IPSOS Global Reputation Centre Bio
Mary Ann  Mahoney Mary Ann Mahoney CEO Boulder CVB Bio
Oliver Martin Oliver Martin Partner Twenty31 Consulting Bio
Daniella Middleton Daniella Middleton Vice President Development Counsellors International Bio
Andrew  O’Connor Andrew O’Connor Sr. Manager, Content Marketing Destination DC Bio
Steven  Pedigo Steven Pedigo Director of the Urban Lab and Clinical Assistant Professor Schack Institute of Real Estate Bio
Larissa  Perdomo Larissa Perdomo Country Brand Manager URUGUAY XXI Bio
Hugh  Riley Hugh Riley Secretary General & CEO Caribbean Tourism Organization Bio
Adam  Sacks	Adam Sacks Founder and President Tourism Economics Bio
Drew Scheberle Drew Scheberle SVP, Policy, Advocacy, Mobility, Talent Austin Chamber of Commerce Bio
Laura Sellors Laura Sellors Partner Entro Bio
Rhett Skelton Rhett Skelton Officer Skylight Intelligence Corp Bio
Don Skeoch Don Skeoch Chief Marketing Officer Los Angeles Tourism Bio
Kristian  Sonnier Kristian Sonnier VP of Communications & Public Relations New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau Bio
Günter Soydanbay Günter Soydanbay Brand Strategist I Mean It Bio
Shauna  Stewart Shauna Stewart CEO Experience Olympia & Beyond Bio
Daniel  Valverde Daniel Valverde Country Brand Director Essential Costa Rica Bio
Mitch Whitten Mitch Whitten Executive Vice President for Marketing & Strategy Visit Fort Worth Bio
RJ Wolney RJ Wolney VP of Investment & Finance, Bedrock Detroit and Director of Business Development, Rock Ventures Bio
Robert Wong Robert Wong Vice President Creative BC Bio
Emrah Yucel Emrah Yucel CEO I Mean It Bio