December 14, 2022: Chapter Meeting

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: David Gilbert, President & CEO, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Destination Cleveland

TOPIC: “Future of Travel, Tourism and Events in Cleveland”

DESCRIPTION: Travel, tourism and hosting events has become a significant part of Cleveland’s economy over the past decade. Learn about the post-COVID comeback in these areas and strategies for future growth.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:  David Gilbert serves as President and CEO of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Destination Cleveland. He re-established the Sports Commission in 2000 and assumed his role with Destination Cleveland in 2011. From April 2015 through December 2017, David also served as the president and CEO of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee for the Republican National Convention.

Gilbert serves as vice president on the board of the International Children’s Games, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and sits of the boards of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board of the Department of Commerce. He was named by Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of Cleveland’s “30 influencers of the past 30 years,” Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2016, he received the SME Cleveland Business Executive of the Year Award.

Gilbert has a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

TOPIC: “Insurance Property Valuation – How Inflation Affects Asset Protection Through Your Insurance Program”

PRESENTED BY: Andrew Urban, Risk Advisor, Hylant

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration/Bar open
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44114

(Meeting will be held in the Ballroom on the 3rd Floor)

Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members