SOCIAL EXPERIENCE MAKERS' STRATEGIES ON PLANNING, SAFETY AND VIBRANCY

The 2020 Summit convenes a dynamic global network of experts and practitioners to lead discussion on what makes a city vibrant, safe and planned for sociability. RHI staff, consultants and board members will lead important discussions among participants and presenters. Check back for updates.

SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

thomas Manger
Retired Police Chief
Montgomery, MD
Past President
Major Cities Chiefs Association

CARMEN BEST
Chief
Seattle Police Department

philip kolvin
Head of Chambers, Cornerstone Barristers
Former Chair
London Nighttime Commission

MIKI STRICKER-TALBOT
Intrapreneur Strategic Design
Integrated Strategic Development
Edmonton, AB

Justin nordhorn
Chief, Enforcement and Education Division
Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

David Downey
President
International Downtown Association
RHI Board Member

Beth Bagwell
Executive Director
International Town Gown Association
RHI Board Member

tom moriarity
Principal
Retail Development Strategies, LLC
RHI Board Member

Marjorie Ferrer
RHI Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

Jocelyn Kane
RHI Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
San Francisco Entertainment Commission

Kathie Durbin
Chief, Licensure
Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services
RHI Board Member

Paul Seres
Founding Trustee
New York City Hospitality Alliance
RHI Board Co-chair

Allison Harnden
Nighttime Economy Manager
Pittsburgh, PA
RHI Board Co-chair

John Bodnovich
Executive Director
American Beverage Licensees
RHI Secretary/Treasurer

Greg DeShields
Executive Director
PHLDiversity
RHI Board Member

Taylor AMerman

Global Alcohol Responsibility
Brown-Forman
Louisville, KY

Barinder Rasode

Founder
BotaniQ
Vancouver, Canada

Ariel Palitz

Senior Executive Director

Office of Nightlife
Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
New York, New York

Andrew Rigie
Chair
New York City Nightlife Task Force
New York, NY

Shawn Townsend
Director
Mayor’s Office of Nightlife & Culture
Washington, DC

vinoda basnayake
Chairman of Commission on Nightlife and Culture
Washington, DC

Ben bleiman

 President
SF Entertainment Commission

MAGGIE weiland
Executive Director
SF Entertainment Commission

Tina Lee-Vogt
Program Manager Community Development Department
Sacramento, CA

Ben Van Houten
Business Development Manager
Office of Economic and
Workforce Development

San Francisco, California

BRIAN BLOCK
Entertainment Service Manager
Music and Entertainment Division
Austin, Texas

dominique greco
Project Manager
Downtown Development Board
Orlando, FL

KATE BECKER
Creative Economy Strategist
Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine

James Keblas
Organizer
Film and Music Coalition
Former Director
Seattle Office of Film and Music

Will Higlin
Deputy Director
Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC)

SEATTLE PANELISTS

James Zachodni
CEO
Farechild Events
Seattle, WA

 

 

Scott Plusquellec

Nightlife Business Advocate
Office of Film and Music
Seattle, WA

rebecca lovell
Executive Director
Create33
Seattle, WA

carlene comrie
Owner
Taste of the Caribbean and the Red Lounge
Seattle, WA

RHI STAFF

alicia scholer
Vice President
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