During this year’s D&I Conference, Philadelphia, PA., a first time award will be presented by Lodging Magazine. The focus of this award is offered/given to a person or organization that delivers sincere and demonstrated leadership, in addition to being a clear difference maker in the area of Diversity & Inclusion domestically or globally. This inaugural award will set the national and international trend that focuses on the leaders that actually make a conscious decision to make change a reality in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry.
Master of Ceremony: Jonathan Lovitz, Senior Vice President of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Bradley Pacana, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
Zabeth Teelucksingh, Executive Director of the Global Philadelphia Association
Remarks: Mayor James Kenney, Mayor of City of Philadelphia
Diversity & Inclusion Award Recipient: Norman K. Jenkins, Founder & President of Capstone Development
Armchair Interviewer: Julie Coker Graham, President & CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau
Armchair Interviewee: David Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and the Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation