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  • Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia 10 Avenue Of The Arts Philadelphia, PA, 19102 (map)


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.

Entertainment: Jawanza Kobie, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts Jazz Residency

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Master of Ceremony: Jonathan Lovitz, Senior Vice President of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Welcome Speakers:

  • Bradley Pacana, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia

  • Zabeth Teelucksingh, Executive Director of the Global Philadelphia Association

  • Rob Buscher, Governor Tom Wolf's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs 

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

Sponsored by:


In Kind Musical Performance Sponsorship by:

Earlier Event: March 25
Opening Reception
Later Event: March 25
Afterglow Reception