LGBTQ South Florida

‘Local LGBT Hospitality Market — From Events to Weddings’ luncheon, expo on Wednesday

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday will host “The Local LGBT Hospitality Market — From Events to Weddings” Networking Luncheon & Business Expo at the Biltmore Hotel.

Among the topics: LGBT market sensitivities, same-sex weddings and LGBT restaurants. Speakers: Wendy Kallergis of the Greater Miami & Beaches Hotel Association; George Neary of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau; Jeff Lehman of The Betsy hotel; Tim Nardi of Menin Hospitality Group; chamber President Steve Adkins; and Steve Haas of City Hall, The Restaurant.

The luncheon/expo costs $40 for chamber members, $50 for nonmembers. To register, click here.

Details from the chamber website:

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and the Greater Miami & Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) presents “The Local LGBT Hospitality Market — From Events to Weddings” Networking Luncheon & Business Expo.

At this interactive and engaging luncheon you will hear from a panel of highly regarded professionals in the areas of:

▪ Events (Annual Miami-Dade LGBT)

▪ LGBT Market Sensitivity/Statistics

▪ Same Sex Weddings

▪ Boutique Hotel Advantages

▪ Pink Flamingo Program

▪ LGBT Restaurant Market Perspective

Panelists: Wendy Kallergis (Greater Miami & Beaches Hotel Association), George Neary (Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau), Jeff Lehman (The Betsy Hotel), Tim Nardi (Menin Hospitality Group), Steve Adkins (Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce), and Steve Haas (City Hall, The Restaurant).

Are you a Chamber member interested in having a booth / table a the EXPO during the luncheon to better engage with attendees? Only 20 spaces available at $45 each (table, table cloth, & chairs provided).

If you go

Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables.

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. Lunch portion starts at noon, marketplace expo pre & post lunch.

Cost: $40 chamber members, $50 nonmembers

To register, click here.

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