WHAT: The Conference, “kick-off” event of The Conference/The Party (www.theconferencetheparty.com), is a one-day, high impact, first-of-its-kind event for New Jersey and New York businesses, government, community, tourism and civic organizations to leverage the influx of over 230,000 spectators for Super Bowl XLVIII and provide the tools they need to stimulate immediate growth and future opportunities.
WHY: The Conference will feature speakers and workshops that provide information and education to help businesses prepare for the Super Bowl and gain insights on how to turn tourists into immediate and long-term customers; as well as provide opportunities for attendees to network and engage in broader discussions on how hosting an event like the Super Bowl can impact the region, enhance its position as a global destination and translate into doing business beyond its borders.
WHO: Speakers include Soledad O’Brien, award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer; Jim McGreevey, former governor of New Jersey and executive director of Jersey City Employment and Training Commission; Tracye McDaniel, president and chief executive officer of Choose New Jersey; Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority; and business leaders from the designated impact Huddle Zones, as well as experts in social media, customer service and economic development.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
WHERE: Maritime Parc
84 Audrey Zapp Drive
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ 07305
HOW: Event info and registration at www.theconferencetheparty.com
MEDIA CONTACT: Ann or Caroline at Utopia Communications
EVENT CONTACT: Radia Funna, Build n Blaze