WHERE HOSPITALITY MINDS MEET
March 10, 1:00-4:30pm
Spokane Convention Center, Spokane
Speaker: Meg Winchester
Speaker: Anthony Anton
State of the Industry
Speaker: Kimberly Kamel
Speaker: Susan Shelton
Deptartment of Health
Cost Saving Programs
*Must be present to win. Vendors and sponsors not eligible.
Anthony Anton is the president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association. Anthony’s family has been in the restaurant business for more than 60 years, lending him a broad understanding of industry issues. He interacts one-on-one with restaurateurs & hoteliers to determine their challenges and develop solutions.
Meg Winchester joined Visit Spokane in January 2019 as President and CEO. Prior to coming to Spokane Meg was the Director at the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2006. Meg oversaw a staff of 17 sales and marketing professionals welcoming over seven million tourists to Galveston each year. Meg has also worked in tourism in Houston and San Diego.
Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward was a broadcast journalist in Spokane for almost 30 years before turning to politics and being elected Mayor of Spokane in 2019. Woodward was born in Vancouver, Washington and graduated from the University of Pacific. In addition to her City Hall duties, Woodward and her husband run a small business for producing legacy and memorial videos, and memory videos for Alzheimer's patients.
Kimberly A. Kamel is a shareholder at Spokane based Witherspoon Kelley. Kim received her undergraduate degree from the University of California Irvine and her law degree, cum laude, from Gonzaga University. She also served as an extern for the United States District Court Judge Robert Whaley for the Eastern District of Washington. She is the past executive committee chair for the Labor & Employment Group for the Washington State Bar Association.
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