Join the FRLA Central Florida Chapter at an exclusive member breakfast featuring two industry powerhouses on January 16th! This gathering is not just a meeting but a monumental event in the industry’s calendar. You will get the opportunity to engage with hospitality leaders, gain cutting-edge insights, and be part of critical discussions shaping our sector.
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Registration, Breakfast & Networking (Enjoy a full breakfast buffet.)
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM – Legislative Report by Sarah Nemes and Q&A
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM – State of the Industry by Roger Dow
Kick off the New Year with FRLA and industry experts! Register Today!
*Registration Deadline: January 10, 2023*
About the Speakers:
Roger Dow is the former president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association, the Washington, D.C.-based organization representing all segments of travel in America. Dow and his team regularly confer with administration and congressional leaders to advance policies that benefit the broader travel industry. As the leading advocate in the travel sector, Dow has been instrumental in securing critical legislative victories, including pandemic relief for the travel industry and the establishment of Brand USA. His leadership in coalitions like Meetings Mean Business and Let’s Go have been pivotal in the industry’s fight against the challenges of the pandemic. A titan of the travel industry, Roger will share his invaluable insights and experiences.
Sarah Nemes is the External Affairs Manager for SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. She will provide a comprehensive 2024 legislative update with a focus on critical topics including employment restrictions for young workers, interchange fees on sales tax, tourist development tax, and water quality issues.