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2020 Hindsight / 2021 Insight: Restaurant Association Leaders Look Back and Forge Ahead

Feb 23, 2021
Stacy Gilbert


Tuesday, February 23, 2021  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT)



Restaurant associations represent hundreds of hospitality businesses in their regions, working every day to serve and empower restaurant owners. They have never worked harder or to a greater extent than they have in the past year, as COVID-19 crippled their industry and devastated local economies.

On February 23, 2021, Stacy Gilbert, partner and practice co-leader of Citrin Cooperman’s Restaurant and Hospitality Practice, will sit down with some of the industries most recognized association leaders for a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of 2020 and what's ahead in 2021. They’ll update us on the latest developments in the battle to save local eateries and what their organizations are doing to help.

Featured Guests: 

About the Speakers:

Andrew Rigie, New York City Hospitality Alliance
Marilou Halvorsen, New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association
Melissa Fleischut, New York State Restaurant Association
Dale Venturini, Rhode Island Hospitality Association

About the Moderator:

Stacy Gilbert, CPA, New York City Managing Partner, Co-Leader, Restaurant & Hospitality Practice, Citrin Cooperman