Night Mayors: What it Takes to be Your City’s Nightlife Champion

Wednesday  |  June 27, 2018  |  10:00 – 11:30am (Pacific Daylight Time)

 

Cities worldwide are desperately seeking night mayors. Five out of seven continents have cities with a night mayor or are formally seeking to hire one.

Is your city next? Learn what it takes to occupy this high profile position.

LEARN FROM THE FIRST GENERATION OF US "NIGHT MAYORS"

Though the title varies—Night Mayor, Night Czar, Nighttime Economy Coordinator, Night Manager—the expectations are the same: a designated liaison among government, business and community stakeholders responsible for promoting music and culture, branding a city’s social experience and maintaining public safety and quality of life in nightlife districts.

During this 90 minute discussion, each panelist will identify the top three lessons learned, recommendations for cities interested in creating a similar position, and the future of nighttime management in the US and globally.

ASK QUESTIONS AND INTERACT WITH OUR DISTINGUISHED PANEL OF EXPERTS

Dominique Greco Ryan

Project Manager, Nighttime Economy
Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency
Orlando, Florida

Sarah Hannah-Spurlock

Nighttime Economy Manager

Office of the City Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Allison Harnden

Nighttime Economy Manager
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ben Van Houten
Business Development Manager, Nightlife & Entertainment Sector
Office of Economic and
Workforce Development

San Francisco, California

BRIAN BLOCK
Entertainment Service Manager
Music and Entertainment Division
Austin, Texas

Scott Plusquellec

Nightlife Business Advocate
Office of Film and Music
Seattle, Washington

Ariel Palitz

Senior Executive Director

Office of Nightlife
Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
New York, New York

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