Join us as Pam Plageman, Executive Director, Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority, presents an update on the transformation of the Dayton Convention Center and revitalization of the convention district.
The Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority (the Authority) was formed in 2019 and is a unique government body that assumed ownership of the Dayton Convention Center on April 1, 2021, with a mission to restore/revitalize the heartbeat of our hospitality community. The Authority has the responsibility of funding improvements and services for the Dayton Convention Center that will allow the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) to attract more national and regional events that drive revenue and economic growth back into Montgomery County and the City of Dayton.
About the Speaker: Pam Plageman is a senior business leader of venue management and hospitality with 30+ years’ experience managing multiple operations in Sports & Entertainment, Exposition/Convention Centers, Performing Arts Centers, Casinos, Agricultural and Fairgrounds. In November 2020, Pam was recruited to join the Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority as their first Executive Director. Prior to joining the MCCFA, Pam was Regional Vice President, for the Midwest and East Coast, with Spectra Venue Management and Hospitality for 12 years. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, her regional team consisted of 16 General Managers, 60 Directors and over 600 Managers. Before joining Spectra, Pam held a General Manager position at the Kentucky International Convention Center, while also supporting the Kentucky Exposition Center, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and Louisville Slugger Field.
Dayton Chamber & GenD members - $30
Non-members - $50
Registration & breakfast - 8 a.m.
Program - 8:30 a.m.