Cvent CONNECT session

Event and Hospitality Leadership, Getting a Seat at the Table

Watch the Cvent CONNECT session

Series: Empowered Leaders

According to, 81% of event planners in the US are female. A recent report commissioned by Korn Ferry International suggests that the hospitality sector attracts high numbers of female graduates – yet isn’t doing enough to retain them. So, while the majority of people working in our industry are women, leadership positions do not reflect that. As the dialogue continues to drive for more diversity at the board level, join a group of senior leaders from across the industry. Our host will lead a candid discussion with Lisa Messina from Caesars Entertainment and Francesca Vereb from Cvent all talking about their journeys and what it takes to get your seat in the boardroom.