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Webinar: Shades of Us

Event Type: Education
Venue: Online
Member Price: Free | Not-Yet-Member Price: $49
Credit Hour(s): 1

1-2 p.m. ET

Brought to you by IAAPA’s IDEA (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) Task Force, in partnership with Paramount Location Based Experiences, learn from industry experts who have explored race and ethnicity.

Learning Objectives/Take-Aways/Attendees will:

  • How do race and ethnicity inform a child’s identity?
  • When and how do parents address race with their children?
  • What can we do to better reflect, respect and protect the most diverse generation in U.S. history?

Attendees are eligible to earn one continuing education unit (1 CEU) towards IAAPA recertification. For more information about IAAPA Certifications, please contact Alissa DeMeglio.

Speakers

Anthony Palermo

Anthony Palermo

Co-Founder, Connect&GO

Anthony is the co-founder of Connect&GO, a global leader of attractions management software and guest experience wearable technology solutions for the leisure industry. An EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, Anthony has led software and engineering teams to deploy some of the largest RFID experiential activations in the world for brands like VISA, Pepsi, HBO, Amazon and Warner Bros at some of the biggest events including the Super Bowl, Formula 1, the Olympics and SXSW. The Montreal-based company’s focus on amusement and water parks, zoos and attractions has led them to be listed as the 9th Fastest Growing Technology Company in Canada on the 2018 & 2019 Growth 500 and a winner of numerous technology innovation awards.

Anthony was recognized as one of BizBash’s Most Innovative People in the events industry, is a regular conference speaker and is the Chair for the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ IDEA (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) Task Force. As well as being an ambassador for the John Abbott College Alumni Foundation, Anthony is an International Advisory Council Member for McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, an advisor to several start-ups, a firefighter and first responder in the town of Hudson, Qc.

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