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The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professional's Annual "State of Black Tourism" features leading hospitality executives in the industry, including Amy Calvert, CEO of the Events Industry Council, Dwayne A. Crawford, Executive Director of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Al Hutchinson, President/CEO of Visit Baltimore, Shannon Jones, PhD, Director of D&I Programming for Experience Columbus, and Tess Vismale, CMP, DES, Chief Event Executioner & Event Technologist for iSocialExecutives, Inc.   This distinguished panel, moderated by TV Host Jawn Murray, will present the newest trends for Black and Brown travelers in the U.S. and around the world. Additionally, the virtual convening will discuss current practices that affect Black hospitality professionals as well as the overall impact on the industry post Covid19 and George Floyd.

The event will take place on September 29, 2021 at 12:45 pm EST, include NCBMP Chairwoman Marlinda Henry's address "Call to Action."