FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DETAILS ON THE AIRPORT SERVICES FORUM PANELISTS
WHAT: The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, Greater Memphis Chamber and the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau have convened recognized experts in their field and leaders in three major organizations for an on-the-record discussion of the factors affecting air travel, airports and air fares and invites Memphis citizens to attend and to participate.
The panelists include:
Seth Kaplan, managing partner of Airline Weekly
Chip Barclay, president of the American Association of Airport Executives
Phillip Braden, manager at Federal Aviation Administration
Larry Cox, president and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority
John Moore, president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber
Kevin Kane, president and CEO of the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau
Moderator: Chris Peck, editor of The Commercial Appeal
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions by writing them down on index cards during the event. The index cards will then be collected and given to the moderator to group together and to make sure as many as possible are addressed. The moderator will call on designated panelists (determined by moderator) to answer the question. Index cards and pencils will be provided. For those not attending the forum, questions will also be pulled from twitter and Facebook. On twitter, use #MyMemAirport so your questions can be easily found. Post your questions on the Facebook Group: My Memphis Airport. A live stream of the event will be on the chamber’s website: www.memphischamber.com.
WHEN: Thursday, June 14th, 2012, 10:30—11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Christian Brothers University University Theater
MEDIA: Open/avail -- The panelists will be available for questions following the discussion.