May 08, 2012
CEOs for Cities holds spring meeting in Cincinnati, May 17-18
CEOs for Cities, a national network of urban leaders dedicated to creating next generation cities, will hold its Spring National Meeting in Cincinnati on May 17 and 18. The Chamber’s Agenda 360 is part of the host city planning committee.
The theme of the 2012 Spring National Meeting of CEOs for Cities is The City As A Startup: Attracting Talent, Taking Risks and Going to Scale. The current agenda is available here. Steve Case, former Chairman & CEO, AOL and Chairman & CEO, Revolution LLC; Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation; and Don Graves, Director of the White House U.S. Jobs and Competitiveness Council will kick off the National Meeting. Steve Case, whose Revolution LLC is a primary investor in both Zipcar and Living Social, is a leading voice on the burgeoning “shared economy” and the importance of super-local and social marketing for real impact local businesses.
The all-star lineup also includes Anne Altman, IBM; US Senator Rob Portman; Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory; SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher; Andrew Yang, Venture for America; Ray Leach, Jumpstart; Casson Rosenblatt, TED City 2.0 Prize; Kim Walesh, City of San Jose; Shannon Spanhake, City of San Francisco; Song Young-gil, Mayor of Songdo, South Korea, Cliff Thomas, Cisco; Stan Gale, Songdo IBD; Josh McMannus, Little Things; Zack Ware, Zappos; Jon Cropper, Futurlogic; Chris Ostoich, Blackbook; Rebecca Ryan, Next Generation Consulting; Neal Pierce, Citistates; Alissa Walker, GOOD; Dacia Snider, Soapbox Media; Sommer Mathis, Atlantic Cities; Diana Lind, Next American City; and many others!
Registration is complimentary for paying CEOs for Cities partners. Non-paying partners may register for a $500 fee. Registration fees can be credited to future membership.