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Annual Meeting Committee

This committee selects the location, time, and all ancillary activities that comprise this event. This includes menu selection, coordination with the hotel/restaurants, arranging transportation (as needed), develops a program of social events, seeks sponsors, and works with the hotel staff to ensure a successful event. Works closely with the Awards, Education, Hall of Fame, and M&S Committees to ensure space and other resources are available. Recommends a pricing strategy for the event to the Board for approval.
Chris Nicoli
Sub-committee Chair Canobie Lake Park, Brand Manager
Dave Oberlander
Programs & Events Committee Chair Sodexo Live!, Consultant
Ed Hodgdon
NEAAPA Secretary NEAAPA - The Northeast's Entertainment Association, Secretary
Ron Patalano
Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village, Deputy Director
Steven Gioe
The SSA Group, General Manager
Peter Barto
PB Amusement, LLC, President
Pete has served the amusement and attractions industry for nearly 20 years, having gained invaluable perspective working for IAAPA, three ride manu...