Nashville Business Breakfast: Karl Dean, Butch Spyridon & Loucas George
Nashville Business Breakfast: Karl Dean, Butch Spyridon & Loucas George is in the past.
The next Nashville Business Breakfast, held Friday, Dec. 7 in Allen Arena, will feature three speakers, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, President of the Nashville's Convention and Visitor's Bureau Butch Spyridon and ABC show "Nashville" producer Loucas George, in a program titled "Nashville/Nowville."
The Nashville Business Breakfast is a quarterly networking event presented by Lipscomb University and the Nashville Business Journal, with a news-conference style format, featuring business leaders with local economic impact.
Coffee and networking begin at 6:45 a.m. and breakfast begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $30 in advance and $40 at the door. To register click here.
About Loucas George
Loucas George is a renowned movie and television producer who has worked with every major television network on a number of successful TV shows including "The O.C.," "Early Edition," "Commander In Chief," "A Gifted Man" for CBS and NBC's "Life." He has worked around the world and across the country shooting shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., New York and Nashville. Loucas is currently in Nashville, working on "Nashville," an ABC Network and Lionsgate Television production. Born and raised in New York, Loucas started his career in the entertainment industry working at Panavision after graduating college.
About Mayor Karl Dean
Karl Dean is the sixth mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. He was elected on Sept. 11, 2007, and was re-elected on Aug. 4, 2011, to serve a second term. During his time in office, Dean has led Nashville through two big challenges – a deep national recession and a 1,000-year flood – and has still made progress on his priorities of education, public safety and economic development. He also works diligently on efforts to sustain and improve Nashville’s high quality of life. Dean previously served as Nashville’s public defender and also as metro law director.
About Butch Spyridon
Butch Spyridon, a Vanderbilt graduate, has served as president and CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau (NCVB) since 1991. Under his leadership, Nashville has evolved into a year-round destination for meetings and leisure visitors, and tourism has grown to become the city’s second largest industry with annual visitor spending exceeding $4 billion. He has been intimately involved in the relocation of the now Tennessee Titans, the construction of Bridgestone Arena and, most recently, helped champion the construction of the $585 million Music City Center opening in 2013, which more than triples the downtown convention space.