CEG Annual Meeting

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 5:00 – 8:30pm
Location: Proctors GE Theatre & Key Hall


5:00pm | Registration/networking | Ge Theatre Atrium
5:30 – 6:30pm | Business Meeting | GE Theatre
6:30 – 8:30pm | Networking Reception | Key Hall

About: This exclusive, members-only event attracts more than 300 business, government, academic and community leaders each year, and is one of the region’s top executive networking events and an opportunity to celebrate regional successes with fellow CEG investors. The meeting will include official CEG business – a message from the board chair and committees, as well as an update on the direction the organization is headed in 2017 from CEG President & CEO Andrew Kennedy. CEG will also conduct elections for the 2017 board of directors. This event is not to be missed!

greg_carlin_headshotlrKeynote Speaker: Greg Carlin, Chief Executive Officer, Rush Street Gaming, LLC

Chicago native Greg Carlin graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1988. While attending Penn, he occasionally visited nearby Atlantic City, where he developed a lifelong interest in the casino industry.

As an investment banker, first at Lazard Freres and then at Bankers Trust Company, Mr. Carlin spent the early 1990s laying the foundation for a successful finance career.  After several years in finance, and involvement in successful development and operation of a new resort in Ontario – The Fallsview Casino Resort,  Mr. Carlin cofounded Rush Street Gaming, LLC, where he currently serves as CEO. Rush Street Gaming owns and operates two Rivers Casino properties in Des Plaines, Ill., and in Pittsburgh; plus SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia. A fourth property, Rivers Casino & Resort in Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady is slated to open in 2017. >> Read Full Bio

Online Registration is OPEN!

**Discounted pricing offered through October 14, 2016

Sponsorships are available! | CEG Annual Meeting Sponsorship Packet

Contact Andrea Swank at andreas@ceg.org or 518-465-8975 to secure yours today!

Join these generous sponsors and be visible at our premier networking event:







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MVP Health Care is a community-focused, not-for-profit health insurer, serving members in the states of New York and Vermont. Through its operating subsidiaries, MVP Health Care provides fully insured and self-funded employer health benefits plans, dental insurance and ancillary products, to more than 700,000 members. MVP has a regional network of 19,000 health care providers and access to a national network of more than 500,000 health care providers. For more information, visit www.mvphealthcare.com


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