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Speaker Series and Lunch Meeting - ZOOM ONLY: Jerad Bachar - CEO, VisitPITTSBURGH

  • 15-Jul-2020
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


  • You will receive a ZOOM link to enable you to join the meeting remotely. A link will be emailed to your email shortly before the meeting begins.

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Jerad Bachar - CEO, VisitPITTSBURGH

Schedule of Events:

  • Noon - beginning of luncheon and Zoom 
  • 12:25 pm - Call to order and start of meeting
  • 12:35 pm - Program (speakers) 
  • 1:10 pm - End of Program
  • 1:10 pm - Rotary Announcements
  • 1:30 pm - Adjourn / Networking

About Jerad Bachar:

Jerad Bachar brings to his new position more than 30 years of experience in tourism and economic development. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of VisitPITTSBURGH overseeing MeetPITTSBURGH, SportsPITTSBURGH, Destination Services, Partnership Development and Research.

Prior to that, he served as Executive Director – Economic Development for the Tourism, Real Estate, Education and Health Care sectors for Bahrain Economic Development Board and as Director – Business Tourism for Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. He also served as a strategic advisor to the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Heritage and the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority. Bachar had previously worked for VisitPITTSBURGH as National Sales Director for a period of five years and began his career in several hotel leadership positions for Marriott International, Hilton Hotels and John Q. Hammons Hotels.

Bachar holds an MBA degree from the University of Liverpool. He also earned his Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation from Destinations International.


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