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CEO Connection with Roger Amidon

Date: April 26, 2018 Time: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

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Event Description The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advisory Council presents CEO Connection featuring Roger Amidon.

Roger Amidon has served as general manager of Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa since 2012.  Marriott International named him “Franchised General Manager of the Year” for its Eastern Region Full Service Hotels/Resorts in 2015. 
Amidon is responsible for the successful operation of Palm Beach County’s only AAA Four-Diamond all-suite beachfront hotel, which, at 193 rooms, boasts a prime location on its own private beach on Singer Island, and amenities including the acclaimed 3800 Ocean restaurant and the elegant Condé Nast award-winning SiSpa. Under Amidon’s expert leadership, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island was named one of Marriott International’s “Full Service Hotels of the Year” in the Eastern Region for 2015. 
A longtime Palm Beach resident, Amidon has worked 25 years with the Marriott Brand and near 30 years in the hospitality sector. Prior to joining the resort, he served for three-years as Executive Director of the Tourist Development Council of Palm Beach County. As head of the county’s tourism development efforts, Amidon focused on promoting and managing tourism-related agencies and activities in Palm Beach County. Prior to that, he served Marriott in roles including Area General Manager for Marriott Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton Renaissance and Fort Lauderdale Marriott North. His regional tenure included general manager positions for the Delray Beach Marriott and Sheraton at CityPlace. Prior to migrating to Florida from the Northeast, he managed a number of other hotels, including independent ski resorts.
Amidon provides leadership and involvement in a variety of industry and community organizations. Current and past positions include:  Executive Director of the Tourist Development Council; Chairman of the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau; President of the Palm Beach County Hotel & Lodging Association.; President of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (Palm Beach Chapter); and board memberships with Singer Island Civic Association and Loggerhead Marine Life Center, Riviera Beach Business Council, and Coalitions to Senior Leaders and Interns.
When not working or volunteering, Amidon enjoys golf, fishing, travel with his family and indulging in his passion for classic cars. Amidon who has been married to Tina for 28 years has two children and resides in Tequesta.



Event Location
Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa
3800 North Ocean Drive Singer Island
Riviera Beach, FL  33404

Date/Time Information Thursday, April 26, 2018
11:15 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Networking/Lunch 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Program
Contact Information
Jill Mondo
$25 pre-registered only
*Members Only - No walk in's

Coupon Policy:
To register with an event coupon, please call (561) 746-7111. You cannot register with a coupon online. Coupon registrations will be treated the same as cash registrations, and adhere to the event cancellation policy (below). If you register with a coupon and are a no-show, your coupon will still be collected and cannot be used for a future event. 
Event Cancellation Policy: 
 A notice of cancellation must be received by email within 72 hours (3 business days) prior to the event. NO verbal cancellations will be accepted. All cancellation notices received within 72 hours (3 business days) prior to the event will be given an event credit of equal value. Event credits will be applied upon request and are good for up to 1 year from the purchase date. There are NO REFUNDS.
 ArtiGras Tickets, Loggerhead Triathlon Registrations, and The Leadership Awards Dinner do not qualify for an event credit upon cancellation.  Contributions or gifts to the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. 
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