Next Stop: New York! What’s Ahead for our Tourism and Convention Industry

Join us on Tuesday February 5th,  6:00pm,  at the Yale Club‘s Branford Suite, 17th Floor for:

George Fertitta
CEO, NYC & Co.,
New York City’s Marketing and Tourism Organization

New York City is one of the world’s most coveted destinations for both leisure and business travelers after many years of investment in marketing our city as the premier travel venue.George Fertitta (2)

George Fertitta has spearheaded the city’s significant marketing efforts to attract domestic and international public and private sector partnerships to create New York as the stellar brand for tourism and conventions.

Looking ahead, what can we expect as global markets shift, the financial world shrinks, media and communications are disrupted and other destinations flourish?

George is a veteran of the advertising industry and founded a major ad agency for many years which he sold prior to being recruited by Michael Bloomberg to head NYC & Co.  His work has contributed to the exponential growth of the many industries based on travel, such as airlines, hotels, restaurants, convention sales as well as marketing support organizations.

Advance registration is required, as seating is limited.  Click here to register on-line, or:

Please RSVP to Chris Moschovitis at RSVP@TMGR.COM






Water: The Forgotten Utility and What the Global Water Crisis Means for Business

Join us on Tuesday November 6th,  6:00pm,  at the Yale Club‘s Branford Suite, 17th Floor for

Dr. Sarah Kapnick
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Visiting Scientist at Princeton University’s
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program

Water is taken for granted as a utility of little or no concern in light of the market pressures on electricity, gas, oil and coal, particularly here in the North East.   However, this marginalized resource is not as abundant as it looks and its lack currently has a significant impact on business growth both here and abroad.Dr. Sarah Kapnick

Sarah will address issues, trends and developments as well as economic opportunities surrounding water use and conservation including Water Shortages, Impacted Areas, Manufacturing & Pricing Impact, Trends, Solutions, and New Technologies.

Sarah  is well published in the area of hydroclimate variability with a particular emphasis on understanding the mechanisms controlling snow and water cycle variability. She is also a co-founder of Vertum Partners, LP, a Department of Energy funded start-up company based in Los Angeles that provides power production risk assessment software for renewable energy stakeholders. Prior to her academic career, she worked as an investment banking analyst in the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs. Sarah received her PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from University of California-Los Angeles and AB in Mathematics from Princeton University.


Advance registration is required, as seating is limited.  Click here to register on-line, or:

Please RSVP to Chris Moschovitis at RSVP@TMGR.COM

Welcome to Thought Leaders in Business

As the Chairman of Thought Leaders in Business, allow me to be the first to welcome you.

Our mission statement is simple:  Thought Leaders in Business brings together leaders from the public and private sectors who have a vision about business that impacts a broad spectrum of industries and people, and delivers their insight and wisdom to our audience.

We do this through our conferences, meetings, seminars, and educational sessions where we meet to listen, learn, and discuss emerging ideas about a range of topics including finance, marketing, government, legal, media, emerging market sectors, technical innovations and best management approaches and practices.

Both our speakers and audience include senior leaders from all sizes businesses, the arts, as well as government agencies. Our speakers are carefully selected to inspire us and challenge us to learn, grow, and engage with each other and form teams who are passionate about innovative ideas and new paradigms for business, professional, and personal growth.

This web site is the place for information on our upcoming events, as well as one of the publishing mechanism for materials from our speakers, conferences, and evens, as well as a place for all of us to continue our conversation.

Thank you for joining us!  We all look forward to your on-going participation and feedback.

Chris Moschovitis
Chairman & CEO

Thought Leaders In Business, Inc.
274 Madison Avenue, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10016