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All-Star Women Operators Panel To Kick Off LCT-NLA Show East

Posted on September 10, 2014 by Tom Halligan - Also by this author - About the author

Music Express owner and CEO Cheryl Berkman is sponsoring a women's panel at LCT-NLA Show East Oct. 19 that will draw upon the expertise of six seasoned female limo operators. Berkman also has been out front on advocating for regulatory fairness with TNCs, and will share some insights on this vital industry issue.
Music Express owner and CEO Cheryl Berkman is sponsoring a women's panel at LCT-NLA Show East Oct. 19 that will draw upon the expertise of six seasoned female limo operators. Berkman also has been out front on advocating for regulatory fairness with TNCs, and will share some insights on this vital industry issue.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — An all-star panel of six experienced female operators and industry leaders will share their knowledge, expertise, and advice with attendees at the upcoming LCT-NLA Show East, to be held Oct. 19-21 at Caesars Atlantic City

The veteran panel will not only discuss issues geared toward women in the industry, but also provide insight on a wide variety of business topics that will help all attendees improve their operations. This special session, “Women Owners' Strategy Panel,” will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Caesars. Panelists include:

“My focus will be to share my business experience with women, but also address industry issues as Uber, which from my experience is the biggest threat to our industry I have seen in more than 40 years in business," said Cheryl Berkman, CEO and President of Music Express, and the sponsor of the panel event. An RSVP is required for this special session.

Barbara Chirico of Gem Limousine Worldwide in Woodbridge, N.J., will appear with five other female operators on a women's panel at LCT-NLA Show East on Oct. 19 at Caesars Atlantic City.
Barbara Chirico of Gem Limousine Worldwide in Woodbridge, N.J., will appear with five other female operators on a women's panel at LCT-NLA Show East on Oct. 19 at Caesars Atlantic City.

Topics to be discussed include managing affiliations, fleet purchasing, confidence building, labor and recruiting chauffeurs, and compliance issues.

“More and more women are getting into the industry, and I hope to provide insight and encouragement to women, and provide some answers unique to women in the industry, as well as issues that affect our entire industry,” said Barbara Chirico, founder and CEO of Gem Limousine Worldwide.

LCT-NLA Show East, to be held Oct. 19-21 at the Atlantic City Convention Center and Caesars Atlantic City, will offer more than 40 highly relevant educational sessions. The full schedule of  sessions — developed by the National Limousine Association's Show Committee — focus on helping operators improve their businesses and bottom lines.

Full details on the education and scheduled events can be found here.

Those who REGISTER by Sept. 26 can take advantage of discounted pass rates, with NLA members receiving the deepest discounts.

 

 

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