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Liz Gilbert, President of Milwaukee 2020, Headlines Newsmaker Luncheon

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11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St. Milwaukee WI, 53202


Liz Gilbert, president of the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and on Wednesday, November 13.

Gilbert oversees the day-to-day operations of the nonprofit civic committee tasked with organizing, hosting, and funding the convention, which is set for July 13-16, 2020. She most recently served as executive director of the New Jersey Democratic

State Committee, and, prior to that, ran a historic, multi-day, statewide inauguration for Governor Phil Murphy. A seasoned convention expert, Gilbert also led the team that raised $80 million for the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Gilbert will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum News 1. partners with the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Press club Newsmaker Luncheons are held to shed light on issues of the day. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done by booking below. Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at with any questions or call 262-894-2224.

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  • Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Spectrum News 1

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