Inside the White House: From State Dinners to Top-Secret Events
Date & Time
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Deesha Dyer Ambassador Capricia Penavic Marshall

Open to All Attendees

Ever wonder what it’s like organizing live experiences at the White House? From international event protocol to intimate gatherings for the world’s elite, holding the title of White House Social Secretary comes with challenges, victories, and a ton of good stories. Listen as Ambassador Capricia Penavic Marshall, Former US Chief of Protocol under President Obama and White House Social Secretary for President Clinton; and Deesha Dyer, Former White House Social Secretary for President Obama, sit down to share tales from the inside. Ambassador Marshall and Dyer will uncover behind-the-scenes details from state dinners; the role of diplomacy, protocol, and other traditions in events today; and what happens when you have conflicting views or concepts with the President or First Lady.

Location Name
Exhibit Hall AB (BizBash Track)
Session Type
Exhibit Floor