Let's Talk - The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
A talk about Palm Springs’ most famous landmark: the visionaries who conceived its idea, the people behind its design and construction, its importance to Palm Springs today and the Tramway’s plans for the future.
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Duration 1 hour
Members - $10
Speakers: Greg Purdy and Cara Youngman
Greg Purdy, Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs.
Greg joined the Palm Springs Aerial tramway in 2014 as Public Affairs Manager. As VP he now oversees all Tram marketing efforts, manages ticketing, staff and serves as clerk for The Mt. San Jacinto Winter Park Authority, the Tram's governing body. He currently serves on the marketing committee for the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism and is a board member of the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Cara Youngman, Public Relations Manager
Cara, a Coachella Valley native, started at the tram in 2012 as a part-time receptionist. She then worked as a ticket agent, ticket agent administrator, and a sales and public affairs assistant. Cara has served in her current position since 2017 overseeing communications between the Tramway, the community and the media, as well as coordinating the tram’s film shoots and special events.
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Come early to mingle. Free popcorn and no host bar.
Camelot Theatres now the Palm Springs Cultural Center
We are in the large theatre.
2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA