VIDEO: @CityAndStateNY State of Our City panel on NYC #sharingeconomy w/ @airbnb , @NYHTC, @GaleMBP, @BrooklynChamber

State of Our CityOn Tuesday, February 17th 2015, City & State hosted its 5th Annual State of Our City forum, convening New York City’s leaders in government, business, and advocacy to discuss some of the most important issues the City will face in 2015. The first panel considered the disruptive advent of the sharing economy, and included representatives of both AirBnB and also the Hotel Trades Council, and also a commissioner from the Taxi and Limousine Commission, however nobody from either Uber or Lyft. The panel was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and concluded with Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce remarking that consumer demand for improved services was such that incumbents, upstarts, and regulators were obligated to resolve their differences and arrive at working arrangements. The panel, which runs 45 mins, was webcast live via Livestream, video is below.

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