The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has announced Academy Award winner and Artistic Director of The Old VIC Theatre Company in London Kevin Spacey will be a featured speaker at the GBTA Convention 2014, which is to be held in Los Angeles, California, 26-30 July 2014. Spacey will be speaking at Convention Arena on 28 July.
“Kevin Spacey has led a career of exceptional projects extending into various roles within the arts in front of the camera, on-stage and behind the scenes, continuing to entertain audiences while also working hard to defend the value and integrity of the arts,” said Michael McCormick, Executive Director and COO of GBTA. “We are thrilled to announce Kevin as a speaker for the 2014 convention. His achievements and versatility are examples of the importance of adaptability and strong will to be successful in all walks of life.”
Spacey currently serves as Executive Producer and stars as Francis Underwood in the Netflix original series House of Cards. For this work he won a Webby Award and was nominated for both an Emmy Award and a Critics Choice Award. The series was also nominated for nine Emmy Awards in its first series.
Spacey has won Academy Awards for his performances in The Usual Suspects and American Beauty.
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