Tweet
Inaugural Global Sports Business Summit Speakers and Schedule Announced

Inaugural Global Sports Business Summit Speakers and Schedule Announced

01.02.2019: As the kick-off of the inaugural Global Sports Business Summit approaches, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), in partnership with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), has revealed the full event schedule and expanded speak

As the kick-off of the inaugural Global Sports Business Summit approaches, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), in partnership with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), has revealed the full event schedule and expanded speakers list.


 

The Summit will feature a keynote address on Company Culture by Kerry Bubolz, president of the Vegas Golden Knights, as well as presentations from Lawrence Epstein, chief operating officer of UFC, on building a global brand, and Jeremy Aguero, principal of Applied Analysis, on the future of sports. Additionally, the summit will feature panel discussions on infrastructure, building a signature event, and global sports investments.
 


“Las Vegas has long been a successful sports town.  With the addition of year-round major league sports, we’re truly evolving into the Sports Capital of the World, but that sort of growth doesn’t happen without solid business practices,” said Steve Hill, CEO and president of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “We’re excited to host such an impressive group of sports business professionals at one summit, providing valuable insight into the benefits of aligning business and sports.”


 
The Global Sports Business Summit is a one-day educational conference that will feature speakers from various aspects of sports business providing insight on economic development opportunities with sports, brand alignment in professional sports, the business of sports sponsorships, and the future of sports business. The inaugural Summit will feature some of the top minds and brands in sports to discuss the landscape of sports business, the future of sports sponsorships and partnerships, and the economic development opportunities around sports.
 


Some of the speakers and panelists throughout the day will include Patrick Hughes, president, Fremont Street Experience with Mark Prows, senior vice president entertainment & operations, MGM Resorts and Tom Warden, vice president government and community affairs, Howard Hughes Corporation for a panel on infrastructure; Dean Howes, commissioner, Major League Rugby with Eileen McDonnell, chairman and CEO, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Paul Scales, Capgemini, and Ross Young, CEO, USA Rugby, for a panel on global sports investments.
 


Additionally, Abe Madkour, executive editor, SportsBusiness Journal will host two discussions with the first about sports betting with Scott Butera, president interactive gaming, MGM Resorts. The second will explore sponsorships in the digital age with Mike Flanagan, vice president sales and strategic partnerships, ThriveHive; Eric Johnson, CEO/founder, WON Worldwide; and Dan Migala, co-founder and chief innovation officer, 4FRONT.
 


In addition to the LVCVA and LVGEA, Global Sports Business Summit sponsors include Cox, ThriveHive, MGM Resorts International, NV Energy, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, the Orleans Arena, the Las Vegas Monorail and Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The LVCVA is hosting the inaugiral Global Sports Business Summit in partnership with the LVGEA as part of the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend.
 


The Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend was established in 2018 to showcase the growing sports scene in Las Vegas. During the 2019 event, from February 28 – March 3, Las Vegas hosts a NASCAR race weekend, the USA Sevens Rugby tournament, a UFC fight weekend, two home games for the Vegas Golden Knights, and the Tuff Hedeman Tour bull riding event. On Thursday, February 28, the destination will host the free Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend fan festival at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center from 3-6 p.m., featuring appearances from the stars of the sports, interactive games, ticket and merchandise giveaways, and entertainment.



 
The Global Sports Business Summit will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on February 27, 2019. For more information, including the full event schedule, or to register for the Summit, go to sportsbizsummit.com.
 



 
Source LVCVA

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/inaugural-global-sports-business-summit-schedule-speakers---186017.html

01.02.2019 / MaP

More News

Abarth sets a new sales record in 2018 -70h anniversary
01.02.2019
and is celebrating its seventieth year in 2019 with the launch of the new "70th Anniversary" range •    In 2018, the brand with the scorpion badge sold nearly 23,500 cars in Europe, with sales up by 36.5% compared more >>
Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 - Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight
01.02.2019
Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programmeWith the 2019 edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City fast approaching, moment more >>
Volkswagen at the Bremen Classic Motorshow
31.01.2019
40 years of the fresh air generation   Golf Cabriolet celebrates its 40th anniversary at the Bremen Classic Motorshow (1 to 3 February)    Volkswagen Classic presents two open-top Golf I – with and without roll ba more >>
PSA Retail opens the first four-brand dealership, in Madrid, Spain
30.01.2019
•    A world first and an ambition in support of the Opel brand•    An ambitious business development plan for Opel-Vauxhall in Europe•    Set to join the top 10 Opel-Vauxhall dealers and aiming for the top 5 in the medium term more >>
eMove360 Europe 2019: New Prices from March 1, 2019
29.01.2019
We would like to invite you to exhibit at the eMove360 2019 4th international Trade Fair for Mobility: electric - connected - autonomous www.emove360.com (15 - 17 October 2019, Messe München, Entrance East). Sign up before the price changing!Pl more >>
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR1 launched in Portimao
28.01.2019
On-track presentation: Road-going version of the Golf GTI TCR1 launched in PortimãoHighly-acclaimed debut in front of roughly 160 journalists: the Golf GTI TCR1 for the streets was presented at the international launch in Portugal. more >>
The Porsche Museum looks ahead to its 2019 activities
24.01.2019
“50 Years of the 917”, “50 Years of the 914” and “10 Years of the Panamera”Three jubilees, one big birthday and a dynamic “Heritage Experience” – 2019 promises several high points for the Porsche Museum. With a commit more >>
Audi e-tron fleet shuttle service Hahnenkamm Race and FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019
23.01.2019
   Audi celebrates its 17th year as general sponsor of the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup        First time for Audi e-tron shuttle fleet at Ski World Championships and the legendary Streif slopes     more >>
Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg
23.01.2019
– wreath-laying and film “Bei uns nichts Neues” Volkswagen plant Wolfsburg: wreath-laying on Sunday, January 27 to commemorate the victims of National Socialism.    Wreath-laying at memorial stone for force more >>
ATSX Russia, St. Petersburg: Ice Cross Downhill - 2nd Tourstop
22.01.2019
RIDERS CUP IN ST.PETERSBURG IGORA - FASTEST SPORT ON SKATES GOES RUSSIA There will be 9 races on 3 continents in this year’s ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship and the introduction of a new category – the &l more >>
Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services
22.01.2019
CAPAS 2019 returns and continues to serve as a centralised platform for Southwest China’s automotive industryThe sixth edition of the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS), will take place from 23 – more >>
Great appearance for the new Porsche 911 in the Alps
19.01.2019
Porsche 911 – spectacular presentation of the eighth generation at an altitude of 1,408 metresPorsche has presented the new 911 on snow and ice. After the world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show at the end of November 2018, the eighth generation of the sports c more >>
MINI at the Brussels Motor Show 2019
18.01.2019
British premium automobile manufacturer presents an exclusive design model to mark the 60th anniversary of the brand along with the MINI John Cooper Works, now fitted with a petrol engine particulate filter. The MINI presentation at the more >>
Automotive Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) 2019 expands on special zones
16.01.2019
....and introduces first ever German Pavilion In recent years, the automotive industry across China and throughout Asia has seen continued growth driven by the increase in automotive ownership. This trend is expected to continue rising in the more >>
2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition debut in Detroit
14.01.2019
    Refreshed 2020 Lexus RC F boasts improved performance and updated design    New 2020 RC F Track Edition offers exclusive upgrades designed for hard core enthusiastsFreshly updated for the 2020 model year, the more >>
Inspector Morse’s Jaguar to be star of the show at CMC’s MK 2 Birthday Party
10.01.2019
The MK 2 Jaguar made famous in the famous Inspector Morse television series is to be star of the show at Classic Motor Cars birthday party for the famous marque, which takes place at their headquarters in Bridgnorth on Saturday June 1st.“It is the most recognisable Mark 2 Jaguar in the world, “ said Managing Director, Nigel Woodward, “ and we are delighted that we have b more >>
MOTOBIKE ISTANBUL is getting ready to open its door
10.01.2019
... to the sector in its 11th yearMotobike Istanbul, the most comprehensive event of the motorcycle and bicycle sectors in the region organized by Messe Frankfurt Istanbul, is getting ready to open its doors to the sector in its 11th year. The tickets of t more >>
MINI Connected and new MINI Lifestyle Collection at Singapore Motorshow 2019.
09.01.2019
MINI Asia and Eurokars Habitat are jointly launching MINI Connected and the new MINI Lifestyle Collection at the Singapore Motorshow 2019. The Motorshow is held from 10 to 13 January 2019 at the Suntec Singapore Convention Centre. The MINI booth is located at level 4, and the latest range of MINI cars will be on display. more >>
Coys Interclassics Maastricht - Screen and rock legends cars to be auctioned
09.01.2019
Cars owned by both screen and rock legends will go under the hammer at the Coys Interclassics Maastricht Auction in Netherlands which takes place on Friday and Saturday (Jan 11th and 12th) A 1958 Facel Vega Excellence supplied new to the legendary Ame more >>
Participants feedback after Automechanika Shanghai 2018 record highest ever show figures
08.01.2019
Automechanika Shanghai has experienced its most international and busiest fair yet, rounding off another successful year. The 14th edition took place from 28 November to 1 December and covered every aspect of the automotive supply chain. The record breaking show present more >>
Kia looks to post-autonomous driving era at CES 2019 Las Vegas
03.01.2019
•    Kia to unveil new tech with interactive ‘Space of Emotive Driving’ exhibit•    R.E.A.D. System is the automotive industry’s first technology converging human senses-oriented in-cabin environment control and AI-based emotional intelligence •    Virtual touch-type gesture more >>
Kia Motors teams up with K-Pop phenomenon BLACKPINK
03.01.2019
•    Kia to serve as title sponsor for BLACKPINK’s 2019 World Tour•    Partnership with YouTube’s most subscribed girl group to help Kia establish closer connection to the younger generation•    Kia to offer experiential activities, including send-off event at worldwide concerts i more >>
United Autosports at Autosport International Show Birmingham
02.01.2019
•    United Autosports attending show as HRX UK for the first time•    Third consecutive appearance at show for Ligier Sports Cars UK representatives•    Stand located in hall two, stand number 2360  more >>
GENESIS G70 named 2018 Safest Car of the Year by Korean Government
26.12.2018
Today, G70 has been named as the ‘2018 Safest Car of the Year’ during ‘2018 KNCAP ceremony’ held by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT).The Safest Car of the Year is awarded through Korean Ne more >>
SsangYong Musso au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Le pick-up en mission confortAbsent du stand l'année dernière, nous avons le plaisir de vous présenter le dernier né de la gamme SsangYong: notre nouveau pick-up Musso. Comme son prédécesseur l'Actyon Sports, i more >>
SsangYong Rexton au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Lancement réussiPour le Rexton, 2018 était le premier grand test. Une première année pleine de carrière est en effet toujours scrutée à la loupe, car c'est là qu'on sait si un véhicule con more >>
SsangYong Rodius au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Un petit tour et puis s'en vaNous devons commencer ce chapitre par une triste nouvelle : 2019 est la dernière année de carrière d'un des véhicules les plus atypiques que le marché automobile ait connu. Et quand nous disons more >>
SsangYong XLV au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Best-seller de l'annéeComme nous vous le disions dans notre page d'introduction, l'année 2018 a été pour SsangYong une année à la fois moins faste, et néanmoins satisfaisante. Et l'un des motif more >>
SsangYong Tivoli au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Bon élèveArrivé au milieu de son cycle de vie, notre crossover compact Tivoli continue son parcours en faisant exactement ce que nous attendons de lui: offrir aux familles tout ce dont elles ont besoin – et même plus – more >>
SsangYong @ Brussels Motor Show
24.12.2018
SsangYong au Salon de Bruxelles 2019Parfaitement dans le thèmeDécidément, SsangYong a le chic pour coller à l'âme du Salon de Bruxelles. L'an dernier, année de "gros Salon", nous vous présent more >>
Suzuki Celerio au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Chaque pot a son couvercle Tranquillement, sans faire de bruit, notre mini-citadine poursuit sa carrière avec une régularité de métronome. La Celerio, c'est la voiture qui nous fait voir le verre à moitié plein: quand on ne suit pas les modes, on n'est pas victimes de ses revirements.  more >>
Suzuki Baleno au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
La Swift des familles? La Suzuki Baleno semble être relativement inclassable. Et avis aux esprits facétieux: abstenez-vous de lancer des plaisanteries sur son apparence, nous les connaissons déjà toutes.&nb more >>
Suzuki Jimny au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
La troisième génération est lancée en 1998, et c'est avec elle que le public européen découvre vraiment (enfin!) le nom Jimny. Celui-ci rompt avec son prédécesseur en offrant un intérieur vraiment plus cossu (on se comprend) et des finitions soignées. more >>
Suzuki Swift Sport au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Suzuki Swift Sport: la boîte à fun Depuis notre rencontre annuelle de 2018, la nouvelle Swift Sport a démarré sa carrière et surtout, la presse a eu l'occasion de la prendre en main. Et ne nous voilons pas more >>
Suzuki Swift au Salon de Bruxelles
24.12.2018
Tout vient à point à qui sait attendre L'année dernière à la même époque, nous vous disions que la carrière de notre nouvelle Swift démarrait à petit rythme. Chez la plupart des cons more >>
Suzuki S-Cross au Salon de Bruxelles
24.12.2018
Indéboulonnable Maintenant que le Jimny est entré dans une nouvelle génération, le S-Cross a repris le titre de doyen de notre gamme. Lancé en 2013 et renouvelé en 2017, il est évidemment loin more >>
Suzuki Ignis au Salon de Bruxelles
24.12.2018
Y en a pas deux Dans notre chapitre consacré à la Baleno, vous avez peut-être lu que nous la présentons comme étant à cheval sur deux segments. Voilà un "dilemme" auquel n'est pas confront&ea more >>
Suzuki Vitara au Salon de Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Coup de frais Déjà arrivé à la moitié de son cycle de vie, notre Vitara est passé par la traditionnelle case mise à jour en août dernier. Si d'aventure vous étiez passé à côté de cette information, permettez-nous de vous résumer ici tout ce qui a chang&ea more >>
Suzuki au Salon de l'Auto Bruxelles 2019
24.12.2018
Salon de Bruxelles 2019 A l'aube de l'électrification Comme toutes les années impaires, c'est pour un "petit" Salon de Bruxelles que nous avons le plaisir de vous accueillir sur notre sta more >>

2001-2019 automobilsport.com full copyright