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|Issue Date||SBJ In-Depth||Industry Events||Sponsored Sections*||Ad • Materials Close|
|2nd Quarter 2016|
|April 4||Forty Under 40||3/21 - 3/23|
|April 11||World Congress of Sports||World Congress of Sports, April 13-14
Forty Under 40 Banquet, April 14 JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE
|Las Vegas Arena Opening*||3/28 - 3/30|
|April 18||Facilities Design; Section Spotlight: The Top Designers and Buildings||4/4 - 4/6|
|April 25||The Fight Game||4/11 - 4/13|
|May 2||Sports Media: The Media Upfront||Ohio University 50th Anniversary*||4/18 - 4/20|
|May 9||Sponsorship and Marketing Editorial Focus: Under Armour at 20||4/25 - 4/27|
|May 16||Sports Business Awards||Sports Business Awards - May 18 New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square||5/2 - 5/4|
|May 23||Indianapolis 500 @ 100||100th running of the Indy 500||5/9 - 5/11|
|May 30||Action Sports 2016||Intersport Brand Engagement Summit, June 1-2, Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Summer X-Games (Date: TBD)
|Sports Marketing and Properties Showcase*||5/16 - 5/17|
|June 6||The Sustainability Issue||5/23 - 5/25|
|June 13||AD of the Year||Profiles of degree programs in Sports Business||Degree Programs in Sports Business*||5/31 - 6/1|
|June 20||Sponsorship and Marketing Editorial Focus: Under Armour at 20||6/6 - 6/8|
|June 27||Sports Law; Section Spotlight: The Top Sports Lawyers||Green Sports Summit (Tentative date: June 28-30, Los Angeles)||6/13 - 6/15|
|3rd Quarter 2016|
|July 4||OPEN WEEK – NO PUBLICATION|
|July 11||Facilities||Fan Experience*
US Bank Stadium Grand Opening, Minneapolis*
|6/27 - 6/29|
|July 18||Sports Media||7/5 - 7/6|
|July 25||The Education Issue||7/11 - 7/13|
|Aug. 1||2016 Summer Olympics||Olympics, Aug. 5-21, Rio||7/18 - 7/20|
|Aug. 8||Youth Sports Destinations||National Association of Sports Commissions 25th Anniversary*||7/25 - 7/27|
|Aug. 15||Sponsorship and Marketing||8/1 - 8/3|
|Aug. 22||College Football Season Preview||8/8 - 8/10|
|Aug. 29||Tennis 2016||8/15 - 8/17|
|Sept. 5||NFL 2016||8/22 - 8/24|
|Sept. 12||Game Changers: Women in Sports Business||Game Changers, September 15, Marriott Marquis Times Square, NYC||8/29 - 8/31|
|Sept. 19||Ticketing||Sports Facilities & Finance, Sept. 20-22, Minneapolis||9/6 - 9/7|
|Sept. 26||Sports Finance; Section Spotlight: The Top Sports Financiers||9/12 - 9/14|
|4th Quarter 2016|
|Oct. 3||NHL 2016; Section Spotlight: NHL 100th Anniversary||Sports Media & Technology, October 5-6, Marriott Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Beach, CA||Los Angeles Kings 50th Anniversary*||9/19 - 9/21|
|Oct. 10||Big Data and Analytics in Sports||9/26 - 9/28|
|Oct. 17||Sponsorship and Marketing||Property Showcase*||10/3 - 10/5|
|Oct. 24||NBA 2016||10/10 - 10/12|
|Oct. 31||Horse Racing 2016||Breeder's Cup, Nov. 4-5||10/17 - 10/19|
|Nov. 7||College Basketball Season Preview||Momentum Sports Marketing Symposium, Nov. 9-10, Crown Plaza, Times Square||Sports Marketing and Properties Showcase*||10/24 - 10/27|
|Nov. 14||Facilities: Hospitality||Pro Facilities*||10/31 - 11/2|
|Nov. 21||The Fight Game: Special Report 12th Annual SBJ/SBD Reader Survey||Sports Gives Back: Philanthropic and Community-Based Programs*||11/7 - 11/9|
|Nov. 28||College Sports||Directory of College Degree Programs in Sports*
|11/14 - 11/16|
|Dec. 5||The 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business||11/21 - 11/23|
|Dec. 12||The Year in Sports Business||11/28 - 11/30|
|December 19||OPEN WEEK – NO PUBLICATION|
|December 26||OPEN WEEK – NO PUBLICATION|
THE LEFTON REPORT is a weekly must-read on sponsorship, advertising and marketing news written by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily Editor-at-Large Terry Lefton. It is consistently one of the most widely read features in the magazine. LABOR & AGENTS BY LIZ MULLEN covers the dynamic world of sports agencies and talent agents, as well as the key labor issues facing the sports industry. Her weekly column is a can’t-miss among top sports agents and talent negotiators, as well as league and labor leaders. BREAKING GROUND BY DON MURET covers the latest news and trends among sports facilities and venues in this weekly column widely read by facility managers, architects,contractors, vendors, concessionaries and other partners. The column examines new elements in facility design and development, seating and ticketing.
SPORTS MEDIA BY JOHN OURAND is known for its provocative and spirited opinion, offering a unique perspective on the latest trends in the dynamic and fluid sports media space. From rights fees to programming trends to ratings spin, Ourand delivers keen analysis of some of the hot-button issues that everyone is talking about.
A longtime sports business veteran, Bill Sutton authors a monthly column on best practices called SUTTON IMPACT, which receives more feedback and response than any other column in SportsBusiness Journal. Sutton details best practices on ticket pricing, renewals, group sales and corporate sponsorship strategies applicable to both league and sponsors.
UP NEXT BY RICH LUKER presents issues and perspectives by Rich Luker, the well-respected consultant with The Luker Co., that are intended to move the industry forward in its thinking. This thought-provoking piece examines the latest societal trends in sports consumption and habits, and features trending data on issues such as interest in sports among our youth, and thoughts from industry leaders about what’s on the horizon.
*Issues To Be Determined will be added to the SportsBusiness Journal site as they are announced. To get the latest information go to www.sportsbusinessjournal.com and click on the Advertise With Us section.
All editorial topics listed here are subject to change, without notice, at the discretion of the publisher.