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|Issue Date||SBJ In-Depth||Industry Events||Sponsored Sections*||Ad • Materials Close|
|1st Quarter 2017|
|Jan. 2||OPEN WEEK – NO PUBLICATION|
|Jan. 9||Ticketing||12/26/16 - 12/28/16|
|Jan. 16||Facilities: Design||1/2 - 1/4|
|Jan. 23||NHL at 100||NHL All-Star Game, Jan. 28-29, L.A.||1/9 - 1/11|
|Jan. 30||Super Bowl Preview||Super Bowl LI, Feb. 5 Houston||1/11 - 1/13|
|Feb. 6||Sponsorship and Marketing||1/23 - 1/25|
|Feb. 13||The Education Issue||1/30 - 2/1|
|Feb. 20||Motorsports 2017||Daytona 500, Feb. 26, Daytona||2/6 - 2/8|
|Feb. 27||Sports Media: E-Sports||2/13 - 2/15|
|March 6||MLS 2017||2/20 - 2/22|
|March 13||March Madness/College Basketball||2/27 - 3/1|
|March 20||Facilities: Fan Experience||3/6 - 3/8|
|March 27||MLB 2017||3/13 - 3/15|
|2nd Quarter 2017|
|April 3||Golf 2017||3/20 - 3/22|
|April 10||Forty Under 40||3/27 - 3/29|
|April 17||World Congress of Sports||CAA World Congress of Sports, April 19-20, Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA||4/3 - 4/5|
|April 24||The Fight Game||4/10 - 4/12|
|May 1||Horse Racing||Kentucky Derby, May 6, Churchill Downs||4/17 - 4/19|
|May 8||Youth Sports||4/24 - 4/26|
|May 15||Facilities: Concessions||5/1 - 5/3|
|May 22||Sports Business Awards||Sports Business Awards, May 24, Marriott Marquis, New York City||5/8 - 5/10|
|May 29||Sponsorship and Marketing: Brand Engagement||Intersport Brand Engagement Summit, Renaissance Chicago Downtown, May 31 and June 1||5/15 - 5/17|
|June 5||Data/Analytics||5/22 - 5/24|
|June 12||AD of the Year||NACDA Annual Convention, June 12-15 Orlando||Profiles of Sports Business Degree Programs*||5/30 - 5/31|
|June 19||Power Players: Facility Managers||6/5 - 6/7|
|June 26||Sports Technology||6/12 - 6/14|
|3rd Quarter 2017|
|July 3||OPEN WEEK – NO PUBLICATION|
|July 10||Profile: Atlanta Sports Market||6/26 - 6/28|
|July 17||Culinary Marketing And Activation In Sports||7/3 - 7/5|
|July 24||The Education Issue||7/10 - 7/12|
|July 31||Executive Search/Executive Recruiters||7/17 - 7/19|
|Aug. 7||Ticketing||EPL Season Opener||7/24 - 7/26|
|Aug. 14||Youth Sports||7/31 - 8/1|
|Aug. 21||College Football Season Preview||8/7 - 8/9|
|Aug. 28||Tennis 2017||U.S. Open, 8/28-9/10, NYC||8/14 - 8/16|
|Sept. 4||NFL 2017||8/21 - 8/23|
|Sept. 11||Game Changers: Women in Sports Business||8/28 - 8/29|
|Sept. 18||Facilities: Premium Seating||9/5 - 9/6|
|Sept. 25||Power Players: Public Relations||9/11 - 9/13|
|4th Quarter 2017|
|Oct. 2||NHL 2017||9/18 - 9/20|
|Oct. 9||Sports Media: Social Media||9/25 - 9/27|
|Oct. 16||Data and Analytics||10/2 - 10/4|
|Oct. 23||NBA 2017||10/9 - 10/11|
|Oct. 30||Sponsorship and Marketing||10/16 - 10/18|
|Nov. 6||College Basketball Season Preview||10/23 - 10/25|
|Nov. 13||The Fight Game||10/30 - 11/1|
|Nov. 20||Facilities: Security||Professional Facilities/New Construction*||11/6 - 11/8|
|Nov. 27||Power Players: Regional Sports Networks Plus: 13th Annual SBJ/SBD Reader Survey||Sports Gives Back*||11/13 - 11/15|
|Dec. 4||College Sports||Directory of College Degree Progams in Sports Business*
College Facilities/New Construction*
|11/20 - 11/22|
|Dec. 11||The 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business||11/27 - 11/29|
|Dec. 18||The Year in Sports Business||12/4 - 12/6|
|Dec. 25||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, which is a favorite for facility managers, architects, contractors, vendors, concessionaires 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 ongtime sports business veteran, Dr. Bill Sutton authors a monthly column on best practices. His column continuously receives the most feedback and response of any column to appear in SportsBusiness Journal. Sutton details best practices on ticket pricing, renewals, group sales and corporate sponsorship strategies applicable to both leagues and sponsors.
UP NEXT BY RICH LUKER presents issues and perspectives intended to move the industry forward in its thinking. Rich Luker, the well respected consultant with Luker Co., writes thought-provoking pieces that examine the latest societal trends in sports consumption and habits. He features trending data on issues, such as the 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.