Sponsors & Exhibitors



Covington & Burling LLP offers one of the world’s premier sports and media practices, representing, among others, the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, USOC, USTA and the Big East Conference in the United States, and the FIA (the governing body of Formula 1 racing) and British Horseracing Authority in Europe. Covington lawyers have also advised a host of major league teams and owners in the U.S. and premier league clubs in England, including recently representing Christopher Cohan in the NBA record-setting sale of the Golden State Warriors. The firm offers a broad range of counsel to sports clients, ranging from industry-shaping litigation to mergers and acquisitions, finance, media and technology transactions to intellectual property disputes and enforcement to government affairs, regulatory and taxation issues.  Covington is recognized by Chambers USA as an “outstanding law firm with unmatched sports law expertise” and was recently named the "Sports, Media & Entertainment Team of the Year" by Intellectual Property Magazine in recognition of the firm’s contribution to promoting and protecting the sports and entertainment-related IP rights of its clients. For more information, please visit www.cov.com.

 

Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal is the industry's leading weekly trade publication, providing breaking news and comprehensive reporting and analysis on sports business. With 80 reporters, editors and guest columnists, SBJ keeps its readers up to date on the latest developments in sports marketing, sponsorships, media, facilities, agents and labor, finance and more. For more information, visit www.sportsbusinessjournal.com.

Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Daily and SportsBusiness Daily Global are the leading daily trade publications on the business of sports. Monday through Friday, the publications summarize industry news reported by more than 600 media outlets in the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, India, Asia, Australia and South America. They offer relevant original features by their experienced editorial staff. In prioritizing the day's most important news, The Daily and Global Daily offer readers both the substance and "the spin" of how the news is playing. In addition, they provide timely original features that go beyond the headlines and analyze the latest trends influencing the multi-billion-dollar sports industry.
For more information, visit www.sportsbusinessdaily.com.

Both publications are part of the Street & Smith’s Sports Group, which consists of the Street & Smith’s Conference Group, the Sports Business Resource Guide & Fact Book and NASCAR Illustrated. Street & Smith’s is a division of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), which comprises weekly business journals across the country, BizJournals.com, Hemmings Motor News and Sporting News. ACBJ is part of the Advance Publications family.



WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global sports entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.



Omnigon is an award winning digital solutions company specializing in broadcast second screen products, large web-based systems, social media products, and mobile web/apps. Our success in digital sports initiatives is the result of a unique combination of elite digital development capabilities and subject matter expertise in a wide variety of sports. For more information on how Omnigon can support your digital efforts, visit www.omnigon.com.




Proskauer has been recognized by Chambers USA as having the "nation's leading sports practice, with a "dream team of lawyers" who have "the finest skills in the country." As part of its "superbly rounded practice," the firm represents a broad range of clients in team and league-related financings; stadium and arena development and sponsorships; key facility contracts, including naming rights and seat licenses; acquisitions of sports teams; production and distribution of sports content across all platforms; e-Commerce and technology acquisition and licensing; joint ventures between and among sports entities and media and technology companies; collective bargaining agreements with players, referees, umpires and other game officials; and in litigation matters involving the most pressing issues facing sports. For more information, please visit www.proskauer.com.




As the digital leader in sports, Y! Sports combines insightful content, expert commentary, must-see event coverage, and an addictive Fantasy experience to bring fans deep inside the games, teams, and stories that matter – making it the place where more sports fans come to play.  Our massive reach and our premium cross-platform experiences provide Yahoo! advertisers with an array of custom and unique opportunities to communicate with fans. To see us in action, visit sports.yahoo.com.



Txtstation, is rebranding itself to Mobivity (MFON.OB).  Mobivity Display is the new division name of the former Txtstation services.  We are a leader in mobile, social, and IVR marketing specializing in sports and entertainment.  We allow broadcasters, event owners, sponsors and general media to engage with consumers directly through mobile phones, the Internet, and landlines phones in real time and in high definition. We create one-to-one 'real time' dialog with consumers at specific times and places, such as events, concerts and live or pre-recorded broadcasts. Since 2004, we have been at the forefront of mobile interactivity designing 'live' integrated programs that harness the excitement of live events and broadcasts while delivering high consumer response and encouraging brand loyalty. We can increase revenues, build databases and create new inventory. Clients include UFC, KCAL Sports, Raycom Sports, NFL, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals, USTA, Utah Jazz, Houston Texans, Philadelphia Eagles, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Mavericks, Real Salt Lake, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, AT&T Wireless, C-Spire, Southwest Airlines, plus many more. A more complete list can be seen at www.mobivity.com/display. Capabilities include SMS, IVR, QR, Mobile Web, Facebook/Twitter Connects, HD Television/Stadium graphics, and many other customs solutions.  Check out our incredible demo reels at:  http://vimeo.com/mobivitydisplay  Call Michael Falato, the SVP of Sales & Business Development, at 512-522-4710 or email him at michael.falato@mobivity.com




Phizzle is a mobile marketing and digital advertising provider delivering audience engagement solutions to grow fan loyalty, increase customer revenues and harness brand equity. Partnering with digital and media agencies, sports leagues, entertainment venues, broadcast companies and brand advertisers, Phizzle delivers effective mobile and digital marketing programs to enable audience relationship management. Phizzle's solution provides brands with tools to integrate mobile, social and digital marketing campaigns in real-time to any device or any screen using a singular platform. The platform offers individual customization, granular reporting, performance metrics and detailed analytics to enhance the audience experience, drive ratings and increase revenue.  Whether fans are in a venue, at home, on a device or making a purchase, Phizzle's loyalty solution captures each engagement and rewards fans using a closed loop points/rewards system.  For more information, please visit Phizzle at www.phizzle.com or call us at 1-877-PHIZZLE (744-9953).



The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) was founded to provide a forum for interaction between existing and emerging companies in a unique and growing fantasy sports industry. We serve the small, the large, the entrepreneurs, and the corporations. In 2012 we are proud to represent more than 150 member companies in a mature industry with a market size our research estimates at 34million adult Americans. The FSTA continues to be committed to research, communication, and recognition. For more information, visit, www.fsta.org.

A growing number of sports organizations are turning to Comcast Media Center (CMC) to meet their digital media demands, including the PAC-12 Networks, NHL Network, YES Network, NBC Sports and iN DEMAND.  CMC’s custom and innovative video content solutions include:

• Channel Origination & Transmission
• Multi-Platform VOD
• Disaster Recovery
• Studio and Post Production

For more information, visit www.comcastmediacenter.com.



RealGravity is a leading sports video syndication platform. Let us help you take your brand, your video content, and your ad sales into premium sports sites and blogs across the web, mobile and OTT. Multiply your reach and revenue with transparent inventory that you control. Contact Doug Neiman, Vice President, Sales & Media Partnerships dneiman@realgravity.com 310-710-3684.

For more information, visit www.realgravity.com.




THE RUSH is a digital media software company with a propriety content management allowing fans to follow individual players and teams.

The differentiator is in the ability to immediately deliver hyper personal content to mobile devices globally
Revenue can be realized through subscriptions, multi-channel advertising, archived video and targeted product placement.

Visit therush.com or call 855.484.3787



Cellular Specialties, Inc. (CSI), a proven wireless infrastructure partner of the New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium, enables wireless connectivity for 3G/4G cellular, Wi-Fi, and public safety coverage. With our expertise in RF and with DAS networks, CSI’s Custom Solutions Group (CSG) has implemented more than 9,000 solutions. For more information, visit www.cellularspecialties.com/fanexperience



NeuLion creates the most innovative, interactive and personal digital video experiences for major sports properties worldwide.  More than just live HD video delivery, the interactive experiences Neulion has created have attracted the NFL, NHL, UFC and more, who all use and trust NeuLion to build, deliver and grow their digital businesses. For more information, visit neulion.com.



With more than 100 million active users globally (as of Q4 2011), eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. Their collective impact on ecommerce is staggering: In 2011, the total value of goods sold on eBay was $68.6 billion -- more than $2,100 every second.



ContinuityXTM provides a complete state-of-the-art stadium technology platform and application services for mobile devices enabling the most unique and immersive fan experience. Our integrated end-to-end infrastructure, Wi-Fi triangulated solution, and suite of applications provides fans with comprehensive coverage and extensive capacity to access intuitive and customized services. For more information, visit continuityx.com.



S3i Digital is a data-driven digital & social company focused on sports and entertainment.  S3i Digital partners with teams, brands and events alike to turn the spotlight from the field to the fan; synthesizing information, providing intelligence and building engagement platforms to bring them closer than ever to fans. For more information, visit s3idigital.com



Conviva grows online audiences by delivering an optimized and personalized video experience to each and every viewer, every single second. Viewers watch three times the amount of content when their experience is uninterrupted (no buffering) and their picture quality is higher definition. Conviva takes preemptive action to improve the experience for every viewer, so they watch longer and drive more profitable media business. For more information, visit conviva.com.




Sporting News, an iconic, 126-year old brand, is a multi-platform sports media company catering to real sports fans through high-quality original content, the curation of recommended content from outside sources and the deep integration of social tools in its products. Its products are available across print, web, mobile and tablet devices. Sporting News is a division of American City Business Journals, Inc., publisher of 41 city business journals, SportsBusiness Journal, SportsBusiness Daily, NASCAR Illustrated and Inside Lacrosse. For more information, visit sportingnews.com.



ECAL is a dynamic calendar marketing system for event owners that delivers content-rich events information directly into the personal, mobile, tablet and social calendar of their customers. The ECAL system acquires profiled customer data and behavioral analytics for event owners while increasing awareness and driving engagement and high-value sales. For more information, visit ecal.net.



Britten is the industry leader in large format digital printing, custom banners, flags, tents and event signage. Trusted by promoters across America, we make your brand stand out among the rest! To learn more, visit www.brittenbanners.com or call 800-426-9496.

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