April 17 - 19, 2013 | Brooklyn, New York

Event Venue: The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

The industry's most senior meeting on ticketing and facility and franchise management.

Conference Overview

Brooklyn, New York is the site for the 13th annual Sports Facilities & Franchises conference and 3rd annual Ticketing Symposium. This year, Sports Facilities & Franchises (SFF) will lead off the three-day event, beginning on Wednesday, April 17.  Recognized throughout the industry as the most senior meeting on facility and franchise management, SFF will once again tackle the fundamental challenges venue and team executives face on a day-to-day basis and explore emerging trends, growth potential and incremental revenue opportunities.

The Ticketing Symposium will begin on the afternoon of Thursday, April 18 and extend into the morning of Friday, April 19.  The Symposium will dive deep into the hottest topics in the ticketing industry and provide insights and examples on how to increase ticketing revenue.
 
Both events are designed for team presidents, CEOs and other C-Level executives (CFO, COO, CIO, CMO), as well as VPs of key functional areas: facility operations and management, ticketing, premium seating, corporate sales and marketing.

In addition to the conference content, attendees will have ample opportunity to network with industry peers throughout the three-day event. On Wednesday, April 17, attendees will enjoy an Evening at the Barclays Center when the Brooklyn Nets host the Detroit Pistons.

What They're Saying About SFF and the Ticketing Symposium

“The pace of change in the ticketing marketplace has captured everyone’s attention.  The Ticketing Symposium provides a great venue for information sharing and networking on key topics impacting our industry.”

Crane Kenney
President
Chicago Cubs

“The SportsBusiness Journal Ticketing Symposium and Facilities Conference provides unbelievable opportunities for venues and industry leaders to learn about the hottest trends in ticketing from the best and brightest minds in the business. The content is extremely valuable and lives up to the gold standard that SportsBusiness Journal/Daily sets for its conferences and editorial content.”

Jane Kleinberger
Founder
Paciolan

“The superior content of SBJ conferences and the stellar attendee list speak for themselves."

Rich Krezwick
President
Devils Arena Entertainment

"As venues continue to be upgraded and revamped, conferences like Sports Facilities & Franchises provide a great opportunity to hear about the latest amenities and technologies. The exchange of ideas helps me to keep a pulse on the industry and gives me a chance to network with my peers in a relaxed and casual environment."

Daniel Zausner
Managing Director
USTA National Tennis Center 

"The Sports Facilities & Franchises conference was a valuable experience for the Atlanta Braves and me. The conference featured a multitude of industry innovations and gave us a chance to talk first-hand with other sports leaders from around the country. The conference also provides great networking opportunities outside of the sessions."

Derek Schiller
Executive Vice President, Sales and  Marketing
Atlanta Braves 

Scenes from the 2012 Event

Contact Information

For PROGRAM information, please contact Laura Case at 704-973-1446.

For information on ATTENDANCE, please contact Lorianne Lamonica at 704-973-1523.

For information on SPONSORSHIP opportunities, please contact Julie Tuttle at 212-500-0711.

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