June 10 - 12, 2014 | Pittsburgh, PA

Event Venue: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

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

Conference Overview

Pittsburgh is the site for the 14th annual Veritix Sports Facilities & Franchises conference and 4th annual Ticketing Symposium. The three-day program will lead off with the Ticketing Symposium on Tuesday, June 10.  Once again this year, the Ticketing Symposium will closely examine the hottest topics in the industry and provide insights and key learnings on maximizing ticket revenue. 

Beginning on Wednesday, June 11, the Sports Facilities & Franchises conference will bring together those charged with managing venue and team operations.   Through a series of roundtable discussions, in-depth interviews and case studies, the conference will address venue sponsorship opportunities, ROI, fan engagement, emerging venue technologies, plus a host of other franchise and facility management topics. 

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. Following the Ticketing Symposium on the evening of Tuesday, June 10, all Ticketing Symposium and Sports Facilities & Franchises attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a venue tour and reception at Heinz Stadium. On Wednesday, June 11, attendees will enjoy an Evening at the Ballpark when the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park. And on Thursday, June 12 attendees will have an opportunity to tour Consol Energy Center.

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
Chicago Cubs

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

Rich Krezwick
Former 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
Billie Jean King 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 Ticketing Symposium and Sports Facilities & Franchises 2013

Contact Information

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

For information on SPONSORSHIP opportunities, please contact the following:

East Coast and Atlantic Seaboard office HQ contact, Allison Brush: 212-500-0710

Midwest, West Coast and Florida office HQ contact, Natalie Sharp: 212-500-0720


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