Upcoming Conferences and Events
1996 SPORT SUMMIT SET FOR ATLANTA
Published September 20, 1995
The 18th annual "Sport Summit" will be held Feb. 1-2 at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers -- the first time the annual gathering will be in Atlanta, and in conjunction with "The Super Show," which begins Feb. 4. Topics will include on-site marketing during the Olympics; life after the '96 games; league labor strife; growth of minor league sports; PSL's; parasitic marketing; sports in cyberspace; success of auto racing; team and player licensing; and the future of college sports. Speakers will include: DR. LEROY WALKER, President, USOC; JOHN KRIMSKY, Dep. Sec. General, USOC; HARVEY SCHILLER, President, Turner Sports; LEIGH STEINBERG, Steinberg & Moorad; DAVID FALK, President, F.A.M.E.; TERDEMA USSERY, President, Nike Sports Management; BILL STRICKLAND, President, IMG Basketball; GREG CLIFTON, COO, Bob Woolf Associates; ALEX NIEROTH, Managing Dir, Clarion Performance Properties; DON GIBSON, VP/GM, MLB Properties; ERIC SCHULTZ, Dir/Olympic Marketing, Coca-Cola, USA; SCOTT SMYTHE, VP, VISA; JEFFREY POLLACK, Publisher, THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY; MARK KIDD, Pres/National Sports Group, Host Communications. Registration fee is $945, or $845 if received by Nov 10. Sponsorship, exhibition, and advertising opportunities are still available. For additional information contact Jim Rice at E.J. Krause & Associates, (301) 986-7800.