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SPORTS VENUES CONFERENCE BEGINS TONIGHT IN MILWAUKEE
Published October 17, 1996
The 1996 Sports Venues, Revenues & Values Conference gets underway tonight at the Hyatt Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. The conference's keynote address will be delivered tomorrow by Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. Major topics of discussion: FRIDAY: "The Future of Professional Sports," with Horrow Sports President Rick Horrow, Diamondbacks GM Joe Garagiola Jr. and David Murphy of MN-based Ellerbe Becket; and "The Financing and Politics of Sports Facilities," with presentations by David Cardwell of Holland & Knight, Deloitte & Touche's Stewart Rog; Ulice Payne Jr. of the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District and San Francisco Budget Dir Stephen Agostini. SATURDAY: "Naming Rights, Advertising & Sponsorships in Professional Sports," with Brewers VP Mike Bucek, Katie Trettin Benson of Miller Brewing Co. and SMG's Richard Sherwood; and "The Future of Sports Facilities," with a presentation by Martin Greenberg of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School (THE DAILY).