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Past Events

2017 NeuLion Sports Media & Technology Conference

November 7 - 8, 2017
The Marina del Rey Marriott
Marina del Rey, CA

Conference Overview

Back by popular demand, the 19th annual NeuLion Sports Media & Technology (SMT) conference will once again be held on the west coast at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Marina del Rey, California.  Focusing on the topics that are making headlines across the media and technology industry, SMT brings together the executives and pioneers who are paving the way in innovation.

Over the years, SMT has become a must attend event for anyone in sports media and the speaker faculty includes industry thought leaders who share insights on evolving viewer habits, monetizing social and digital platforms, shifting demographics, changing technologies and more.

Who Should Attend?
Senior executives from broadcast and cable networks, digital and online properties, professional leagues and teams, as well as technology and service providers.

Featured Speakers

2016 NEULION SPORTS MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

To see highlights from last year's event, please click on the arrow below. Stay tuned for details regarding the 2017 program.

SMT Live Podcast

In Case You Missed It!

Click here to listen to the SMT Live Podcast -- “OTT Gets Personal.”  This is the second episode that looks at the fast-changing world of OTT programming and marketing and comes after OTT Goes Global that was presented earlier this year. In “OTT Goes Personal,” you will hear how these organizations are personalizing content to attract new viewers, and their strategies on making their product stand out in the marketplace, reducing churn and maintaining subscribers. The discussion is moderated by SBJ/SBD Exec Editor ABE MADKOUR and participants include Big Ten Network Senior VP/Programming & Digital Media MICHAEL CALDERON, Univision Senior VP/Products & Technology SCOTT LEVINE, NeuLion Exec VP & co-Founder CHRIS WAGNER and Tennis Channel Head of Digital Media & Business Development ADAM WARE.

Keeping the SMT Conversation Alive Throughout the Year.

What They're Saying About SMT

“SMT is on my calendar every year.  It’s the one conference that comprehensively addresses what’s happening in media today and provides insight into what’s ahead. It’s also a great opportunity to connect with many of my colleagues throughout the media industry.”
Doug Perlman
Founder & CEO
Sports Media Advisors

"Every year, Sports Media & Technology brings together startups, leagues, media properties and brands to discuss the future of all of our businesses. The audience is genuinely interested in understanding the innovation that's happening throughout the space and it's exactly this type of collaboration that's required in order for us to learn from each other and help each other make money."
Pete Vlastelica
President & CEO
Activision Blizzard

“It doesn’t matter what side of the business you’re on -- property, media, sponsor --technology has and is radically changing how sports are enjoyed; how fans interact with the games and players. SMT provides a central platform for all the parties in this media revolution to meet and exchange ideas on everything from technology to licensing to audience metrics. It’s on our calendar every year.”
Jeff Price
Chief Commercial Officer
PGA of America

“SMT is a great event with an A list of participants and very good networking”
Claude Ruibal
Executive Director, Digital, Production and Sports Solutions
Infront Sports & Media 

Sponsors

Contact Information

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

For ATTENDANCE information, 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