An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. For more, visit learfield.com.
With more than 80 reporters, editors and guest columnists, SportsBusiness Journal is the category-leading weekly magazine covering sports business. SportsBusiness Daily, the industry’s leading daily online site summarizes industry news reported by more than 600 media outlets while its international subsidiary, SportsBusiness Global, covers sports business news stories throughout the world by following more than 200 local language publications and media outlets.
Resource Guide LIVE is the industry’s digital directory with listings on more than 75,000 people and in more than 11,000 companies. The Sports Business Conference and Events Group currently produces 12 industry-leading conferences and events.
More information can be found at: sportsbusinessjournal.com; sportsbusinessdaily.com; sportsbusinessdaily.com/global; resourceguidelive.com and sportsbusinessdaily.com/conferences-events.
The Sports Business Group is a division of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), which comprises a host of city-specific weekly business journals, BizJournals.com and Hemmings Motor News. ACBJ is part of Advance Publications.
College athletic programs recognize the need to engage recruits, donors, and fans. Advent helps athletic programs engage their audiences by designing experiences that move people using displays, graphics, and interactive exhibits. Every program has a story, and Advent has a proprietary method of uncovering and articulating it. The end result is a captivating and authentic space unique to the brand. Visit us at www.adventresults.com to learn more.
Mobilitie is the largest privately-held telecommunications infrastructure company in the United States. As a global provider of complete wireless solutions, Mobilitie helps people stay connected on their mobile devices wherever they are. We fund, deploy and operate next generation infrastructure that enables robust 4G LTE coverage and upcoming 5G services and speeds. Mobilitie wireless infrastructure includes communication towers, indoor and outdoor neutral host DAS networks, small cells, and Wi-Fi networks. Mobilitie’s Advanced Technology Group engineers innovative wireless solutions that improve wireless service at the largest and most complex venues across all major industries—including sports and entertainment, real estate, hospitality, education, healthcare, government and transportation. The highest mobile data traffic ever recorded during an event was carried by a Mobilitie DAS network.
Mobilitie is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and has regional offices across the United States and internationally. To learn more about our wireless coverage solutions, visit us at www.mobilitie.com.
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on arena, stadium and convention center projects in the professional and collegiate markets. Our sports portfolio, which provides seating for nearly one million people, includes icons such as the U.S. Bank Stadium, Golden 1 Center, State Farm Center at the University of Illinois, the Dana H. Dykhouse Stadium and Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex at the University of South Dakota and the Amon G. Carter Stadium at TCU. We contribute to the success of campus and sports programs through our services in new design and retrofit, kinetic engineering, forensic investigation, construction support planning and sustainability assessment and design. www.ThorntonTomasetti.com.
AXS provides innovative ticketing, data, and marketing solutions for more than 200 clients in live entertainment, from arenas and theaters to teams and universities. With its industry-leading technology, AXS helps clients reach more fans, gain better insights, and maximize the value of their events. The AXS platform serves millions of fans across the globe and makes it easier for them to discover events, get the perfect tickets, and share unforgettable live experiences with artists and teams. Headquartered in Los Angeles, AXS employs more than 500 professionals in multiple locations worldwide: Cleveland, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, London, and Stockholm. Learn more at solutions.axs.com.
ACCESS™ Event Solutions is revolutionizing the live events industry by providing advanced credential systems that solve modern security concerns. ACCESS™ has evolved into the industry leader for RFID integrated credentials, creating endless opportunities for functional enhancements that make event management easier and more secure. For more information, please visit www.accesseventsolutions.com or call 1-775-229-7200.
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bluemedia is the industry leader in décor, custom fabrication and experiential activations for brands, teams, events, and venues across the United States.
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ABOUT The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame
Founded in 1947 with early leadership from General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army coach Earl "Red" Blaik and immortal journalist Grantland Rice, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame is a non-profit educational organization that runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. With 120 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include Football Matters®, the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, The William V. Campbell Trophy® presented by Fidelity Investments, annual scholarships of more than $1.3 million and a series of initiatives to honor the legends of the past and inspire the leaders of the future. NFF corporate partners include Delta Air Lines, Fidelity Investments, Herff Jones, New York Athletic Club, PrimeSport, the SportsBusiness Journal, SportsManias, Under Armour and VICIS. Learn more at footballfoundation.org.