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.
Recognized as the “2016 Best in Sports Event and Experiential Marketing” by SportsBusiness Journal, LeadDog Marketing Group creates, markets and activates one-of-a-kind brand and consumer experiences. Our team of passionate, make-it-happen people takes a full-service approach to integrated, experiential marketing, providing services including event conception and activation, sponsorship consulting, partnership negotiation, design and branding, strategic communications, brand promotions, digital and social media strategy. Part of CSM, a global leader in sport and entertainment, LeadDog delivers award-winning campaigns for partners in the sports, media/entertainment, active lifestyle, cause, technology and food/beverage industries. Marquee clients include Audi, NFLPA, The Players' Tribune, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Coca-Cola, Reebok and Intel. LeadDog is headquartered in New York City with satellite presence in Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco and Washington D.C. To unleash your potential, please visit: www.leaddogmarketing.com.
The national and international Sports Business practice at Winstead PC represents team owners, professional sports teams and franchises, sports authorities and other governmental entities, colleges and universities, concessionaires, host committees, the lending sector, and others on a variety of sports projects including: venue development, naming rights, licensing and leasing, acquisitions and investments, concessions, and private and public finance. www.winstead.com
MGM Resorts International is a global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 27 unique hotel offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The company is expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts and MGM COTAI in Macau, and debuting the first international Bellagio-branded hotel in Shanghai. The 77,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®.
The NFL Players Association (NFLPA), via its licensing and marketing arm, NFL Players Inc., connects businesses to the power of NFL players. NFL Players Inc. creates customized business solutions through group player licensing rights, marketing strategy, player activations and unique business initiatives.
The OneTeam Collective, the NFLPA's athlete-driven accelerator, expands potential for new partnerships with startups and early stage companies in exchange for equity. The NFLPA's group player representation business, REP Worldwide, provides licensing services for athletes, including the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team players and WNBA players.