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Past Events
Tuesday, November 12

Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Exhibits Open

California Foyer- Lobby Level

All sessions will take place in the California Ballroom unless otherwise noted.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Abe Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

Featured Interview

Hear It Here First:  Goals for NBC Moving Forward and Putting His Stamp on an Iconic Brand

Moderator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Networking Break

California Foyer

How to Use Sports to Build a Platform

Facebook & Stadium Discuss Their Ongoing Partnership and Its Influence on the Future of Sports Media Distribution and Monetization

Moderator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Networking Luncheon

Featured Luncheon Interview: An Inside Look at Apple

Facilitator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 

Tripp Mickle, Technology Reporter, The Wall Street Journal 

Bayview Ballroom, Penthouse Level, 7th Floor

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Featured Interview

An Entrepreneur’s Thoughts on Developing a Successful Business and the Tech Trends He’s Watching Closely

Moderator: Abe Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

Networking Break

California Foyer

Featured Interview

Building a Media Empire Through Storytelling and Multi-Platform Content 

Moderator: Abe Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

Cocktail Reception

Reception Ends

Bourbon Tasting

Nightcap Reception

California Foyer- Lobby Level

Please note, continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. and sessions at 9:00 a.m.

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Wednesday, November 13

Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Exhibits Open

California Foyer- Lobby Level

Featured Interview

Hear It Here First: Learn How He’s Turned a Global News Network into the Most Used Digital News and Information Outlet in the World

Moderator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

What’s Ahead for the Fox Sports Era of WWE’s “Friday Night SmackDown”

Moderator: Abe Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

Closing Remarks

Conference Concludes