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Past Events
Tuesday, September 22

Doors to virtual platform open

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Abraham Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

 

Unifying Ticketing Policies & Procedures

Amy Howe, President & COO, Ticketmaster, North America
Bryan Perez, 
CEO, AXS 

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

Examining Demographic and Behavioral Data

Sezin Aksoy, Senior Vice President, Global Data Strategy and Analytics, AXS
Jessica Gelman,
CEO, KAGR 
Russell Scibetti,
Vice President, Strategy & Business Intelligence, New York Giants  

Moderator: Ben Fischer, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 

The Key to Communicating to Staff and Stakeholders

Mandy Gutmann, Senior Vice President, Communications, BSE Global 
Burt Lauten,
Director, Communications, Pittsburgh Steelers 
Heather Sautter,
Senior Director, Corporate and Marketing Communications, AMB Sports & Entertainment 

Moderator: Austin Karp, Managing Digital Editor, Sports Business Journal 

 

Networking Break

How CFOs Are Adjusting and Managing the Bottom Line

Blair Listino, Chief Financial Officer, Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center and Spectacor Gaming
Rob Reed,
Chief Financial Officer, AEG

Moderator: Chris Smith, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Going In-Depth On-Campus: What’s Happening in the Collegiate Ticketing Space

Kim Damron, President & CEO, Paciolan

Moderator: Michael Smith, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

A New Approach in Premium Sales

Paige Farragut, Senior Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service, Texas Rangers
Colin Faulkner,
Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing & Chief Commercial Officer, Chicago Cubs

Moderator: Eric Prisbell, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Issues of the Day: The Ticketing Future

Brad Griffith, CEO, Gametime 
Patrick Ryan, Co-Founder, Eventellect

Moderator: Karn Dhingra, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Featured Interview: Managing, Aligning and Keeping it Real for Your Sales Staff

Todd Goldstein, CRO, AEG

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

Virtual Cocktail Session by Banners Kitchen & Tap Mixologist Jackson Cannon

Closing remarks and program concludes

Wednesday, September 23

Doors to virtual platform open

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Abraham Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

Creating, Leading and Maintaining a Successful Franchise

Kerry Bubolz, President & Chief Operating Officer, Golden Knights

Moderator: Mark Burns, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 

Professional Bull Riders: The First Out of the Gate with Fans at Live Events

Sean Gleason, Commissioner & CEO, Professional Bull Riders 

Moderator: Bill King, Senior Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 

Motorsports Bringing Fans Back to the Oval

Mike Burch, Chief Strategy Officer, Speedway Motorsports

Moderator: Adam Stern, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

An In-Depth Look at Facilities Management Moving Forward

Bob Newman, CEO & President, ASM Global 

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

How UFC Created Fight Island

Lawrence Epstein, COO, UFC 

Moderator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Partner Insight: International WELL Building Institute

Melanie Koch, Manager, Sports & Entertainment Venues Sector Lead, International WELL Building Institute

Moderator: David Broughton, Research Director, Sports Business Journal

Networking Break

Leadership in Sports: The New Norm

Alison Birdwell, President, Sports & Entertainment, Aramark
Danita Johnson, 
President & COO, Los Angeles Sparks
Jamey Rootes,
 President, Houston Texans

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

The New Live Event Experience

Jaime Faulkner, CEO, Levy’s E15 Group
Mike Kress, Co-Founder, Chief Architect, Generator Studio 
Kim Stone, 
General Manager, Chase Center

Moderator: Bret McCormick, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Partner Insights: ISSA/Global Biorisk Advisory Council

Patricia (Patty) Olinger, Executive Director, Global Biorisk Advisory Council
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner,
Director, Global Biorisk Advisory Council
Steve Arehart,
Director, Program Management, Global Biorisk Advisory Council

Moderator: David Broughton, Research Director, Sports Business Journal

Sneak Preview: Globe Life Field and Texas Live!

Rob Matwick, Executive Vice President, Business Operations, Texas Rangers 

Moderator: Eric Prisbell, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Showcasing the Newly Renovated Wells Fargo Center

Phil Laws, Senior Vice President of Arena Operations and General Manager, Wells Fargo Center

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

Virtual Cocktail Session with Banners Kitchen & Tap Mixologist Jackson Cannon

Closing remarks and program concludes