The AHL's Board of Governors announced the league has
reached an agreement on a new six-year contract with AHL
President & CEO DAVID ANDREWS (AHL)....ProServ promoted TODD
WAKS to Dir of Client Business Development (ProServ).
Team Mouse co-founders MARC ANDRES and BRADLEY
SCHLACHTER are profiled in FORBES under the header "Computer
Jocks." Team Mouse has projected $5M in '97 sales (FORBES,
9/22 issue)....Lakers Coach DEL HARRIS will appear on ABC's
"Over the Top" tomorrow, playing a minister (William Morris
Agency).....In San Antonio, plans were announced for the
establishment of The Carver Complex and education-community
center on San Antonio's east side, with major funding from
THE DAVID ROBINSON FOUNDATION. Robinson is donating $5M
overall to the center (The Carver Complex).
ROBERT ERB, Dir of Sports Marketing at adidas, and PAT
WILLIAMS, Senior Exec VP of the Magic, will be two of the
featured keynote speakers for the '98 National Sports Forum.
JON SPOELSTRA, author of "Selling Ice to Eskimos," will lead
two pre-conference sessions entitled "Revitalizing Your
Ticket Sales" and "Spoelstra on Sponsorship."
WHERE AND WHEN: The National Sports Forum, the largest
conference dedicated to team marketing and sales, will be
held January 18-20 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston.
The conference registration fee is $645. The pre-conference
sessions are an additional $395. If you register by October
15 you will receive a free copy of the "1998 Sports Market
Place Directory," published by Frankin-Quest. For more
info, contact Seaver Marketing at 619-467-6753. THE DAILY
is the official publication of the National Sports Forum.