IMG Sports Marketing Symposium 2011
Experts covered topics from across the marketing landscape at the IMG Sports Marketing Symposium Oct. 5-6 in New York City. Attendees heard from speakers such as Larry Scott, Ben Sutton, David Downs and Jeff Hayzlett, and gathered for networking between and after sessions.
|Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott (left) and IMG College President Ben Sutton discuss college sports marketing.|
|Jill Gregory of NASCAR and Mike Boykin of GMR Marketing|
|Author and former Kodak CMO Jeffrey Hayzlett energized the crowd.|
|North American Soccer League Commissioner David Downs in a One-On-One Interview|
|The WWE’s Peter Raskin (left), Brian Corcoran of Shamrock Sports & Entertainment, and Leverage Agency’s Ben Sturner|
|Tom Annear, Sony Ericsson Open/IMG, and Kevin Callanan, IMG Tennis|
|The Biz of Baseball’s David Simmons, Wally Hayward of the Chicago Cubs and Mary Beck of MLB Network|
MSG Network marks anniversary
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MSG Network celebrated the one-year anniversary of WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show on its air with a party at Valbella in New York City’s Meatpacking District on Sept. 21. From left: Co-host and former NFL MVP Boomer Esiason, MSG Networks EVP and GM Dan Ronayne, Madison Square Garden President and CEO Hank Ratner, MSG Media President Mike Bair and co-host Craig Carton.
L.A. to host 2015 Special Olympics
Los Angeles will host the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, it was recently announced. From left: Rosario Marin, Michelle Kwan, Donna de Varona, Maria Shriver, all members of the Special Olympics board of directors; Special Olympics co-founder Rafer Johnson; Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member; Tim Shriver, Special Olympics International chairman and CEO and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, holding the proclamation that was presented to the city; Bart Conner, Special Olympics board vice chairman; and Patrick McClenahan, chairman of the LA 2015 Bid Committee.
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