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Volume 20 No. 45
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Faces and Places

Making meaningful connections, telling stories effectively, leveraging data: Topics like these were on the table at the Stadium Sports Marketing Symposium Nov. 1-2 in New York City. Stars in the business like Greg Norman and representatives of brands such as Samsung, Mastercard and Corona shared their views from the stage.


The opening panel, “Eyes Wide Open: What’s Keeping You Up at Night?”: The NFL’s Renie Anderson, the NHL’s Keith Wachtel, Optimum Sports’ Tom McGovern, moderator Terry Lefton of SBJ/SBD, Stadium’s Dan Scalia and AT&T’s Mark Wright.
From a panel on athlete endorsements: Moderator Mori Taheripour from the Wharton School, Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad and Wasserman’s Lindsay Kagawa Colas
UM Worldwide’s Chad Stoller on reaching
millennials and Gen Z
Mastercard’s Raja Rajamannar
The Dallas Cowboys’ Joe Simler (left) and Scott Erdmann and Learfield’s Sophia Kelly
The NBA G League’s Malcolm Turner
John Alvarado of Constellation Brands’ Corona
Young attendees from the High School of Sports Management
Werner Brell of Samsung Electronics America
Golf hall of famer and entrepreneur Greg Norman speaks during an onstage interview with SBJ/SBD Executive Editor Abe Madkour.

Please submit photos for review of industry conferences, parties, product launches and openings showcasing the people and personalities at the event. Include the event date, location, names/titles of those featured along with credit information. The photo specifications are as follows: 300dpi, tiff, jpeg or eps color images. Submit digital photos for review at: or send color prints to: Faces & Places, c/o Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 120 W. Morehead St., Suite 310, Charlotte, NC 28202.