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Faces and Places

Charlotte courts European business

From an economic development forum for European business executives in Paris hosted by the Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and partners Bank of America and Honeywell on Jan. 23: Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Hornets President/Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Charlotte Hornets
From an economic development forum for European business executives in Paris hosted by the Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and partners Bank of America and Honeywell on Jan. 23: Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Hornets President/Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Charlotte Hornets
From an economic development forum for European business executives in Paris hosted by the Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and partners Bank of America and Honeywell on Jan. 23: Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Hornets President/Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Charlotte Hornets

 

From the NHL All-Star weekend in St. Louis

Former St. Louis Blues player Jamal Mayers; Kim Davis, NHL EVP, social impact, growth initiatives and legislative affairs; Tom Stillman, Blues chairman and governor; NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; and sportscaster Mike Claiborne gather at the NHL Black History Month Truck Tour at the Boys and Girls Teen Center on Jan. 24.
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Former St. Louis Blues player Jamal Mayers; Kim Davis, NHL EVP, social impact, growth initiatives and legislative affairs; Tom Stillman, Blues chairman and governor; NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; and sportscaster Mike Claiborne gather at the NHL Black History Month Truck Tour at the Boys and Girls Teen Center on Jan. 24.
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Former St. Louis Blues player Jamal Mayers; Kim Davis, NHL EVP, social impact, growth initiatives and legislative affairs; Tom Stillman, Blues chairman and governor; NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; and sportscaster Mike Claiborne gather at the NHL Black History Month Truck Tour at the Boys and Girls Teen Center on Jan. 24.
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Deputy NHL Commissioner Bill Daly and Meliza Humphrey, manager, Honda National Advertising, present a key to a Honda CR-V to 2020 NHL All-Star MVP David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins after the game on Jan. 25.
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Deputy NHL Commissioner Bill Daly and Meliza Humphrey, manager, Honda National Advertising, present a key to a Honda CR-V to 2020 NHL All-Star MVP David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins after the game on Jan. 25.
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Deputy NHL Commissioner Bill Daly and Meliza Humphrey, manager, Honda National Advertising, present a key to a Honda CR-V to 2020 NHL All-Star MVP David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins after the game on Jan. 25.
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SportsBiz Startup

From the first GamePlanU SportsBiz Startup Orlando Presented By Roman Capital last month at the USTA National Training Center in Lake Nona, Fla.: Steve Buzby, Revel Marketing; and Sathish Chittibabu and Aravind Sampath of Fanisko. Twelve sports tech startups pitched their platforms after two days of entrepreneur panel discussions and mental health workshops.
Photo: GamePlanU
From the first GamePlanU SportsBiz Startup Orlando Presented By Roman Capital last month at the USTA National Training Center in Lake Nona, Fla.: Steve Buzby, Revel Marketing; and Sathish Chittibabu and Aravind Sampath of Fanisko. Twelve sports tech startups pitched their platforms after two days of entrepreneur panel discussions and mental health workshops.
Photo: GamePlanU
From the first GamePlanU SportsBiz Startup Orlando Presented By Roman Capital last month at the USTA National Training Center in Lake Nona, Fla.: Steve Buzby, Revel Marketing; and Sathish Chittibabu and Aravind Sampath of Fanisko. Twelve sports tech startups pitched their platforms after two days of entrepreneur panel discussions and mental health workshops.
Photo: GamePlanU

 

CEO for a day

From the first Talent Development Network CEO for a Day event at Marlins Park on Jan. 29, Miami-Dade College student Paul Douillon was paired with Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and will shadow Jeter for a day this spring.
Photo: Miami Marlins
From the first Talent Development Network CEO for a Day event at Marlins Park on Jan. 29, Miami-Dade College student Paul Douillon was paired with Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and will shadow Jeter for a day this spring.
Photo: Miami Marlins
From the first Talent Development Network CEO for a Day event at Marlins Park on Jan. 29, Miami-Dade College student Paul Douillon was paired with Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and will shadow Jeter for a day this spring.
Photo: Miami Marlins

 

Wisconsin visits Wrigley

The Sports Business Club, an undergraduate student organization within the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, took a four-day trip through Chicago and Detroit to meet with sports business industry leaders from the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings/Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs/Marquee 360, Chicago Bears/ASM Global, Chicago White Sox and 4FRONT.
Photo: UW Madison Sports Business Club
The Sports Business Club, an undergraduate student organization within the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, took a four-day trip through Chicago and Detroit to meet with sports business industry leaders from the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings/Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs/Marquee 360, Chicago Bears/ASM Global, Chicago White Sox and 4FRONT.
Photo: UW Madison Sports Business Club
The Sports Business Club, an undergraduate student organization within the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, took a four-day trip through Chicago and Detroit to meet with sports business industry leaders from the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings/Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs/Marquee 360, Chicago Bears/ASM Global, Chicago White Sox and 4FRONT.
Photo: UW Madison Sports Business Club

 

Triathlon summit

From the inaugural Endurance Exchange conference, Jan. 23-25 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.: USA Triathlon CMO Chuck Menke; Earl Walton, Ironman global director of coaching and training; USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris; Ironman Foundation Executive Director Sarah Hartmann; former MLB player Eric Byrnes, Let Them Play Foundation founder; Triathlon Business International President Dan Empfield; and USA Triathlon Foundation Executive Director Dave Deschenes.
Photo: J. Dodson
From the inaugural Endurance Exchange conference, Jan. 23-25 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.: USA Triathlon CMO Chuck Menke; Earl Walton, Ironman global director of coaching and training; USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris; Ironman Foundation Executive Director Sarah Hartmann; former MLB player Eric Byrnes, Let Them Play Foundation founder; Triathlon Business International President Dan Empfield; and USA Triathlon Foundation Executive Director Dave Deschenes.
Photo: J. Dodson
From the inaugural Endurance Exchange conference, Jan. 23-25 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.: USA Triathlon CMO Chuck Menke; Earl Walton, Ironman global director of coaching and training; USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris; Ironman Foundation Executive Director Sarah Hartmann; former MLB player Eric Byrnes, Let Them Play Foundation founder; Triathlon Business International President Dan Empfield; and USA Triathlon Foundation Executive Director Dave Deschenes.
Photo: J. Dodson

 

Running partners

From the TCS New York City Marathon Partner Forum on Jan. 23 at Tavern On The Green in Central Park: Rahsaan Johnson, director, sponsorships and brand activation, United Airlines; NYRR Board Chairman George Hirsch; Christine Burke, SVP, strategic partnerships, NYRR; Karina Jaramillo-Saa, director, events and partnerships, Volvo Cars; NYRR President and CEO Michael Capiraso; Christopher Miller, divisional VP, global brand strategy and innovation, Abbott; and TCS New York City Marathon Race Director Jim Heim.
Photo: NYRR
From the TCS New York City Marathon Partner Forum on Jan. 23 at Tavern On The Green in Central Park: Rahsaan Johnson, director, sponsorships and brand activation, United Airlines; NYRR Board Chairman George Hirsch; Christine Burke, SVP, strategic partnerships, NYRR; Karina Jaramillo-Saa, director, events and partnerships, Volvo Cars; NYRR President and CEO Michael Capiraso; Christopher Miller, divisional VP, global brand strategy and innovation, Abbott; and TCS New York City Marathon Race Director Jim Heim.
Photo: NYRR
From the TCS New York City Marathon Partner Forum on Jan. 23 at Tavern On The Green in Central Park: Rahsaan Johnson, director, sponsorships and brand activation, United Airlines; NYRR Board Chairman George Hirsch; Christine Burke, SVP, strategic partnerships, NYRR; Karina Jaramillo-Saa, director, events and partnerships, Volvo Cars; NYRR President and CEO Michael Capiraso; Christopher Miller, divisional VP, global brand strategy and innovation, Abbott; and TCS New York City Marathon Race Director Jim Heim.
Photo: NYRR

 

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