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Past Events

2019 AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises
and Ticketing Symposium

September 24 - 26, 2019
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles Downtown
Los Angeles, CA

Conference Overview

THE SCENE IS LA

We’re excited to bring our annual AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises Conference and Ticketing Symposium to Los Angeles, California. With LA as the backdrop, this year’s three-day program will focus on the intersection of Sports & Entertainment.  Content sessions will examine the parallel between sports and entertainment as it relates to in-stadium engagement, fan enhancements, innovations in ticketing, changing fan preferences and new revenue opportunities.  Guests will also have an opportunity to attend an MLS game at one of the premium venues in LA -- Banc of California Stadium.

Below is the current schedule, and please stay-tuned as we continue to build out networking events and activities surrounding the conference:

Tuesday, September 24
Ticketing Symposium

Wednesday, September 25
Day 1-Sports Facilities & Franchises, followed by evening MLS game at Banc of California Stadium

Thursday, September 26
Day 2-Sports Facilities & Franchises (concludes at noon)

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2018

What They're Saying about Sports Facilities & Franchises and the Ticketing Symposium

"The Sports Facilities & Franchises conference was a valuable experience for the Atlanta Braves and me. The conference featured a multitude of industry innovations and gave us a chance to talk first-hand with other sports leaders from around the country. The conference also provides great networking opportunities outside of the sessions." 
Derek Schiller
President & CEO
Atlanta Braves

“The pace of change in the ticketing marketplace has captured everyone’s attention.  The Ticketing Symposium provides a great venue for information sharing and networking on key topics impacting our industry.”
Crane Kenney
President, Business Operations
Chicago Cubs 


“With the ongoing transformation taking place in ticketing, the Ticketing Symposium has been invaluable to me as a resource. It’s is a conference I can count on every year to present new technologies, fresh ideas and sharing of best-practices amongst industry leaders.”

Michael Bucek
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
Kansas City Royals

"There is no better conference to bring together the best experts in the business, when it comes to Stadium technology and all the latest advancements in the ticketing space.
Fred Mangione
Senior Vice President
New York Jets

"The Sports Facilities & Franchises and Ticketing Symposium gathers together the best in current and future thinking in ticketing and facilities.  I’ve left each year with insights and thought-provoking views that have made a positive impact on our business and the fan experience at our facilities. Looking forward to this year’s event!"
Mike Burch
Chief Strategy Officer
Speedway Motorsports, Inc.

ADDITIONAL 2018 HIGHLIGHTS

Contact Information

For PROGRAM information, please contact Laura Case at 704-973-1446

For ATTENDANCE information, please contact Lorianne Lamonica at 704-973-1523

For information on SPONSORSHIP opportunities, please contact the following:
          East Coast and Atlantic Seaboard office HQ contact, Allison Brush: 212-500-0710
          Midwest, West Coast and Florida office HQ contact, Natalie Sharp: 212-500-0720

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