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Sports are the ultimate showcase for millions of fans around the globe, and they can be the ultimate vehicle to put your business in front of them. The inaugural Global Sports Business Summit will provide businesses direction on how to tap into this lucrative and dedicated market through sponsorships, brand alignment, and more.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), in partnership with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), is hosting the first Global Sports Business Summit on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, as part of the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend. The new Summit will feature some of the top minds and brands in sports to discuss the landscape of sports business, the future of sports sponsorships and partnerships, and the economic development opportunities around sports.
The Global Sports Business Summit is a one-day educational conference that will feature speakers from various aspects of sports business providing insight on economic development opportunities with sports, brand alignment in professional sports, the business of sports sponsorships, and the future of sports business.
The Summit will feature presentations from the UFC’s Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Epstein on building a brand and Vegas Golden Knights’ President Kerry Bubolz on Company Culture. Other speakers will include leaders and representatives from MGM Resorts, Allied Esports, the Raiders, Howard Hughes Corp., Penn Mutual, and more. Additionally, Abraham Madkour, executive editor of Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal, will lead a discussion on the future of media sponsorships in the digital age.