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Sunday - Feb 12

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017

11:00am
Sunday Brunch
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
 

 
12:00pm
NSF Sunday Workshops (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)

 
9:00 am
Open to all
Inside Sales Managers (ISM) Workshop
Location: 201 AB
 
SESSION LEADER: ISM Committee
 
Inside Sales is arguably one segment of the industry that never gets a lot of focus. To help Inside Sales Managers get professional development that services their unique needs, we are launching the fi rst Inside Sales Managers Workshop dedicated to management training skills. 
ISM Workshop

 
12:00 pm
Open to all
Innovation Lab
Location: M100 C
 
Brian Gainor & Dan Migala will dedicate their expertise in designing and monetizing solutions-driven innovative concepts. The Innovation Lab is designed to help create an actionable, strategic approach to identifying new sponsorship opportunities, unearthing and accurately assessing the value of non- traditional and high-impact assets and programs and going to market with a compelling positioning in the marketplace that will attract local, national, and International brands. 
 
In this workshop, Gainor & Migala will take you inside the process of designing revenue-generating innovations for organizations like:
  • Big Bash League
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Cleveland Cavs
  • Feld Entertainment
  • Minor League Baseball
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Dan Migala Brian Gainor
DAN MIGALA
Chief Innovation Officer
PCG & SportsDesk Media
BRIAN GAINOR
VP of Innovation
PCG & SportsDesk Media
PCG & SportsDesk Media
 

 
12:00 pm 
Private Session
MLB Workshop
Location: M100 E
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Kathy Schwab Tom Sheridan
KATHY SCHWAB
Senior Director, Marketing
Milwaukee Brewers
TOM SHERIDAN
Senior Vice President of Business Operations
Rosemont Entertainment Group LLC
Milwaukee Brewers  
 
Major League Baseball

 
12:00 pm
Private Session
MiLB Workshop
Location: M100 F
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Andy Milovich Chip Maxson
ANDY MILOVICH
VP, General Manager
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
CHIP MAXSON
General Manager
Sacramento River Cats
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Sacramento River Cats
Minor League Baseball

 
9:00 am
Private Session
 
Business of Diversity in Sports & Entertainment (BDSE)
Workshop
Location: M100 D
 
This special interactive program is reserved exclusively for the BDSE cohort. The session will focus on networking, leadership and career development centered around increasing diversity within the leadership ranks of the sports industry.
 
SESSION LEADER:
Christina Wright
CHRISTINA WRIGHT
Visiting Assistant Professor of
Sports Management
Ohio University
Ohio University

 
10:00 am
Private Session
 
Ohio University Workshop
Location: M100 A
 
Open exclusively to Ohio University Alums and professional MSA/MBA students already working in the industry. This executive education workshop will cover career development, sales and marketing best practices.
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Jim Kahler
JIM KAHLER
Executive Director, Center for
Sports Administration
Ohio University
Ohio University
Ohio University

 
12:00 pm
Open to all
RTSE (Races, Tournaments, & Special Events) Workshop
Location: M100 G
 
A unique opportunity for the Motorsports & special events industry to come together, hear from Industry experts and “dive deep” into business strategies, best practices and challenges.
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Chad Seigler Dave Muye David Martin
CHAD SEIGLER
VP, Business Development
NASCAR
DAVE MUYE
Sr. Director, Sponsorship & Strategic Alliances
FELD
DAVID MARTIN
NASCAR FELD Entertainment  

RTSE


 
12:00 pm
Private Session
NHL Workshop
Location: M100 B
 
Join league executives during this strategizing session exclusively for those in the NHL. Leadership strategies, sponsorship activation and best practices will all be shared in this exclusive meeting.
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Eric Stisser John Durbin
ERIC STISSER
SVP, Corporate Partnerships
St. Louis Blues
JOHN DURBIN
Director of Marketing
Pegula Sports & Entertainment
St. Louis Blues Pegula Sports & Entertainment
National Hockey League

 
12:00 pm
Open to All
Academic Workshop
Location: M100 H
 
Join other professionals in academia in this unique opportunity to come together and discuss and apply practical application to sports management related academic classrooms.
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Mike Redlick Roy Yarbrough
MIKE REDLICK
Dir., External Affairs, DeVos Sport Business Management Program
University of Central Florida
ROY YARBROUGH
Professor of Sport Management Studies
California Univ. of PA
University of Central Florida
NSF | Academic

 
12:00 pm
Private Session
NFL Workshop
Location: M100 IJ
 
Connect with fellow NFL executives in a private idea-sharing session highlighting marketing and ticketing strategies, sponsorship opportunities as well as suite sales initiatives.
 
SESSION LEADERS:
Brent Schoeb Dannon Hulskotter
BRENT SCHOEB
VP, Corporate Partnerships
(Sales & Services)
San Francisco 49ers
DANNON HULSKOTTER
VP, Marketing &
Fan Engagement
Minnesota Vikings
San Francisco 49ers Minnesota Vikings
National Football League

 
11:00 am
Open to All
 
NSF Tech Tank
Location: M101 BC
 
The National Sports Forum Tech Tank! The Tech Tank is designed to expose innovative companies to teams, sports properties, and agencies. The NSF Tech Tank will consist of three “flights” centered on specific technological trends in the sports industry: Corporate Partnership & Brand Activation, the Fan Experience, & Ticketing.
 
 
SESSION LEADER:
Stephen Corsaro
STEPHEN CORSARO
VP, Business Development
National Sports Forum
National Sports Forum
NSF | Tech Tank

 
2:00 pm
Open to All
 
"Getting the Most Out of the NSF" Workshop
Location: Auditorium Room 3
 
There are many nuances about the Forum different from other conferences. Stop in to hear some tips and inside tracks on how you can maximize your time at this year's NSF!
 
SESSION LEADER:
David Brown
DAVID BROWN
Executive
Vice President
idegy, inc.
idegy

2:30pm
Afternoon Snack Break
 

3:00pm NSF Sunday Workshops (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)

 
Private Session
Inside Sales Managers (ISM) Workshop
Location: 201 AB
 
Session Leader:
ISM Committee
ISM Workshop

 
Private Session
Innovation Lab
Location: M100 C
 
Session Leaders:
DAN MIGALAChief Innovation Officer, PCG & SportsDesk Media
BRIAN GAINORVP of Innovation, PCG & SportsDesk Media

 
Private Session
MLB Workshop
Location: M100 E
 
Session Leaders:
KATHY SCHWABSr. Director of Marketing, Milwaukee Brewers
TOM SHERIDANSenior Vice President of Business Operations, Rosemont Entertainment Group LLC
Major League Baseball
 

 


 
Private Session
MiLB Workshop
Location: M100 F
 
Session Leader:
ANDY MILOVICHVP, General Manager, Myrtle Beach Pelicans
CHIP MAXSONGeneral Manager, Sacramento River Cats
Minor League Baseball

 
Private Session
*Begins at 9:00am
Business of Diversity in Sports & Entertainment (BDSE)
Workshop
Location: M100 D
 
This special interactive program is reserved exclusively for the BDSE cohort. The session will focus on networking, leadership and career development centered around increasing diversity within the leadership ranks of the sports industry.
 
Session Leader:
CHRISTINA WRIGHTVisiting Associate Professor of Sports Management, Ohio University

 
Private Session
*Begins at 9:00am
Ohio University Workshop
Location: M100 A
 
Open exclusively to Ohio University Alums and professional MSA/MBA students already working in the industry. This executive education workshop will cover career development, sales and marketing best practices.
 
Session Leader:
JIM KAHLERExec. Director, Center for Sports Administration, Ohio University
Ohio University

 
Private Session
RTSE (Races, Tournaments, & Special Events) Workshop
Location: M100 G
 
A unique opportunity for the Motorsports & special events industry to come together, hear from Industry experts and “dive deep” into business strategies, best practices and challenges.
 
Session Leader:
CHAD SEIGLERVP, Business Development, NASCAR
DAVE MUYESr. Direcor, Sponsorships & Strategic Alliances, FELD
DAVID MARTIN

RTSE


 
Private Session
NHL Workshop
Location: M100 B
 
Join league executives during this strategizing session exclusively for those in the NHL. Leadership strategies, sponsorship activation and best practices will all be shared in this exclusive meeting.
 
Session Leader:
ERIC STISSERSVP, Corporate Sponsorship, St. Louis Blues
JOHN DURBINDirector of Marketing, Pegula Sports & Entertainment
National Hockey League

 
Open to All
Academic Workshop
Location: M100 H
 
Join other professionals in academia in this unique opportunity to come together and discuss and apply practical application to sports management related academic classrooms.
 
Session Leader:
MIKE REDLICKDirector, External Affairs, UCF/DeVos
ROY YARBROUGHProfessor of Sport Management Studies, Cal. Univ. of PA
NSF | Academic

 
Private Session
NFL Workshop
Location: M100 IJ
 
Connect with fellow NFL executives in a private idea-sharing session highlighting marketing and ticketing strategies, sponsorship opportunities as well as suite sales initiatives.
 
Session Leaders:
BRENT SCHOEBVP, Corporate Partnerships, San Francisco 49ers
DANNON HULSKOTTERVP, Marketing/Fan Engagement, Minnesota Vikings
National Football League

 
Open to All
*Begins at 11:00am
NSF Tech Tank
Location: M101 BC
 
Session Leader:
STEPHEN CORSAROVP, Business Development, National Sports Forum
NSF | Tech Tank

 
Open to All
*Begins at 2:00pm
"Getting the Most Out of the NSF" Workshop
Location: Auditorium Room 3
 
There are many nuances about the Forum different from other conferences. Stop in to hear some tips and inside tracks on how you can maximize your time at this year's NSF!
 
Session Leader:
DAVID BROWNExecutive Vice President, idegy, inc.

5:30pm
Buses Depart Minneapolis Convention Center for U.S. Bank Stadium
HOST
5:45pm
Minnesota Vikings "Welcome to the Forum" Opening Reception
  Minnesota Vikings FELD Entertainment 
 
Behind the scenes tour of U.S. Bank Stadium
 

6:15pm
Cocktails and Appetizers at U.S. Bank Stadium
 
8:30pm
Buses depart U.S. Bank Stadium for Minneapolis Convention Center
 

 

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