Each year the National Sports Forum features 80+ speakers from a variety of leagues, organizations, agencies and top spokespeople within the sports industry.
Below are the speakers for the 2017 National Sports Forum.
Vice President, Business Development
Orange Bowl Committee
David McElwee serves as the Vice President of Business Development for the Orange Bowl Committee, overseeing the Ticket Sales, Service and Operations and Corporate Partnerships departments. His primary focus will be on the generation of new ticket sales and sponsorships from the South Florida community through strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining the OBC, McElwee spent six years with the Washington Nationals, where he most recently served as Vice President of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations for the Nationals, overseeing the franchise’s ticket sales and renewal strategies, as well as box office operations.
He joined the Nationals from the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, where he served as Senior Manager of Group Sales. He also worked with the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx as Ticket Sales Manager, after beginning his career in sports with the San Diego Padres.
A native of Wilmington, Del., McElwee attended the University of Delaware and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business and Marketing Management. David and his wife Carissa are the proud parents of son Nolan.
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