FALL 2019

  • Course at 4S Summit
    Now Presenting - Presence, Presentation Skills, & Media Training, presented by Jason Martinez, Game On Nation
  • Course at TEAMS Conference
    Protecting Your Events - How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Adverse Conditions, presented by Peter Ashwin, Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS)
  • Online Course in partnership with Game On Nation
    Level Up U, presented by Game on Nation

Crisis Management,presented by Alex Plaxen, Little Bird Told Media 

FALL 2018
Elevating Your Media Relations Efforts, presented by Loren Chylla, Adcom, Kevin Kleps, Crain's Cleveland Business, Stephanie Jarvis, Ideadstream, Denise Polverine, WKYC, and Rob McBurnett, Cleveland Browns. 

eSport and Contemporary Medical Issues, presented by Ohio University.

FALL 2017
Social and Digital Engagement in Sports Events & Tourism, presented by Ian Jones, Blue Jeans Technology, Carl Thomas, Hookit, and Jackie Reau, Game Day Communications.

Leading Self and Leading Others, presented by Tim Reynolds and Tammy Reynolds

FALL 2016
Hearing Their Story and Telling Yours, Neelay Bhatt, and Dr. Heather Lawrence Benedict, Ohio University.

Beneficial Impacts of Sport Tourism, presented by Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management at Syracuse University, Mike Laflin, CEO of Sportcal Global Communications, and John Siner of Why Sports Matters in Orlando

FALL 2015
RFPs and the Bid Process, presented by Beth Porreca, US Lacrosse; Micah Rice, USA Cycling; Roland Rivera, Triple Crown Sports; Matt Dunn, Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches; Frank Lett, Kingsport Convention & Visitors Bureau; and Monica Paul, Dallas Sports Commission

Building Your Brand, presented by Stacey Watson

FALL 2014
Strategic Crisis Management, presented by Dr. Daniel Diermeier

The Ins and Outs of Arena Operations, various presenters

FALL 2013
Solutions to Event-Based Housing, various presenters, moderated by Bill Geist

You've Got the Bid, Now What? presented by Allison Melangton and Tara Green, CSEE
Working with Sports Facilities presented by Greg Fante, CSEE

FALL 2012
The A to Z's of Bidding presented by Dale Neuburger, TSE Consulting

Sponsorship Development and Sales presented by James Kahler, Ohio University and AJ Maestas, Navigate Marketing

FALL 2011
Economic Impact presented by Don Schumacher & Pat Rishe, Sportsimpacts
Housing Trends presented by Mike Anderson, Visit Charlotte; Mike Hill, Hilton Hotels Worldwide; Billy Boss, Best Western International

Disney’s Approach to Quality Service presented by Dennis Frare, Disney Institute

FALL 2010
Impact of Social Media on Sport, Event and Destination Marketing presented by David Serino, Gammet Interactive

People Management presented by Dennis Frare, Disney Institute

FALL 2009
Fishing with a Pirate: Brutal Realities of the Marketplace and Real Solutions for Getting and Staying Ahead presented by Rick Jones, FishBait Marketing

Inspired Creative Leadership presented by Dennis Frare, Disney Institute

FALL 2008
The Power of Nice presented by Jeff Cochran, Shapiro Negotiations Institute

Internet Marketing for the Sports Event Industry presented by Susan Sweeney

FALL 2007
Speak and Be Heard! presented by Anthony Huey, Reputation Management Associates
Creating a Strategic Plan with Teeth presented by Bill Geist, ZeitGeist Consulting

Media Relations Workshop: Communicate with Power presented by Anthony Huey, Reputation Management Associates

FALL 2006
Funding and Financial Controls presented by Jack Kelly, World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc.
eMarketing: A Universe of Choices presented by Bill Geist, ZeitGeist Consulting

Legal Issues and Considerations in Event Management presented by Joe Terry, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP and Bob Newman, SMG
Coordination of Volunteers presented by Bill Hanson, San Antonio Sports Foundation; Rob Marron, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission; Jack Ankerson, Hampton Roads Sports Commission; Ray Hoyt, 2007 National Senior Games, Inc.

FALL 2005
Risk Management presented by Pat O'Connor, City Securities
The Bid Process presented by Greg Moore, National Senior Games; Greg Harney, USOC Managing Director

Housing Issues presented by Don Anderson, Executive Program in Destination Management - IACVB; and John Anthony, Anthony Travel
Event Management
presented by Jim Etzel, Sports One; Jack Hughes, Gainesville Sports Organizing Committee; Mike Sullivan, Jacksonville Sports & Entertainment; Charlie Spiegel, Overland Park Sports & Entertainment Alliance

FALL 2004
Sales and Marketing presented by Jamey Rootes, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Houston Texans
Media Relations
Presented by Brooks Downing, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Sports Marketing, Game Seven Sports Marketing

Community Relations presented by Brian Goin, PGA Tour; Marc Bush, Greensboro Sports Commission; Graham Morris, Palm Beach County Sports Commission
Internet Marketing presented by Ryan Clark, ExactTarget; Greg Ayers, South Bend Regional Sports Commission; Drew Mahalic, Oregon Sports Authority

FALL 2003
Bait the Hook to Suit the Fish and Not the Fisherman - How to Catch More Events and Sponsors? presented by Rick Jones, FishBait MarketingManaging a Non-Profit presented by John Bisignano, Disney's Wide World of Sports and Rick Hatcher, Lexington Area Sports Authority

Event Sponsorship:What's in it for Everyone? presented by Matt Shank, Northern Kentucky University
Marketing Plans presented by Lou Turley, Western Kentucky University

FALL 2002
Personal Selling presented by Greg Marshall, Oklahoma State University
Strategic Marketing presented by Kirk Wakefield, Baylor University

Excellence Through E-Service presented by K. Douglas Hoffman, Colorado State University
Enhancing Creativity: Individual and Team Perspective presented by Scott Kelley, University of Kentucky