Education Sessions - Sports ETA Symposium

Education Sessions

 Thursday, May 11, 2023
  - (Central Time)
 Kansas City Convention Center, Varies - view individual sessions
Build a Better Board
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM - Think BIG Theater

Presidents/CEOs and BOD Chairs talk about cultivating a highly functional BOD that serves to help your organization, not hurt it.

Led by Kathy Nelson
The Wave is Upon Us: State-Level Investments in Sporting Event Procurement
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM - 3501ABCD

State-level funding mechanisms for sporting event procurement are becoming more and more prevalent. This session will dive into the current status of these funds - with case studies from a variety of states - and set the stage for discussion about how state funds are established, how they work, how to advocate for them, and how to show their return on investment.

Jennifer Stoll, Stoll Strategies
Jonathan Paris, Myrtle Beach
Mark Jeanneret, Erie Sports Commission/PA Sports
Mike Mulhall, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
Joe Piotrowski, Florida Sports Foundation
STS ONLY: Dr. Meg Myers Morgan Q & A
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM - 3501EFGH

For those who have earned AND maintained their STS designation, you're invited to join Dr. Meg Myers Morgan for a special Q&A session.

Rights Holder Only Advanced Session: Cost vs. Value: The Art of Value
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM - 2502AB

As costs for various elements of business increase, strategies that lend support to impacting budgets directly are where private and publicly funded partners can be beneficial.

Kevin Smith, OnPoint Sports Strategies (Moderator)
William Knox, Legacy Sports Group
Cindy Cowart, Cowart Sports Events
Elle Marks, Elite Tournaments
Jennifer Pivnick, US Sports Club Insurance
Taylor McCollough, Perfect Game

View the full education sessions schedule HERE.

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