Calgary Flames President
MLBPA Executive Director
NBPA Executive Director
Detroit Tigers & Red Wings VP
Toronto Raptors GM
NHLPA Executive Director
Current NFL Agent. Has represented over 100 clients. Former NCAA Athletic Director. Internationally requested speaker.
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PrimeTime Sports Management Conference
& Trade Show
Leading Edge Strategies for Managing and Marketing the Business of Sport
November 13-15, 2016
Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
Sports Management Worldwide has partnered with PrimeTime Sports and Entertainment to host a Sports Management Conference and Trade Show in Toronto, Canada. Join an impressive list of speakers and delegates in Toronto where industry leaders meet to discuss and debate the latest challenges facing the business of sports.
Careers In Sport Workshop, Hosted By Sports Management Worldwide
Included With Your Toronto Registration
When: Monday, November 14, 6pm-9pm
Where: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dress Code: Business Attire
Join SMWW and PrimeTime Sports & Entertainment in Toronto on November 14, 2016 for a Careers in Sport Workshop as part of the 9th Annual PrimeTime Sports Management Conference. Come join Dr. Lynn Lashbrook of SMWW and experience The Power of Networking!
We all understand the importance of networking within your target industry. This intimate setting will allow you an opportunity to network with sports business executives who will teach you simple techniques to grow your business network. Dr. Lashbrook is the master of meeting people, and by the end of the evening, you will be too!
This is a MUST ATTEND event for those trying to break into the sports industry, or those who want to expand their sports business network.
Careers in Sports Workshop: Two Great Sessions Included this Year. Attend Both!
6:00pm Join us for a Networking Reception in support of You Can Play with light refreshments.
7:00pm Careers in Sport Workshop Part 1: The Power of Networking
Hosted by Sports Management Worldwide's Dr. Lynn Lashbrook & Peterborough Petes GM Mike Oke, along with the following speakers:
- Anthony Batchelor - Partner, Odgers Berndtson
- Taylor Coulis - Director, Programmatic, theScore
- Leo Ezerins - Executive Director, Canadia Football League Alumni Association
- Aras Kolya - Manager, New Business Development, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
- Toby Lang - Senior Counsel, Bell Media
- Reid Mitchell - Director of Hockey and Scouting Operations, Toronto Maple Leafs
- Vijay Setlur - Sports Marketing Instructor – Schulich School of Business – York University Director of Marketing & Communications – Visual Sports
7:00pm & 8:00pm Careers in Sport Workshop Part 2: It Starts Now - Your Resume, Your Brand, Your Career
Hosted by Ryerson University featuring the following speakers:
- Dr. Cheri Bradish - Professor, Sports Marketing, Ryerson University
- Tom Anselmi - Former Chief Operating Officer, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
- Ralph Lean - Counsel, Gowling WLG
2016 Confirmed Speakers:
Stay tuned for more 2016 confirmed Conference Speakers!
Matt Afinec - Executive Vice President, Business Operations - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Dave Andrews – President and Chief Executive Officer – American Hockey League
Tom Anselmi – Former Chief Operating Officer – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Anthony Antonelli – Vice President, Marketing, Brand, & Content Distribution – Ultimate Fighting Championship
Jeff Atkinson – President – Honda Indy Toronto
Michael Bartlett – Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility – Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
Anthony Batchelor – Partner – Odgers Berndtson
Gary Bettman - Commissioner - National Hockey League
Tim Bezbatchenko – General Manager – Toronto FC
Cheri Bradish - Associate Professor, Sports Marketing - Ryerson University
Brian Burke – President of Hockey Operations – Calgary Flames
Meghan Chayka – Co-Founder – Stathletes
Ned Colletti – Senior Advisor – Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Cooper – President & CEO – S & E Sponsorship Group
Michael Copeland – President and Chief Executive Officer – Toronto Argonauts
Taylor Coulis – Director, Programmatic – theScore Inc
Rick Curran – Registered Player Agent – Orr Hockey Group
Bill Daly – Deputy Commissioner – National Hockey League
Leo Ezerins – Executive Director – CFL Alumni Association
Don Fehr – Executive Director – National Hockey League Players’ Association
Lisa Ferkul – Director of Hockey Partnership – Scotiabank
Mike Ferriman – Director – Toronto Maple Leafs
Mark Francis – VP of Marketing & Media Relations, RS Ice Sports & Entertainment & Sports Business Instructor, UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES
Landon French – President – Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Elliotte Friedman – Broadcaster – Sportsnet
Mike Futa – Vice President of Hockey Operations and Director of Player Personnel – Los Angeles Kings
Andrew Greenlaw – Senior Director, Sponsorship Marketing & Strategy – CIBC
Denis Hainault – Executive Director, 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship – Hockey Canada
Clifford J. Hart – Partner – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Dave Hopkinson – Chief Commercial Officer – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Jeff Hunt – President, OSEG Sports (Ottawa Redblacks, Ottawa 67’s & Ottawa Fury FC)
Aras Kolya – Manager, New Business Development – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Sophie Kotsopoulos – Director, Integrated Marketing – National Hockey League
Angela LaChica– President and CEO – LaChica Sports
Toby Lang – Senior Counsel – Bell Media
Dr. Lynn Lashbrook – President – Sports Management Worldwide
Matthew Logue – Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer – S&E Sponsorship Group
Ralph Lean – Counsel, Gowling WLG
Peter Luukko – Executive Chairman – Florida Panthers
Eric Macramalla - Partner & Trademark Agent, Gowling WLG and Host - TSN Radio's Offside
Bill Manning - President - Toronto FC
John McDonough – President & CEO – Chicago Blackhawks
Gavin McGarry – President – Jumpwire Media
Richard McLaren - Commissioner on the Independent Commission - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) & CEO - McLaren Global Sports Solutions Inc.
Paul Melia – President and CEO – Canada Centre for Ethics in Sports
Gord Miller - Play-by-Play Announcer - The Sports Network (TSN)
Mark Milliere – Senior Vice President, Production – The Sports Network (TSN)
Reid Mitchell – Director, Hockey & Scouting Operations – Toronto Maple Leafs
Sara Moore – Senior Vice President, Business Operations – Toronto Argonauts & Chief Operating Officer – 104th Grey Cup Festival
Scott Moore – President of Sportsnet & NHL Properties – Rogers
Dan Near – Head of adidas Hockey – adidas Group
Andre Nowakowski – Partner – Miller Thomson
Jeffrey Orridge – Commissioner – Canadian Football League
Anthony Partipilo - Vice President, Marketing & Merchandising - Toronto Blue Jays
Brian Ramsay - Executuve Director - CFL Player's Association
Dr. James Riordan – Director – Florida Atlantic University
Nick Sakiewicz – Commissioner – National Football League
John Shannon - Broadcaster - Sportsnet
Rand Simon – Certified Player Agent – Newport Sports Management
Dr. Dana Sinclair - Partner - Human Performance International
Jillian Svensson - Vice President, Development & Operations - You Can Play
Ritch Winter – Certified Player Agent – Winter Sports Ltd.
Trevor Whiffen – Partner, Dickinson Wright LLP & Governor, London Knights Hockey Club
Tom Wright – Executive Vice President and General Manager – Canada, New Zealand and Australia – Ultimate Fighting Championship
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