See the agenda for Sports Decision Makers Summit Miami all information on keynote speakers, panels and networking opportunities. A pre-event networking welcome BBQ reception will be held at 7.00pm The Lawn, W South Beach, which all participants are very welcome to attend.

Day 1: Monday 6 May
8:00
Networking Breakfast. Mr Chow, W South Beach
9:30
Introductions and Welcomes
9:40
Opening Keynote Address
James Pallotta President & Chairman AS Roma
10:05
Sponsorship Panel: The Power of Athletes. In a super-connected age, will the balance of marketing power inevitably shift from teams, leagues and events to individual athletes and what are the implications for sport’s bottom line?
Moderator: Kevin Roberts, SportBusiness
Jennifer van Dijk Executive Vice President, Marketing Wasserman
Sophie Goldschmidt Chief Executive Officer World Surf League
Kyle Nelson Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer MVPindex
10:50
Networking Break
11:20
Keynote Address
Max Siegel Chief Executive Officer USA Track & Field
11:45
Betting panel. With sports betting legalized in many States, how will US sports benefit from news revenues and deal with social, cultural and potential reputational issues arising.
Moderator: Frank Dunne, SportBusiness
Adam Davis Chief Revenue Officer Harris Blitzer Sports Enterprises
Ken Fuchs President, Digital William Hill US
12:35
Networking Lunch. Mr Chow, W South Beach
14:00
Keynote Conversation
Moderator: Kevin Roberts, SportBusiness
Terrence Burns Executive Vice President Global Sports Engine Shop
14:25
Keynote Conversation
Moderator: Ben Cronin, SportBusiness
Al Guido President San Francisco 49ers
14:45
Gameday Experience Panel. Building in profit: How can new generation facilities be designed and operated to increase revenue and deepen engagement?
Moderator: Ben Cronin, SportBusiness
Al Guido President San Francisco 49ers
Craig Duncan Chief Revenue Officer Venuetize
Mike Tomon Chief Operating Officer Legends
15:30
Networking Break
16:00
Esports Panel: Distraction, threat or opportunity. Is the esports revolution simply action sports revisited or a paradigm shift in the business of sport?
Moderator: Eric Fisher, SportBusiness
Tyler Schrodt Chief Executive Officer Electronic Gaming Federation
Bobby Sharma Founding Partner Electronic Sports Group
Lance Mudd Founding member & Sport Director United States eSports Federation
16:50
Day 1 Closing Keynote Address
Xavier O’Callaghan Managing Director - Americas FC Barcelona
17:20
Closing Remarks
18:30
Networking Cocktails and Buffet. The WET Deck, W South Beach
Day 2: Tuesday 7 May
8:00
Networking Breakfast. Mr Chow, W South Beach
9:15
Introduction and Agenda Setting
9:20
Welcome Speech
Pete Garcia Athletic Director Florida International University
9:35
Keynote Address
George Pyne Founder & Chief Executive Officer Bruin Sports Capital
10:00
Finance Panel: How are Investors Shaping Sport. What is driving investors’ appetite for sports, where is the money going and how is the power and influence of active investors changing the sports landscape?
Moderator: Eric Fisher, SportBusiness
Charles Baker Partner & Co-Chair O'Melveny Sports
Colin Neville Managing Director The Raine Group
Stephen Duval Managing Director & Co-Founder 23 Capital
10:45
Networking Break
11:15
Keynote Address
Eelco van der Noll Head of Partnerships & Experiential Marketing Anheuser-Busch InBev
11:40
Marketing to fans. Tough sell? Is there still room for broad-scope sponsorship deals in a world where brands are increasingly fixated on 1-to-1 marketing and highly targeted messages? And can a premium on personalisation be divorced from concerns over data privacy?
Moderator: Ben Cronin, SportBusiness
Mark Lev President Fenway Sports Management
Sean Sullivan Vice President, Director of Sponsorship Citizens Bank
Michael Zavodsky Chief Revenue Officer BSE Global
12:30
Sponsor Showcase: Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants
Andrè Benayoun Associate Director of International Tax Services Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants
Andreea Cioara Schinas Director of Tax Services – Real Estate Taxation Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants
12:45
Networking Lunch. Mr Chow, W South Beach
14:15
Keynote Conversation
Larry Scott Commissioner Pac-12 Conference
14:40
Media Panel: Where Next for US and global Rights Fees. How are the forces of technology and commerce shaping the US media rights environment and what are the likely impacts on the next round of Major leagues rights deals?
Moderator: Frank Dunne, SportBusiness
Antonio Briceño Deputy Managing Director, US & Canada beIN Sports
Valerie Immele Senior Vice President of Business Turner Sports
15:30
Closing Keynote Conversation
Sean R.H. Bratches Managing Director, Commercial Operations Formula 1
15:55
Closing Remarks
16:00
Networking Closing Reception
*Programme subject to modification.

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