Prepping for the Return of Fans!

A virtual summit

Innovative Ideas Powering the Return to Live Sports & Entertainment Events

Thursday, March 25, 2021

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Virtual Summit Details

fans cheering in the stands

Hear from an impressive  and diverse line-up of sports and entertainment industry professionals and organizations who are singularly focused on readiness for the exciting return of fans to live sports and entertainment events. All topics will underscore  the common challenges we face as we adapt and innovate to a new fan experience paradigm. Key areas covered will be health, safety, security, operations and management 

Don’t miss this thought-provoking agenda of global thought leaders, decision-makers and innovators. They’ll  address the most pressing industry challenges and critical issues for reopening  sports and entertainment venues and events, including first-hand observations and best practices.  

Key Topics

Who is Attending

Professionals engaged in the health, safety, security, operations and management of sports and entertainment venues and events.

Top (10) Reasons to Attend

1. 21 speakers and presenters comprised of industry thought leaders and subject matter experts.

2. Cutting edge panel discussions from leading subject matter experts — with special emphasis on getting through COVID-19 challenges.

3. Keynote speakers whose knowledge and experience on the challenges and solutions furnish the attendee’s insights on how to navigate for the future “New Normal”.

4. Topics to assist in planning and implementing the “New Normal”.

5. Actionable innovative strategies and solutions provided by subject matter experts.

6. The programming format will include significant audience participation and input, discussion and Q&A among executive level professionals, stakeholders and subject matter expert.

7. Outstanding breakouts with experts in their field and prepared to share their insights.

8. Visionaries and innovators who will provide insights for attendee’s considerations into the new normal.

9. The latest “New Normal” solutions and attendees can engage Expo Exhibitors information via demo videos, chat 1-on-1 via written message, audio, or video chat.

10. Numerous networking opportunities throughout the day.

Who Should Attend

Professionals

Engaged in the health safety, security, operations and management of sports and entertainment venues and events

Organizations

  • Agencies
  • Amateur Sports Professionals
  • Events
  • Vendors
  • Venues
  • Architect Firms
  • Amusement Parks
  • Concerts 
  • Corporate Events
  • Cycling Events
  • Endurance Events and Vendors
  • Entertainment Agencies
  • Entertainment Events and Venues
  • Esports Tournaments
  • Event Local Organizing  Committees
  • Event Vendors
  • Fans
  • Festivals
  • Government Agencies
  • High School Athletics
  • Horse Racing
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Insurance Firms
  • Intercollegiate Athletics
    •  Division I
    • Division II
    • Division III
  • International Federation of Sports
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Live and Tour Professionals
  • Private Security Firms
  • Professional Stadiums, Arenas, Outdoor Events
  • Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)
  • Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • National Basketball Association (NBA)
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • National Lacrosse League (NLL) 
  • National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)
  •  Olympic National Governing Bodies
  • Professional Bull Riders (PBR)
  • Professional Golf Association (PGA)
  • United Soccer League (USL)
  • Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)
  • Professional Players Associations
  • Professional Stadiums, Arenas, Outdoor Events
  • Public Safety Officials i.e. emergency managers, fire/HAZMAT)
  • Recreational Sports and Higher Education
  • Risk Management Firms
  • Technology Corporations
  • Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning
  • Youth Sports Tournaments and Complexes

Speakers

Lee Zeidman

Staples Center, Microsoft Theater,
LA LIVE

Jennifer Sullivan

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

Rick Fenton

ILITICHHOLDINGS CORPERATION​

Mark Briggs

PARSONS CORPORATION

Jerome Pickett

Sports & Entertainment of Clear

Dr. Til Jolly

AVESHKA GROUP​

Brian Herbert

Golden State Warriors

Andy Major

Buffalo Bills

Eric Neuburger

Lucas Oil Stadium

Matt Kenny

Kansas city Chiefs

Dr. Lou Marciani

Innovation Institute for fan experience

Nick Treder

Johnson Controls

Mario Coutinho

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Nick Spampanato

AEG Presents

David Allison

The University of Texas

Dr. Pranav Kothari

ROCK FAMILY OF COMPANIES

Ryan McConnell

Kantar SPORTS MONITOR

Paul Turner

AT&T STADIUM

Lisa Schroeder

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Danny Delorenzi

MetLife Stadium

Russ Simons

Venue Solutions Group

Sponsors

AGENDA

SESSION

1

Opening Remarks/opening keynote
Strategies to get fans back

SESSION

2

Translating Ten Tough Business Lessons Learned from the Pandemic into Reopening Actions

SESSION

3

Premium Lounge Meeting
General Networking

SESSION

4

Where’s my Staff? Building a Confident and Capable
Post-Pandemic Workforce

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5

Mid-Day Keynote Address
RE-Defining Relationships with FANS

SESSION

6

Health Safety Passports and Access Control

SESSION

7

Premium Lounge Meeting
General Networking

SESSION

8

The Re-Defined Post-Pandemic Venue/Event Safety,
Security, and Services

SESSION

9

Ending Keynote/Closing Summit
TRUST and CONFIDENCE is the Name of the Game

Sponsorship Opportunties

For virtual summit sponsorship opportunities and inquiries please contact Dr. Lou Marciani  

Benefits of Sponsoring

The benefits to be gained from aligning your corporation with the high-profile venues and events who will both speak and attend are substantial — from boosting market awareness to generating high quality sales leads. 

Participants will be global professionals engaged in the health safety, security, operations and management of sports and entertainment venues and events.  This Summit will attract highly qualified prospects, all available at one space at one time with no travel involved, thereby maximizing your marketing investment. 

Excellent leadgenerating opportunity with low cost and effective reach. We will provide actionable marketing data as attendees navigate the Summit. 

Your company will be associated with high quality content, placing you at the forefront of industry thought leadership. 

Re-imagining the new sports and entertainment paradigm is extremely critical and more timely than ever, which is why the Innovation Institute will present a lineup of international thought leaders who are experiencing early stages of the anticipated “new normal” world. They are pioneering how sports and entertainment will function in the years to come. Our cadre of outstanding speakers will analyze the advancements of carrying out a future business model and how these operational methods will shape the sports and entertainment risk and future landscape.
Dr. Lou Marciani
Director and Co-Founder
Innovation Institute for Fan Experience

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