is a leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions. services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.
AXS is a global ticketing platform, offering best-in-class ticketing, marketing and data technology in a single platform to suit every client size and type, from small music clubs to the largest sports stadiums. AXS is the ticketing partner for over 350 premier venues, sports teams, event organizers around the world, including JAM Productions, Pabst Theater Group, AEG Presents, The O2, STAPLES Center, T-Mobile Arena, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets and the Vegas Golden Knights. AXS powers both primary and resale marketplaces, leveraging integrated technology and analytics to enable clients to sell the right ticket to the right fan at the right price. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, AXS employs more than 350 professionals in multiple locations worldwide, including Cleveland, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, London, and Stockholm.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) attracts visitors by promoting Las Vegas as the world’s most desirable destination for leisure and business travel. The LVCVA also manages the Las Vegas Convention Center. Las Vegas has approximately 150,000 guest rooms and nearly 14 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space. The destination has evolved tremendously in recent years, and continues to capture the world’s imagination. Beyond the 24-hour-a-day casino excitement are some of the best restaurants, most unique entertainment, world-class events, professional sports teams, premier shopping and fantastic golf – not to mention the greatest variety of meetings venues and accommodations in the world.
For 20 years, ASTOUND has created customized experiences for the world’s most respected brands. Now through our dedicated sports division, ASTOUND Sports & Venues, we bring that experience and perspective as a solutions provider for stadiums, venues, leagues and clubs. We’ve delivered wins in the marketplace for the most competitive brands in the world and are now creating memorable moments that connect the biggest sports brands with their fans. Our offices are strategically located in Toronto, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Portland, with fabrication facilities located on both the East and West coasts. To learn more, visit www.astoundgroup.com/sports-and-venues
Official Health and Safety Planning Partner
Gathering safely takes more planning than it used to. Luckily, we excel at that. SafeSpace is a collection of health & safety planning experts focused on helping brands, agencies, properties, and venues plan and produce safe events for their staff, fans and key stakeholders. Our carefully calculated team is composed of Environmental Infection Control Consultants, Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals and Seasoned Event Marketing Professionals who work collectively to ensure your events are up to code and your guests are comfortable and excited to be on site. We develop event specific protocols that manage the risks associated with COVID-19, including; mitigation consultancy & planning, training & education, on-site COVID compliance officers, on-site testing & screening, contact tracing & monitoring, disinfecting & sanitizing and customized PPE.
BirdieBox is a turnkey gift concierge service that provides unprecedented gift experiences, regardless of budget. We have direct relationships with luxury brands and provide superior packaging, personalized branding, on-site staffing, digital company store gift portals and a full suite of warehousing and logistical capabilities.
Aquimo Sports - “When the Players Rest the Fans Play”
Aquimo specializes in live event fan engagement and marketing. Our technology allows all fans in the stands and millions at home to participate live on stadium video boards. From basketball shoot-outs, to football target practice, to the baseball home run challenge...we are bringing a new dimension of interactivity and marketing opportunities. All sports, concerts, festivals and beyond!
• Drive fan engagement and increase sales with directional prizes awarded
• Increase sponsorship dollars-- Sponsors will want to be featured!
• Every Fan from the Front Row to Back Row Can be a Winner
• No Download Required- Keep the Fans Connected
• Fan Data and Marketing Opportunities- ROI Tracking End to End
We are an Experience Design firm with in-house interdisciplinary capabilities.
For more than two decades, we’ve collaborated with our college sports clients and partners to challenge what’s possible at the intersection of physical space, technology and brand storytelling to create cohesive, purpose-driven experiences.
We are great designers because we are great builders. And we are great builders because we are great designers. From start to finish, our integrated approach is focused on collaboration to create a remarkable experience for you and your audience.
We liberate people from mediocre experiences.
The Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) provides opportunities to exchange ideas, advocate increased participation and administrative opportunities for minorities in athletics. The MOAA also promotes generating a sports culture that supports the values necessary to teach and learn respect for self and others.
Women Leaders in College Sports is the premier leadership organization in collegiate sports. Women Leaders takes an active role in advancing women into positions of influence and powerfully shaping the perception of women as extraordinary leaders, and provides a much needed and highly regarded voice about the need for successful women leaders in college sports and corporate America. Nearly 4,000 members strong, the organization promotes the growth and success of women as leaders at every level through leadership training, career coaching, and connection to a powerful network of women leaders in sports and beyond.
Sports Business Journal sits at the epicenter of the sports industry. SBJ provides the news, the networking and the data to equip the most powerful executives in sports business to make more informed decisions, deals and partnerships. SBJ’s award-winning media content is delivered via multiple media platforms, unparalleled networking opportunities through its hallmark events and awards and market-leading data.
Sports Business Journal’s weekly and daily content provides original reporting and news aggregation, plus newsletters, podcasts and video. SBJ’s renowned events create opportunities for lead generation and partnerships as well as showcase the industry’s best talent in widely viewed awards series. SBJ SportsAtlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs to enable better deal-making with proprietary information on every type of deal.