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.
Learfield IMG College is the 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 for fan engagement. The Learfield IMG College suite of 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. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.
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.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport's larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball's business, marketing and community relations endeavors. MLB currently features record levels of competitive balance, has consistently been the most-attended sport in North America, and registered records in games and minutes watched this season on MLB.TV. With the continued success of MLB Network and MLB digital platforms, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.
Morgan Lewis is recognized for exceptional client service, legal innovation, and commitment to its communities. Our global depth reaches across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East with the collaboration of more than 2,200 lawyers and specialists who provide elite legal services across industry sectors around the world.
At Morgan Lewis, we understand the sports industry, the players, and the interplay at all levels, and provide our clients with the experience and implementation resources necessary to drive success. For more information about us, please visit www.morganlewis.com, and read more about our workplace culture and consulting and sports capabilities.
Established in 1913, U.S. Soccer is the governing body of soccer in the United States. Its mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. The Federation manages 23 National Teams, quality education for coaches and referees, and a diverse landscape of 100+ Members working with millions of players nationwide. U.S. Soccer inspires soccer fandom through premier events, a multi-tier fan loyalty program, content, social media and strategic partnerships with media companies and broadcast networks and a dozen blue-chip sponsors – engaging millions of soccer fans and families in every corner of the country.
Sports and Social Change is a global social impact consultancy, working with sports industry leaders to define and achieve their business, brand and social impact goals. We create diverse and inclusive purpose-driven marketing strategies and forge authentic relationships that drive stakeholder engagement and tangible results. Sport CAN change the world - Game on!
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.
[PRO] Sports Assembly is the first member-led association for people working in professional sports. Together, we create and foster a healthy and equitable workforce in teams, leagues, unions and venues. Developing cultural and gender intelligence will enable our industry to drive innovation, bolster financial performance, capture new markets, and increase customer loyalty.
RISE is a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. Through partnerships and programs, RISE inspires leaders in sports to create positive change on matters of race and equality. We are a coalition of every major U.S. professional league (including NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, NASCAR), sports media networks (CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC) and collegiate sports organizations (NCAA, NACDA), partnering with sponsors (Pepsi, Group1001), leagues, teams and community groups around the country to deliver impactful programming that changes lives. RISE programs build skills and create safe spaces to have difficult conversations. We equip students, athletes, coaches and administrators with the tools to be culturally competent, effective advocates for racial equity and leaders in addressing racism, prejudice, diversity and inclusion. RISE's vision is to create a nation unified through sports committed to racial equity and social justice. For more information, visit https://risetowin.org/.
The Sports Philanthropy Network builds stronger, healthier and more inclusive communities by collaborating with sports organizations, athletes and community sports nonprofits. We provide an array of education and professional development programs such workshops, trainings, webinars, seminars and our annual Sports Philanthropy World Conference (June 27-28, 2021).
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.
Corporate Events Inc. (CEI) is a full service audio visual production company with a proud history of over 15 years bringing events to life, focusing exclusively within the corporate event space.We understand that each event is unique and we take the time to ensure that even the smallest details are covered. We provide state of the art equipment, experienced project managers and technicians so that your events run smoothly and within budget guidelines. CEI works as your event partner to make your event memorable and engaging, thereby creating post meeting legacy that lasts long after the event has concluded. Live events are exactly that- on the spot, rapidly changing environments, and we’ve spent years perfecting them.Our goals are simple, we strive to flawlessly execute our audio visual productions and focus on providing the highest level of customer service. So how do you create a world class event? Partner up with experts. Explore the solutions that make the difference. Get to know CEI. Corporate Events Inc., Your Event Partner. www.corporateeventsinc.com
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.
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.
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