Elevate Academy: The Complete Industry Overview

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Elevate Academy: The Complete Industry Overview


WE WANT YOU! The country’s best future leaders and young professionals early in your careers aiming to be the best, or trying to get into sports are invited to Elevate Academy’s first conference, September 26 and 27th Philadelphia, PA at Lincoln Field to be immersed in the most complete, most comprehensive, 2-day sports business curriculum. See the full agenda here!

What is Elevate Academy?
2-day boot camp taught by the actual industry leaders who have built sports into a mega industry. These teachers will be some of the finest senior executives from San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils, Oak View Group, Ticketmaster, NBA2K, WNBA, G League, Madison Square Garden, Monumental Sports, Phoenix Suns, NHL Seattle, XFL, MiLB, KORE, Villanova, and IMG College. Attendees will participate in, be challenged by, and tested on how “employment-ready” they are through a series panels and team and individual exercises. You won't want to miss this. It is like compressing 4 years of study into 2 days! Put "2019 Elevate Academy" on your Resume.

Classes will include: ticket and premium sales, marketing and branding, analytics and strategy, facility management, college athletics along with esports and emerging markets, and so much more. Full Agenda here.


Who’s behind Elevate Academy?
He’s the most celebrated professor in sports management - Dr. Bill Sutton - “Doc”, the Dean of Elevate Academy. He has been both an NBA League Team Marketing and Business Operations Consultant to Team Presidents as well as a highly-respected sports management professor at Robert Morris University, Ohio State University, the University of Massachusetts, University of Central Florida and chair at the University of South Florida. He’s prepared hundreds of students for the rigors of sport. Doc’s students occupy senior positions with agencies, leagues, teams and colleges.


Doc is now launching Elevate Academy, his first conference, cramming his best courses in sport business into a two-day boot camp taught by his favorite practitioners.


Keynote Elevate Sports Ventures "Teachers" will include:

Al Guido, Team President, San Francisco 49ers.
Al made his way through his career by skipping 3 job levels from leading the sale of Levi Stadium personal seat licenses to becoming Team President.

Scott O’Neil, CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment.
Scott transformed Madison Square Garden and then rebuilt the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center, Delaware Blue Coats, Binghamton Devils, Grammy Museum, Crystal Palace FC, and Elevate Sports Ventures into a mega sports enterprise. Scott and "Doc" were colleagues at the NBA TMBO group.

Tim Leiweke, CEO of Oak View Group.
Through local businesses and state and city political partnerships in 3 different U.S. cities, built 3 city altering arenas, sold 3 multi-million dollar naming rights deals and brought together under one roof one then two and then three professional sports franchises in Minneapolis (Target Center) Denver (Pepsi Center) and Los Angeles (Staples Center and LA Live). He’s beloved in Toronto where as CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment he renovated BMO Field and helped put the Raptors on the NBA winning path.

All three of these executives, along with Jared Smith of Ticketmaster created Elevate Sports Ventures. Never before has anyone assembled this caliber of leaders who have transformed sport. After a brief look back into the history of sport marketing, these leaders and the various practitioners will discuss current day and future issues facing CEOs and Commissioners such as real estate financing, broadcast partnerships, streaming services, mobile ticketing, analytics, and staffing.


Schedule:

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:00am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 27, 2019, 9:00am - 6:15pm

* Attendees will be entered into a drawing which will result in four individuals being selected for a paid internship with the 49ers, 76ers, ticketmaster or TeamWork Online.

* Space is limited

* Additional speakers and participating organizations will be announced shortly.

Hotel: Start booking your hotel today: 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667) and ask for the Elevate Sports Ventures Room Block at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing over September 26 and 27. Or go to https://book.passkey.com/e/49950534.


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