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About


Turner Sports presents Sports Business Innovation

 

January 9 - 12, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Sands, Level 2, Hall D

Booth #45222

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About


Turner Sports presents Sports Business Innovation

 

January 9 - 12, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Sands, Level 2, Hall D

Booth #45222

About

The new CES Sports Zone, presented by Turner Sports, is a dedicated showcase at CES that combines exhibits, demonstrations and conference programming.

The Sports Business Innovation conference track, presented by Turner Sports, will feature leading business executives, major sports leagues, investors and celebrity personalities who are harnessing technology to impact the business of sports.

Turner Sports' two full days of CES programming on Wednesday and Thursday will include a live ELEAGUE showcase and TNT's Sports Emmy Award winning Inside the NBA studio team - Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O'Neal - live from the show floor.

Sports Business Innovation will have additional powerful programming for the CES Sports Zone on Tuesday and Friday. Click here for the Tuesday and Friday schedule

We look forward to seeing you at the Sports Business Innovation conference track at CES! Please enter your email for schedule & location updates.  


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REGISTRATION

Register for a CES Exhibits Plus Pass, which provides access to Sports Business Innovation, ELEAGUE Showcase, Inside the NBA, the CES show floor, Keynotes and SuperSessions.

Venue Map

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Wednesday


Wednesday, January 10

Wednesday


Wednesday, January 10

10 AM – 1:30 PM

PANELS

3:30 PM – 6 PM

ELEAGUE SHOWCASE


*Subject to change

PANELS

Impact of Diversity: Reshaping the Future
10 AM –­ 11 AM

Moving the needle on diversity in tech and sports – behavioral change, transparency, accountability, recruitment and growth.

Moderator: Maverick Carter CEO UNINTERRUPTED  / Springhill Entertainment

Moderator:
Maverick Carter
CEO
UNINTERRUPTED  / Springhill Entertainment

Panelist: Renie Anderson Senior Vice President of Sponsorship & Partnership Management NFL

Panelist:
Renie Anderson
Senior Vice President of Sponsorship & Partnership Management
NFL

Panelist: Sophie Goldschmidt CEO World Surf League

Panelist:
Sophie Goldschmidt
CEO
World Surf League

Panelist: Renee Tirado VP & Chief Diversity Officer MLB

Panelist:
Renee Tirado
VP & Chief Diversity Officer
MLB

 

Social Impact of Sports
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

How athletes, teams, and leagues are best leveraging their assets with technology to drive social and community change.

Moderator: Cynthia Frelund On-Air Talent NFL Network

Moderator:
Cynthia Frelund
On-Air Talent
NFL Network

Panelist: Jocelyn Benson CEO Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE)

Panelist:
Jocelyn Benson
CEO
Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE)

Panelist: Brian Cooley President Sports & Entertainment Group, EverFi

Panelist:
Brian Cooley
President
Sports & Entertainment Group, EverFi

Panelist: Jeff Levick CEO The Players' Tribune

Panelist:
Jeff Levick
CEO
The Players' Tribune

Panelist: Jimmy Rollins Analyst MLB on TBS Postseason, Turner

Panelist:
Jimmy Rollins
Analyst
MLB on TBS Postseason, Turner

 

The Diverse Consumer: Discovering, Identifying and Evolving
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Teams, leagues and venue owners are leveraging technology and connecting with consumers in more personalized ways than ever.  Executives will speak to this evolution, what innovations they envision, and how to attract fans across a variety of interests and backgrounds.

Moderator: Ryan Leslie Founder SuperPhone

Moderator:
Ryan Leslie
Founder
SuperPhone

Panelist: Scott Becher VP Partnerships Carnival Cruise Line

Panelist:
Scott Becher
VP
Partnerships
Carnival Cruise Line

Panelist: Shelley Pisarra SVP Research & Insights, Wasserman Media Group

Panelist:
Shelley Pisarra
SVP
Research & Insights, Wasserman Media Group

Panelist: Jared Smith President North America, Ticketmaster

Panelist:
Jared Smith
President
North America, Ticketmaster

 

Technology Showcase
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Join us for a special portion of the program where you’ll hear from several forward-thinking companies that are defining the intersection of sports and technology.

Wednesday's participating companies: WSC Sports, Pixellot, AnyClip, Wasserman Media Group

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ELEAGUE


ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE


ELEAGUE

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ELEAGUE: Street Fighter® V Celebrity Showdown Live From CES
Wednesday, 3:30 PM - 6 PM

ELEAGUE, the professional esports organization formed in partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, will present ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Celebrity Showdown which will feature a live rematch between Shaquille O’Neal and Natalie Eva Marie as they compete for bragging rights to be the new Street Fighter Celebrity champion.

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Thursday


Thursday, January 11

Thursday


Thursday, January 11

10 AM – 12:45 PM

PANELS
 

3:30 PM – 4 PM

The warmup

4 PM – 11 PM

Inside the nba


PANELS

Evolving the Content Ecosystem
10 AM – 10:45 AM

As content consumption and distribution continues to rapidly evolve, industry leaders will discuss the opportunities and challenges across new forms of media, rights buyers and player-generated content. 

Moderator: Ernie Johnson On-Air Commentator Turner Sports

Moderator:
Ernie Johnson
On-Air Commentator
Turner Sports

Panelist: Lisa Borders President Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)

Panelist:
Lisa Borders
President
Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)

Panelist: Guy-Laurent Epstein Marketing Director UEFA Events S.A.

Panelist:
Guy-Laurent Epstein
Marketing Director
UEFA Events S.A.

Panelist: David Levy President Turner

Panelist:
David Levy
President
Turner

Panelist: Steve Nash CEO & Two-Time NBA MVP Control Media

Panelist:
Steve Nash
CEO & Two-Time NBA MVP
Control Media

Panelist: Anthony Noto COO Twitter

Panelist:
Anthony Noto
COO
Twitter


Next Generation Content Delivery, Innovation & Monetization
11 AM – 11:45 AM

A dynamic look at next generation content creation, the immediacy factor associated with it, along with the flexibility to extend it across an ever-growing number of platforms

Moderator: Ben Lyons Host The Warmup, Turner

Moderator:
Ben Lyons
Host
The Warmup, Turner

Panelist: James Carwana Vice President Intel Capital & General Manager Intel Sports

Panelist:
James Carwana
Vice President
Intel Capital & General Manager
Intel Sports

Panelist: Victor Cruz NFL Player

Panelist:
Victor Cruz
NFL Player

Panelist: Matt Hong COO Turner Sports

Panelist:
Matt Hong
COO
Turner Sports

Panelist: Ben Soffer @BoyWithNoJob

Panelist:
Ben Soffer
@BoyWithNoJob

 

Players Only: Bridging the Gap Between Fans & Athletes
12 PM – ­12:45 PM

With an insatiable appetite for more content delivered in real time, sports fans have greater access to athletes than ever before.  Our Players Only crew will discuss access and what today’s athletes can provide fans as they engage with them in new and unique ways.

Moderator: Chris Webber Analyst NBA on TNT and NBA TV Turner Sports

Moderator:
Chris Webber
Analyst
NBA on TNT and NBA TV
Turner Sports

Panelist: Baron Davis NBA All-Star and Producer Isa Rae's Feud

Panelist:
Baron Davis
NBA All-Star and Producer
Isa Rae's Feud

Panelist: Elena Delle Donne Current Player WNBA

Panelist:
Elena Delle Donne
Current Player
WNBA

Panelist: Dennis Scott, Analyst NBA on TNT and NBA TV Turner Sports

Panelist:
Dennis Scott,
Analyst
NBA on TNT and NBA TV
Turner Sports

Panelist: Isiah Thomas Analyst NBA on TNT and NBA TV Turner Sports

Panelist:
Isiah Thomas
Analyst
NBA on TNT and NBA TV
Turner Sports

 

Technology Showcase
1 PM – 1:45 PM

Join us for a special portion of the program where you’ll hear from several forward-thinking companies that are defining the intersection of sports and technology.

Thursday's participating companies: Umbel, The Future Group, Byond

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The Warmup


The Warmup

The Warmup


The Warmup

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The Warmup
Thursday, 3:30pm - 4pm

The Warmup, the weekly NBA pregame show that showcases a blend of NBA, lifestyle, music, culture and social media will be live from Las Vegas. The show –  streamed live on Twitter –  will give fans an all-access pass to CES through the eyes of hosts Ben Lyons, emcee, DJ and sports personality Ro Parrish and comedian Tony Rock, as they test out the latest gadgets and highlight the conversations happening at Sports Business Innovation around sports and technology.

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NBA ON TNT


Inside the NBA

NBA ON TNT


Inside the NBA

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NBA on TNT & Inside the NBA
Thursday, 4pm - 11pm

TNT’s Inside the NBA studio team — host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal — will anchor a special live NBA on TNT telecast from CES including pre-game, halftime and post-game coverage surrounding the network’s NBA coverage throughout the evening.  Inside the NBA is a 13-time Sports Emmy Award winning studio show featuring a dynamic combination of basketball analysis, entertainment and social commentary. Appointment viewing for the hardcore basketball fan and casual sports fan alike, Inside the NBA’s presentation often transcends sports and blends into the pop culture domain including moments from the show that regularly tend to “go viral.”

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Sponsors


Sponsors

Sponsors


Sponsors

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EVERFI is the education technology leader that helps learners build the critical skills to be successful in life. In partnership with over 4,000 private sector companies, foundations, sports leagues and athletes, EVERFI delivers interactive, real world, digital education into 20,000 K-12 schools in North America. Learn more at everfi.com


Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing and consistently ranks among the top eCommerce sites in North America. We are proud to provide the most trusted, innovative, and comprehensive ticketing solutions that empower the finest 2,000 clients worldwide to deliver first-class experiences to fans of all live entertainment genres. Learn more at www.ticketmaster.com


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Wasserman is a culture-centric agency, serving the best talent, brands and properties in the world.  We are advisors, creators, influencers and innovators who work across sports, music, art, entertainment, social, tech, content and beyond. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wasserman also operates offices in 10 other cities around the globe. Learn more at www.teamwass.com

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Photos & Videos


Photos & Videos

Photos & Videos


Photos & Videos

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