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Dealmakers is the only conference that brings together senior executives in sports, finance, media and technology to discuss the sports economy and the opportunities and challenges of investing in sports and related businesses. It is attended by team executives, league officers, heads of governing bodies and senior leadership from media, marketing agencies, technology, private equity, venture capital, investment banks, family offices and other key players who are at the heart of sports-related investments and deals.
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Complimentary virtual access for SBJ All Access Subscribers. Current All Access subscribers, please email email@example.com for more information on registering.
Pass includes: Two days of conference programming, reception on Nov. 9, reception on Nov. 10 at the Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena, and a ticket to the Washington Wizards vs. Dallas Mavericks game on Nov. 10 (RSVP required)
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Key Themes and Topics Include:
The Value Proposition of Team Ownership
New Revenue Models, Growth Strategies & Trends
Investment Opportunities & Trends
Emerging Tech & Entrepreneurs to Watch
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When you buy a pass to this event, you are doing your part to better our world by planting a tree through our partnership with One Tree Planted. One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees
Dealmakers is the singular conference that brings together senior executives in sports, finance, media and technology to discuss the sports economy and the opportunities and challenges of investing in sports and related businesses.
This year SBJ is joining forces with Monumental Sports & Entertainment and SportTechie to provide an enhanced focus on new revenue models and investment in sports technology over multiple days of programming.
By merging the best of Dealmakers with the best of the former Sports Capital Symposium, attendees will go inside some of the industry’s most notable deals and network with senior decision-makers in the heart of our nation’s capital.
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NETWORK AND TAKE IN AN NBA GAME
On Nov. 10, conference attendees are invited to join us for a pre-game reception at the Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena. Attendees are also invited to attend the Wizards vs. Mavericks game following the reception.
Access to both is included in the conference pass, but an RSVP is required.
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Accelerate Sports is a boutique investment bank focused on sports-related businesses, teams, and leagues. We help our clients facilitate M&A, limited partner equity sales, expansion ownership groups, private equity and debt investments, and partnership transactions throughout the globe. Our team has a unique blend of investment banking, private equity, legal, and accounting experience. We have completed or are currently working on transactions in the NBA, NHL, MLS, NFL, MLB, USL, and other sports leagues.
Acting as the internal agency for AEG, AEG Global Partnerships oversees worldwide sponsorship, licensing, and broadcast sales, servicing and activation for over 130 world-class venues across five continents and numerous other assets including sports franchises, events, tours, festivals and digital content among other AEG holdings. Some of AEG’s assets include: The O2, Crypto.com Arena, L.A. LIVE, T-Mobile Arena, LA Kings, LA Galaxy, Dignity Health Sports Park, Coachella and Stagecoach.
KINEXON is the first, and so far, only sports performance monitoring and analytics provider on the market that covers the complete range of performance data for team sports. Whether it be impacting the way teams practice and prepare for the demands of a long season or providing fans with a new way to connect with the game, KINEXON is revolutionizing the way sports are being played and consumed. That is why more than 400 teams, leagues, and events worldwide rely on KINEXON’s next level technology. In 2022, KINEXON completed a successful $130 Million Series A fundraise led by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”).
KPMG LLP is the U.S. firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG is widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. Our people share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating childhood illiteracy. In addition, we build highly collaborative teams that thrive on unpacking and solving even the toughest business challenges with our clients.
Sportradar is the leading global sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans and bettors. Established in 2001, the company is well-positioned at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries, providing sports federations, news media, consumer platforms and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business.
Sportradar employs more than 3,000 full time employees in 20 countries, world-wide. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes Sportradar the trusted partner of more than 1,700 customers in over 120 countries and an official partner of the NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, UEFA, FIFA, ICC and ITF. Sportradar covers over 890,000 events annually across 92 sports.
With deep industry relationships, Sportradar is not just redefining the sports fan experience; it also safeguards sports through its Integrity Services offerings across the world.
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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.
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 Atlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs to enable better deal-making with proprietary information on every type of deal.
Proskauer has more than 55 years of experience counseling the world’s premier sports organizations on their most critical and complex matters. Lawyers in our market-leading Sports Group play a pivotal role in the transactions, negotiations and litigations that are at the leading edge of the business of sports. We pride ourselves on our deep knowledge of the business of sports and on rendering legal advice that is informed by business realities and current trends.
We confront the problems that arise daily in this ever-evolving industry by applying a collaborative and creative approach that leverages our attorneys’ unrivaled experience in corporate, labor and employment, litigation, antitrust, real estate, bankruptcy, intellectual property, sports betting, media and tax issues.
Teall Sports & Entertainment is a collection of extraordinarily innovative sports and entertainment brands and services including REVELxp (national market-leading game day experience company), Dyehard Fan Supply (national sports/entertainment merchandising and e-commerce business), Teall Properties Group (national sports marketing and sponsorship sales organization), and a portfolio of digitally focused sports businesses (OTT, digital ecosystem, data and analytics, digital fan experience). The company’s leadership team has extensive entrepreneurial experience building sports, media, marketing and entertainment enterprises that are committed to dramatically improving the fan experience, engaging and growing the next generation of fans, and driving incremental revenue for partners.
1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
We have reserved a discounted block of rooms at the Hamilton Hotel, however we have limited rooms still available. Our room block expires on
Tuesday, October 18 and to take advantage of the discounted room rates,
click here and use our event code “SBJ22” to receive this discount.
Nightly Room Rate: $279.00
OTHER NEARBY HOTEL OPTIONS WE RECOMMEND ARE
Washington Plaza Hotel | 10 Thomas Cir NW, Washington, DC 20005
Hotel Zena, a Viceroy Urban Retreat | 1155 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Virtual attendees have access to view content and interact with other attendees and sponsors from home via laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile device via SBJ’s virtual platform, Swapcard. In addition to the streaming of conference content, virtual attendees have access to the following features:
Special rates for teams are available for this event.
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If you decide not to attend the event, notify firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Midnight PT ten days prior to the event start date to receive a refund, less an admin fee of $295. If you cancel between nine and two days before the event start date, we will issue you a credit, less admin fees, towards a future event. Cancellations within 2 days prior to the event start date will receive only a 50% credit, less admin fees of $295, to use towards a future event. In the event we are forced to postpone or cancel the event for any reason at any time, we will issue you a full credit towards a future event.
For Virtual Registrations:
All sales are final. No refunds will be issued for any cancellations or for 'no shows.' You may transfer your registration to a colleague at no additional cost. To do so, please email email@example.com.
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REVIEW the list of all attendees, identify who you want to connect with, and schedule video meetings with them.
CREATE your own schedule with the sessions you want to attend.
LEARN about our sponsors and schedule meetings with their representatives.
PARTICIPATE in live chat with other attendees during each session.
WATCH a session while conducting a one-on-one video chat with a fellow virtual attendee.
PARTICIPATE in topic-specific chat rooms.
Swapcard also offers the power of AI matchmaking, recommending the attendees, sessions and sponsors you might be most interested in.
ACCESS each of the sessions after the conclusion of the conference.
Virtual registrants receive a web link and login information to attend the event a few days prior to the event.
*To ensure you have access to the event platform in time for the start of the program, we recommend you register prior to midnight the day of the event. We cannot guarantee immediate access to the platform for last-minute registrants.
ENHANCE YOUR IN-PERSON EXPERIENCE
Download our event app to take advantage
of these features:
REVIEW the list of attendees, identify who you want
to connect with, and schedule meetings with them.
CREATE your own schedule with the sessions you
want to attend.
LEARN about our sponsors and schedule meetings
with their representatives.
Our in-person app offers the power of AI matchmaking, recommending the attendees, sessions and sponsors you might be most interested in.
ACCESS to each of the sessions after the
conclusion of the conference.
Full Program (2 day ticket)
Complimentary virtual access for SBJ All Access Subscribers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on registering.
In-person pass includes reception on Nov. 9, reception on Nov. 10 at the Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena, and a ticket to the Washington Wizards vs. Dallas Mavericks game on Nov. 10 (RSVP required)