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Congratulations! NSMN Boston Chapter Board member and 34 year sports marketing industry veteran JULIE KAHN has been named President, Regan Media - and Executive Vice President of the parent company: Regan Communications Group. In her new position, she handles new business growth through the integration of communications and media and she also serves as a special advisor to George Regan. Prior, Julie spent the past 13 years as Senior Vice President of Entercom New England, were she managed seven stations, including WEEI and WAAF-FM.

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Congratulations to longtime Bay Area Chapter Board member & 30 year industry veteran PAT GALLAGHER who will be in charge of marketing, communications and partnerships for Super Bowl L. READ ARTICLE

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Congratulations to NSMN National Executive Board member STEVE PHELPS who was promoted this week to Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Offer, NASCAR.

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Congratulations to longtime NSMN San Francisco Chapter Board member KEITH BRUCE who has been named CEO, San Francisco Super Bowl L Host Committee. Prior, Keith spent 9 years at SportsMark and was most recently the CEO of the agency.

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NSMN'S SPORTS TACKLES CANCER PROGRAM TO HOST FUNDRAISER IN DALLAS TO HONOR SANDY HEIDTKE

April 30, 2014

100% of the donations will benefit Oncology Nursing Education in honor of the 7th Floor Nurses of the Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital – in memory of Sandy Heidtke.

NSMN Board member and Fox Sports Southwest GM Jon Heidtke’s wife Sandy lost her intense year and a half battle with cancer in January 2014. She fought this disease valiantly with grace, courage and unwavering faith until the very end.  The Heidtke family wishes to thank the nursing staff on the 7th Floor of the Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital for their loving care of Sandy.  Please join NSMN Board members to honor Sandy and to raise funds for Oncology Nursing Education.

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ALL members, ALL chapters are welcome.

As an industry, we are united in the fight against cancer. 
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

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May 19, 2014

5:30-8:30pm
OMNI Dallas Hotel

Join us in Dallas to hear how one of the premier brands does Sponsorship. 

AT&T’s Mark Wright will share insight into how the brand is working to change the fan experience.  From global sponsorships like Red Bull Racing, national sponsorships like the NCAA and USOC, to teams such as the Dallas Cowboys and iconic venues such as AT&T Stadium where they’re pushing the envelope on game changing activation, this is one event that no sports marketers should miss!

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NSMN APPOINTS 30-YEAR SPORTS INDUSTRY VETERAN JEFF KNAPPLE TO NATIONAL EXECUTIVE BOARD
Former NSMN Los Angeles Chapter Board member JEFF KNAPPLE, President & CEO, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, has been appointed to NSMN's National Executive Board. An industry veteran with more than 20 naming rights transactions to his credit, his sports business deal experience includes STAPLES Center, Philips Arena, Emirates Stadium, Citizens Bank Park, Toyota Center, Heinz Field, Aviva Stadium, and MetLife Stadium. Knapple has been party to more than $2.5 billion in sports partnerships.
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Founded in 1998, National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN) is the exclusive trade organization for the sports business industry. NSMN includes more than 10,000 individual and corporate members with chapters in major markets and members in more than 50 U.S. cities. Members enjoy daily membership benefits that focus on career development, business development and industry growth.

The national organization is dedicated to the advancement of the sports business industry through networking and the production of thought-provoking, issue-oriented seminars created to raise the level of discourse on critical sports industry issues. In addition to producing must-attend panel discussions, NSMN offers industry-wide discounts on trade publications and complimentary job matching.

NSMN is Board-governed by sports industry leadership who oversee educational initiatives nationwide. Sports business experience is required for membership.  

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Visit NSMN's online sports business bookstore where you can find a great selection of discounted sports business and leading management books to buy!

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SPORTS EXECUTIVES & FANS
UNITED AGAINST CANCER



www.sportstacklescancer.com

Sports Tackles Cancer is an industry-wide fundraising program that unites sports business executives AND sports fans in the fight against cancer. 100% of the funds raised are donated to cancer research and patient advocacy.

Organized by the National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN), the industry trade association, Sports Tackles Cancer is the first charitable program of its kind to encourage sports executives across the country to use their resources to help create additional awareness about cancer and to raise money. Through national outreach to sports business professionals, teams, leagues, sports sponsors and sports fans, Sports Tackles Cancer has raised thousands of dollars since its inception in 2008. Sports Tackles Cancer encourages creative fundraising programs and recognizes the individual and corporate sports industry leaders who take a stand in their public support of the program. Individual and corporate giving is welcome.

Ask today how you and your company can help!

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We are very sad to share that Ariana Economou passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. She fought a courageous battle against cancer & she taught us all about the great importance of laughter & family. NSMN extends its deepest condolences to the entire family.

THE FAMILY REQUESTS DONATIONS BE SENT TO:
Ronald McDonald House NY
405 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021
Or at https://www.rmh-newyork.org/give
* In memory of Ariana Economou *
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Welcome New Members

Last updated: April 5, 2014
View the ENTIRE Membership Company List
To check the status of your membership, email member@sportsmarketingnetwork.com
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NEW TO NSMN:

  • Brightline Interactive
  • Acuity
  • Twitter, Inc.
  • Momentum Worldwide (corporate)
  • MetaMorphicx
  • Centigrade Sports & Entertainment Marketing
  • SportsData LLC
  • Playoff Technologies LLC
  • Two Good Rounds
  • GameChanger Media
  • Cohen Silverman Rowan LLP
  • NRS and Events, LLC
  • Chicago Education Project
  • RSR Partners
  • Wyndham Worldwide
  • Accio Marketing
  • University of Notre Dame Athletics
  • Allied Experiential
  • Raycom Sports
  • ClassWish.org
  • Harlem Globetrotters
  • RollerSoccer United States Alliance
  • Danog (corporate)
  • EverSport Media
  • YourSports
  • Silicon Valley Sports Ventures
  • Entertainment Sports Partners, Inc.
  • CSU East Bay
  • Argonaut
  • Running Waters Group
  • Pac-12 Networks
  • WGT Media (corporate)
  • MetLife Stadium (corporate)
  • San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl Host Committee (corporate)
  • Hotbox Sports
  • Odgers Berndtson
  • Pickett Public Relations Group
  • Mission Athletecare
  • Designwerk
  • Source Communications (corporate)
  • Wimbledon Experience
  • Floyd's 99 Barbershops
  • Shirt Off R Back
  • Brand Interaction Group
  • Legacy Time
  • Chartwheels Company
  • Barkley Kaplak Agency
  • Sport195
  • TPN, Inc.
  • WFAN
  • Vasta & Associates, Inc.
  • Atlantic Sportswear

ADDITIONAL MEMBERS FROM:

  • Performance Research
  • Six Flags Entertainment Inc.
  • Running Waters Group
  • Pac-12 Networks
  • MKTG, Inc.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Ithaca College

 

 

 


UPGRADES:

  • Genesco Sports Enterprises (patron plus)
  • Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment (patron plus)
  • The Marketing Arm (patron plus)
  • IEG LLC (patron)
  • ESPN Boston (corporate)

RENEWALS:

  • American Junior Golf Association
  • NBC Sports Group (patron)
  • Starcom
  • JDW Consulting Group, LLC
  • Shade Global Inc.
  • 5T Sports
  • WGN-TV Chicago
  • Madison Sports Partnerships
  • CBS
  • CHSC Foundation
  • IMG Consulting (Chicago office) (corporate)
  • Fuseideas, LLC (corporate member)
  • Rush Olson Creative & Sports
  • Penn State Public Broadcasting
  • TOUR GCX Partners, Inc.
  • Hampton Classic Horse Show
  • Washington Nationals
  • FOX Sports Media Group
  • Doug Pirnie Consulting
  • NFL Players Association
  • Regan Communications (corporate)
  • MSG Network (corporate)
  • Dunkin' Donuts (corporate)
  • MillerCoors (corporate)
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Social Summits
  • Engage Marketing
  • USA Swimming (corporate)
  • Manhattan Place Entertainment
  • adidas America, Inc.
  • EG Management
  • The Sports and Entertainment Company LLC
  • Team Sports Inc.
  • PAN Communications
  • Intersport (corporate)
  • Getty Images
  • Bike New York (corporate)
  • The Strategic Agency (corporate)
  • Valparaiso University
  • Fanbrandz, LLC
  • Ludus Sports
  • Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing (corporate)
  • National Football League
  • The Coca-Cola Company (corporate plus)
  • AT&T (corporate plus)
  • 2Dialog (corporate)
  • Matter Inc. / New York City office (corporate)
  • Matter Inc. / Chicago office (corporate)
  • Oracle (corporate)
  • Youth Amateur Travel Sports Association
  • TD Garden (corporate)
  • Team Marketing Report
  • ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales / San Francisco Office (corporate)
  • ESPN International
  • National Basketball Association (patron)
  • Orender Unlimited
  • Momentum Worldwide
  • STATS (corporate)
  • New York Yankees (suppporting)
 
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