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POST-OLYMPICS WRAP-UP: SPONSOR TELLS ALL

With the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games concluded, Boston-area sports marketers will gather to network and hear sponsor insight from Olympic Marketer Greg Via, Global Director, Sports Marketing, Gillette / P&G.

Greg will discuss his sponsorship activation and marketing campaigns, security in Sochi, media coverage, television viewership, athletic competition, athlete endorsements, social media and much more.

Don't miss this great opportunity to hear Greg share his Sochi experiences!
Hear his firsthand account only days after his return to the U.S!


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
6:00 - 8:30pm - Networking Reception
7:00 - 7:30pm - Special remarks by:


Greg Via

Global Director, Sports Marketing
Gillette / P&G


OMNI PARKER HOUSE
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The Omni Parker House is America’s longest continuously operating luxury hotel and remains one of its most elegant and refined.  Located in historic downtown Boston on the Freedom Trail, the venerable Omni Parker House opened its doors in 1855 and offers distinguished décor and thoughtful amenities in each of the 551 luxurious accommodations.  The Omni Parker House combines history and service to create an ideal meeting location in Boston, offering 18 meeting rooms totaling 23,000 square feet,
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Last updated: April 21, 2014
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98.5 The Sports Hub
adidas Group/Sports Licensed Division
A. E. Rondeau, Inc.
Artemis Sports Group
Athletes' Performance Inc.
Atlantic Sportswear
Boston 13s RLFC, Inc.
Boston Athletic Association/ Boston Marathon
Boston Blazers
Boston Bruins (corporate member)
Boston Business Journal
Boston Globe
Boston Herald
Boston Red Sox (corporate member)
Boston University Athletics
Boston University/Office of Development & Alumni Relations
Bristol Motor Speedway
Brown University - Athletic Department
CBS Radio
Center for Spectator Sports Research, University of Massachusetts
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Cigna
Comcast SportsNet New England (corporate member)
Compass Group North America Food Service
Connelly Partners (corporate member)
Conventures, Inc.
Converse, Inc.
CORPRAgolf
Corporate Incentive Solutions
CTP
Cramer
Delaware North Companies (corporate member)
Destination Worcester
Dunkin' Donuts (corporate member)
ECAL
Edge Technology Services
EngagingFans, LLC
Entravision Communications
ESPN Boston (corporate member)
Evolve Golf
Experience Sports
Extra Innings Franchise Company (corporate member)
Fenway Sportszone
Fidelity Investments
Fuseideas, LLC (corporate member)
Gadsby & Hannah
Game On Sports Consulting, Inc.
Gatorade
Gillette / Procter & Gamble (corporate member)
Global Athletics & Marketing, Inc.
Golf Promotions
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (corporate member)
Harvard University Athletic Department
Harvard Varsity Club
Hayson Sports Group - Boston Champions Tour
Head of the Charles Regatta
Her Sports Life
Hotbox Sports
Innovative Marketing Services, Inc.
Inspira Marketing Group
JDG Sports and Entertainment
JLC Marketing & Communications LLC
John Hancock
Johnson & Wales University
K Sports & Entertainment (corporate member)
KFP Architects
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP
Kraft Sports Group
Liberty Mutual Insurance (corporate member)
Live Nation
Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP
Lowell Devils
Lowell Spinners
Lynch Exhibits
M/D Group
Major League Lacrosse (corporate member)
MassMutual Financial Group
Mass Mutual Center
MassMutual Financial Group
Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation
Mavic, Inc.
M/D Group, LLC
MediaForward.tv
MEG
Moody Street Pictures
Muze Clothing
NBC Boston
NESA LLC
New England Patriots
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Next Generation of Giving
Nickent Golf
Nickerson PR
North Racing Inc (NRi)
Nourjian Ventures
NRS and Events, LLC
nuBound
One on One Sports Marketing
PAN Communications
Peak Performance
Performance Research
Pigskin Media Inc.
PM Partners
Pregame Marketing LLC
Premier Incentives Inc.
Stargames LLC (corporate member)
PSP Sports Marketing
PUMA North America
Reebok (corporate member)
Regan Communications (corporate member)
Relevant Marketing Technology
Roberts Communications
Ropes & Gray
Schwartz Communications
Seegrid Corporation
Senior Tour Players, Inc.
She's Game Sports
SJX Partners
Sox Appeal, Inc.
Special Olympics Massachusetts
Sporting Goods International
Sports Illustrated (corporate member)
Sports Locker Enterprises
Sports Training Interactive
Srixon Sports USA
StarGames LLC (corporate member)
Starting Line Media
STBC Public Relations
Suffolk University/ Sawyer Business School
Tappe Associates Inc.
TD Garden (corporate member)
Team Enterprises USA
Team Grill
TEAMWORKS Centers
TechnoGym USA
Terry Lyons Sports Marketing, LLC
That's My Ticket
The Source
Transformative Content Inc.
TruMedia Networks
United Sports Associates
United Soccer League (USL)
University of New Hampshire Athletic Department
USA Today Sports Media Group
Vertica Group
Virtual Images
Watson Wyatt Worldwide
WBZ NewsRadio/CBS Radio
WEEI 850AM (corporate member)
WHDH
WWZN 1510 The Zone
World TeamTennis
WPRI 12

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS:
Babson College MBA Program
Boston University
Brandeis University
Endicott College
Northeastern University
Suffolk University School of Law
University of Massachusetts/ Boston
University of Massachusetts Amherst / MBA Program

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Past Events / Boston Chapter


DECEMBER 2012
MEMBER NETWORKING NIGHT



APRIL 2012
THE BUSINESS OF COLLEGE SPORTS

Discussion Leaders:

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CO-FACILITATOR:
Julie Kahn

Senior Vice President / New England
Entercom New England

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CO-FACILITATOR:
Jeff Price
President & Publisher
Sporting News
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Gene DeFilippo
Director of Athletics
Boston College


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Steve Krom
Vice President/ General Manager
AT&T New England
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Michael Lynch
Director of Athletics
Boston University


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Warde Manuel
Director of Athletics
UConn
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George Pyne
President
IMG Sports & Entertainment


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Bob Scalise
Nichols Family Director of Athletics
Harvard University



MARCH 2011

THE IMPACT OF A WORK STOPPAGE ON SPORTS BUSINESS: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT & HOW DO WE PREPARE?

Discussion Leaders:

Ed Horne
Co-MODERATOR:
Ed Horne
Chief Operating Officer
Madison Avenue Sports & Entertainment
Kristen Kuliga
Co-MODERATOR:
Kristen Kuliga
President
K Sports & Entertainment
(NFL agent)
Karen Guregian
Karen Guregian
Patriots Beat Columnist
Boston Herald
Amy Latimer
Amy Latimer
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
TD Garden & Boston Bruins
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Guy Rancourt
Vice President, Associate Media Director
Hill Holliday
Speaker
Greg Via

Global Director – Sports Marketing
The Gillette Company / P&G


OCTOBER 2010
LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA TO WIN IN SPORTS:
YOU HAVE FOLLOWERS - NOW WHAT? CREATING NEW WAYS TO INCREASE CONSUMER EXPERIENCE AND ENGAGEMENT

Discussion Leaders:


MODERATOR:
Jeff Price
President & Publisher
Sporting News
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Rafe Anderson
CEO, TruMedia Networks
[Social Media Agency of Record for
Boston Red Sox]
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Jennifer Compton
Vice President, Marketing
Boston Bruins & TD Garden

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Christian Megliola
Chief Strategy Officer/Sports,
Consumer and New Media
Regan Communications

Tim Murphy
Vice President/General Manager
Entercom Boston

Shawn Sullivan
Chief Marketing Officer
Boston Celtics

David Tryder
Director, Interactive &
Relationship Marketing
Dunkin' Donuts

Bret Werner
Managing Partner
Catalyst Public Relations



DECEMBER 2009
THE EVOLUTION & ROLE OF ROI IN SPORTS: WHY MEASUREMENT SHOWS SPORTS SPONSORSHIP IS A MAJOR ELEMENT OF THE MARKETING MIX

A sports marketing industry gathering to discuss the importance of sports sponsorship as part of a company’s overall global marketing plan.

Speakers:

Speaker
Jim Andrews
Senior Vice President/Editorial Director
IEG, LLC

Jon Last
President
Sports & Leisure Research Group

MODERATOR:
Amy Latimer

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
TD Garden & Boston Bruins

Michael Neuman
President
Amplify Sports & Entertainment
Speaker
Mark Noonan
President - Americas
Repucom International
Speaker
Greg Via

Global Sports Marketing
The Gillette Company / Proctor & Gamble
Speaker
Brian Williams
Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing & CRM
Kaleidoscope & General Motors R*Works



JULY 2009
DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP BUSINESS BREAKFAST




Panelists:
-
Seth Waugh, CEO, Deutsche Bank Americas
- Mark Steinberg, SVP & Global Managing Director of Golf, IMG
- Eric Baldwin, Championship Director, Deutsche Bank Championship
Moderator:
- Tim Rosaforte, Golf Analyst, Golf Channel / Senior Writer, Golf World

MAY 2009
SPECIAL EVENT
NSMN SPORTS TACKLES CANCER Fundraiser
Hosted by House of Blues, Boston

house of bluesfoundation room

 



MARCH 2009
THE STATE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN SPORTS: WHAT EVERY SPORTS MARKETER NEEDS TO KNOW TO GENERATE REVENUE, INCREASE FAN BASE, SELL MERCHANDISE AND ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS TODAY


A look at how user-generated websites, blogs, mobile content and fantasy games are driving fan interest and broadening fan bases.


Event Sponsor:
Cheering Fans


Speakers:

Sam Kennedy
Sam Kennedy
Executive Vice President, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Boston Red Sox
Michael Lowe
Michael Lowe
Senior Interactive Marketing Manager FootJoy,
Acushnet Company
Steve Semelsberger
Steve Semelsberger
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Pluck
Justin Shaffer
Justin Shaffer
Founder, Hotpotato
Former SVP, New Media,
MLB Advanced Media, L.P
Jim Ricotta
Jim Ricotta
President & CEO
Azuki Systems
Pete Vlasteclica
MODERATOR:
Pete Vlastelica

CEO
Yardbarker



FEBRUARY 2009
THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY & HOW IT IMPACTS THE SPORTS INDUSTRY

Moderator: Jennifer Karpf,
Director, National Sports Marketing Network

Speakers:


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Bill Bridgen
EVP & General Manager
Comcast SportsNet New England


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Rich Gotham
President
Boston Celtics

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Julie Kahn
Vice President/New England Market Manager Entercom


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Chris Kiernan
Vice President,
Sports & Entertainment
ICON International, an Omnicom Company

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Mark Lev
Executive Vice President
Fenway Sports Group


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Ed Lynch
Director of Business Development
Sentient Jet

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Tom Shine
Senior Vice President, Sports & Entertainment
REEBOK


NOVEMBER 2008
THE BUSINESS OF FOOTBALL: HOW SPONSORSHIP, COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIAL MEDIA CONTINUE TO CHANGE THE GAME

Speakers:


MODERATOR:
Mike Lynch

Sports Anchor
WCVB-TV Channel


David Baxter
President, Sports Licensed Division
REEBOK



Andrew Brandt
President
The National Football Post



Gene DeFilippo
Director of Athletics
Boston College



Doug Flutie
College Football Analyst,
ABC Sports & ESPN
Former Quarterback, NFL & Canadian Football League / Winner, Heisman Trophy / 1984


Greg Gordon
Senior Vice President
Liberty Mutual



Jonathan Kraft
President & COO, The Kraft Group
Vice Chairman & President,
New England Patriots



SEPTEMBER 2008
A VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: A THINK-TANK FEATURING NEW ENGLAND SPORTS LEGENDS

Boston's athletes of yesterday gather to discuss today's sports news, sports business trends, athletes today, their current work and their community initiatives.

Bob Lobel
FACILITATOR:
Bob Lobel

Sports Broadcaster
Jane BlalockJane Blalock
Jane Blalock
CEO, JBC Golf, Inc.
27-time LPGA Champion
LPGA Rookie of the Year, 1969
Member, New England Sports Hall of Fame
Holds LPGA Record for most consecutive cuts made - 299

Dana Barros
Media Relations, Boston Celtics
Retired NBA Player,
Point Guard Boston Celtics
Former Boston College player
finishing as one of
the school's all-time leading scorers

M.L. Carr
President, WARM2Kids
(We're All Role Models 2 Kids)
Retired NBA player,
Detroit Pistons and Boston Celtics
Won 2 NBA World Champions
with the Boston Celtics (1981 &1984)

Speaker
John Hannah
President, John Hannah Entertainment, LLC Retired NFL player, Offensive Guard,
New England Patriots (1973-1985)
Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1991
Nancy Kerrigan
Nancy Kerrigan

Two-time Olympic Medalist
Bob SweeneyBob Sweeney
Bob Sweeney
Director of Development, Boston Bruins Foundation
Retired NHL player (1986-1996)
Center, Boston Bruins
Member, Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1985)

Luis TiantLuis Tiant
Luis Tiant
Retired MLB Player
Pitcher, Boston Red Sox
Inducted into Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame (1997)
3x All-Star selection (1968, 1974, 1976)
1972 American League Comeback Player of the Year
1975 Babe Ruth Award
Randy Vataha
Randy Vataha
Retired NFL Player (1971-1977)
Former Wide receiver, New England Patriots
Founding member, United States Football League
President, Game Plan LLC

 


FEBRUARY 2008
THINK-TANK: SPORTS & SCANDALS: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED & HOW WE PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE


Participants:

-
Steve Burton, Sports Anchor, CBS
- Jill Geer, Director of Communications, USA Track & Field
- Amy Latimer, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Boston Bruins/TD Garden
- Kristine Lilly, Former Captain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team / Founding Player, WUSA (Boston Breakers)
- John Lynch, Vice President, Head of Global Communication, REEBOK
- Christian Megliola, Senior Vice President, Chief Sports Strategist, Regan Communications Group
- Peter Roby, Athletics Director, Northeastern University
- Jerry Solomon, President, StarGames / Agent for Olympic Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
- Jessamy Tang, Chief Executive Officer, 890 ESPN Boston & 1400 ESPN Lowell 
- Greg Via, Global Sports Marketing, Gillette

- Moderators:

- David Woodman
, Former Senior Vice President/General Manager, Comcast SportsNet

- Professor Stephen Greyser, Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration (Marketing/Communications) Emeritus, Harvard Business School

JUNE 2007
THE EVOLUTION OF NASCAR IN NEW ENGLAND: ROUSH FENWAY RACING: HOW THE PARTNERSHIP WILL HELP FURTHER DEVELOP THE SPORT IN THE NORTH

Welcome by:
Mike Dee
, President, Fenway Sports Group / Chief Operating Officer, Boston Red Sox

Speakers:

- Ray Guilbault, Senior Vice President, NESN
- Mark Lev, Executive Vice President, Fenway Sports Group
- Jim Obermeyer, Managing Director, Brand and Consumer Marketing, NASCAR 
- Geoff Smith,
President, Roush Fenway Racing 
- Bill Wynne, North America Motorsports Marketing Manager, Ford Racing Technology

Moderator:
- Ed Lynch, Director of Business Development, Sports & Entertainment, Sentient Jet


JULY 2006
THE BUSINESS OF GOLF
Hosted at Granite Links Golf Club

Opening Remarks: The State of Golf By Tom Nolan, Publisher, GOLF World Magazine


Speakers:

- Jane Blalock, Founder & CEO, JBC Golf  
- Steve Dow, Vice President, Group Account Director, MPG / Arnold
- David M. Lafrennie, Assistant Vice President, External Communications, Hartford Life 
- Tom Nolan, Publisher, Golf World Magazine
- Tracy West, Tournament Director, Bank of America Championship/ President & CEO, Hayson Sports Group

Moderator:
- Ed Lynch, Director of Business Development, Sports, Sentient Jet


JANUARY 2006
SUPER BOWL ADVERTISING: HOW THE COMMERCIALS HAVE BECOME PART OF THE GAME

Speakers:

- Marc Gallucci,
CEO & Owner, Fort Franklin
- Lou Imbriano,
Chief Marketing Officer, New England Patriots; Vice President/COO, New England Revolution
- Eric Kraus,
Vice President, Corporate Communications, Gillette
- John Moore, Senior Vice President/Group Media Director, Mullen (Client: Monster - Super Bowl Advertiser from 1999-2001)
-
Grant Pace, Partner/Executive Creative Director, Conover Tuttle Pace (Creator of the original Bud Bowl ads for Anheuser Busch)

Moderator:
- Kathy Kiely,
President, The Ad Club

DECEMBER 2005
ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY


OCTOBER 2005
GAME ON: THE RETURN OF THE NHL

Event Sponsor:

New England Hockey Journal

Speakers:

-
Charlie Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Boston Bruins
- Brian Jennings, Group Vice President, Consumer Products Marketing, National Hockey League
- John Frascotti, Senior Vice President and General Manager,
Reebok Performance Division, Reebok
- Sean McGrail, President, New England Sports Network
- Fred Popp, CEO, SME Branding
Moderator:
- Dale Arnold,
Boston Bruins Play-by-Play Announcer & Co-host of WEEI's "Dale & Holley" show
SEPTEMBER 2005
ANNUAL SUMMER NETWORKING PARTY

JULY 2005
THE CHANGING FACE OF BOSTON SPORTS MEDIA

Event Sponsor:



Speakers:

- Julie Kahn,
General Manager, Sports Radio 850 WEEI, Boston
- Jerry Solomon, President, The Football Network
- Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor, The Boston Globe
- David Woodman, General Manager, Fox Sports Net New England

Moderator:
- Jim Delaney,
Director of Marketing & Public Relations, TD BankNorth Garden


MAY 2005
NSMN SPRING MIXER - MEMBER NETWORKING NIGHT

APRIL 2005
A NETWORKING NIGHT AT THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART


MARCH 2005
SPORTSCAST 2005: A SALES FORECAST FROM THE INTUSTRY'S TOP EXECUTIVES

Speakers:


- Doug Hall, Director, Marketing Services, Monster
- Ed Lynch, Principal, All Access Sports and Event Marketing
- Barry McNulty, Director of National Sales, Host Communications
- Jim Rushton, Director of Sales, Sports Radio 850 WEEI

Moderator:
- Jennifer Karpf, Founder/Director, NSMN


DECEMBER 2004
HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER & SPORTS AUCTION FOR:


Thank you to all of the Boston Chapter members who raised thousands of dollars for STRIKE OUT CANCER.


NOVEMBER 2004 (panel & game)
BEANTOWN & BASKETBALL: SALES AND MARKETING THE CELTICS WAY

Panelists:

- Vin Capozzi, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Rich Gotham, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Boston Celtics
- Scott O'Neil, Senior Vice President, Team Marketing, National Basketball Association
- Ralph Tricomi, Jr., Regional Marketing Manager, Lincoln Mercury
- David Woodman, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Fox Sports Net New England

Moderator:
- Ian Thomsen, Senior Writer, Pro Basketball, Sports Illustrated


OCTOBER 2004
MEMBER NETWORKING NIGHT


SEPTEMBER 2004
START YOUR ENGINES: MARKETING NASCAR IN NEW ENGLAND

Panelists:
- Jon Di Gesu, Director of Communications, Sylvania
- Jon McGahan, Vice President, Marketing, New Hampshire International Speedway
- Brett Yormark, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, NASCAR

Moderator:
- Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal


AUGUST 2004
ANNUAL SUMMER NETWORKING PARTY


JULY 2004
GOING FOR GOLD: BUILDING BUZZ IN ANTICIPATION OF THE 2004 SUMMER GAMES

Opening Remarks:

- Jeff Taylor, Founder and Chief Monster, Monster

Panelists:

- Colleen Fitzpatrick, Director Sports/Event Marketing, John Hancock Financial Services/Manulife
- Brett Goodman, Vice President, Marketing and Business Affairs, NBC Olympics
- Doug Hall, Director, Marketing Services, Monster
- Rob Prazmark, President, IMG Olympics

Moderator:
- Peter Blacklow, Chief Marketing Officer, WorldWinner

JUNE 2004
NSMN MEMBER BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Hosted by Basketball City, Boston


MAY 2004
MEMBER NEWORKING NIGHT


APRIL 2004
BRANDS AT PLAY: HOW NEW ENGLAND’S TOP COMPANIES MAKE SPORTS WORK

Panelists:
- Doug Hall, Director, Marketing Services, Monster
- Eric Kraus, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The Gillette Company
- David Lafrennie, Director, Corporate Marketing, Hartford Life
- Christine Madigan, Corporate Marketing Services Manager, New Balance
- Kristin Tallman, Senior Vice President, Director, Corporate Sponsorships/Marketing Integration, Citizens Bank

Moderator:
 - Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, Sports Business Daily/ Sports Business Journal


MARCH 2004
ATHLETE MARKETING IN THE Post-Kobe Bryant Era

Panelists:
- John Holloran, Marketing Manager, Pepsi New England
- Sam Kennedy, Vice President Sales and Corporate Partnerships, Boston Red Sox
- Todd Krinsky, Vice President, RBK division, Reebok
- Kristen Kuliga, Principal, K Sports and Entertainment
- Jerry Solomon, President, TFN, The Football Network
- Chip Tuttle, Partner, Conover Tuttle Advertising and Public Relations

Moderator:

- Mark Lev, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, ANC Sports Enterprises


FEBRUARY 2004
TWO NIGHTS, TWO CITIES: One Great Cause

Networking & Silent Auction hosted by NSMN

A gathering of sports business professionals and friends in Boston and NYC. NSMN hosted a special evening of networking, cocktails, music and a silent auction to help raise funds and support the Jack Lynch Fund. The Fund was established to help sports business industry veterans Ed and Dianne Lynch cover family treatment expenses for their son Jack Lynch and the Children’s Floating Hospital in Boston where he is being treated.

More than $24,000 was raised at the Boston fundraiser. More than $55,000 was raised together in Boston and NYC!


JANUARY 2004
MEMBER NETWORK NIGHT


NOVEMBER 2003
MARKETING THE NHL AND THE Boston Bruins: What's Ahead For 2003-04

Event Sponsor:

New England Hockey Journal


Panelists:


- Richard Krezwick, President and CEO, FleetCenter / Executive Vice President, Boston Bruins
- Tom Manchester, Field Marketing Manager, Dunkin' Donuts
- Bryant McBride, President and CEO, Vision Sports & Entertainment Partners
- John Ratoff, Vice President, Corporate Sponsorships, BankNorth

Moderator:

- Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal

SEPTEMBER 2003
SOLE SURVIVORS: WHAT'S DRIVING THE ATHLETIC SHOE INDUSTRY?

Panelists:

- John Frascotti, Senior Vice President, Licensing & New Business Development, Reebok International Ltd.
- Paul Heffernan, Vice President, Global Marketing, New Balance

Moderator:

- Terry Lefton, Editor at Large, Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal


AUGUST 2003
THE BUSINESS OF SOCCER: THE COMPETITION for Fans, Sponsors and Media

Panelists:

- Frank Dell'Apa, Writer, The Boston Globe
- Rick Faubert, Assistant GM, Boston Breakers
- Lou Imbriano, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, New England Patriots, New England Revolution & Gillette Stadium
- Kristine Lilly, Player/Captain, Boston Breakers
- John Stevenson, Vice President & General Manager Teamsports, PUMA North America

Moderator:

- Jason Howarth, Senior Account Director, Conover Tuttle


JULY 2003
NSMN had the special opportunity to attend the WBZ BusinessBreakfast presented by WBZ NewsRadio and the FleetBoston Classic.

Panelists:

- Donna Fiedorowicz, Vice President, Tournament Business Affairs, "Champions Tour"
- Keith Ritter, Senior Vice President, New Business Development, National Hockey League
- Don Sweeney, Dallas Stars Defenseman
- Bob Gilder, 2002 FleetBoston Classic Champion


JUNE 2003
REACHING OUT: A NIGHT CELEBRATING THE CHARITABLE EFFORTS OF OUR BOSTON ATHLETES

A night featuring New England's sports charities:

Participating charities included:
-- Active Force Foundation
-- AJ Mleczko Charity on Ice
-- Antoine Walker Celebrity Golf Classic
-- Heart of Boston Foundation
-- MVPhilanthropy
-- Nashawtuc Charities, Inc./FleetBoston Classic 
-- NewFund 
-- Nomar 5 Fund
-- The 8 Foundation
-- The Cam Neely Foundation For Cancer Care
-- The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism
-- The Giving Back Fund
-- The Jimmy Fund Golf Program  
-- The Red Auerbach Youth Foundation
-- The Travis Roy Foundation
-- The Truth Fund


MAY 2003
CHANGING TIMES: BUYING AND SELLING IN THE DOWN ECONOMY: BOSTON AND BEYOND


Panelists:

- Ed Horne, President, NHL Enterprises
- John Lynch, Vice President of Sports Marketing, Reebok
- Tom Manchester, Field Marketing Manager, Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins
- John Schemerhorn, Vice President, General Sales Manager, Fox Sports Net

Moderator:
- Mark Lev, Executive Vice President, ANC Sports Enterprises


APRIL 2003 - SPECIAL EVENT
THE CHANGING FACE OF BOSTON SPORTS

Event Sponsors:
Dunkin' Donuts, John Hancock Financial Services, Vision Sports & Entertainment Partners


Panelists:
- Wyc Grousbeck, Managing Partner & CEO, Boston Celtics
- John Henry, Principal Owner, Boston Red Sox
- Charlie Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Boston Bruins & FleetCenter
- Jonathan Kraft, Vice Chairman, New England Patriots

Moderator:
- Bob Lobel, Sports Director, WBZ-TV


APRIL 2001
THE BUSINESS OF WOMEN'S SPORTS


Panelists:
- Sharon Barbano, Group Director, Reebok Women's Global Marketing
- Karin Piscitelli, Director of Marketing & Sponsorships, Boston Breakers
- Ann Sanders, Executive Director, NewFund
- Kim Zayotti, General Counsel, Woolf Associates


JANUARY 2001
REACHING OUT WITH THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--A LOOK AT THE TEAM'S COMMUNITY SERVICE EFFORTS

Keynote Speaker:
- Don Lowery, Vice President, Player Development & Community Affairs, New England Patriots


OCTOBER 2000
COLLEGE SPORTS IN THE BOSTON MARKETPLACE: WHAT BRANDS LOOK FOR FROM HIGHER EDUCATION


Panelists:
- Jeff Cohen, Athletic Director, Brandeis University
- Gene DeFilippo, Athletic Director, Boston College
- Dr. Ed Stoner, Associate Director, Athletics/Business Affairs, UMass Lowell


AUGUST 2000
THE IMPORTANCE OF SPORTS RESEARCH

Presented by: TNS Intersearch &ESPN SPORTS POLL


Panelists:
- David W. Kocsis, Ph.D., National Football League
- Rob Fox, TNS Intersearch & ESPN SPORTS POLL


MAY 2000
TRENDS IN ATHLETE PRODUCT ENDORSEMENT


Panelists:
- Phil Gloudemans, Senior Vice President, Agnew Carter MS&L
- Peter Roby, Vice President, Marketing, North America, Reebok

Moderator:
- Robert Ruxin, Managing Director, S/R Associates


MARCH 2000
ATHLETES GIVING BACK: THE IMPORTANCE OF CAUSE RELATED MARKETING

Panelists:

- Kristen Kuliga, Woolf Associates
- Marc Pollick, Founder/President, The Giving Back Fund


JANUARY 2000
THE MULTIPLE BRANDS OF THE BOSTON RED SOX

Panelists:
- Larry Cancro, Senior Vice President, Boston Red Sox
- Dr. Stephen Greyser, Harvard Business School


DECEMBER 1999
SPORTS ON THE NET: HOW THE INTERNET IS CHANGING THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS

Event sponsor: IBM

Panelists:
- Whitney Johnson, RacingRhino.com
- Mark Stamm, Myteam.com
- John Hunter, Sportingauction.com
Moderator:
- Mark Hardie, Forrester Research


AUGUST 1999
BOSTON CHAPTER - OPENING EVENT
Hosted by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

Keynote Speaker:

- Larry Moulter, Chief Executive Officer, Woolf Associates


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Boston chapter BOARD
Bill Bridgen
Comcast SportsNet New England
Larry Cancro
Boston Red Sox
Robert Friedman
John Hancock/Manulife Financial
Rich Gotham
Boston Celtics
Stephen Greyser
Harvard Business School
Julie Kahn
Regan Communications
Sam Kennedy
Fenway Sports Management
Boston Red Sox
Kristen Kuliga
K Sports & Entertainment
Amy Latimer
TD Garden
Ed Lynch
USA Today Sports Media Group
Tom Manchester
Dunkin' Donuts
Jerry Solomon
StarGames
Greg Via
Gillette / Procter & Gamble


OFFICIAL HOTEL OF BOSTON CHAPTER



The Omni Parker House is America’s longest continuously operating luxury hotel and remains one of its most elegant and refined.  Located in historic downtown Boston on the Freedom Trail, the venerable Omni Parker House opened its doors in 1855 and offers distinguished décor and thoughtful amenities in each of the 551 luxurious accommodations.  The Omni Parker House combines history and service to create an ideal meeting location in Boston, offering 18 meeting rooms totaling 23,000 square feet,
including a 3,513-square-foot
Rooftop Ballroom showcasing
spectacular views of the city skyline. 

To book your next corporate event at the
Omni Parker House, please email:

Dave Ritchie
OMNI PARKER HOUSE
dritchie@omnihotels.com

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