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2 UPCOMING MEMBER EVENTS !!
Please mark your calendar & RSVP below for each event!

April 30, 2014 /5:30pm - Sports Tackles Cancer Fundraiser

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May 19, 2014 /5:30pm - Sponsor Spotlight: AT&T (Reception & Speaker)

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Each event requires a separate member RSVP.
Please call 212-227-1300 with any questions.

 


EVENT #1 (Scroll down to view Event #2)

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SPORTS BUSINESS INDUSTRY FUNDRAISER
IN LOVING MEMORY OF SANDY HEIDTKE



EVENT SPONSORS: (as of April 23)

COMPANIES ATTENDING THE FUNDRAISERINCLUDE:
(as of April 23, 2014)

68Forty
Conference USA
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Morning News
FC Dallas
Fox Sports Southwest
Frisco RoughRiders
HP Byron Nelson Championship
MillerCoors
NCC Media
Spicer Consulting Group
Texas Rangers
The Marketing Arm


SILENT AUCTION INCLUDES ITEMS DONATED BY:
(as of April 23, 2014)

AT&T
Conference USA
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
HP Byron Nelson Championship
Texas Motor Speedway


NSMN Board Member & 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.

As an industry, we are united in the fight against cancer.   Hundreds of local sports business professionals are expected to attend this special fundraiser!!  RSVP today!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5:30 - 7:30pm
House of Blues, Dallas
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Suggested donation in advance: minimum $25 per person
(Larger donations are encouraged.)
Private event - NSMN members only.
Busines Attire



100% of your donation will be donated and 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.

ON BEHALF OF THE HEIDTKE FAMILY, WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.   

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EVENT HOSTS:
Jon Heidtke, General Manager, Fox Sports Southwest
Jennifer Karpf, Executive Director, National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN)
NSMN North Texas Chapter Board members
NSMN Sports Tackles Cancer program

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SPORTS TACKLES CANCER - EVENT BENEFICIARY:

The mission is to provide philanthropic support services to help Baylor Health Care System achieve its mission of serving all people through exemplary health care, medical education, medical research and community service.

ABOUT BAYLOR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FOUNDATION
Baylor Health Care System Foundation, a separately incorporated 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, raises and manages charitable funds to support Baylor Health Care System and its charitable affiliates. Since the Foundation was established in 1978, it has distributed nearly half a billion dollars to Baylor. More than 10,000 active annual donors, including individuals, corporations and other private foundations, generously provide their support each year. For more information about Baylor Health Care System Foundation, visit their website: www.baylorhealth.com.

Twitter@BaylorHealth Facebookhttp://Facebook.com/BaylorHealth

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MORE ABOUT OUR GENEROUS HOST:
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SPECIAL EVENTS AT HOUSE OF BLUES
House of Blues Dallas is a premier restaurant and entertainment venue located in the historic White Swan Coffee Building Where Victory Park meets the West End. Offering the ambiance of an old Southern Delta Juke Joint. The 65,000 square foot site features a unique variety of indoor spaces, offering a rich setting for corporate and private events, meetings and premiere parties. House of Blues provides the best in live music and eclectic cuisine, for events both large and small. Whether you crave our famous Southern specialties seasoned with a touch of the Delta, or want to create a unique menu, we'll help you satisfy your tastes. Bring your group to House of Blues and experience our Southern hospitality. From a sit-down lunch to a whole-house buyout, our House can be yours! Whatever you have in mind, our team is dedicated to designing an exciting event that is perfect for your needs. Contact Geoffrey Taylor, Director of Sales, House of Blues Dallas at 214-978-4827 or geoffreytaylor@livenation.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES FOUNDATION ROOM
Foundation Room at House of Blues Dallas delivers access to refined amenities and signature House of Blues hospitality. Through the doors of every Foundation Room, members experience an ambience rich in antiquities, original folk art and ornate furnishings. Intimate dining rooms, fireside lounges and private hideaways are designed to impress guests while Foundation Room chefs prepare seasonal cuisine. Contact Craig Macero, Director of Sales, Foundation Room at 214-978-4867 or craigmacero@livenation.com to learn more or start a trial membership. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF
SPORTS TACKLES CANCER!

 

EVENT #2


With a wide array of assets and sponsorship activation programs, AT&T is leveraging
its sponsorship portfolio to build a platform to elevate the brand as a leader in innovation and technology.  From leading the evolution of the fan experience in venues to stimulating the market via digital and social communication to galvanizing an organization, AT&T is working to mobilize your world - everywhere you live, work & play.    

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!


Monday, May 19, 2014
5:30pm - Networking Reception
6:30 - 8:30pm - Discussion with Audience Q&A throughout



OMNI Dallas Hotel
555 S Lamar St, Dallas

Business Attire
Complimentary Admission – NSMN members only.
This event is open to ALL members, ALL chapters.



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MORE ABOUT OUR HOTEL PARTNER:

The Omni Dallas Hotel, in the center of the revitalized downtown Dallas, is connected via sky bridge to the Dallas Convention Center and close to restaurants, shops, entertainment and more!  Owned by the City of Dallas, the hotel features 1,001 guest rooms, including 67 luxury suites and three presidential suites. Omni Dallas Hotel is built to meet the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver Certification standards, placing it on the forefront of environmental awareness and conservation in the city.

The 110,000 square feet of meeting space is infused with the history and style of Dallas. Each of the 39 meeting rooms, including two ballrooms, are named after area points of interest in the city & feature the work of local artists. Dining at the hotel consists of Bob's Steak & Chop House, the innovative farm-to-market 3-meal-a-day restaurant Texas Spice, the Owner's Box that's a state-of the art interactive sports bar and Omni's gourmet coffee shop, Morsel's. Collections, the lobby gift shop, provides one-of-a-kind selection of local art and retailers for the convenience of guests. The hotel includes a full-service Mokara Spa, rooftop terrace pool deck and a spacious fitness center with stunning views of downtown.

For more information, to take a tour or to book your next corporate event at the Omni Dallas Hotel, please contact: Chad Enloe, Director of Sales, OMNI DALLAS HOTEL cenloe@omnihotels.com


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North Texas CHAPTER MEMBERS

Last updated: April 21, 2014
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Adconion Direct
American Airlines
American Junior Golf Association
Anthony Travel
AT&T (corporate plus member)
C&B National Sports Marketing Group
Conference USA
(corporate member)
Corpus Christi CVB
Creative Artists Agency
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (corporate member)
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dallas Cowboys Football Club (corporate member)
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Stars
(corporate member)
Dave Pelz Golf
Division ONE Sports
ESPN - Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
FC Dallas (corporate member)
Fox Networks
Fox Sports Southwest (corporate member)
Franchise Sports Marketing
Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau
Frisco RoughRiders (corporate member)
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Genesco Sports Enterprises (patron plus member)
Glover Enterprises
Golden Sports
Golf Connection USA, Inc (corporate member)
GoVision
HKS (corporate member)
HP Byron Nelson Championship (corporate member)
Huddle Productions
Hunt Sports Group (corporate member)
HTS National Sales, a Division of FOX Sports
IMG College (corporate member)
INC Management Firm
Jack Morton Worldwide
Jani-King International
LMG
MetaMorphicx
mhConcepts LLC
Millennium Ice Cyro
Millennium Sports
Mobivity Sports & Entertainment
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC
NCC Media
Nichols Strategies, LLC
Odessa Jackalopes
Pony Xpress Printing LLC
Pursuant Sports
Rush Olson Creative and Sports
Shoutz.com - Lotteryhub.com
SMU Athletics (corporate member)
Sponsorship Universe
Sports Life Transitions Institute
SportsMarketing Monterrey
Stout Partners
TCU Neeley School of Business
Texas Christian University Athletics (corporate member)
Texas Rangers Baseball Club (corporate member)
The LeMaster Group
The Marketing Arm (patron plus member)
The Promentum Group
The Taylor Hooton Foundation
Time Warner Cable
Trend Brand Solutions
United States Bowling Congress (corporate member)
USA TODAY Sports Media Group
Weber Shandwick
Yeah-Go Productions




 

Past Events / North Texas Chapter

JUNE 2013
LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF YOUR BRANDING STRATEGY: WHY SPORTS MARKETERS NO LONGER HAVE A CHOICE TO EMBRACE SOCIAL MEDIA: How brands, leagues, teams and athletes work together to integrate
their social media strategy across Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus,
Vine, Pinterest and Instagram  

Speakers:

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Tracy Cobb
Director of Communications
HP Byron Nelson Championship
[Won Best Social Media Campaign
from the PGA TOUR]

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Tom Edwards
Vice President, Digital Strategy & Innovation
The Marketing Arm
[Clients include: Callaway Golf, AT&T, Snickers & Hilton Hotels]

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Shannon Gross
Social Media Manager
Dallas Cowboys
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Becky Kimbro
Vice President, Marketing
Texas Rangers Baseball Club

.
Robert Rardin
Director of Marketing & Social Media
FC Dallas

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MODERATOR
Jennifer Karpf
Executive Director
National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN)



NOVEMBER 2012
THINK-TANK: THE BUSINESS OF COLLEGE SPORTS

Think-Tank Participants:

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Tim Allen
Senior Associate Commissioner
Big 12 Conference

 

. Britton Banowsky
Commissioner
Conference USA
Delconte
Chris DelConte
Athletic Director
Texas Christian University

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Rick Hart
Director of Athletics
Southern Methodist University

 

Heidtke

Jon Heidtke
Senior Vice President/General Manager
Fox Sports Southwest

 

. Hunter Nickell
Senior Vice President, Partner Management & Business Development
IMG College
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THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

Chuck Carlton
College Sports Columnist
The Dallas Morning News & www.sportsdaydfw.com

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THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

Bill Jones
Sports Anchor
CBS 11 & TXA 21

 

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THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

John Rhadigan
Anchor
Fox Sports Southwest

 



MAY 2012
THE BUSINESS OF THE OLYMPICS: THE ROAD TO LONDON & BEYOND

Keynote Speaker:


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Lisa Baird
Chief Marketing Officer
United States Olympic Committee
READ BIO

Discussion Facilitator:

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Alan Abrahamson
Columnist
3 Wire Sports
Emmy Award winning sportswriter/ New York Times best-selling author
In-demand television analyst / Lecturer, USC Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism
READ BIO

Discussion leaders:

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Dan Belmont
President
The Marketing Arm
(Agency for Olympic partners AT&T, Hilton Worldwide, BP)
READ BIO
..
Ryan Berube
1996 Olympic Gold Medalist / NCAA Swimmer of the Year
READ BIO
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Rob Prazmark
Founder & CEO
21 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Group
[One of the creators of the TOP program & former consultant, IOC]
READ BIO
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Patrick Quinn
Olympic Agent & Partner
Chicago Sports & Entertainment Partners
READ BIO

..
Kim Rhode
Shooting
4x Olympic Medalist / World Ranked #1
READ BIO




JANUARY 2012 - ONE YEAR CHAPTER ANNIVERSARY EVENT
THE STATE OF SPORTS IN NORTH TEXAS: A SPORTS BUSINESS INDUSTRY FORECAST: 
A REFLECTION ON 2011 AND A LOOK AHEAD


Opening speaker:



Jim Lites
President & CEO
Dallas Stars

Discussion leaders:

Delconte
Chris Del Conte
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Texas Christian University
Dits
Pete Dits
Vice President / General Manager
ESPN Dallas
Drago
Jon Drago
Tournament Director
HP Byron Nelson Championship

George
Rick George
Chief Operating Officer
Texas Rangers Baseball Club
Heidtke
Jon Heidtke
Senior Vice President/General Manager
Fox Sports Southwest

Lites
Jim Lites
President & CEO
Dallas Stars
Schneider
Gary Schneider
President/General Manager
CBS11/TXA21, CBS Television
Sonju
Scott Sonju
President / General Manager
Frisco RoughRiders Baseball

Scott Murray
FACILITATOR:
Scott Murray

Chairman & CEO
Murray Media




NOVEMBER 2011

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Think-tank participants:

MannyFernandez
Manny Fernandez
Inclusion & Diversity Director
JC Penney

KarinMorris
Karin Morris
Vice President, Community Outreach
Texas Rangers
Executive Director
Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation
Matt Neidl
Matt Neidl
Group Director, Multicultural Marketing
Octagon
(Clients include Allstate, Castrol,
The Home Depot, MasterCard and Sprint)

HeidiPellerano
Heidi Pellerano
Vice President, Hispanic Marketing
Wasserman Media Group
(Clients include T-Mobile and Pepsi)
Doug Quinn
Doug Quinn
President & CEO
FC Dallas / Pizza Hut Park
Brad Rothenberg
Brad Rothenberg

Partner
BRC Group & Alianza de Futbol Hispano
AndySwift
Andy Swift
Hispanic Marketing Consultant
FIFA Match Commissioner
Former General Manager, Dallas Burn

MAY 2011
THE IMPACT OF A WORK STOPPAGE ON SPORTS BUSINESS: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT AND HOW DO WE PREPARE?

Discussion leaders:

Bill Glenn
Bill Glenn
Senior Vice President/Managing Director
The Marketing Arm
(Agency for AT&T, Wells Fargo, State Farm, HP)
Kern Egan
Kern Egan
Principal
Richards Sports + Entertainment
(Agency for Bridgestone, H-E-B, MetroPCS)
Rick Gosselin

Rick Gosselin
Pro football columnist
The Dallas Morning News

 

Kelli Masters

Kelli Masters, Esq.
President
Kelli Masters Management

 

John Tatum

John P. Tatum
President and CEO
Genesco Sports Enterprises
(Agency for Pepsi, Frito Lay, MillerCoors, Motorola,
Campbell’s Soup, Verizon Wireless)

 

Jordan Woy

Jordan Woy, Esq.
Partner
Willis & Woy Sports Group

 


JANUARY 5, 2011
NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER OPENING EVENT:
THE STATE OF SPORTS BUSINESS IN NORTH TEXAS: THE ECONOMICS & GROWTH OF THE METROPLEX

View Event Photos | View Media Coverage

Hosted by:

American Airlines Center
Event Sponsors:
PaniniZEK LLC

Speakers:

Robert Cluck
The Honorable Robert Cluck
Mayor, City of Arlington
Tom Leppert
The Honorable Tom Leppert
Mayor, City of Dallas
Mike Moncrief
The Honorable Mike Moncrief
Mayor, City of Fort Worth
Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban
Owner, Dallas Mavericks
Co-Founder, HDNet, LLC
Eddie Gossage
Eddie Gossage
President
Texas Motor Speedway
Chuck Greenberg
Chuck Greenberg
Managing Partner & CEO
Texas Rangers Baseball Club
Clark Hunt
Clark Hunt
Chairman, Hunt Sports Group
Chairman, FC Dallas
Chairman & CEO, Kansas City Chiefs
Bill Lively
Bill Lively
President & CEO
North Texas Super Bowl XLV
Host Committee
Terry Lefton
CO-MODERATOR:
Terry Lefton
Editor-at-Large
Sports Business Daily &
SportsBusiness Journal
Scott Murray
CO-MODERATOR:
Scott Murray

Chairman & CEO
Murray Media
 

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North Texas
chapter Board
Britton Banowsky
Conference USA
Dan Belmont
The Marketing Arm
Chris Del Conte
Texas Christian University
Pete Dits
Jon Drago
HP Byron Nelson Championship
Jon Heidtke
Fox Sports Southwest
Jim Lites
Dallas Stars
Scott Murray
Murray Media
Scott Sonju
Frisco RoughRiders
John Tatum
Genesco Sports Enterprises
Michael Tothe
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
Mark Wright
AT&T

Hear what executives are saying...

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OFFICIAL HOTEL OF NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER



The Omni Dallas Hotel, in the center of the revitalized downtown Dallas, is connected via sky bridge to the Dallas Convention Center and close to restaurants, shops, entertainment and more!  Owned by the City of Dallas, the hotel features 1,001 guest rooms, including 67 luxury suites and three presidential suites. Omni Dallas Hotel is built to meet the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver Certification standards, placing it on the forefront of environmental awareness and conservation in the city.

The 110,000 square feet of meeting space is infused with the history and style of Dallas. Each of the 39 meeting rooms, including two ballrooms, are named after area points of interest in the city & feature the work of local artists. Dining at the hotel consists of Bob's Steak & Chop House, the innovative farm-to-market 3-meal-a-day restaurant Texas Spice, the Owner's Box that's a state-of the art interactive sports bar and Omni's gourmet coffee shop, Morsel's. Collections, the lobby gift shop, provides one-of-a-kind selection of local art and retailers for the convenience of guests. The hotel includes a full-service Mokara Spa, rooftop terrace pool deck and a spacious fitness center with stunning views of downtown.

For more information, to take a tour or to book your next corporate event at the Omni Dallas Hotel, please contact:

Chad Enloe
Director of Sales
OMNI DALLAS HOTEL
cenloe@omnihotels.com


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