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SPECIAL EVENT

You and your colleagues are invited to join us for:


An in-depth discussion about the:




Wednesday, December 17, 2014
6:00pm - Holiday Reception
7:00 - 8:00pm - Industry Discussion

Featuring:



Bill Hancock
Executive Director
College Football Playoff



Blaise D'Sylva
Vice President
Media and Content Planning
Dr Pepper Snapple Group




Rosalyn Durant
Vice President
College Sports Programming
ESPN

Moderated by:




Scott Murray

Emmy Award-winning Broadcast Journalist/Sports Anchor
Television/Radio Host
Published Author




Join us in Dallas on December 17 to learn more about
the new College Football Playoff (CFP) system.

The NSMN event will be held just 10 days after the December 7 selections and less than one month from the January 12, 2015 Championship game at AT&T Stadium. Attend this NSMN event and be part of the timely industry discussion!

We will discuss the reasons for implementing changes in how we reach a national champion for the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

How does the new CFP system benefit the schools and student-athletes?   

We will discuss ESPN’s 12-year partnership and their plans around the first year of the Playoff.

How are fans being educated about the new CFP system?

What are the challenges explaining the new system and how has social media helped with fan education?

What can we expect between now and the January 12, 2015 Championship game in Arlington?

We will discuss how these changes impact fans and sponsors.

What is the economic impact on the championship game taking place in North Texas?





OMNI Dallas Hotel
555 S Lamar St, Dallas


Complimentary Admission
NSMN MEMBERS ONLY

This event requires business attire.
This event is open to ALL members, ALL chapters.


ATTENDING THIS EVENT FROM ANOTHER CITY?

Use your NSMN open door event admission benefit to attend this North Texas Chapter event with complimentary admission! All members, all cities are welcome to attend!

Stay at the OMNI Dallas Hotel. The special rate for NSMN members for the night of December 17, 2014 is $109/room. The hotel’s 24 hour cancellation policy applies.

To book your room with the NSMN discount, please email Jennifer Karpf.

MORE ABOUT OUR EVENT HOST

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. 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 cenloe@omnihotels.com MENTION NSMN

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This event is free and open to NSMN members only.

*Please be aware of NSMN's non-cancellation event policy and
our cancellation deadline for this NSMN event.*

NSMN reserves the right to charge a $25 fee per person for any reservations
that are not cancelled in writing by Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 9:00am EST.


Please send your name, title, company name and phone to:

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NSMN strictly adheres to business attire at all events.
Guests wearing sneakers or jeans will not be admitted.
We reserve the right to refuse admission to any of our private events.



North Texas CHAPTER MEMBERS

Last updated: December 9, 2014
View the ENTIRE Membership Company List
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68Forty
Adconion Direct
American Airlines
American Junior Golf Association
AT&T (corporate plus member)
AT&T Byron Nelson Championship (corporate member)
Big 12 Conference
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
Dave Pelz Golf
Division ONE Sports
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
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
Highfield Marketing
(corporate member)
Huddle Productions
Hunt Sports Group (corporate member)
HTS National Sales, a Division of FOX Sports
IMG College (corporate member)
Jack Morton Worldwide
Jani-King International
LMG
MetaMorphicx
mhConcepts LLC
Millennium Ice Cyro
Millennium Sports
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC
NCC Media
Nichols Strategies, LLC
Odessa Jackalopes
OMNI Hotels & Resorts (patron plus member) @OMNIHotels
PD Partnerships
PRO Sports Communications
Pursuant Sports
Rush Olson Creative and Sports
SMU Athletics (corporate member)
Spicer Consulting Group
Sponsorship Universe
SportsMarketing Monterrey
TCU Neeley School of Business
Texas Christian University Athletics (corporate member)
Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Rangers Baseball Club (corporate member)
The Marketing Arm (patron plus member)
The Promentum Group
Time Warner Cable
Titus Sports Marketing (corporate member)
Trend Brand Solutions
United States Bowling Congress (corporate member)
USA TODAY Sports Media
Yeah-Go Productions




 

Past Events / North Texas Chapter

MAY 2014
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT LECTURE SERIES:
AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE SPORTS SPONSORSHIP PORTFOLIO





One-on-One interview with:


Mark Wright
AT&T


Interviewed by:


Jennifer Karpf
Founder / Executive Director
National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN)


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:

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

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

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

.
Robert Rardin
Director of Marketing & Social Media
FC Dallas


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



NOVEMBER 2012
THINK-TANK: THE BUSINESS OF COLLEGE SPORTS

Think-Tank Participants:

.

Tim Allen
Senior Associate Commissioner
Big 12 Conference

 

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

.


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
.

THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

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

.

THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

Bill Jones
Sports Anchor
CBS 11 & TXA 21

 

.

THINK-TANK CO-FACILITATOR:

John Rhadigan
Anchor
Fox Sports Southwest

 



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

Keynote Speaker:


.
Lisa Baird
Chief Marketing Officer
United States Olympic Committee
READ BIO

Discussion Facilitator:

.
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:

.
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
.
Rob Prazmark
Founder & CEO
21 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Group
[One of the creators of the TOP program & former consultant, IOC]
READ BIO
.
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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Hear what executives are saying...

NORTH TEXAS chapter BOARD
Britton Banowsky
Conference USA
Dan Belmont
The Marketing Arm
Chris Del Conte
Texas Christian University
Pete Dits
PD Partnerships
Jon Drago
AT&T Byron Nelson Championship
Rick Hart
Southern Methodist University
Jon Heidtke
Fox Sports Southwest
Dan Hunt
FC Dallas / Hunt Sports Group
Scott Murray
Murray Media
Scott Sonju
Frisco RoughRiders
John Tatum
Genesco Sports Enterprises
Michael Tothe
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
Mark Wright
AT&T

Sports Tackles CancerTHANK YOU TO OUR
NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER MEMBERS!!!


SPORTS MARKETERS UNITED IN DALLAS ON APRIL 30, 2014 FOR AN INDUSTRY FUNDRAISER & SILENT AUCTION IN DALLAS -- IN MEMORY OF FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST GM'S JON HEIDTKE'S LATE WIFE SANDY.

100% of the funds raised were donated directly to
Oncology Nursing Education and Certification at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas


On behalf of Baylor Hospital's Oncology Nursing Education Foundation & NSMN Board member Jon Heidtke, we thank you for your generous donations from last week's NSMN Sports Tackles Cancer fundraiser and silent auction in Dallas. Together, the sports business industry raised thousands of dollars -- enough funds to double the memorial fund and to bring the total dollar amount raised in memory of Sandy Heidtke to over $20,000!!
______________________________

WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING DONATIONS
DONATE NOW



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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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