CHICAGO CHAPTER BOARD MEMBER & BEARS EXECUTIVE CHRIS HIBBS NAMED GENERAL MANAGER / CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER WITH LEGENDS WHERE HE WILL DIRECT SALES AND REVENUE FOR THEIR RAMS' STADIUM PROJECT IN INGLEWOOD
Congratulations Chris! After 10 years with the Chicago Bears, sports business executive CHRIS HIBBS has moved to Los Angeles to head up sales and revenue for the Rams' Stadium project.
In Chicago, Adam
Jahns noted Hibbs joined the Bears in '06 and "oversaw numerous changes at
Halas Hall and Solider Field," including the "expansion of Halas Hall, which
now includes a large event and media center" (SUNTIMES.com, 2/19). Also in
Chicago, Danny Ecker noted while Hibbs was in his most recent role, the
Bears "dropped CocaCola
after a decades long
relationship in favor of Dr
Pepper Snapple as its official beverage partner, swapped concessionaire
Delaware North Sportservice for Aramark and opened its own TV studio" at
Halas Hall. He also sold naming rights to Halas Hall's addition to PNC Bank
as "part of a wideranging
sponsorship deal." Hibbs' departure "comes with
the Bears on the verge of dramatically expanding their marketing rights at
publicly owned Soldier Field" CHICAGOBUSINESS.com, 2/19) [SportsBusiness Daily - February 22, 2016]
April 11, 2016 --
We are saddened to hear the news about the passing of NSMN speaker ED SNIDER. He made tremendous contributions to the Philadelphia sports business community.
Our thoughts are with his family, as well as Philadelphia Flyers
staff, players and fans.
IBM'S GLOBAL SPONSORSHIP CHIEF NOAH SYKEN APPOINTED TO NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER BOARD
IBM HAS BEEN A CORPORATE MEMBER OF NSMN FOR MORE THAN 15 YEARS
Noah Syken is the Vice President, Global Sponsorships and Client Programs for IBM. In this role he leads the overall strategic relationship with IBM’s sponsorship partners including The Masters, US Open Golf and Tennis, Wimbledon, Roland Garros, Australian Open, and the Tony Awards. Prior, Noah was a leader of IBM’s global media organization where he oversaw the transition to a digitally centric media strategy. He also led the strategy and marketing around IBM’s “Watson” computer that successfully competed in the “Jeopardy! IBM Challenge” in 2011. Noah is passionate about emerging media and platforms and focuses on the intersection of technology and fan engagement as a means to drive IBM’s business into the future. READ ENTIRE BIO
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