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 50. The hire was announced today.
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Congratulations to NSMN National Executive Board member STEVE PHELPS who was promoted this week from Senior Vice President & CMO to Executive Vice President, NASCAR. Connect now
Congratulations to longtime NSMN Bay Area Chapter Board member ANNE WARNER CRIBBS.
Anne, who won gold in the 1960 Olympics was inducted as the 27th recipient of the Athena Award by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce.
Now head of Cribbs & Company and the CEO of Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee, Cribbs was honored at the Garden Court Hotel for "excellence, creativity and initiative in her profession; contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others; and actively assisting women in realizing their full leadership potential."
Congratulations to longtime NSMN San Francisco Chapter Board member KEITH BRUCE who was 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. Connect now
THANK YOU TO OUR NSMN MEMBERS FOR RAISING MORE THAN $62,000 FOR
ARIANA ECONOMOU'S PARENTS VIA NSMN'S SPORTS TACKLES CANCER EVENT HELD IN NYC
ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2013.
100% OF THE MONEY GENERATED BY THE EVENT WAS DONATED DIRECTLY TO THE ECONOMOU FAMILY.
YOU CAN STILL DONATE TO
ARIANA ECONOMOU'S FAMILY. PLEASE CONTACT
JENNIFER KARPF FOR DETAILS.
THANK YOU SO MUCH!
NSMN News & Events
IN MEMORIAM: JIM CORNO
It is with great sadness that we notify our members that NSMN Chicago Chapter Board Member
Jim Corno, 66, has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the President of Comcast SportsNet Chicago & a sports TV
executive in Chicago for 30 years.
While words are always difficult at a time like this --this piece produced by his station, Comcast SportsNet Chicago shares his tremendous career with us,
the advancements that he made in TV industry history – and the great legacy
that Jim leaves our sports business and sports media industries. His
pioneering work and advancements in media will be admired and spoken
about for years and years to come.
Our thoughts are with his family and staff at this difficult time.
NSMN NAMED MARKETING PARTNER FOR NEWLY LAUNCHED CLIO SPORTS AWARDS
The CLIO Awards, the esteemed international advertising, design and communication program has created a new program, CLIO Sports, which launches in January 2014. This new initiative will honor breakthrough work in the realm of sports programming, associations, events, teams, individual athletes, and products/services.
NSMN was named a Marketing Partner, together with The Hollywood Reporter and Adweek.
In addition to assisting with the marketing campaign to help create additional awareness of this new and exciting awards program, NSMN will nominate and invite industry leaders to join the jury that will evaluate submissions and select the most groundbreaking work of the year.
SAVE THE DATE: The Awards Ceremony for the CLIO Sports Awards will take place on July 17, 2014.
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.
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.