Imagine what we can achieve for our industry if we work together, collaborate and share best practices across sports. Our exclusive, peer driven Summits bring together the top leaders of sports to share ideas on how to improve franchise performance and ultimately make the world a better place through our love of sports.
Jerry Colangelo, ChairmanUSA Basketball
There is no other conference in the world that brings together the owners and presidents from such a variety of sports as the Global Sports Summit. We may all lead different teams, but we share many commonalities in our businesses and the opportunity to collaborate with one another is invaluable.
Stephen Ross, Chairman & Managing General PartnerMiami Dolphins
The Global Sports Summit truly exceeded all of my expectations. The private and intimate setting in Aspen is the perfect venue to reconnect with longtime friends, make new friends in the industry, and learn and share with one another.
Jerry Reinsdorf, ChairmanChicago Bulls and White Sox
This meeting is about the future of sports and the future of our business. Listening and learning from the best of the best is invigorating and thought provoking. Collectively we can make such a difference as we help one another improve performance and ultimately move the sports industry forward.
Bill Polian, Former Vice Chairman & PresidentIndianapolis Colts
In my view, the GSMS is the gold standard. It's a rare opportunity to have some of the best minds and most senior executives across our industry in an ideal setting discussing the most important issues that we all face. It is first class in every way
Crane Kenney, President, Business OperationsChicago Cubs
This meeting is a terrific experience for sports executives. There is so much synergy between all sports today with the similarities among leagues, the common financial issues and the tough decisions we all have to make. I love the idea of openly sharing and helping each other across sports.
Jerry West, Executive Board MemberGolden State Warriors
This will be an unprecedented gathering of brain power, experience and initiative. It's an eye-opening opportunity for all of us.
Kevin Anderson, Director of AthleticsUniversity of Maryland
Our industry will be profoundly and positively changed because of the Collegiate Sports Summit. It is a remarkable opportunity for athletic directors to participate in a shared moment of conversation and leadership.
Tom Bowen, Athletic DirectorUniversity of Memphis
There is simply nothing else like this. Our "by ADs, for ADs" model creates a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discuss our most pressing issues in a safe, private environment. Working together as thought leaders, we can improve our individual performance and ultimately elevate collegiate sports.
Pat Haden, Director of AthleticsThe University of Southern California
Athletes face many of the same challenges when they retire. This program provides us with resources and a venue for connecting with peers from other sports, enhancing our ability to better manage the challenges that come with retirement.
Mike Haynes, 14-Year NFL Veteran, HOF '97Governing Board Co-Chair
The sports world needs The Pro Athlete Initiative. If an organization like this had been in place when I hit the most challenging time in my transition out of sports, I would have clawed my way in the door.
Frank Brickowski, 13-Year NBA VeteranGoverning Board Co-Chair
Athletes have infinite opportunities in retirement, yet we struggle to fill the void left by competition. The Pro Athlete Initiative provides the network and support system that we relied on during our playing days, and long for once the spotlight is gone.
Our mission is to collaborate across sports to improve individual, team and franchise performance and explore ways in which sports can maximize its impact on society, business and the overall quality of life.