To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and whether your organization has been nominated to participate, please contact our Program Director Tim Pyle at 971-222-2371 or email@example.com.
Nominated partners who elect not to sponsor may not otherwise attend the conference.
Learfield is a trusted partner of college athletics. The company is a leader in collegiate sports marketing and sponsorships and owns the multimedia rights to more than 120 of America’s favorite teams. Learfield develops, sells, and implements national, regional, and local sponsorships with leading companies. Learfield’s rights packages with schools typically include radio, television, digital content, online and social media, signage, and various other promotions. The company has several other extended business lines including Learfield Licensing Partners, SIDEARM Sports (digital platform provider), and ANC (in-venue signage). In addition, the company is proud to be a sponsor of NACDA and titles the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup.
Learn more at www.learfieldsports.com
Advent, founded in 1988, creates dynamic and engaging spaces for corporate, civic and educational institutions. The Nashville-based company has worked on more than 500 collegiate projects, including athletic facilities, alumni centers and student unions. Advent’s expertise lies in translating the unique stories of an organization into a beautiful space that is both practical and inspiring.
Learn more at adventresults.com
Fusionetics is Human Performance. Built for every body, our system is designed to help you understand, monitor and improve performance at all levels. We provide technology and service solutions to standardize and mobilize testing, analytics, and programs that improve movement, prevent injury, optimize performance and enhance recovery. Utilizing an evidence-based approach we are focused on making the complex simple to deliver applications that optimize results.
Learn more at www.fusionetics.com
Born from performance and inspired by icons, Legends has created a legacy of success, delivery and results with the icons of global sports, entertainment and business. Our passion for delivering remarkable experiences, at every occasion, has enabled us to redefine the role of a solutions provider and set a new expectation within the industry.
Legends, owned by the New York Yankees, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Checketts Partners Investor Fund, is an industry leading sports entertainment company with multiple best-in-class disciplines including: Legends Global Planning which provides project feasibility, project development, and analytics; Legends Global Sales, which offers team owners, facility operators and athletic departments premium and individual ticket sales and service, PSL sales execution, sponsorship and naming rights capabilities, stadium/arena tours, special event sales and sales training; and Legends Hospitality, the premier provider of general concessions, premium food & beverage, catering, and retail merchandise.
Learn more at www.legends.net
Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing and consistently ranks among the top eCommerce sites in North America. We are proud to provide the most trusted, innovative, and comprehensive ticketing solutions that empower college athletic departments to deliver first-class experiences to fans.
Learn more at business.ticketmaster.com/
The quest for a championship. Fans want it. Athletes work for it. Coaches are judged by it. A championship is the goal.
Our facility designs help attract and retain top coaches, recruit and develop great student-athletes, produce revenue opportunities and provide unprecedented fan experiences. We identify obstacles, capitalize on opportunities, become great teammates—unconditionally—and work to elevate athletics departments to championship levels through design.
Our designs create a brand icon that positively impacts a campus and community for years to come and deliver for programs that strive to be champions.
Learn more at www.dlrgroup.com
As intercollegiate athletics continue to grow, college is the place to be. In every key metric, college sports are more popular than ever, drawing the largest and most attractive fan base in sports. College is #1 for good reason. The schools that 173 million passionate fans cheer on certainly field exciting teams. More than that, they’re preparing America’s next generation of leaders. IMG College is the nation’s leading agency in building university partner brands while delivering significant additional revenue. But for our company, college sports are more than a dollars-and-cents business. This is a noble calling. In partnering with more than 200 of America’s leading universities, we are truly proud and humbled to support student athletes and their schools’ educational missions.
Learn more at www.imgcollege.com
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, NIKE’s earnings releases and other financial information are available on the Internet at http://investors.nikeinc.com and individuals can follow @Nike.
Learn more at www.nikebiz.com
The Aspire Group is the sports and entertainment industry leader in outsourced ticket marketing, sales and service revenue enhancement. The Aspire Group has partnered with over 150 client partners who have trusted Aspire to drive revenue, attendance and enterprise value growth through strategic business consulting and research; outsourced services; and implementation support in all facets of sports business and investment optimization. 2015 was an incredible year of achievements for The Aspire Group, including adding 15 collegiate properties to their portfolio, generating over $275 million in revenue for client partners and being recognized by Forbes as one of the “Top Ten Best Places To Work For In Sports.”
Learn more at www.theaspiregroupinc.com
Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel — gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry, and light throughout the course of a game, practice, or workout. Under Armour was founded with a mission: to make all athletes better through passion, design, and the relentless pursuit of innovation.
Today, Under Armour is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The Under Armour world headquarters is located in Baltimore, MD.
As of March 2013, Under Armour has more than 5,300 employees worldwide.
Learn more at UA.com
Wi-Fi Access Sponsor
AECOM offers a new approach to designing, planning and building successful sports destinations. It’s about the bigger picture and the finer grain. It’s about connections and transport, the environment and sustainability. It’s about planning and landscape, local heritage and culture. From long before the seats have been filled to long after they have emptied, we understand that sports and their built environment is about much more than a game.
AECOM’s integrated team provides a holistic approach to our creative and technical services from concept to construction and beyond.
Learn more at www.aecom.com/markets/sports-venues/
Conference Guide Sponsor
Ascension provides quality athletic insurance services to colleges and universities nationwide through consultative services, in-depth analytics, and on-campus support. As a program partner to the NCAA and endorsed broker for the NAIA and NJCAA, we are proud to assist Athletic Departments insure the overall health and well-being of their student-athletes both on and off the field.
Learn more at www.ascensionins.com/collegiate
As an international leader in sports facilities design, HOK’s expertise encompasses arenas, stadiums, training facilities, recreation centers, entertainment venues and mixed-use districts. Our designs contribute to the vitality of the broader community while creating value for clients and stakeholders by generating revenue, maximizing efficiencies and ensuring that developments contribute to the health of people and the environment. Through a network of 25 offices worldwide, HOK delivers design excellence and innovation to clients globally. For five consecutive years, DesignIntelligence has ranked HOK as a leader in sustainable and high-performance design.
Learn more at www.hok.com
When looking to rev up your game-day events, Daktronics has the experience necessary to meet your LED display needs throughout your campus. This is proven by worldwide recognition as the leading designer and manufacturer of electronic scoreboards, programmable display systems and large screen video displays using LED technology. We are a single-source solutions provider for truly integrated systems from the video display to the software to the control system, including unparalleled service from the project management phase through game-day production.
Daktronics puts it all together based on your needs to provide you with the best possible solution for your venue.
Learn more at www.daktronics.com
adidas has been providing innovative products for the world’s best athletes for more than 50 years, from past legends to today’s superstars, such as Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, Lionel Messi, David Beckham, Robert Griffin III, Von Miller, Candace Parker and Heather O’Reilly. adidas is the official uniform and apparel provider for the National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer and develops high-performance footwear, apparel and accessories for more than 70 collegiate programs including Notre Dame, Michigan, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas A&M, UCLA, Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Cincinnati , and Louisville. Brand adidas is part of the adidas Group that includes adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Rockport.
Learn more at www.adidas-group.com
JMI Sports is a full-service collegiate marketing firm providing the highest quality management of athletics multimedia rights and breaking new ground in the creation of campus-wide sponsorship programs, maximizing the economic potential of universities. Clients include University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, the Pac-12 Conference and the Ivy League. JMI Sports is also a highly regarded project manager for the development of collegiate and professional sports facilities. Celebrating our tenth anniversary in 2016, JMI Sports was founded by CEO Erik Judson, and technology entrepreneur John Moores, former owner of the San Diego Padres.
Learn more at www.jmisports.com
Gensler is grounded in the belief that great design optimizes business performance and human potential. Networked across 46 offices worldwide, we use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Gensler Sports is an industry leader committed to creating unparalleled experiences through collaborative venue design and placemaking. From stadia to sports-anchored districts, Gensler achieves this by integrating the firm’s expertise in mixed-use entertainment, creative media, hospitality, branding and graphic design into each solution, and never forgetting our foundation of functionality and flexibility. Expertise defines us, passion separates us.
Learn more at www.gensler.com
HNTB has been a leader in the design of stadiums, arenas, training facilities, and Olympic sports venues for more than 40 years and has completed over 300 sports projects within the Pac-12, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC, Big East, MAC, MWC, and WAC. HNTB focuses on developing facilities that maximize and diversify revenue streams, create a distinctive fan and student-athlete experience, foster team loyalty, and provide a competitive advantage to the team. We integrate history and traditions, with new technology and design creativity to create memorable destinations and unique experiences for every fan.
Learn more at www.hntb.com/expertise/architecture
Founded in 1954, Mortenson is recognized as the nation's #1 sports builder (ENR/BD+C), providing a complete range of planning, design, development, and construction services.
Notable projects include the Athletes Village, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Lasch Football Operations, The Pennsylvania State University; CSU New Football Stadium and Academics & Alumni Center, Colorado State University; Athletic Complex and Champion’s Center, University of Colorado — Boulder; Vanier Family Football Complex, Kansas State University; Lowell-Stevens Football Facility and End Zone Expansion, University of Arizona; TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Kinnick Stadium Renovation, University of Iowa; KFC Yum! Center, University of Louisville; Pegula Ice Arena, The Pennsylvania State University; and Pinnacle Bank Arena, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Learn more at www.mortenson.com/