Sports Management Summit

May 31 - June 1, 2017

The Peninsula Chicago


2017 Global Sports Management Summit speakers will be announced shortly.

Previous speakers have included:

Michael Abrashoff, Author, "It's Your Ship"
David Axelrod, Sr. Strategist, Obama-Biden Re-Election Campaign
Marc Bruno, President, Sports and Entertainment, ARAMARK Sports & Entertainment
R.C. Buford, President & GM, San Antonio Spurs
Josh Byrnes, EVP & General Manager, San Diego Padres
Mike Clark, Founder, Chairman & Chief Science Officer, Fusionetics
Ned Colletti, General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers
Kevin Demoff, EVP Football Operatons & COO, St. Louis Rams
Chris Donahue, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Delta Force
Theo Epstein, President, Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs
Mike Forde, Executive Director & Director of Football Operations, Chelsea FC
Rick George, COO, Texas Rangers
Larry Grisolano, Dir., Paid Media, Obama-Biden Re-Election Campaign
Robb Heineman, President, CEO & Co-Owner, Sporting Kansas City
Charlotte Jones Anderson, EVP, Brand Management & President of Charities, Dallas Cowboys
Crane Kenney, President, Business Operations, Chicago Cubs
Brad Keywell, Co-Founder, Groupon
Peter Kim, President, Interpolls
Didac Lee, Executive, F.C. Barcelona
Bill Manning, President, Real Salt Lake
Alex Martins, CEO, Orlando Magic
John McDonough, President & CEO, Chicago Blackhawks
Geoff McGrath, Managing Director, McLaren Applied Technologies (Formula 1)
Darin A. Padua, Ph.D., ATC, Professor, Dept. of Exercise & Sport Science; Director, Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bill Polian, Former Vice Chairman & President, Indianapolis Colts
Kevin Pritchard, General Manager, Indiana Pacers
Jerry Reinsdorf, Chairman & Alternate NA Governor, Chicago Bulls
Luc Robitaille, President, Business Operations, Los Angeles Kings
Dr. Mike Sanders, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Delta Force
John Schneider, General Manager, Seattle Seahawks
Jared Smith, President, North America, Ticketmaster
Les Snead, General Manager, St. Louis Rams
Rick Spielman, General Manager, Minnesota Vikings
Rod Thorn, President, Philadelphia 76ers
Bob Williams, President, Atlanta Hawks
Simon Wilson, Organizing Director, Manchester City FC
Rocky Wirtz, Chairman, Chicago Blackhawks
Brett Yormark, CEO, Brooklyn Nets