We've curated key sessions, show floor activities and networking events for professionals interested in Live Events. Start planning an experience tailored to address your unique set of questions and challenges today!
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Live Events on the Show Floor
Live Events in the Education Program
A Producer's Guide to Live Events & Streaming
Monday, April 9 - 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
When producing a live event webcast for corporate, non-profit or association clients, there can be vast differences in expectations, demands and budgets. From creating a production workflow that works for both the house and broadcast to developing a content delivery strategy, there's rarely a one-size-fits-all approach. In this session, Dudley Digital Works and DC Webcasting founder John Dudley will share close to two decades worth of insights from his experience as both a client on the agency side as well as a full-service live-streaming production vendor.
Keeping It Real: Delivering Live Programming to Today's Sports Fans
Tuesday, April 10 - 9:00 am - 10:20 am
The king of live television continues to be sports programming. From local high schools, to college, to professional and international sports competitions, every sport has a significant base of loyal fans! Today's loyal sports fans are more demanding than ever before, and they want immediate access to the live sports content they enjoy, anywhere and anytime. Delivering a high-quality live product has a new set of challenges and adapting to these "fan-demands". This panel of leading programming and distribution executives from collage organizations, leagues and networks discuss how the profile of their loyal fans is changing and what each is doing to respond to the fans' shifting behaviors.
The Art of Sports Sponsorship: How to Win Friendly Sponsors and Influence Fans
Tuesday, April 10 - 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsorship is the single, biggest source of revenues for the business of sports radio, television and video. The business would likely not exist without the continued support of leading national and local sponsors. This session takes the liberty of adjusting Dale Carnegie's famous book title to get to the heart of the business….and that is, attracting sponsors and targeting fans. Get an insider's perspective from our panel of experts represent various roles in the business of sponsorship, from the sales side to the buying side and then to the implementation of the sponsorships themselves.
The eSports Audience: Who They Are and Why They Matter
Wednesday, April 11 - 10:40 am - 11:20 am
A highlight focus on audiences; who they are, why they are desirable for brands to connect with. Topics to be discussed include demographics related to education, disposable income, categories and brands embraced.
Featured Events and Highlights
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