Please join us for a tech-forward event that explores how the evolving landscape is creating new and exciting opportunities on and off the court, and for fans everywhere.

Wednesday, July 10th

Rivea restaurant
Located in the Delano Las Vegas hotel
Cocktail reception to follow at 6pm

By Invitation Only

Casual Attire


Your Host

Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall, CEO, Dallas Mavericks and former Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T

The Future of the NBA Experience

Amy Brooks, President, Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovation Officer, NBA

Cari Champion, ESPN (Host)

The fan experience of today is vastly different than just a few years ago. From live games now being available on mobile devices, through social media and in VR to AR training modules on mobile apps to in-arena enhancements through interactive technology, the future fan experience is being dictated by the ability to bring fans closer to the game. During this one-on-one interview, NBA President of Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovation Officer Amy Brooks will discuss the future of sports and the constantly evolving fan experience.

The Connected Fan

TJ Adeshola, Head of U.S. Sport League Partnerships, Twitter

Jeff Bennett, VP, Stats & Information Group, ESPN

Alex Martins, CEO, Orlando Magic

Jesse Redniss, EVP, Data Strategy & Production Innovation at Warner Media and GM of Warner Media Lab

Cari Champion, ESPN (Moderator)

Innovation has provided fans more access to NBA players, teams, and data than ever. We'll explore advances for the fan in the arena, at home or on the go.

Leading in Sports: Her Perspective

Catherine Pack, Assistant VP, Video Operations, AT&T

Marie Sornin, VP, Marketing, NextVR

Jennifer van Dijk, EVP, Marketing, Wasserman and former Chief Strategy Officer, LA Clippers

Chiney Ogwumike, Analyst, ESPN and current WNBA player

Innovation does not only mean the next new technology; it also means continuing to challenge the status quo, and shape and evolve the world as we know it. Join us for a conversation with female leaders within sports as they discuss their experiences, their vision with leading teams and ideas, and how innovation is taking the sports world by storm.

Future of 5G and IoT: A One-on-One with Mike Zeto

Mike Zeto, VP, Internet of Things, AT&T

Peter Sorckoff, former Chief Creative Officer, Atlanta Hawks (Host)

5G and the Internet of Things are no longer part of the future, they are here now. We'll discuss this technology and the impact it will have on Business Decision Makers, across smart venues and venue management, the impact to front office personnel, as well as content creation and new opportunities on the horizon.

The Evolution of Esports

Brendan Donohue, Managing Director, NBA 2K League

Yvette Martinez-Rea, CEO, ESL Gaming America

Mike Morrison, VP, Business Development, ESPN

Nathan Lindberg, Sr. Director, Sponsorships, Twitch (Moderator)

The relationship between traditional sports and esports is constantly strengthening. What's happening now, and what's next? A roundtable discussion that brings together a variety of voices within the gaming space.