Bringing together sport and entertainment industry leaders, students, and those teaching future leaders of our industry.

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Confirmed Industry Attendees

Adam Cook, General Manager, Rexall Place and Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands

Adina Erwin, Assistant GM, Fox Theatre

Andrew Newport, General Manager, Klipsch Music Center

Ashleigh Conner, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Bernie Mullin, Chairman and CEO, The Aspire Group

Bill Shanahan, President, Blowfish Baseball

Brad Sexton, National Director of Sales, IMG Learfield Ticketing

Brad Timberlake , Vice President, Feld Entertainment    

Brian Bauer, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rockhouse Partners

Charles Lawrence, Ovations

Cheryl Swanson, Executive Director, Alerus Center

Chip Wile, President, Darlington Raceway

Chris Nobels, Director of Operations, Feld Entertainment

Christine Pilecka, Director of Sales and Marketing, Intrust Bank Arena

Damon Zumwalt, CSC

Dr. Norm O'Reilly, Professor, Ohio University

Eric Nichols, Associate AD/Marketing, USC Athletics

Eric Valley, Ticket Sales Director, Cirque du Soleil

Evelyn Ingram, EventBooking

Frank Poe, Executive Director, Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Greg Flakus, Owner, GF Strategies

Heather Lawrence-Benedict, Professor, Ohio University

Jane Kleinberger, Founder, Paciolan

Jason Rittenberry, CFE, IRG Sports + Entertainment

Jay Purves, CSC

Jeff Crane, Senior Associate AD/Development & Gamecock Club, USC Athletics

Jessica Boudevin, Acting Managing Editor, Venues Today

Jim Granger, CSC 

John Page, Global Spectrum

John Rhamstine, SevenVenues

Josh Kramer, VP Marketing and Brand Strategy, Charlotte Hornets

Julie Thompson, EventBooking.com

Justin Ungerboeck, Ungerboeck Software International

Karen Ehlinger, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority

Ken MacDonald, Partner, Intergrated Management Group, LLC

Kenneth Feld, CEO, Feld Entertainment

Kim Shiver, VP of Marketing, Live Nation

Lexie Boone, General Manager, Colonial Life Arena/Global Spectrum

Linda Deckard, Publisher and Editor and Chief, Venues Today

Lynn Carlotto, General Manager, Rogers K-Rock Centre

Maureen "Mo" Shallcross, VP of Operations, The Peace Center

Paul Lovett, Partner and Principal, Incognitus

Rhonda Hunsinger, Exective Director, SC Philharmonic

Rob Parker, CEO , Southern Ground

Robin Hallyburton, Development Director, SC Philharmonic

Seth Bennett, Senior VP Marketing, Entertainment & Interactive Media, Charlotte Hornets

Steve Bagwell, Charlotte Convention Center

Susan Rosenbluth, Senior VP,  AEG Live/Goldenvoice                    

Tim Riddle, James H. Rainwater Conference Center

Todd Hunt, BancorpSouth Arena & Conference Center

Trae Judy, Music Farm Productions

Wilson Howard, President Southeast , Live Nation

SEVT is a "conference like no other" -- bringing together sport and entertainment industry leaders, students, and those teaching future leaders of our industry to discuss and analyze the sport, entertainment, and venues industry of tomorrow.  Our outstanding panelists and speakers from both the industry and academia will challenge you to think in new ways about how to successfully meet the challenges of tomorrow.  Penetrating questions from, and discussions with, graduate and undergraduate students keep both the “pros” and the “profs” on their toes.  Join us to find out why industry leaders and top researchers consider SEVT a “must attend” event.

Participate in the industry’s only "think tank" gathering!

  • Interact with current industry leaders
  • Explore the latest in industry related research
  • Meet the future leaders of the industry and the discipline
  • Help shape the future of our industry

Whether you seek solutions to problems, a glimpse of the industry’s future, interns/employees, cutting edge research findings, networking opportunities, professional development, internship/job opportunities, or just a chance to explore the future of industry, you will find rewards in attending SEVT -- a "conference like no other".