Schedule

6:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Set-up

8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall + Registration

8:50 a.m.

Welcome

Master of Ceremonies: Rich Krezwick, SVP, Facilities, AEG Europe

  • Katie McIntyre (Moderator), Founder & CEO, Sports Venue Business and Executive Director, ALSD International
  • Andy Simons, Founding Director, KSS
  • John McMahon, Contracts Director, Portview Fit-Out Limited
  • Philip Harrison, Founder & Managing Director, Harrison
  • Brad Grimes (Moderator), Senior Director of Communications, AVIXA
  • Phil McGowan, Curator, World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium
  • Mike Allan, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Exterity
  • Jason Hall, Managing Director, C3i Group
  • Lisa Knights, Group Head of Communications, Ashton Gate Stadium/Bristol Sport
  • George Vaughan, Head of Technology, Ascot Racecourse
  • Steve Brice (Moderator), CEO, Pharaoh Ltd
  • Matt Botten, Senior Director, Premium Seating, AEG, The O2 Arena 
  • Tom McCann, Head of Premium Sales Service & Operations, Arsenal FC 
  • John Rhodes, Senior Vice President / Director of Entertainment & Sport, HOK
10:25 a.m.

Coffee Break

Sponsored by: IHS Global

  • Speaker: Adam Newsam, Managing Director, Ticketmaster Sport, International  
  • Interviewer: Sean Kundu, Vice President of New Ventures, Elevate Sports Ventures

12:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

The Changing Premium Business Model: A Conversation with Al Guido, CEO and Managing Partner, Elevate Sports Ventures

KEYNOTE LUNCH

  • Al Guido, CEO and Managing Partner, Elevate Sports Ventures. To be interviewed by Don Lockerbie, Managing Director, Sports & Events, The Parker Company
  • Matt Lynch, Executive Director of Engagement Projects, European Headquarters – London, Moonshot
  • Joanna Wales, Head of Operations and Events, Ascot Racecourse
  • Other speakers TBC
     
  • Jared Frank (Moderator), EVP/Publisher, ALSD
  • Tom McCann, Head of Premium Sales, Service & Operations, Arsenal FC
  • Jordan Nicolson, Vice President, Sales & Membership Services, IMG - Wembley Stadium
  • Shawn Doss, Vice President of Business Development, Elevate Sports Ventures
  • Tom Pistore, Senior Vice President, Sales and Service at MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership)
  • Katie McIntyre (Moderator)CEO, Sports Venue Business; Executive Director, ALSD International
  • Oliver Page, Project Director, International Development, SCAU
  • Rob Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Premium Hospitality, Sales & Service, The Madison Square Garden Company
  • Bill Dorsey (Moderator), Chairman and Founder, ALSD
  • Michele Kajiwara, SVP Premium Sales & Service, STAPLES Center, LA USA
  • Evan Gitomer, Vice President, Team & Venue Services, Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment
  • Jared Frank (Moderator), EVP/Publisher, ALSD
  • Matt Botten, Senior Director, Premium Seating, AEG, The O2 Arena
  • Annemarie Hastings, Executive Vice President of Fan Engagement, Fund Raisers Sports, former VP Client Relations, San Francisco Giants
  • Other speakers to be announced
  • Giles Bayliss, Business Development Director, AXS​
  • Francis Casado, Co-Founder & Vice President of Business Development, 3D Digital Venue
  • Don Lockerbie, Managing Director, Sports & Events, The Parker Company, LLC
  • Nick Lekos, Global Director of Sales, Spring USA
  • Graham Dimond, Director of Sales – MEAE, IHS Global Alliance
4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Reception and Drinks in the Exhibit Hall

  • Sponsored by Elevate
5:30 p.m.

Depart for Craven Cottage Tour and Reception

Thames Clipper Boat Excursion to Venue co-sponsored by: LiveStyled and Wavework

7:00 p.m.

Tour and Reception at Fulham Football Club’s Craven Cottage

8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:50 a.m.

Welcome

  • Master of Ceremonies: Rich Krezwick, SVP, Facilities, AEG Europe
  • Roy Westwood (Moderator), Founder, Forward Associates
  • Steve Sayer, Commercial Director, The O2 - London/AEG
  • Craig Flindall, Chief Operating Officer, Warwickshire County Cricket Club/Edgbaston Stadium
  • Mark Kelly, Managing Director, Ashton Gate Stadium/Bristol Sport
  • Jeroen van Iersel, Marketing Manager, Johan Cruijff ArenA (formerly Amsterdam ArenA) 
  • Natasha Thiebaut (Moderator), Director Hospitality and Customer Experience, BLUEROCK Sports & Entertainment
  • Roy Westwood, Strategy, Creativity & Innovations Director, Forward Associates
  • Greg Swaby, Strategic Planning & Innovations Manager, Levy Restaurants, The O2 Arena
  • Katie McIntyre (Moderator), Founder & CEO, Sports Venue Business and Executive Director, ALSD International
  • Jim Delaney, President, Activate Sports & Entertainment
  • Charlene Nyanteki, General Manager, Club Wembley/The FA Group
10:25 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break & Exhibit Hall Open

Sponsored by: IHS Global

  • Mario Zambas, (Moderator), Lecturer, University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) 
  • Charlie Dundas, Commercial Director, SMG Insights UK
  • Chris Marking, Vice President, Sponsorship Strategy, AEG Global Partnerships

12:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

A Conversation with Jon Dutton, CEO, Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC21)

Keynote Lunch

  • Jon Dutton, Chief Executive at Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC21)
  • Interviewed by Katie McIntyre, CEO, Sports Venue Business, Executive Director, ALSD International
1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Closing Session

3:00 p.m.

ALSD International 2018 Closes