SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4th
Virginia Sports Summit

Deat

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5th
Virginia Sports Summit

7:30am // Breakfast & Networking

8:00am // General Session - Facility Spotlight: Virginia Beach Sports Center // Nancy Helman, Virginia Beach CVB

9:00am // General Session - Sports tourism industry trends and strategies // Al Kidd, National Association of Sports Commissions

10:00am // Break

10:15am // Session 3A - Evolution, growth, and future of eSports // Michael Glover, ECPI University

10:15am // Session 3B - Event Publicity 101// Brendan O'Hallarn, Ph.D., Old Dominion University

11:15am // Break

11:30am // Session 4A (Panel) - How destinations, universities, and conferences can become better partners on events 

                      Dr. Dennis Thomas, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference // Rick French, Old Dominion University // Marty Miller, Norfolk State University

11:30am // Session 4B - Generating new revenues through proactive business development // Brian Edmonds, The 288 Group

12:30pm // Break

12:45pm // Lunch

1:00pm // Keynote // Don Carey, REECH Foundation

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