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BSM Sports Law/Management Conference Covers Entire Business Spectrum

bsmWhat: BSM Sports Law/Management Conference

When: May 8-9, 2014

Where: Miami Beach, Florida

About: The principal goal of the BSM Conference is to provide members of the legal, financial and marketing fields within the sports industry, with an opportunity to learn from leading industry experts.  CLE credits will be awarded to those who attend from the legal field.  Speakers will address several topics including the representation of athletes and the challenges involved in operating professional teams, leagues, facilities, and media outlets.

For registration and to check out more information on the BSM Conference, visit the website here.

Schedule

Thursday, May 9

7:30am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am – Welcome by Conference Chairs

  • Chaka Bainbridge, President of Bainbridge Sports Management

8:35am – Welcome to Miami by Mayor

  • Philip Levine, Mayor of Miami Beach

8:40am – Introduction and Opening Remarks

  • Emcee, Steve Shapiro, Host of Sports Xtra on Channel 7

8:45am – Team Operations: Meeting Shareholders Expectations and Conquering the Business Challenges

  • Moderator: Chaka Bainbridge, President, BSM
  • Dan Kraft, Owner, New England Patriots
  • Rannan Katz, Owner, Miami Heat
  • Tom Garfinkel, President, Miami Dolphins
  • Pat Riley, President, Miami Heat
  • Mike Dee, President & CEO, San Diego Padres

10:00am – Competing for Sponsorship Dollars: Attracting and Maintaining Corporate Partnerships in a Competitive Marketplace

  • Moderator: Chris Lincheski, President, Front Row Marketing Services 
  • Claudia Lezcano, Senior Vice President-Chief Marketing Officer, Miami Dolphins
  • Brendan Cunningham, Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Miami Marlins
  • RJ Martino, Executive Director, Corporate Partnerships, Florida Panthers
  • Chris Marango, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Miami Heat
  • Mark Francis, Sports Marketing Consultant, Baam Productions

11:00am – Networking/Refreshment Break

11:15am – Sports in the Courts: Protecting your Players, Teams, Leagues and Properties 

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Darren Heitner, Sports Lawyer
  • Raquel Libman, General Counsel, Miami Heat
  • David Cohen, General Counsel, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Ned Ehrlich, General Counsel, NFLPA

12:30pm – Networking Luncheon – Panel Discussion – You Heard it here First: Current issues in the World of Sports

  • Moderator: Steve Shapiro
  • Jorge Rojas, Sports Editor, Miami Herald
  • Dan Lebatard, Host of Highly Questionable
  • Bomani Jones, Host of Highly Questionable
  • Jackie MacMullen, Regular Guest on Around the Horn

2:00pm – Labor Issues in Major League Sports: Balancing the Interest of Teams, Leagues and Players

  • Moderator: Darren Heitner, Sports Lawyer and Contributor to Forbes.com
  • David Stern, Retired NBA Commissioner
  • Mitch Kupchak, GM of LA Lakers
  • Jeff Ireland, GM of Miami Dolphins
  • Jamal Mashburn, President of Jamal Mashburn Enterprises

3:15pm – Player Agency Roundtable: Identifying Players, Determining their Value, and Singing the Big Deal

  • Moderator: Chaka Bainbridge
  • Gene Delle Donne, WNBA Agent
  • Welsey Johnson, NBA Agent
  • Derek Anderson, Retired NBA player
  • Charles Barkley, TNT Basketball Analyst and Retired NBA Player

4:30pm – Networking Reception – Delegates can chat and meet 

6:00pm – Conference Concludes for the Day

6:30 – 8:00pm – Cocktail reception – Panelist and Delegates welcome to network 

Friday, May 9

7:30am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am – Opening Remarks

  • Emcee, Steve Shapiro, Host of Sports Xtra on Channel 7

8:45am – Team Operations: Managing Players Health

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Dr. James Andrews
  • Jay Wright, Villanova Men’s Basketball Coach
  • Jason Taylor, Retired NFL Player
  • Rob McClanaghan, NBA on Court Skills training

10:00am – Competing for Jobs: Growing Trend of Women in a Competitive Marketplace

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Chris Evert, Retired HOF Tennis Player
  • Donna Orender, Former CEO of WNBA
  • Martina Navrotalova, Retired HOF Tennis Player
  • CC Carnie, President, Conversion Sports & Entertainment

11:00am – Networking/Refreshment Break

11:15am – Sports Finances: Protecting your Players, Teams, Leagues and Properties 

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Robert Raiola, Sports Specialist Tax Accountant
  • Charles Wang, Owner NY Islanders
  • Jeff Wechsler, NBA agent

12:30pm – Networking Luncheon – Panel Discussion – You Heard it here First: Current issues in the World of Sports

2:00pm – Labor Issues in Major League Sports: Balancing the Interest of Teams, Leagues and Players

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Mike Keenan, Analyst and Past NHL Coach
  • Randy Robles, Statistician from Elias Sports Bureau
  • Kevin Abrams, Ast. GM NY Giants
  • Scott Katz, ESPN Director

3:15pm – Player Agency Roundtable: Identifying Players, Determining their Value, and Singing the Big Deal

 4:30pm – Conference Concludes