The 2017 panel and speakers lineup (tentative) for RTBC – 2017:

Agenda – Panel and Speakers – 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  • 8:00 – 9:00 A.M. Breakfast / Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 A.M. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:15 – 10:00 A.M. Session I – Sports Tourism and Education
    • Diane Fitzgerald | President | RPM Foundation
    • Clay Harshaw | Asst Professor – Motorsports | Winston-Salem State University
    • Rob Hunden | President | Hunden Strategic Partners
  • 10:00 – 10:45 A.M. Session II – Fan Engagement
    • William A Bader, III | Owner | Summit Motorsports Park
    • Jenn Piorkowski | Sales and Media Director | Tailgating Sports Marketing
    • Jason Rittenberry | CEO | Kentucky Venues
  • 10:45 – 11:00 A.M. Morning Break
  • 11:00 – 11:45 A.M. Session III – Sanction Risk Management
    • Lauri Eberhart | Attorney | Apollo Sports Law Group
    • Cameron Gray | COO | American Flat Track
    • Tiffany Hemmer | Vice President – Business Affairs and Legal Counsel | Andretti Autosport
    • Aaron Weiss | Consultant | Driven International Ltd.
  • 11:45 – 12:30 P.M. Session IV – Sponsorship Data Analytics
    • Robby Greene | President | IMS Productions
    • Ryan Mosher | Executive Director | Gum Gum Sports
  • 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Lunch – Keynote Speaker
    • Jay Frye | President – Competition and Technology| Indy Racing League
  • 1:30 – 2:15 P.M. Session VII – Esports
    • Ken Ungar | President | Charge Sports Marketing
    • Chip Pankow | CEO | Red Bull Global Rally Cross
    • John Waraniak | Vice President | SEM
  • 2:15 – 3:00 P.M. Session VI – Ticketing Revenue
    • Jackson Babcock | Sales Manager | FuelTix
    • Kathy Burrows | CEO | Sold Out Seating
  • 3:00 – 3:15 P.M. Afternoon Break
  • 3:15 – 4:00 P.M. Session VII – Video Technology
    • Chris Graner | Founder | Riivet Video Broadcasting
    • Jim Liaw | President | Formula Drift
    • Joe Tripp | CEO | Turn 3 Media
  • 4:00 – 4:45 P.M. Session VIII – Legal Update
    • Tom Deery | COO | World Racing Group
    • Laurie Eberhart | Attorney | Apollo Sports Law Group
    • Jeff Ladd | President | Sports Insurance Specialists
  • 4:45 – 5:30 P.M. Session IX – Media
    • Jonathan Green | President | Speed City Broadcasting
    • Peter Jones | Business Director | Black Book – SportsPro Media
    • Bob Pockrass | Reporter | ESPN.com
    • Ralph Sheheen | President | Turn 3 Media
  • 5:30 PM Networking Reception