Two-day event in the nation’s capital to offer premium educational content and elite networking and business development opportunities
Monumental Sports & Entertainment and SportTechie have announced the Sports Capital Symposium – a two-day event for professionals in the global sports industry – Sept. 17-18, 2020 at the MGM National Harbor.
Together, Monumental and SportTechie will organize executives and thought leaders to discuss the most important trends in the sports industry. The Sports Capital Symposium will provide a platform for leagues, teams, partners, vendors, innovators and investors to come together and share big ideas while building meaningful relationships.
“At Monumental, we pride ourselves on being one of the most innovative organizations in the sports and entertainment industry,” Zach Leonsis, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, said. “We are excited to collaborate with our incredible partners at SportTechie, who continue to push the envelope in media by delivering compelling storylines and by assembling a myriad of talented speakers with backgrounds ranging from politics to media to esports at insightful events like the Sports Capital Symposium. We look forward to hosting enlightening, engaging and educational discussions and debates in the most powerful city in the world with some of the best and the brightest in the industry.”
The annual conference will focus on new revenue models and investment opportunities, including esports, sports betting and sports content gamification. Set against the nation’s capital as a backdrop, the conference will have a D.C. flair and include discussions about the impact that politics and government policies have on sports innovation and technology, as well as investment trends and forecasting.
“From the Capitals in hockey to the Mystics and Wizards in basketball to Team Liquid in esports, Monumental Sports & Entertainment is one of a handful of organizations truly on the cusp of the next chapter in sports innovation,” said SportTechie CEO Taylor Bloom. “We’re honored to partner with them for the Sports Capital Symposium, and excited to bring the industry together for this event. The partnership furthers our commitment to provide our members with unparalleled experiences and connections to those who are shaping the sports industry.”
For more information about speaking and sponsorship opportunities, and to stay up to date on the opening of ticket sales and speaker announcements, register your interest by following this link: www.sportscapitalsymposium.com
About Monumental Sports & Entertainment:
Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates seven professional sports teams: the 2018 Arena Football League champion Washington Valor, AFL’s Baltimore Brigade, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming, the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University’s campus. In conjunction with the District of Columbia and Events DC, MSE is a partner in a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus that opened in September 2018. Facility highlights include MedStar Wizards Performance Center, the brand-new training facility for the Wizards, Go-Go and Mystics, and a 4,200-seat arena which will serve as the new home of the Mystics and Go-Go. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Visit www.monumentalsports.com.
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