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MAR 6, 2019 | 3:30PM – 7:15PM | SVA Theatre, NYC
Register today for panels that address the rapid evolution of short form, led by experts from Attn:, Awesomeness, Bleacher Report, Canvas Media Studios, CNE, Kovert Creative, Hollister, Red Bull Media House, Viacom and Whistle (click here to view panelists). The awards program spotlights our impressive 2019 finalists, and offers networking, networking, networking!
The NHL announced activations planned for The PreGame at the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, the official fan festival of the Feb. 23 outdoor game between the Flyers and Penguins in Philadelphia. Highlights of the events include the American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour, a mobile museum showcasing black hockey history, which includes items from the Hockey Hall of Fame and current NHL players. Sponsor plans include: Coors Light Slapshot; the Dunkin’ Fan Zone; a custom penalty box photo opportunity from GEICO and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Other sponsors will include Honda, Jagermeister, MassMutual, MGM Resorts, Navy Federal Credit Union, New Amsterdam Vodka, Pepsi / Frito Lay, Planters, PPG, Upper Deck and Xfinity.
Manchester United inked a multi-year partnership with Hawaii-based sunglasses and eyewear brand Maui Jim in a deal that will see the brand supply the Manchester United first team, academy and women’s teams with glasses from their sun and optical ranges. As part of the agreement, Maui Jim eyewear will be available to fans in the Old Trafford Megastore.
The New York National Lacrosse League team announced that its name will be the New York Riptide. The New York franchise was awarded to live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports in December 2018.
NBA Digital, jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, is now making all NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League game recaps available on Facebook Watch. Video recaps will span every game during the season, including the Summer League, preseason and playoffs where applicable. Additionally, the NBA will host a weekly Watch Party on Facebook, allowing fans around the world to watch and interact with game recaps and videos together in real-time. WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League Watch Parties will be held monthly on the platform.
The Overwatch League added a blue chip to its portfolio, announcing just before its new season last week that State Farm had signed on as the official insurance provider for the growing OWL. Other non-endemic sponsors currently with the league include Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, and Toyota.
ESL and the Big Ten Network will partner to stream the BTN League of Legends Season, an online series as part of Riot Games’ College League of Legends Season. Matches culminate in the BTN League of Legends Championship Tournament, beginning on March 28. Teams from each of the 14 Big Ten schools will compete in the BTN League of Legends Season, with the competition being streamed on Caffeine TV, Twitch and YouTube. Two matches will be streamed each Saturday while five teams will go head-to-head in offline competitions throughout the duration of the regular season for a total of seven matches every week.
StarLadder is officially on deck to host the CS:GO Major at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin. The StarLadder Major will mark the 15th in the game’s history.The main event will run Sept.5-8 at the venue.
Activision Blizzard is tapping ULT as its newest official merchandise provider for the Overwatch League. ULT had previously been a partner for OWL’s Philadelphia Fusion franchise and produces its own line of clothing as well as merchandise for eUnited and Gankstars.
The NBA and the International Basketball Federation announced their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa. The BAL will be built on the foundation of current club competitions FIBA is organizing in Africa and is slated to tip off in Jan. 2020, marking the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America. The NBA also today announced its plan to introduce a re-imagined direct to consumer offering of NBA games for fans in Africa by the start of the 2019-20 NBA season. The NBA and FIBA also plan to dedicate financial support and resources toward the continued development of Africa’s basketball ecosystem, including training for players, coaches and referees, and infrastructure investment.
The United States Soccer Federation provisionally sanctioned the National Independent Soccer Association as a Professional Soccer League, clearing the way for the league to begin play in the fall of 2019. Clubs in Atlanta, Charlotte, New England and Philadelphia have already announced their efforts to be part of the league, with the rest expected to go public in the coming days. Unlike other American soccer leagues, NISA will play a fall-to-spring season with a winter break, allowing time off during December & January.
Maple Leafs/Blues on NBCSN at 8p.
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Content. Distribution. Revenue
September 9 – 10, 2019 | ThreeSixty, NYC
Join us for two days of learning, sharing, and networking at the ultimate gathering of senior brands, agency and programming executives. Discuss and solve the critical challenges transforming the television industry. You can’t Google this stuff. You have to be in the room.
ON THIS DAY in 1965: The NFL adds the line judge.
In the Know: NHL great Brett Hull played for which university? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: What was the name of Michael Jordan’s team in Space Jam? Answer: Toon Squad. Kudos: Christopher Doyle-Twitter/Toronto; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Aimee Clark-Tony Fay PR/Dallas; John Tingue-Hulu/Chicago; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank
Later — Chris
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