SOURCE: NewBay Media

June 06, 2013 15:00 ET

All-Star Lineup Set for First Sports Business & Technology Summit

Top Executives From NBC, Fox, ESPN, Turner, CBS, MLB, WNBA, Univision, YES and More to Discuss State of Sports Media Industry at Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News Event

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) -  A high-powered lineup of leaders from across the sports media landscape is set for the inaugural Sports Business & Technology Summit on June 19, presented by Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Technology.

Keynote speakers include Mark Lazarus, Chairman of the NBC Sports Group; Bob Bowman, Chairman and CEO of MLB Advanced Media; Sean McManus, Chairman of CBS Sports; Laurel Richie, President of the WNBA; Randy Freer, Co-President and COO of Fox Sports Media Group; and John Skipper, President of ESPN and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks. Panels featuring executives from Turner Sports, Univision Deportes, YES Network and many more will round out the full-day event, which will be held in New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St.

Sessions will cover a wide range of areas, including rights acquisition, multiplatform distribution, social media engagement, advertising, mobile apps and 4K technology.

"There is no hotter topic in the television business than the incredible growth and evolution of sports. I cannot imagine a better group to analyze it than this incredible roster of accomplished executives," said Louis Hillelson, Vice President and Group Publisher of Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. "We are proud to bring the whole industry together and connect our speakers with a passionate and engaged audience for a full day of conversation and insight."

For more information about the sports summit, please visit It is one of more than 20 conferences and events presented this year by Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, which are both units of NewBay Media.

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