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NSMN BOARD MEMBER & SOCCER INDUSTRY VETERAN KATHY CARTER ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT OF U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION

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The New York Times - December 5, 2017

Learn more about Kathy's candidacy: TeamKathyCarter.com


NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER BOARD MEMBER & TCU ATHLETIC DIRECTOR CHRIS DEL CONTE NAMED ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS


Chris Del Conte served as Texas Christian University's Athletic Director for the past eight years. Del Conte has "agreed to a seven-year contract" worth approximately $1.3M annually (AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 12/10).


CONGRATULATIONS TO LONGTIME NSMN BOARD MEMBER TONY WELLS


Marketing industry leader TONY WELLS email has been named Senior Vice President, Research, Analytics & Member Insights at USAA.

Prior, Tony served as the Senior Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer - North America for Schneider Electric. Previous roles include Chief Marketing Officer at ADT; Chief Marketing Officer at 24 Hour Fitness and Vice President, Partnership Marketing at VISA.


LONGTIME NSMN BOARD MEMBER & SPORTS INDUSTRY VETERAN KEITH BRUCE NAMED PRESIDENT OF QUINTEVENTS INTERNATIONAL

QUINTEVENTS IS A CORPORATE MEMBER

San Francisco Super Bowl 50 CEO KEITH BRUCE email has been named President of QuintEvents International. A newly-formed unit of QuintEvents, QuintEvents International will house the company's Formula One business, and Bruce, a veteran of the sports and event industry, will lead the new Formula One Experiences organization serving all 20 F1 events across the globe. Bruce will also lead sales and marketing efforts for all QuintEvents International properties.

Formula One Experiences, a new travel/experience/hospitality services company created as part of a long-term, official partnership between Formula One and QuintEvents, was launched in May at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.  It will encompass all Formula 1 races going forward, including the annual U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, TX.  Formula One Experiences provides fans and corporations alike a full range of travel, hospitality and ticket packages for the entire F1 race series.

Bruce was the CEO & President of the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee in San Francisco, where he led the marketing, operation and delivery of the milestone Super Bowl 50 in the Bay Area last year. Prior to the Super Bowl 50 appointment, Bruce served for eight years as president of SportsMark Management Group, a global sports event marketing and hospitality management company that merged with GMR Marketing in 2013. Most recently, Bruce has served as an executive consultant for the North American Soccer League, a position he held since January.

In addition to leading F1 Experiences sales efforts, Bruce will also be tasked with growing the worldwide property base for QuintEvents International, as well as developing and leading the company's corporate sales initiatives. Bruce will anchor the new international office in San Francisco and will spend significant time in both London and Charlotte.

Congratulations Keith!



LONGTIME BOSTON CHAPTER BOARD MEMBER TD GARDEN PRESIDENT AMY LATIMER NAMED "POWER PLAYER"
BY SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL


TD GARDEN IS A CORPORATE PLUS MEMBER

TD Garden President AMY LATIMER email was featured in the “Power Players of 2017” special edition of SportsBusiness Journal. The publication highlighted sports facility managers “whose day-to-day leadership and innovation make it possible for millions of fans across North America to witness history being made on the field, court or ice.”

“Latimer, one of the few women in sports to fill the role of president of a big league venue, has worked in the Boston arena since it opened in 1995,” SportsBusiness Journal said of Latimer.

“She served in a variety of positions for Delaware North, the arena’s owner, before being promoted to president in 2012. Three years later, she took on additional responsibilities as head of Delaware North’s United Kingdom operations, which includes food service at Wembley Stadium and five other soccer facilities.” [Delaware North]






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TAYLOR'S BRYAN HARRIS APPOINTED TO NSMN NYC CHAPTER BOARD

TAYLOR IS A SUPPORTING MEMBER


BRYAN HARRIS email has spent 35 years in the marketing communications industry and has inspired a generation of professionals with his insight, strategic counsel and thought leadership. He joined Taylor in 1989 and has managed a wide variety of accounts for leading global brands such as Bristol-Myers, GSK, Gillette, MasterCard, Pitney Bowes and Panini America.

Since 2004, Bryan has served as the agency’s Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner. During a period of significant growth and evolution for Taylor over the past decade, he has overseen the development and transformation of the agency’s core operating functions, including finance, IT, and HR. He also manages agency marketing initiatives, which includes all aspects of branding, owned social media channels, and awards and recognition; and plays a lead role in business development. READ MORE



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NEW MEMBERS:

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  • Bolduc Marketing
  • Riot Creative
  • The Launchpad Group
  • SiriusXM
  • QuintEvents
  • Stromberg Sport
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  • Oska Wellness
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  • Portada
  • Delay of Game Hoops
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  • Blair Inc.
  • 704 Games


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  • Sentient Jet
  • College Football Playoff
  • BDA Sports Management
  • MillerCoors
  • SMU Athletics
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  • Colorado Crossroads
  • Oakland Raiders
  • TD Garden
  • Boston Bruins
  • Delaware North
  • New York Road Runners | TCS New York City Marathon
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  • Engage Marketing
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  • Aurora Games
  • Fast Traffic, LLC
  • Conventures, Inc.
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