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🏟️ Announcing our New Panel on "College sports: How NIL is changing the game for student athletes" at our Annual Upside NY Sports Tech Summit at Citi Field (NY Mets/MLB), November 15, 2023.
We are now 4 months away from our annual Upside Sports Tech Summit at City Field, the home of the NY Mets (MLB), on November 15, 2023. So this week we are highlighting our upcoming panel discussion on the “College sports: How NIL is changing the game for student athletes”, which will take place from 1.30 pm to 2 pm.
Location: Citi Field (NY Mets), Flushing (New York).
Date: November 15, 2023
Time: 1.30 pm to 2 pm EST
Title: College sports: How NIL is changing the game for student athletes.
Tiffany Kelly, Founder & CEO of Curastory, a content creation platform for student athletes. Curastory allows anyone to shoot and edit high-quality video, monetize shows, and distribute to all of their video channels, 100% free.
Dr. Ron Dick, associate professor of sports marketing at Duquesne University in the school of business. Ron also worked for 20 years in sports, including 15 years in the NBA with the Sixers and the Nets, and then five years in the NCAA.
Richard M. Southall, Professor, Director – College Sport Research Institute
Department of Sport and Entertainment Management University of South Carolina (NCAA).
Please check out the video below to get an overview and preview of our Annual Upside NY Tech event at Citi Field on November 15, 2023.
Participating Teams & Leagues:
100 Pro Teams
Top Leagues: NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, NFL, NCAA, Premier League, etc
VCs (Sports tech VCs, Sports tech accelerators, angel investors..)
Media (TV, newswires..)
11 Speaking Sessions
40 Top Speakers
1 After Party
Some background about some of our featured speakers:
🔥Upside Chat: Richard Southall, Professor & Director, University of South Carolina (NCAA):
We interviewed Richard and we touched on his background. Then we discussed the NIL, and if we are making progress there. We also touched on major issues with the NIL that he is currently seeing, and what he would do to make the NIL better for college athletes.
🔥Upside Chat: Dr Ron Dick, Duquesne University, Ex NBA/NCAA Exec on the NFL Training Camps, the NBA Free Agency, Mbappe, Magic Johnson, Jason Tatum, Messi, Shohei Ohtani & the MLB Draft:
We interviewed Ron and we touched on the new Netflix TV show called the Quarterback, the NFL training camp, Shohei Ohtani & the MLB draft. We also discussed the NBA Summer league, Wemby, and the NBA free agency. We also touched on the college campus coming alive early august with fall sports starting. Lastly we talked about Messi's arrival to the MLS at Inter Miami fc, Mbappe’s situation at PSG, and Magic Johnson’s new ownership into the Washington Commanders (NFL).
As a reminder, we will have 3 keynotes and various panel discussions on timely topics such as load management, sleep management, mental health, nutrition, injury reduction, innovation in sports, women in sports, the future of digital in sports (Web 3.0, OTT…), best practices to adopt technologies in teams, and best practices to invest in sports tech startups. We will also have an awesome after party, so you don’t want to miss it!
So why should you attend our event"?
Our exclusive Upside Sports Tech Summit will give you the opportunity to:
Meet practitioners (Athletic trainers, strengths coaches, sports scientists, head of performance, team doctors..) of top teams to present your product.
Meet innovative companies in areas (rehab tech, thermography, wearables, AI based injury reduction tools, hydration assessment tools, AMS, OTT/Web 3.0, etc.)
Meet top VCs and investors as part of your fund raising effort.
Speak on our panels and keynotes about the latest trends in sports and tech (Load management, injury reduction, OTT/Web 3.0, etc.)
We are nearly sold out for the speaking slots and have one booth left, so if you are interested in sponsoring our event, exhibiting or speaking at our event, please reach out to us ASAP and click on the button below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As shown below, we have 40 speakers already confirmed. We have a lot more speakers from top teams, vendors and VCs to be announced in the coming weeks and months. Lastly we would like to once again give a big thank you to all our sponsors and partners. Without their support, this event would not be possible.
Our Sports VC / Accelerator partners:
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