Monday, June 22 – Location: Sheraton Hotel, Olive Street
|12:30 – 1:00 PM||Registration|
|1:00 – 2:00 PM||Opening Remarks & Meet and Greet|
Continuing our tradition from 2019, we’ll spend some time getting to know one another and sharing goals for the conference
|Michael Myers, Owner & CSO, BirdieBox|
|2:00 – 5:00 PM||Panels & Breakout Sessions|
|– Innovation & Technology Around the Live Event Landscape|
– ROI on Tickets & Hospitality
– Gifting & In-Suite Experiences
– Food & Beverage
– Buyer Motivations – How to Choose the Right Sport, Event and Experience
– The Secondary Ticket Market
|5:00 – 7:00 PM||Cocktails & Networking|
Join the ALSD for their Opening Night on the Tradeshow floor
|7:00 PM||Buses Depart for Venue Tour at Globe Life Field, Home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club|
Join the ALSD for an exciting night of food & fun and a venue tour with 1500 folks from various leagues and venues
Tuesday, June 23 – Location: Texas Motor Speedway
|8:30 AM||Buses depart|
|9:30 – 10:15 AM||Opening Remarks & Keynote|
|9:15 – 12:00 PM||Breakout Sessions & Panels|
Suiteholder & Premium Seating Basics Track
Hosted by: Morgan Denton, EventFinders USA
|Breakout Sessions & Panels|
For the Seasoned Veteran
|Session 1: I Have a Suite, Now What? |
New to managing tickets, seating and finding the right event? Learn the basics of how to best utilize and operate your premium seating & suite(s) – everything from ticket distribution to food & beverage.
Session 2: How to Use Premium Seating as a Strategic Weapon
Hear about best practices and examples of how other organizations are utilizing their premium seating to build key relationships and grow their business.
Session 3: Mobile Ticketing
What is it? How do I use it? Have your guests been challenged with it? Hear why it’s used and how to distribute and use effectively.
Session 4: Experiential Events
Learn and discuss key events that companies are using to entertain, how to decide where to spend your budget and who to call to get the best experiences possible.
|Session 1: Best Practices in Ticket Management|
From software to distribution to compliance. How organizations large and small handle the challenges.
Session 2: Sponsorship & Ticket/Event Management
How does brand sponsorship impact ticket and event management? Should these offerings be bundled and groups collaborate to improve experience and ROI? How can they speak the same language and shared goals?
Session 3: A New Generation, New Experiences Required
Millennials seek and spend money on unique experiences. They are now taking over leadership positions in organizations. What will be required to win their hearts & minds?
Session 4: The Veterans RoundTable
Bring your topics of interest, tips and challenges for an interactive discussion with a group of veteran ticket management and hospitality professionals.
|12:00 – 1:30 PM|
Lunch & Pace Car Experience
Ride in a 500hp Custom Pace Car Camaro SS, the official Pace Car of Texas Motor Speedway. Driven by trained track staff.
|1:30 – 3:00 PM||The Experience Showcase|
Accessibility to the best events, venues and experiences all in one place
|3:00 – 4:30 PM||What’s On Your Wish List?|
The industry is changing but many things have stayed the same. Bring your thoughts and ideas on your wish list for what the industry should look like in 5 years.
|4:30 PM||Buses Depart for Venue Tour|
Another night of food, fun and a tour with the ALSD participants
Note: Schedule and topics are subject to change