Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Sports Business Journal, and SportTechie Present: Dealmakers

The newly branded event combines the “Sports Capital Symposium” with “Dealmakers in Sports” for thought-provoking discussions on the sports economy and investing over multiple days in D.C.  

Washington, D.C. – (June 2, 2022) – Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), in partnership with Sports Business Journal (SBJ) and SportTechie, today announced a newly combined sports leaders conference, Dealmakers, which will be held on November 9-11, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The multiday event will gather the most elite thinkers and business leaders across all spectrums of sports business, media and entertainment to discuss the sports economy and the opportunities and challenges of investing in sports and related businesses. The event will offer engaging conversations, networking opportunities and practical applications for senior executives in sports, media, technology, private equity, venture capital, investment banking, family offices, and all segments of the finance community.  

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick are among the announced speakers. Key themes and topics for this year’s event include the value proposition of team ownership; new revenue models; growth strategies and trends; investment opportunities and trends; and emerging tech and entrepreneurs to watch. Sponsors include AEG Global Partnerships, KPMG, Proskauer, Sportradar, Teall Sports and Entertainment, Kinexon, and Accelerate Sports.   

MSE, SBJ, and SportTechie merged the established Dealmakers in Sports conference and Sports Capital Symposium into one event to bring attendees inside the industry’s most notable deals and investment opportunities and offer networking opportunities with the key decision-makers responsible for them.  

“Monumental Sports & Entertainment sits at a unique intersection across sports, media and technology. We’ve leveraged our platform to convene leaders who inspire us to innovate even more boldly for our fans, partners, and community. We are proud to merge our original partnership with SportTechie for Sports Capital Symposium with Sports Business Journal this year to build on that foundation and foster an even more valuable and engaging conference,” said Zach Leonsis, president of media and new enterprises at Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “We are excited to deliver the most illuminating and engaging content and speakers, and especially look forward to seeing everyone in person this year to enhance an already dynamic conference experience.”   

“Monumental and SportTechie built a great event with Sports Capital Symposium and we are thrilled to add elements of that to SBJ’s Dealmakers in Sports conference to deliver this truly unique event to our audiences this fall,” added Abe Madkour, Sports Business Journal’s publisher and executive editor.  

Sports Business Journal and SportTechie have partnered with One Tree Planted for all of their conferences this year, including Dealmakers. As part of that partnership, the nonprofit organization will plant a tree for every paid attendee at Dealmakers. To learn more, visit onetreeplanted.org  

Monumental Sports & Entertainment  Monumental Sports & Entertainment is America’s leading sports and entertainment family. Our people, players, teams, and events bring excitement and joy to millions. We invest and innovate to consistently raise the game so we can deliver extraordinary experiences that will inspire and unite our community, our fans, and our people. To learn more, please visit www.monumentalsports.com.  

Sports Business Journal 

Sports Business Journal sits at the epicenter of the sports industry. SBJ provides the news, networking, and the data to equip the most powerful executives in the sports business to make more informed decisions, deals, and partnerships. SBJ’s award-winning media content is delivered via multiple media platforms, unparalleled networking opportunities through its hallmark events and awards and market-leading data.  

Sports Business Journal’s weekly and daily content provide original reporting and news aggregation, plus newsletters, podcasts and video. SBJ’s renowned events create opportunities for lead generation and partnerships as well as showcase the industry’s best talent in widely viewed awards series. SBJ Atlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs to enable better deal-making with proprietary information on every type of deal. 

SportTechie 

At SportTechie, we make sports smarter. Through immersive storytelling and industry-leading events, we connect you to the innovators and power brokers who are shaping the future of sports technology. 

Whether you’re an athlete, fan, team executive, player rep, league insider or technologist, you’ll find significant value in being a part of the SportTechie community. Our coverage focuses on three main stakeholders within sports—athletes, fans, and teams and leagues—and analyzes how technology affects these deeply interconnected parts of the industry.

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