Conference Speakers


The 32st Annual ALSD Conference and Tradeshow will once again include the Design & Build Forum, tours of state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venues, and more than 100 speakers in some fifty breakout sessions and roundtables.

We are currently developing our Speaker Roster for 2022. Below is a list of our 2021 speakers, keynotes and presenters.

 

2021 Speakers


Premium Experience Manager
Detroit Lions

EVP and CTO
ocV!BE / Honda Center

Speaker | Author | Business Advisor, CEO
Sheryl Golf

Director of Luxury and Commercial Sales and Strategy
WealthEngine

Managing Sports Principal
Russell S.P.A.C.E. Venues Group

Director, Premium Sales
AEG/STAPLES Center

President and Founder
Britten Inc.

EVP
Britten, Inc.

Senior Project Designer
Generator Studio

Chief Experience Officer
BGX | Bryant Group Experience, LLC

Chief Innovation and Energy Officer
Sold Out Seating (SOS)

Assistant Athletics Director for Development, Operations
University of Illinois Athletics

EVP, Sales & Service
Learfield IMG College Ticket & Seat Solutions

Director, Premium Business Intelligence
STAPLES Center & Microsoft Theater

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Operations
The Aspire Group

Sr Director, Large Public Venues
CommScope

Co-Founder and CEO
Fanisko

Associate Director Corporate Retention
Spurs Sports & Entertainment

VP, Innovation & Strategy - Stadium Division
ClubCorp

SVP and CIO
Cleveland Cavaliers

Chief Technology and Strategy Officer
Milwaukee Bucks

Founder & CEO
Game Face, Inc.

Chief Experience Officer
Chicken N Pickle

Director, Suite & Loge Service
Las Vegas Raiders

Chief Executive Officer
Event Finders

Senior Director, Premium Events Business
STAPLES Center/AEG

Sports, Recreation, and Entertainment Practice Leader
Perkins + Will

Corporate Vice President of Food and Beverage
ClubCorp

Vice President of Business Development
Armored Things

President
Morrissey Hospitality

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Las Vegas Raiders

Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Elevate Sports Ventures

Senior Director, Ticket Sales and Premium Seating
Ohio State Athletics

EVP
Britten, Inc.

Vice President of Ticket Sales & Service
Las Vegas Aviators

Premium Seating Manager
Spectra Venue Management / Wells Fargo Arena

SVP, Global Partnerships
AEG/T-Mobile Arena

CEO
The Aspire Group

EVP/Publisher
ALSD

Head of Sales and Service
Circuit of Americas for Elevate Sports Ventures

Vice President, Strategic Operations
Delaware North Sportservice

Director of Technology Operations
Dimensional Innovations

Founder & CEO
WAVEWORK

Senior VP of Fan Relationship Management
The Aspire Group

CEO/Founder
FAIR TICKET SOLUTIONS

VP Membership-Stadium Division and Premier Golf Clubs
ClubCorp

President
The Strategic Sports Group (SSG)

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Arizona Coyotes

Director, Premium, Membership, and Suite Sales
San Diego Padres

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service
LA Clippers

Product Manager
Ungerboeck

Chief Learning Officer
ISBI 360

Head of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing
Stagefront

Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service
Houston Dynamo FC, Houston Dash, BBVA Stadium

Vice President of Marketing
Conquer

Divisional President
The Middleby Corporation

Senior Vice President
CAA ICON

Suite Services Manager
Indianapolis Colts

Director, Premium Activation
Arizona Coyotes

VP, Premium Seating and Group Sales
Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, Amalie Arena

VP, Club Real Estate & Expansion
USL

Owner
Hunden Strategic Partners

CMO & SVP Business Development and Consumer Events
Professional Bull Riders (PBR)

Vice President, Premium Business
STAPLES Center & Microsoft Theater

Senior Director of Ticketing, Premium, & Operations
Vegas Golden Knights

Founding Partner, Principal
Hospitality Alliance, Kelley Jones Hospitality

Senior Architect, Senior Principal
Populous

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service
Sporting KC

Senior Project Architect
Generator Studio

Founder
WorkHappy™ Nation

Executive Vice President of Corporate & Premium Partnerships
Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club

Corporate Vice President, Product & Market Strategy
JMA Wireless

Head of Sports & Entertainment Partnerships
Prolific 1

President
TD Garden, Chief Growth Officer, Delaware North

Global Director of Sales
Spring USA

Director
New York Hockey Holdings

Senior Director, Communications
AVIXA

Managing Director, Sports & Events Group
The Parker Company, LLC

Senior Director - New Business
Madison Square Garden Sports & Entertainment

Director of SAM (Strategy, Analytics, and Marketing)
The Aspire Group

Director of Strategy and Analytics
National Football League

Culinary Entrepreneur / Food, Lifestyle and Culture Expert

VP of Premium Seating & Service
Las Vegas Raiders

Keynote Speaker/Trainer & Award-Winning Author
Andy-Masters.com

Abbey Mathis, VP, Suites and Premium Sales & Service
Sacramento Kings

Senior Manager of Premium Services & Experiences
Detroit Lions

Head of Sales
Shawmut Design and Construction

Sales Director
Armored Things

Executive Director - The Centennial Authority
PNC Arena

Co-Founder, Senior Consultant
Southwestern Consulting

Co-Founder & Partner
4FRONT

Senior Vice President
ClubCorp

Director of Sports & Enterprise Development
Birdie Box

Senior Business Developer
Amazon Just Walk Out Technology

Brand Activation Director, Senior Principal
Populous

Director, Premium Partnerships
Atlanta Braves

Founder & Chairman
The Aspire Group

Vice President - Events
Infinite Scale

Director, Premium and Membership Development
Detroit Pistons

CCO
Table Needs

Fan Experience Strategist
7 Star Service

Director & General Manager, SuitePro
Suite Experience Group

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service
New Jersey Devils

President
Delaware North Sportservice

Director, Premium Service
Las Vegas Raiders

Senior Vice President and Head of Business Development
U.S. Integrity

Senior Interior Designer, Principal
Populous

Regional Vice President
Sodexo / Centerplate

Manager, Industry Advocacy
AVIXA

National Director, Sports & Entertainment, Senior Vice President
JLL Project and Development Services

Director and Design Architect
MANICA Architecture

Senior Director – Premium Sales & Special Events
Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

Chief Experience Officer
CareRite Centers

VP and CIO
Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

CEO
Sports Academy Venture Lab

Board Member
PNC Arena Centennial Authority

Vice President, Business Development & Premium Sales
Phoenix Suns | Phoenix Mercury | Arizona Rattlers

Co-Founder & CBDO
Fanisko

Director, Premium & Business Development
Detroit Pistons

Principal
EwingCole

Chief Executive Officer
Immortals Gaming Club (IGC)

Chief Revenue Officer
Las Vegas Raiders

Dean, Andrew and Peggy Cherng Deanship
Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

CTO and Co-Founder
FanNeeds

Chief Listening Officer, Managing Partner
Venue Solutions Group

Director, Premium Services
STAPLES Center 

Vice President of Ticket Sales & Member Services
Orlando City SC

Senior Director of Sports Venues
Shawmut Design and Construction

President
Suite Experience Group

Senior Director, Premium & PSLs
Las Vegas Raiders & Allegiant Stadium

Director, Premium and Suite Services
Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

VP/Business Development
Synexis

Senior Interior Designer, Senior Principal
Populous

Vice President, Operations & Development
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI)

Co-CEO
CAA ICON

Senior Vice President of Operations
ClubCorp

Vice President - Live Events, Entertainment, and Spectaculars
Samsung Electronics America’s B2B Display Division

Chief Executive Officer
FlashPlays Live

Senior Business Development Manager
Prolific 1

President, Executive Director
ALSD

Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service
Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx

Principal
Wakeman Consulting Group

Facilities Manager
City of Henderson

Director of Premium Hospitality
San Jose Sharks

CEO, North America
Cedar Packaging Group

Director, Suites and Premium Services
Texas Rangers Baseball Club

President
Premier Sport Psychology

Head of Sports & Live X Strategy
Microsoft

Vice President, Design & Development
Aramark Sports and Entertainment

CEO and Co-Founder
Vozzi

Founder, Empowerment of a Salesperson
Managing Director, Talent Development, ISBI Virtual Sales Network

President
STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater and L.A. LIVE

Director of Membership Services, Groups & Event Suites
Vegas Golden Knights

Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service
Elevate Sports Ventures