2019 NBA ALL-STAR TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

Friday, February 15
8:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

The Westin Charlotte
601 South College Street
Charlotte, NC

On Friday, February 15, 2019, we will host the 20th annual NBA All-Star Technology Summit in Charlotte, NC. The event will bring together a unique, invitation-only group to explore the trends and innovations in sports, media and technology.

One-on-one conversations will feature:

Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets Chairman, with Michael Wilbon of ESPN

Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, with Peter Kafka of Recode

Panels with other industry leaders will cover:

Betting on the Future

Sports betting in the United States is evolving at a rapid pace. This panel will focus on the challenges, opportunities and technological innovations that arise from legalized sports betting and its influence on fans’ consumption of sports media.

Chasing Gen Z

Gen Z, the potent force of 2.5 billion people born between 1997 and 2010, makes up 32 percent of the world’s population. This panel will discuss how to reach and engage a generation born in the digital age that expects nothing less than instantaneous, customizable and immersive experiences.

Evolution of Disruption

Digital technologies continue to disrupt the way we manage our businesses and engage within our communities. This panel will touch on how tech such as blockchain and voice technology will transform the way leaders approach innovation in a constantly evolving media landscape.

The Connected Athlete

Professional athletes face a complicated landscape. This panel will explore how athletes manage intense traditional and social media scrutiny while building their brands and focusing on their personal and professional growth.

TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT TIP-OFF RECEPTION

Thursday, February 14
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton
201 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC