TURF presents BWB4 will take place September 24 and be hosted by Bloomberg Sports at the media giant’s global headquarters in New York City.
For those unfamiliar with the space, located at 731 Lexington Avenue, Bloomberg HQ is a revolutionary building unlike any other in the world, and we at BWB couldn’t be more thrilled to have a more cutting-edge and respected partner to showcase some of the best sports media talent in the world.
Your ticket includes admission to the main event on 9/24, as well as a pre-party on the night of 9/23 and an after-party immediately following BWB4 on the night of the 24th.
6:00 – 8:00 PM Van Heusen Institute of Style #BWB4 Kickoff Party feat. Deion Sanders. Also presented by Captain Morgan & Guinness Black Lager.
Intro Vid – Welcome to NYC
BWB & Bloomberg
TURF Welcome / USMAP Intro
USMAP presenters (throughout program)
TURF & Dan Levy
Adam Best, FanSided
Amy K. Nelson, ESPN
DJ Gallo, Sports Pickle
Josh Zerkle, Bleacher Report
Matt Sebek, Joe Sports Fan
Matt Ufford, Warming Glow
Trey Kerby, The Basketball Jones
Will Brinson, CBSSports.com
Women Talk Sports
Talking women in sports and sports media
Megan Hueter (m), Women Talk Sports
Sarah Braesch, BlogHer/Draft Day Suit
Richard Deitsch, SI
Jemele Hill, ESPN
Tina Cervasio, MSG
Jane McManus, ESPN NY
You Can’t Coach Innovation sponsored by Fan Freedom Project
A survey of the innovation landscape in sports
Mike Germano (m), Carrot Creative
Ian Schafer, Deep Focus
Richard Ting, R/GA
Bill Squadron, Bloomberg Sports
Trei Brundrett, SB Nation
Brian Reich, Edelman
Beyond the Big 3
There are sports besides football, basketball and baseball
Jay Busbee (m), Yahoo! Sports
Maggie Hendricks, NBC Chicago/Y! Sports
Ives Galarcep, Soccer by Ives
Phil Van der Vossen, Gunaxin Sports
Michael Hall, NESN
Amanda Rykoff, espnW
Let Kobi Eat
Kobyashi on his own lock out
Blogging Is Dead
Blogging is dead, co-opted by big media and replaced by microblogging. Point/counterpoint.
Dan Shanoff (m), Quickish
Eric Kay, CBS
Mark Pesavanto, Yahoo!
Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog/SNY
Tom Fant, NBA Offseason / Tumblr Sports
Dave Finocchio, Bleacher Report
Jimmy Traina, SI.com
Brands with Balls
Looking at the brands who do the best job of reaching the sporting audience.
Lang Whitaker (m), SLAM/The Classical
Chris Russo, The Big Lead
Kathleen Hessert, Sports Media Challenge
Mike Kelly, PVH
Rick Liebling, Coyne
Joe Favorito, Knickerbocker PR
Jim Bankoff, SB Nation
Hooray Football sponsored by Vicks
Talking the return of football and what the new CBA and future looks like.
Kevin Blackistone (m)
George Atallah, NFLPA
John Thornton, Retired
Deadspin: Will Leitch is Dead
…or how some of the early sports blogs have evolved into mainstream, traditional media publications.
AJ Daulerio (m), Deadspin
TURF Rising Star Award/Panel
Jamie Mottram (m), Yahoo!
JE Skeets, The Basketball Jones
Tas Melas, The Basketball Jones
Josh Elliott, GMA
Bomani Jones, BomaniJones.com
Jonah Keri, Grantland
7:00 – 9:00 PM SBNation #BWB4 Postgame Party
Also presented by Jose Cuervo & Smirnoff.
Follow us on Twitter to be the first to find out news about the event or sign up to receive our email updates:
Read more about our previous events: