Attend RTBC – 2017 – one of the most relevant industry events –
discuss the inner-workings with your peers!

Media
Journalism – the art of story telling. Multi-form content – engagement and interaction on various platforms. Open source content – direct access for media to inform fans, readers and viewers.
    • Jonathan Green | President | Speed City Broadcasting
    • Peter Jones | Business Director | Black Book – SportsPro Media
    • Bob Pockrass | Reporter | ESPN
    • Ralph Sheheen | President | Turn 3 Media
Video Technology
OTT – Over The Top – driving fan engagement in the video age. Media Rights – creating value and protecting intellectual property. Technology and Infrastructure – the cost of capital.
  • Chris Graner | Founder | Riivet Video Broadcasting
  • Jim Liaw | President | Formula Drift
  • Joe Tripp | CEO | Turn 3 Media
Ticketing Revenue and Sponsorship Analytics
Data – know your customer. Analytics – providing insights and creating opportunities. Staff Development – educate and provide strategy. Computer Vision – Assessing the value of media in a multi-platform environment.
  • Jackson Babcock | Sales Manager | FuelTix
    Kathy Burrows | CEO | Sold Out Seating
  • Ryan Mosher | Executive Director | Gum Gum Sports
Fan Engagement
Personalizing the Experience. Creating partnership value – understanding the relationship between spectators, the event and venue. Analytics – the use of data and technology to drive revenue and multi-channel content.
  • William A Bader, III | Owner | Summit Motorsports Park
    Jenn Piorkowski | Sales and Media Director | Tailgating Sports Marketing
    Jason Rittenberry | CEO | Kentucky Venues
Esports
The New Frontier – Game or Sport.  The basics – understanding the business.  Reaching that demographic.  Racing – developing talent off – the track.
  • Ken Ungar | President | Charge Sports Marketing
    Chip Pankow | CEO | Red Bull Global Rally Cross
    John Waraniak | Vice President | SEMA

Legal and Risk Management
On and Off the Track: How can it all be assessed? Balancing the interest of different agendas. Electronic waivers – status update.

  • Lauri Eberhart | Attorney | Apollo Sports Law Group
    Tiffany Hemmer | Vice President – Business Affairs and Legal Counsel | Andretti Autosport
    Aaron Weiss | Consultant | Driven International Intl

Motorsports Education and Tourism
The Next Generation – How do we create training programs to work in the industry? Destination assets – creating opportunity for tourism and economic development.

  • Diane Fitzgerald | President | RPM Foundation
    Clay Harshaw | Asst Professor – Motorsports | Winston-Salem State University
    Rob Hunden | President | Hunden Strategic Partners

Keynote Speaker

Open Wheel Racing: Stabilized and Growing – Defining the Future With the Next Set of Partners Sponsorship, Broadcast, Manufacturers, Tracks, Teams, and Drivers.

  • Jay Frye | President – Competition and Operations |IndyCar