The Business of Sports

It is evident that Cleveland is a sports town.  We love our Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Cleveland Indians.  They entertain us.  They provide a place for families, friends, and complete strangers to come together.  And they create a strong brand for our region.  But, you might not realize these teams and their facilities provide a lot more value to this community.  They are driving forces for economic development.  They are constantly giving back and reinvesting in their communities whether that is through charitable donations or supporting regional initiatives that better our City. 

The players, coaching staffs, and employees are true fans of Northeast Ohio offering their time, talents, and backing to make a difference in a place they now call home.  And their venues have become economic powerhouses hosting national events, concerts, and other experiences that are draws for locals and visitors alike.  In 2019, the MLB All-Star game will be hosted at Progressive Field and the CONCACAF Gold Cup will be held at First Energy Stadium.  In 2020, the NBA All-Star Game will come to Quicken Loans Arena.  And it certainly doesn’t stop there.  Our Cleveland sports teams are true stewards of our region and they continue to make a significant impact on our region. 

Join us for a conversation with Dee Haslam, Paul Dolan, and Len Komoroski moderated by Fred Nance, as they discuss the Business of Sports.  

7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration/Networking
8:00-9:15 a.m. Program

Our Panel: 



Dee Haslam
Cleveland Browns
Paul Dolan
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 
Cleveland Indians

Len Komoroski
Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland Cavaliers and
Quicken Loans Arena



Fred Nance
Global Managing Partner, US LLP
Squire Patton Boggs

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