Monday, December 10, 2018
Location: Nassau Suite, Second Floor
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

SVGW (formerly SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative) is a networking group that aims to enhance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. SVGW members are an integral part of the larger SVG community and work for sports leagues, teams, television networks, technology companies, and start-ups where their focus is the business and technology behind sports production. All are invited to attend!

To RSVP, please click HERE.
Please contact SVGW Director, Karen Hogan Ketchum, at [email protected] for any questions.

Time Session
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Registration and Light Refreshments

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

Planning and Managing The Year’s Biggest Events

Marquee events like the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics and FIFA World Cup don’t just happen on their own: they require massive amounts of strategic planning and management of myriad moving pieces. Hear from the leaders responsible for managing the production and operations personnel, strategic partnerships, branding, and much more for some of the biggest events on the sports calendar.
Moderator: Karen Hogan Ketchum, SVG, Director of Production and Director, SVGW
Judy Acone
, MLB Network, Director, International Broadcast Operations
Kirsten Corio
, United States Tennis Association (USTA), Managing Director, Ticket Sales, Hospitality, and Digital Strategy
Anne Grotefeld, NBC Sports Group, VP, Games Event and IP Management, NBC Olympics
Marla Miller, Major League Baseball, SVP, Special Events

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Networking Time