iSportconnect has revealed their three latest speakers for their 2020 iSportconnect Hospitality Masterclass in just under three weeks time.
Rob March, Head of Partnerships and Hospitality at ACC Liverpool and M&S Bank Arena, Amanda McReynolds, Head of Partnerships and Events for Rokit Williams Racing and Oliver Wright, Head of Sales and Corporate Hospitality at Everton FC will be taking part in the day’s events.
They join Jeanene Valentine, Director of Ticket Operations at Inter Miami CF; Dan Buckingham, Head of Clubhouses, Lounges and Spas at Virgin Atlantic; and Chris Rawlings, Chief Commercial Officer of the Scottish Football Association.
The 2020 iSportconnect Hospitality Masterclass is in partnership with Sodexo, and will be taking place on February 5 at Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds.
The iSportconnect Hospitality Masterclass will provide great discussions surrounding the world of hospitality within the sporting world and will, of course, also be a fantastic networking event for all in attendance.
Rob has worked in the major events sector for over 15 years. He was part of the Liverpool – European Capital of Culture 2008 delivery team from 2004 before moving onto Chester Race Company for four years and have been with ACC Liverpool Group for six and half years.
In his current role he is responsible for the management of all venue Partnerships for ACC Liverpool and all Corporate Hospitality at the M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool.
Amanda leads the Partner Management and Events department of the Williams Formula 1 Team. After transitioning from competing at an elite level within the sport of gymnastics, Amanda has built a career focussed on delivering exceptional levels of partner satisfaction to drive long term revenue, growth and retention. Williams is an independent constructor within the world of Formula 1 and relies on partnership revenue to go racing.
Amanda is responsible for the management and renewal of the Williams Partner portfolio, including Title Partner – ROKiT, the delivery of all rights and benefits and trackside branding. In addition, Amanda is accountable for the delivery of all Merchandise and Licensing, including replica kit and external Events, such as car launches, running car demonstrations and Paddock Club Hospitality. Each of these areas is focussed on helping Partners to achieve their marketing objectives and around developing a growing team of Partnership Managers, Amanda has consistently driven improvements in experiential Hospitality at Williams, with Formula 1 known as one of the premier Hospitality experiences in business entertainment.
Oliver has worked in the Sports Industry for the past decade, specialising in Football hospitality sales and operations. Following a career in bar and restaurant management, his experience includes spells with Manchester United, Lagardere and Leicester City.
At Leicester he oversaw the comprehensive refurbishment of the King Power Stadium upon their promotion to the Premier League and is currently at Everton Football Club, responsible for operations at Goodison Park and the premium admission, hospitality and catering strategy for their proposed new 52,000 capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.
With a maximum of 150 invite-only delegates, iSportconnect provides a media/agency free opportunity to network with influential senior-level sports business executives. We are famous for our intimate and relaxed environment, encouraging ideas exchange and helping to introduce you to the right new connections.