Leading Executives from Octagon, WME I IMG and LeadDog Marketing Group Added to Portada17 Speaker Roster

Ed Horne, EVP, Global Partnerships, WME | IMG,  Dan Mannix, President and CEO, LeadDog Marketing Group and Simon Wardle, Chief Strategy Officer, Octagon are the latest major speaker additions to Portada’s Sports Marketing Forum. Check out our uniquely curated agenda! The Sports Forum takes place in New York City’s Yotel during the first day of Portada17 on September 13 and is followed by the 11th Annual Multicultural Marketing and Media Conference on September 14.

WME I IMG’s Ed Horne (photo) will be participating in the Town Hall: Sports Marketing Challengeds & Opportunities heading into 2020 together with Dan Donnelly, EVP, Managing Director, Publicis Media Sports and David A. Wright, Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer, MiLB. At this  attendee-driven session curated to discuss challenges of sports marketers, the three leading practitioners will answer audience questions and discuss what is next for this rapidly growing industry!

Dan Mannix, President and CEO, LeadDog Marketing Group; part of the CSM Global Network (photo on the right) will be presenting on the topic  Tech:Disruption and Change in Sports Marketing. Technological innovation is disrupting the sports marketing industry and providing more opportunities to brands than ever! Hear from a leading industry practitioner about strategy that reaches and boosts fan engagement via fantasy sports, gaming, wearable technology, VR-AR and more.

Simon Wardle, Chief Strategy Officer, Octagon (photo), is another major addition to the Portada17 speaker roster. Wardle will present 10 critical trends in Sports Marketing that every marketer should take into account for 2018.