Sports PR Summit Partners with Tagboard to Provide Social Media Visualizations
January 18, 2017
NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2017) – The Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) announced today that it will partner with Tagboard (@Tagboard) to provide social media visualizations for its 2017 events. The annual Sports PR Summit will take place on May 23 at The Players’ Tribune headquarters in New York City. The Sports PR Summit Social Media Workshop will take place on July 26 at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.
Launched in 2013, the Sports PR Summit is an invite-only event that brings together senior PR executives from the pro and collegiate sports ranks as well as from top sports corporations for panel discussions and valuable face to face networking opportunities. Prominent media members and athletes share candid insights about the best ways for PR executives to work most effectively with them. The event allows for all attendees to leave with a better understanding of the evolving communications issues and challenges in the sports industry.
Noteworthy panelists and featured speakers at the Sports PR Summit have included NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen M. Ross, Boston Celtics NBA all-star Isaiah Thomas, WNBA legend Lisa Leslie, ESPN reporter Jeremy Schaap, Sports Illustrated Executive Editor and Senior Writer Jon Wertheim and Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall. The 2016 Sports PR Summit also featured a roundtable discussion featuring senior PR executives from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL and NASCAR all on one stage.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Tagboard for our two Sports PR Summit events,” said Brian Berger, Founder & CEO of the Sports PR Summit. “Our social conversations on event day have been trending on social media since our event’s inception and we know Tagboard will help us increase engagement and extend our reach.”
Tagboard is the leading real-time social engagement tool that provides brands, media companies, and sporting teams with a flexible and user-friendly platform, which in turn can achieve tremendous fan engagement across the globe. With Tagboard, customers can easily find content, and reward their followers by displaying posts at every touch point; websites, mobile apps, television screens, or digital walls.
“We are thrilled to be a partner of Sports PR Summit at their exclusive events this year. Our mission is to innovate with our clients and bring unique experiences to live events and communities all around the world,” said Josh Decker, CEO of Tagboard. “The Sports PR Summit community is a vibrant and diverse group of leaders across the sports PR and social media market, one that we are extremely proud to be associated with.”
About Sports PR Summit: Learn more about the Sports PR Summit (New York City) and the Sports PR Summit Social Media Workshop (San Francisco) at www.sportsprsummit.com. Follow the Sports PR Summit on Twitter and Instagram @SportsPRSummit. Follow the Sports PR Summit on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SportsPRSummit.
About Tagboard: Tagboard is the premier social search and display platform company that serves thousands of global brands, sporting teams, and media companies. Tagboard’s platform is the easiest way to discover social media and instantly share it with audiences across websites, mobile apps, large-format displays, and live broadcasts. Tagboard is based in the Seattle-area and has locations across the globe including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Taiwan, Tokyo, and London. Learn more at tagboard.com.