Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries in LA

What: Forum for Entertainment and Sports Industries annual meeting (brought to you by the American Bar Association)

Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

When: Friday, October 17th, meetings 8AM-6PM, and Saturday, October 18th, 9AM-12PM

Some Meeting Topics Include:

  • Merchandising and Licensing
  • Artists and Athletes Investment Management
  • Agent, Managers and Representatives
  • Sports Industry Transactions, Sponsorships and Media, and Sports Facility Transactions
  • Sound and Recording Rights
  • Entertainment litigation and Hot Issues
  • Negotiating the Sports CBA and What Really Matters to Owners and Players

Panelists and Speakers include Mark Cuban (Keynote Speaker), Jeffrey B. Gewirtz (Senior VP & General Counsel, NJ Nets), Johnnie A James, Debbie Spander (VP of MTV Entertainment Legal Affairs), Seth J. Steinberg, Maidie Oliveau, and Lon Sobel.

Cost: $425 regular attendance, $325 with ABA member discount.  It is not too late to still attend.   Here is the brochure which includes meeting topics, speakers and all other details.

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