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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • Matt Brown moderates a panel consisting of Matt Homan, Jared Rice and Lynn Oliver-Cline.

Program

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022

Time Function Location
6 – 8 p.m. Opening Reception
*Sponsored by Dickies Arena

Colonial Life Arena
801 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC 29201

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

Time Function Location
8:00 AM Registration Under escalators 
8:00–10:00 AM Continental Breakfast Pre-function area
Session #1
9:00–10:00 AM Where will we be tomorrow? Insights from 100 years of combined experience in the industry

Matt Homan
, President & General Manager, Dickies Arena
Jared Rice, Executive Director, THE PLAYERS & SVP Tournament Revenue, Championship Management, PGA TOUR
Lynn Oliver-Cline, Founder and Owner, River House Artists

Moderator: Dr. Matt Brown, Department Chair, Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina
Lexington Room
9:00-9:20 AM




9:25-9:45 AM
Research Presentations
An Examination of Psychological State and Sport Gambling Consumer Behavior: The Impact of Power on Gambling Losses
Deumook Bae, University of South Carolina / Stephen Shapiro, University of South Carolina 

A Source Criticism Study of the Pottsville Maroons and the Lost 1925 National Football League Championship
James Reese, American Public University System 
Congaree A
9:00-9:20 AM Research Presentations 
Repositioning Olympic venues: Strategies for future host cities
Rodrigo Feller, University of South Carolina / Haylee Mercado, University of South Carolina

Congaree B
10:00–10:15 AM BREAK
Session #2
10:15–11:15 AM Keynote Speaker:
Jessica O'Neill, President of the Houston Dash
Lexington Room 
11:30 AM -  12:45 PM Awards Luncheon 
Lunch Speaker, Fred Whitfield, CEO, President and Minority Owner, Charlotte Hornets
USC Alumni Center
(across the street from the Columbia
Metropolitan Convention Center)
Session #3
1:00–2:00 PM How to Market Yourself Effectively - Tips from the Pros

Greyson Allen
, Sales & Hiring Coordinator, Peak Sports MGMT
Jenna Schafer, Recruiter, Atlanta Braves
Eric Chaves, Senior Manager, National Sales & Service, PGA TOUR

Moderator: Matt Dunn,  Clinical Instructor/Internship Coordinator, Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina
Lexington Room 
1:00-1:20 PM




1:25-1:45 PM
Research Presentations
Examining the Impact of Urban Built Environment on Sport Participation: Development of a Conceptual Framework
Troy (Tianlong) Zhao, University of Georgia / James Zhang, University of Georgia

Where are we headed next: College Football facilities as they move forward based on past development and industry trends
Patrick Tutka, Niagara University / 
Congaree A
1:00-1:20 PM





1:25-1:45 PM
Research Presentations
How Organizational Structure and Power Relations Impact Decision Making — An Empirical Investigation of General Manager Turnover in the NBA
Xiaoan Huang, University of South Carolina / Nicholas Watanbe, University of South Carolina / Brian Soebbing University of Alberta

The Influence of Athletic Team Performances on University Student Satisfaction and Retention
John Miller, University of North Florida / Samuel Sumrall, University of Mississippi 
Congaree B
2:00 –2:15 PM BREAK
Session #4
2:15–3:15 PM The Team Behind the Artist

Chris Carney,
Business Manager, Hootie and the Blowfish and Darius Rucker
Gus Gusler, Entertainment Attorney

Moderator: Paul Graham,
Instructor, Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina
Lexington Room 
2:15-2:35 PM



2:40-3:00 PM


Research Presentations
Conceptualizing a Framework to Study Consumer Experience of Artistic Entertainments during Sport Events
Hannah Bo, University of Georgia / James Zhang, University of Georgia 

YKYK: Adoption Rates of NFTs for 3 Professional Sports Team in one Market
Ryan Dastrup, University of South Carolina / Kemardo Tyrell, University of South Carolina / Saad Alshamari, University of South Carolina / Todd Koesters, University of South Carolina


Congaree A
2:15-2:35 PM



2:40-3:00 PM
Research Presentations
Industry Interactions and Their Influence on Dreams, Goals, Work Interests, and Vocational Attitude of Sport Industry Job Seekers
Jiayao Qi, University of South Carolina / Samuel Todd, University of South Carolina 

LinkedIn Learning: Enhancing the Educational Experience
Kristi Sweeney, University of North Florida / E. Newton Jackson, University of North Florida / Rob Lyons, North Carolina A&T State University 
Congaree B
3:15–3:30 PM BREAK
Session #5
3:30–4:30 PM Conversation with Jim "Soni" Sonefeld
From musician, songwriter, and drummer for Hootie and the Blowfish to solo artist and author of "Swimming with the Blowfish - Hootie, Healing, and One Hell of a Ride"
Lexington Room

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022

Time Function Location
8:00 AM Registration Open  
Session #6
8:30AM Columbia Sport + Entertainment + Business Networking Breakfast (CSEB) Pre-function
8:30–9:15 AM Case Study  Lexington Room 
9:15–9:30 AM BREAK
Sesson #7
9:30–10:15 AM Keynote Speaker
Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the Southeastern Conference
*Presentation of the Lifetime Acheivement in Sport and Entertainment Award

Lexington Room 
10:15–10:30 AM BREAK
Session #8
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Career & Internship Fair 

Poster Presentations
Support for a Second Monitor: A Gendered Comparison of Brand Activations Among Top Earning Esports Athletes
Colleen Dibble, University of South Carolina / Michael Seidman, University of South Carolina / Alexia Lopes, University of South Carolina

Assessing the Relationships between Exhibition Dimensions and Satisfaction along with Intended Behavior of Exhibition Visitors across Five Generations
Kakyom Kim, Johnson & Wales University / Kimberly Rosenbaum, Johnson & Wales University

A Mixed-Method Approach to Understand Spectators’ Sensory Brand Experience   at a Football Stadium: A case of FC Cincinnati
 Yongjin Hwang, University of South Carolina / Todd Koesters, University of South Carolina /
Ryan Dastrup, University of South Carolina

An examination of esports athlete movement between professional and collegiate competition
William Fisackerly, University of South Carolina / Yongjin Hwang, University of South Carolina

Advertising Effectiveness in Social Live Streaming Service Platforms: The examination of Flow during Sport Viewing and Interactions with Co-views
Deokkyung Ock, University of South Carolina / Yongjin Hwang, University of South Carolina

Richland Room 

 


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