SVG Summit 2022
The 16th-annual SVG Summit brought together more than 1,200 sports-production professionals at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel for two days of informational panels and workshops, cutting-edge technology showcases, and, most important, plenty of opportunities for attendees to network face-to-face and catch up up with friends old and new.
Enjoy exclusive access to all of the sessions from the Summit's "Main Stage," including League Perspectives (with speakers from NASCAR, NBA, NFL, and USTA); The State of the Industry (with Bally Sports, Fox Sports, MLB Network, NBA Entertainment, and Sky Deutschland); a presentation from Devoncroft offering a forecast for the future of the industry; Deep Dive sessions with CBS Sports, Fox Sports, NBC Sports, and Women’s Sports Programming and Production leaders; a trio of case studies from Diversified, Dolby and EVS; and a Closing Keynote Conversation with Jimmy Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN and Sports Content, The Walt Disney Company.
Sports leagues across the U.S. are continually improving their operations and looking to reach current fans in new ways that will also develop new fans. We’ll hear from key technology leaders about what is on their technology roadmap and separate hype from reality.
Dave Barry, NBA, Hea...
NBC Sports: A Deep Dive
It was a busy year for the team at NBC Sports, beginning with the Super Bowl and Beijing Olympics and continuing through with PGA coverage, Sunday Night Football, and much more. Executives discuss the accomplishments, the challenges, and much more.
Chip Adams, Consultant
Bringing the World Cup to Life — Making the Vision a Reality: A Diversified Case Study
As they say, “teamwork makes the dream work”, or in this case, turns a vision into a reality. Hear directly from the team of key players at Diversified, Fox, EVS and TAGVS about the development and debut of Fox Sports Jewel Events Broadcast System. The first of its kind, the innovative yet flexib...
Major Events Evolutions and A Tribute to Greg Blanton: An EVS Case Study
EVS celebrates the life Greg Blanton, an industry pioneer lost in 2022, and some of the transformative events that he helped design and execute over the years.
James Stellpflug, EVS, SVP, Customer Success – The Americas
CBS Sports: A Deep Dive
This deep dive catches up with the production team at CBS Sports. We’ll go inside The Masters, March Madness, the NFL, and much more during this insightful session.
Jason Cohen, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network, VP, Remote Technical Operations
Mike Francis, CBS Sports, VP, Engineering...
Spotlight on Women’s Sports Programming and Production
Women’s sports leagues in the U.S. and beyond continue to gain traction, especially among younger demographics. Experts discuss the growth of women’s sports programming, how it can continue to grow, and how technology changes are allowing fans and content creators to have better experiences.
FOX Sports: A Deep Dive
In this Deep Dive, learn how Fox Sports continues to evolve, its production efforts around the World Cup, and a sneak peek at next year’s Super Bowl production.
Brad Cheney, Fox Sports, VP, Field Operations and Engineering
Mike Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations; S...
The Evolution of Sports with Dolby: A Dolby Case Study
From 5.1 to Dolby Atmos. From digital terrestrial to streaming. Dolby has been on a journey with the industry to help elevate the experience for sports viewing in the home. You’ll hear about the past, present, and future of sports experiences in Dolby.
Cherylene McKinney, Dolby Laborat...
ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro: A Keynote Conversation
ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro sits down with SVG’s Editorial Director Ken Kerschbaumer for a discussion about the future of the sports TV industry, ESPN’s linear and digital strategy, his thoughts on the year that was and a look ahead to 2023 and beyond.
Jimmy Pitaro, ESPN, President
State of the Industry
2022 once again offered up a number of challenges to the sports production community. And it was also highlighted by great productions, perseverance in difficult circumstances, and much more. SVG Executive Committee members take to the stage to discuss the current state of an industry undergoing ...
Devoncroft Industry Forecast
Inflation, supply chain issues, and technology revolutions like the move to the cloud have impacted the sports production and media landscape in big ways. Josh Stinehour, Principal Analyst for Devoncroft Partners, takes to the stage to discuss the economic underpinnings of the sports media and te...
ESPN: A Deep Dive
ESPN production executives discuss their efforts in 2022 as well as give us a glimpse at what lies ahead in 2023. Whether it was the College Football Bowl Championship Series, the NBA and NHL Finals, or the US Open tennis and MNF the team embraced new innovations and new ways of working. ESPN pro...