RSN Summit 2019: Full Program Announced; NBC Sports Regional Networks’ Jon Slobotkin Returns as Chair
SVG has announced the full program for the 2019 RSN Summit, which will be held June 24-25 at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Downtown Denver. In addition, Jon Slobotkin, SVP, content and live programming, NBC Sports Regional Networks, will return as the chair of SVG’s RSN Advisory Committee for this year’s Summit. A veteran of the RSN sector for more than 30 years and founding member of the RSN Advisory Committee, Slobotkin is among the most respected names in the industry and will serve as the driving force of the program and vision for the fourth-annual RSN Summit.
“As the sports fan’s experience continues to evolve, the regional sports network landscape is evolving with it,” says Slobotkin. “It is an incredibly important time in the RSN world, and the SVG RSN Summit will address and discuss the issues that most affect the business. I’m looking forward to hearing the insights and opinions of some of the top minds in our industry at this year’s summit.”
In his role, Slobotkin is responsible for all game, studio, and multiplatform programming for all live content across NBC Sports Regional Networks. He is charged with ensuring a consistent philosophy and production quality for programming on all platforms across the group.
This year’s RSN Summit agenda will feature a variety of panels, keynotes, case studies, and technology showcases addressing the most important issues facing the industry today:
- State of the RSN Rights Market: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
- State of the RSN Industry: Executive Roundtable
- RSN Production Perspectives: Storytelling, Technology, and Evolving Workflows
- The Sports-Betting Factor: How Wagering and Predictive Gaming Will Impact RSNs
- RSN/Team Partnerships: Leveraging One Another To Better Serve the Fan
- Streaming and OTT Strategy: Serving Your Local Fans on Every Screen
- Social-Media Strategy: Tools, Tips, and Tactics for Social Success
- Augmented Reality and Virtual Studios: Changing the Game on the Field and in the Studio
- At-Home Production and the Virtualized Truck: How Live Game Productions Are Evolving