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Matt Zidik - Pittsburgh Pirates

Matt has served as the Manager of Game Presentation for the Pittsburgh Pirates since 2013, who have won multiple national awards over the past several seasons for their game presentation, including Best Overall Game Presentation in all of Professional Sports at the 2016 IDEA Conference.  Before making the jump up to the big leagues he worked for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, and the Altoona Curve as part of Greenberg Sports Group, where he also oversaw the game presentation for the State College Spikes and consulted for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.  A 2004 graduate of Penn State, Matt has over 15 years of experience in ballpark entertainment.


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Todd Radom - Todd Radom Design

Todd Radom is an independent graphic designer specializing in branding for professional sports franchises and events. Todd’s work includes the official logos for Super Bowl XXXVIII and the 2009 NBA All Star Game, as well as the graphic identity for Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Angels. Among the leading designers in the professional sports industry, his quarter century of work with the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball have resulted in some of the most familiar icons of our popular culture.


DAY 1 - NOVEMBER 14

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast | Magnolia Hotel
9:00 AM - Registration | Union Station
9:30 AM - Welcome & Opening (Introduce Sponsors)
10:00 AM - Session 1 - Mascot Integration
10:45 AM - Session 2 - Budgets, Staffing, & Team Culture
11:30 AM - Session 3 - Theme Nights & Special Events Panel
12:30 PM - Lunch
1:30PM - ClickEffects Presentation
2:00 PM - Session 4 - Matt Coy | San Diego Padres
3:15 PM - Breakout Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Minute Maid Park Tour
7:30 PM - Dinner & Evening Activities


DAY 2 - NOVEMBER 15

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast | Magnolia Hotel
9:30 AM - Session 5 - Social Video
10:15 AM - Session 6 - After Effects Tips, Tricks, & Tools
11:00 AM - Breakout Sessions - On-Field Promos & In-Stadium Music
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:15 PM - Daktronics Presentation
1:45 PM - Session 7 - Steve Vollmer & Derrick Hamilton | NFL
3:00 PM - Session 8 - Video Board Layout, Streamlining Production
3:45 PM - Session 9 - Brand to Ballpark Experience Panel
4:15 PM - Breakout Sessions - Player Involvement & Sponsor Relationships
5:15 - 6:15 PM - Offsite Event
7:30 PM - Dinner & Evening Activities.