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ECHL to participate in Sixth Annual Sports Management Conference


ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna will represent the League at the Sixth Annual PrimeTime Sports Management Conference and Trade Show, to be held in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 12 and Tuesday, Nov. 13.

McKenna is scheduled to serve on a panel discussing issues affecting the operations of sports leagues, associations and federations on Tuesday morning. The panel will be moderated by Gord Miller, play-by-play announcer for The Sports Network. Other members of the panel are Dave Andrews, President and CEO of the American Hockey League; Steven Angel, Senior Vice President of League Operations and Officiating of the National Basketball Association; David Branch, President of the Canadian Hockey League and Commissioner of the Ontario Hockey League; George Daniel, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League; and Tom Wright, Director of Operations of UFC Canada.

PrimeTime Sports & Entertainment Inc. is a Toronto-based management and consulting firm founded by Brian Burke and Trevor Whiffen which provides a unique range of services dealing with the business of sports. Drawing upon its extensive network of contacts in the sports and entertainment industry, PrimeTime has established itself as a leader in the field of sports and event management, consulting, education, media training and networking. The principal goal of PrimeTime is to provide members of the sports industry with an opportunity to work with and learn from leading industry experts regarding the representation of athletes and the challenges of operating professional teams, leagues, facilities and media outlets.

More information on the Conference is available by clicking here.