LAS VEGAS, NV — Former MLB manager, Joe Torre, has been named the keynote speaker at this year’s Ticket Summit summer 2015 conference. The event is scheduled for July 15-17, 2015 at The Venetian Las Vegas. Ticket Summit is the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals. Source: Digital Journal.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — SportsCenter anchor, Chris Berman, spoke in May to the students in a “fireside chat” setting before his announced appearance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which wrapped up the school’s 2015 speaker series that started in January. Some of the topics Berman covered were career goals, Tom Brady, the growth of ESPN and the top five quarterbacks in National Football League history. Source: Sun Sentinel.
CHANTILLY, VA. — Former Steelers great, Jerome Bettis will appear on July 11, 2015 from 9a.m.-5p.m for an autograph signing at the CSA Show located at 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Chantilly, VA. Show hours and schedule for the entire weekend are: Friday July 10th from 2 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday July 11th from 9a.m.-5p.m. and Sunday July 12th 1from 0am.-4 p.m. Cost: Friday Admission FREE, Saturday $8, Sunday $8 Weekend Pass $15.
On July 25th, Lansing native John Smoltz will take the stage in Cooperstown, N.Y. to accept his induction into the baseball Hall of Fame, however, prior to the main event, Smoltz recently held a party in early May in Lansing to personally thank the community for serving such a key role in his growth as a pticher and major league legend. Source: 6WLNS.com.
TRENTON, NJ — On Tuesday July 28, the Trenton Thunder will welcome two-time MLB All Star and former New York Yankee and Met, Al Leiter for an autograph signing. Leiter, who will be attending as part of MLB Network night, won 162 Major League games and is currently a studio analyst for MLB Network and a color commentator for the YES Network.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. — Olympic softball star, Jennie Finch, will be the keynote speaker at the Semoball Awards on July 11 at the Southeast Missouri State River Campus. The three-time All-American pitcher at Arizona was announced as the speaker for the second annual event on March 4, 2015 at HealthPoint Fitness in Cape Girardeau. Source: semissourian.