THURSDAY // JUNE 20

8:00 - 10:00 pm // Welcome Network Mixer @ Omni Hotel 582 Waterside Lounge & Rooftop Bar | Appetizers & Drinks


FRIDAY // JUNE 21

8:00AM-9:15 // Registration

8:00-9:15 // Networking Breakfast

9:15-9:30 // Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:30-10:15 // Keynote Session 1

10:15-10:30 // Break

10:30-11:15 // Keynote Session 2

11:15-11:45 // Break

11:45-12:30PM // Keynote Session 3

12:30-2:00 // Networking Lunch

2:00-2:30 // Break & Partnership Interaction

2:30-3:15 // Session 4

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

3:15-3:30 // Break and Afternoon Snack

3:30-4:30 // Networking Breakouts

4:30-5:15 // Session 5

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

5:15-5:30 // Closing Remarks

5:30-7:00 // Hotel Break

7:00-10:00 // After Party + Logo vs Logo Speed Design Tournament | Appetizers & Drinks

10:00-12:00AM // After-After Party + Late-Night Bar Games

SATURDAY // JUNE 30

6:30AM // Sunrise 3-Mile Jog/Walk

8:00-9:00 // Networking Breakfast @ Suntrust Park - Delta Club

9:00-9:45 // Session 1

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

9:45-10:00 // Break

10:00-10:45 // Session 2:

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

10:45-11:00 // Break

11:15-12:00 // Session 3

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

12:00PM-1:30 // Networking Lunch @ Delta Club

1:30 // Group Photo

2:00-2:30 // Partner Interaction

2:30-3:15 // Session 4

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

3:15-3:30 // Break and Afternoon Snack

3:30-4:30 // Networking Breakouts

4:30-5:15 // Session 5

A. Session | Infiniti Club

B. Session | Conference Center

5:15-5:30 // Closing Remarks

5:30-7:00 // Hotel Break

7:00-9:00 // Farewell Party @ PBR Live!


MLC CONNECT 2019 – CREATIVE TRACKS

Track 1 – Graphic Design & Illustration

Track 2 – Motion Graphics & Production

Track 3 – Creative Leadership

Track 4 – Content Creation / Photography


Graphic Design & Illustration

DAY 1

Bespoke Sporting Goods – Jeremy Mitchell (Mitchell Bat Co), Oxford Pennant, Huntington Baseball Co.

Driving Social Media Content – Dina Ghioto (Turner), Chris David Garcia (Astros)

Brand Relaunch - Todd Radom (Radom Design), Jose Lopez (Rockets), Will Tullos (Kings)

DAY 2

Illustration for Ballers – Robzilla (Robzilla), Lauren Taylor Brem, Derrick Hamilton (Nets)

Logo Surgery – Dan Simon, T.J. Harley, Todd Radom (Radom Design)

Personal Brand by Hand – Roxy Prima, Phoebe Cornog (PandR Design), Jon Contino (Jon Contino)

Overcoming Design Burnout - Jon Giebler (Mets), Britt Davis (Falcons / United)

After Party Hangout - Derrick Hamilton (Nets)

Motion Graphics & Production

DAY 1

The Power of Process – Shirley Zhang-Hamlin, Insung Kim (Braves), Alicia Dreyer (Minnesota Vikings)

The Origin of Content: Photo, Design, Video & Music – Chris David Garcia (Astros), Jon Wiley (BluePrint)

DAY 2

The Motion Behind the Big Screen – Joe Abercrombie (Hawks), Kelly King (Cubs)

Video for Digital – Nik Conklin (Clemson), Mark Majewski (Clemson), Tim Heintzelman (Red Sox)

Motion Mania – Sammy Silverman (Ohio), Koji Matsumoto (Trailblazers)

After Party Hangout - Shirley Zhang (Hawks)

Creative Leadership

DAY 1

Bespoke Sporting Goods – Jeremy Mitchell (Mitchell Bat Co), Oxford Pennant, Huntington Baseball Co.

The Power of Process – Shirley Zhang-Hamlin, Insung Kim (Braves), Alicia Dreyer (Minnesota Vikings)

DAY 2

When Strategy & Creative Unite – Jess Smith (Yankees), Chris David Garcia (Astros), Surf Melendez (Dolphins)

Personal Brand by Hand – Roxy Prima, Phoebe Cornog (PandR Design), Jon Contino (Jon Contino)

Building from Within - Tim Heintzelman (Red Sox), Chris David Garcia (Astros), Steve Volmer (Nets)

After Party Hangout - Kevin Johnson (Cavs)

Content Creation / Photography

DAY 1

Photo Essentials – Alex BDH, Matt Lange (UT), Michael Benford (Falcons / United), Marcus Wright (Marcus Wright)

The Origin of Content: Photo, Design, Video & Music – Chris David Garcia (Astros), Jon Wiley (BluePrint)

Making the Magic: The unique relationship between social media and creative – Danny Farris (Astros), Jessica Smith (Yankees)

Driving Social Media Content – Dina Ghioto (Turner), Chris David Garcia (Astros)

DAY 2

When Strategy & Creative Unite – Jess Smith (Yankees), Chris David Garcia (Astros), Surf Melendez (Dolphins)

Video for Digital – Nik Conklin (Clemson), Mark Majewski (Clemson), Tim Heintzelman (Red Sox)

After Party Hangout - Alex BDH (Astros)


ADOBE® MEDIA CENTER

Podcasts & Social Media Communities

INFORMATION & FORMAT // These interview sessions will happen all conference long. Speakers will come directly off stage to spend some time with us to dive deeper into their process and methodology on how they do what they do. Attendees are welcome to observe, “go live” and be a part of the audience. There is no public schedule but this is where all the camera buzz will take place - you don’t want to miss it.

  • VLOGS

    • CONNECT TV | Chris David Garcia

  • PODCAST

    • Sports Creative Podcasts | Jay Hicks

    • Makers of Sport | Adam Martin

  • SITE/BLOG

    • In the Trenches | Tiffany Middleton


InMotionNow® Mentor SESSIONS

One on one INTIMATE meetings, UNPRECEDENTED access, with industry trendsetters

INFORMATION & FORMAT // These unique 20 min, one on one sessions provide an one of a kind opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insights, receive career advice and mentorship guidance from creative directors, leaders and basically industry ballers. These 1:1 table sessions allow attendees to get straight to the point and ask the perplexing questions that they are battling with as they navigate through the challenging world of a creative sports professional. Mentors are encouraged to give real-time assessments and experienced advice, while ultimately sharing some of their personal trials and tribulations as creative leaders, to better equip the next generation of visual movers and shakers.

RANDOM SELECTION // Advance submission is required and access is limited. All mentee candidates MUST submit via email to be entered into a random drawing for the mentor they submitted for. Mentees will be selected and notified MAY 1 via email - this notification also includes those who were unfortunately not selected. Thank you in advance for your understanding of our fair and equal selection process. Last day and time for entry will be APRIL 30, 12:00AM CT - best of luck!

  • Jon Contino | Author & Expert Hand Letter

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • riCardo Crespo | Branding Mogul & Creative Thinker

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Jose Lopez | Campaign Branding Expert

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Roxy Prima | Pandr Design Co-Founder & Illustrator

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Todd Radom | Author & Legendary Illustrator

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Robzilla | Digital Expert Illustrator

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Chin Wang | Creative Director, ESPN Magazine

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Jon Wiley | Chief Operating Officer, Blue Print

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit

  • Ross Yoshida | Expert Logo Maker

    • Saturday 10AM | 3PM | 4PM

    • EMAIL us your name to submit