cONNECT 2017 Schedule 

ALL TIMES, LOCATIONS & SPEAKERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE // Please follow or check @mlcconnect for all the up-to-date event changes


THURSDAY

8:00 - 10:00 pm // Welcome Mixer // // Surprise Location To Be Announced :)

 

FRIDAY

8:00 am // Registration @ Guaranteed Rate Field

8:00-9:30 am // Networking Breakfast @ Guaranteed Rate Field

9:15 am // Opening Remarks

9:30 am // Session #1 (panel)

10:30 am // Session #2

11:30 am // Session #3 (panel)

12:30-2:00 pm // LUNCH + League Mixers @ Scout Lounge, Guaranteed Rate Field

2:00-2:45 pm // Session #4 – Speaker, Jeremy Reiss

3:00-3:45 pm // Session #5 (breakouts)

4:00-4:45 pm // Session #6 – Surprise Guest Speaker

5:00 pm // Ballpark Tour

5:30-8:00 pm // Logo vs. Logo Competition & Happy Hour/Dinner @ ChiSox Bar & Grill

10-mid. // Late-Night Bar Games, Downtown Chicago

 

SATURDAY

6:30 am // City Sunrise 3-Mile Jog/Walk

8:30-9:30 am // Networking Breakfast @ Guaranteed Rate Field

9:30 am // Session #1 (panel)

10:30am // Session #2

11:30 am // Session #3 (panel)

12:30-1:30 pm // LUNCH @ Home Plate Club, Guaranteed Rate Field

1:30 // Ballpark Tour

2:00-2:45 pm // Session #4 – Speaker, Joe Bosack

3:00-3:45 pm // Session #5 (breakouts)

4:00-4:45 pm // Session #6 – The Future of Sports Design (roundtable)

5:00 pm // Closing Remarks

8:00-11:00 pm // Farewell Party // Surprise Location To Be Announced

 

SUNDAY

Departures


Session/breakout topics will & discussions include…


- Design Process & Procedures
- Photography & Design
- Photo & Asset Archiving (DAM)
- Social Media
- Uniform Design / Rebranding
- Design for Playoffs
- Illustrations in Sports
- Stadium Graphics / In-Game Entertainment
- Video / TV Spot Production
- Motion Graphics
- Publications Power
- Creative Culture
- Tracking 101
- Signage Optimization
- Brand Stories
- Building Accountability
- Off-Season Planning
- Crowd Choice Debates
- Inspiration Sustainability
- Budgets & Finance
- Industry Forecasts
- Design Thinking
- The Business of Creative


ALL TIMES, LOCATIONS & SPEAKERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE // Please follow or check @mlcconnect for all the up-to-date event changes