DIS to Host First Sports Business Insider Series Webcast on Sept. 27

Panel to Feature Florida’s Top Sports Business Executives

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway will bring together some of the state’s top sports business executives for an innovative webcast on Friday, Sept. 27 at the International Motorsports Center located just outside Daytona International Speedway.

The webcast is the first of the eight-part Sports Business Insider Series, which will be hosted around the country by the Speedway’s parent company International Speedway Corporation. The series will address the most current issues in major sports and will be moderated by national sports media personality and host of Bloomberg TV’s “Sportfolio,” Rick Horrow.

Taking part in the Sept. 27 webcast panel at Daytona International Speedway will be:

  • Joie Chitwood III, President, Daytona International Speedway
     
  • Mark Lamping, President, Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Mike Millay, Director of Sports Business Development, Disney’s Wide World of Sports

  • John Bisignano, President/CEO, Central Florida Sports Commission

“We’re delighted to kick off the Sports Business Insider Series,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. “I’m excited to be a part of this group of panelists and look forward to the thoughtful discussion on the current topics facing the sports business industry.”

The Sports Business Insider Series attendance and Citrix GoToWebcast viewing is by invitation only. Although followers of @ISCupdates, @DISUpdates, and @RickHorrow will get #InsiderSeries content on Twitter during the events.

Tickets for the NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race – the 56th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 23 – start at $65 and are available at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP.

Fans can follow NASCAR on Twitter (@NASCAR) and stay up to speed on the latest news by using hashtags #NASCAR and #DAYTONA500.  Stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for the latest news all season long.  Fans can also follow the latest on DAYTONA Rising, the $400 million frontstretch renovation at the “World Center of Racing” by using #DAYTONARising on Twitter or visiting www.daytonarising.com

Media Contact: Speedway PR, (386) 681-6782
Tickets? Questions? Call 1-800-PIT-SHOP

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