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Everything You and Your Managers Should Know About Attending This Show

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Why should I attend the SVG College Summit?

The SVG College Summit is the only conference produced by college sports video professionals, for everyone producing video for university and college sports. For 10-years the most creative and talented college sports video teams working for athletic departments and conferences, have shared their success stories and built life-long professional relationships here, while learning and gaining experience from partnering networks and broadcasters. Attendees learn from each other about key topics including: live event production techniques (digital and linear), storytelling strategies, control room technologies, streaming/OTT , AI, VR/AR and other future technologies.

How do other attendees get budget from their schools to attend?

Those who attend the SVG College Summit always return –  crediting this annual investment as a vital cost-savings and revenue-generating opportunity. The SVG College Summit delivers many-times over in terms of helping you create video content that builds your departments, engages your students and alumni, and enriches fan engagement.  Attendees learn from their peers, meet their technology partners, and often network for the first time with other schools in their conferences. And we’ve made it extremely affordable to attend – only $125 for a single registration which includes the full program, breakfast, lunch and the popular opening night at the College Football Hall of Fame. Atlanta is an easy drive or affordable flight, and hotel rooms at the Omni offer a steep discount to registrants.

Who attends the Summit?

Every year over 500 attendees, representing over 300 schools, make the SVG College Summit a Who’s Who of College Sports Video. For a quick look at last year’s key college sports attendees click here. The Summit is a great place to meet producers from leading sports broadcasters who are on the look-out for great college sports content and production talent. Many conferences are now encouraging their schools to make the Summit an annual, must-attend meeting-place.

Who’s in charge of the Summit?

This year’s Summit is chaired by Chad Lampman, Duke University, Executive Director of Blue Devil Network; and Jerry Wetzel, NC State, Assistant AD, Video Broadcast Services, and the program has been developed by a Committee of 30 other industry leaders. For a list of this year’s Conference Committee members click here. The Summit is produced by SVG (Sports Video Group), a professional trade association that supports the sports video production industry through its respected editorial coverage and professional networking events. For more information on SVG, visit: www.sportsvideo.org.

Can I also attend the College Sports Media Awards ceremony and reception?

The SVG/NACDA College Sports Media Awards have over 400 submissions this year. The Awards ceremony and reception are open to all Summit attendees and this year’s program includes a full-morning of successful storytelling case studies, how-to’s, and production tips by Award winners. Learn from the pro’s and your peers how to make more memorable and  effective videos and set a strategy in motion to win a coveted award for your school and your video team next year and beyond.

Where can I find out more?

Here’s the SVG College Summit website: www.SVGCollege.com

Here’s how to get a discount hotel room: http://www.svgcollege.com/travel-hotel/

Here are this year’s Summit Advisors: http://www.svgcollege.com/advisory-committee/

Here’s who attended last year’s show: http://www.svgcollege.com/look-whos-coming/

Here are some session videos from last year’s show: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw0UHiV5tMVAlzbd-w6pdb7Sx7WVJ5i2J

Where can I view the award-winning videos?

http://www.collegesportsmediaawards.com/csma/

Is there somebody I can contact directly with my questions?

Email Andrew Lippe at Andrew@sportsvideo.org