B&D VENUES professionals are invited to present at a multitude of leading sports and assembly industry conferences and conventions.

Please view a selection of our presentations below:

August 1, 2015
Capital Improvements: Practical Solutions for Aging Venues / Planning for Future Needs 

Paneled by Ryan Conway, Bryan Slater, Tom Proebstle, Tom Paci, and Phil Laws at the 2015 VenueConnect Annual Conference & Trade Show.

November 21, 2013
Master Plan vs. Strategic Plan vs. Business Plan 

Presented by Ann Drummie and Bryan Slater at the 2013 Athletic Business Conference & Expo.

October 14, 2013
Dear Donor: Fundraising for Athletics Facilities 

Presented by Ann Drummie, Susan Bassett, Amanda Braun, and Lori Mazza at the 2013 NACWAA National Convention.

July 28, 2013
Crowded Markets for Public Venues 

Presented by Jason Thompson and Al Malino at the 2013 International Association of Venue Managers Conference.

April 29, 2013
From Dream to Reality: Public/Private Partnerships 

Presented by Kim Martin and Richard Rieth at the 2013 OACUBO Conference.

February 14, 2013
Sources & Methods of Project Funding 

Presented by Brad Noyes to the 2013 North Carolina State Building Commission.

November 29, 2012
Make Space Investments: Considering Your Revenue Source Options 

Presented by Ann Drummie at the 2012 Athletic Business Conference & Expo.

June 15, 2012
Collaborative University Partnerships: Planning for Future Campus Capital Projects in a Challenging Economic Environment 

Presented by Katie Karp and Ryan Conway at the 2012 ITGA Conference.

March 23, 2012
Discussion Panel — Universities 

Discussion panel hosted by Brad Noyes at the 2012 SCUP Southern Symposium.

December 13, 2011
You're on Deck: Mastering the Ballpark Development Process 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings.

June 21, 2011
Campus Meeting and Event Facilities: Strategies for Improved Policies, Procedures and Revenue Generation 

Presented by Daniel Durack at the 2011 NACAS Central Regional Conference.

October 16, 2010
The Facilities Cafe: Diverse Project Delivery Is the New Realty 

Presented by Brad Noyes, Brad Reid, Brent Jeffcoat, Ken Leonczyk, and Bob Gunn at the 2010 SCUP Southern Regional Conference.

September 27, 2010
Partnering to Meet University and Community Real Estate Needs 

Presented by Greg Wachalski and Tim Reed at the 2010 IEDC Conference.

January 6, 2009
Construction Project Delivery Methods 

Presented by Jeff Turner and Bart Hall in 2009 to the University of West Florida Construction Management Program.

November 3, 2008
Best-Laid Plans for the Worst-Case Scenario: Essential Components of an All-Hazards Plan for Your Auxiliary Facilities 

Presented by Kevin Keegan, Loren Rullman, and Deborah Schmidt-Rogers at the 2008 NACAS Conference.

April 17, 2008
Maximize the Value of the Real Estate Assets of Higher Education Institutions 

Presented by Jeff Turner at the 2008 IPEDS Conference.

October 4, 2007
What's on the Horizon? Explore Issues Within the Industry That Are Expected to Affect the Models and Structures of These Partnerships 

Panel participant: Paul Brailsford at the 2007 NACUBO Conference.

October 4, 2007
Athletics and Recreation Public-Private Partnerships 

Roundtable led by Paul Brailsford at the 2007 NACUBO Conference.

May 23, 2007
Project Delivery Methods 

Presented by Jeff Turner at the 2007 Forum on Higher Education Project Delivery Alternatives.

May 21, 2007
Professional Sports Teams Make It Feasible 

Presented by Jason Thompson at the 2007 IEDC "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

April 3, 2007
Avoiding the School of Hard Knocks: Acquiring the Essential Skills You'll Need to Become a Successful Chief Student Affairs Officer 

Presented by Kevin Keegan, Jim Doyle, and Evelyn McDonald at the 2007 ACPA/NASPA Conference.

April 2, 2007
Maximize the Value of the Real Estate Assets of Higher Education Institutions 

Presented by Jeff Turner and Robert Dickey at the 2007 IPEDS Conference.

May 1, 2006
Plan for the Future 

Presented by Brian Hanlon at the 2006 NACAS South Conference.

May 19, 2003
Lessons Learned from the U.S. Stadium Boom of the '90s 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2003 BURA "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

January 23, 2003
The Top Five Minor League Baseball Parks 

Presented by Jason Thompson at the 2003 IEDC "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

January 22, 2003
If You Build It . . . Determining What "It" Is 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2003 IEDC "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

November 1, 2002
Show Me the Money! 

Presented by Jason Thompson at the 2002 IEDC "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

January 24, 2002
Avoiding Obsolescence 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2002 IEDC "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

July 1, 2001
The Shape of Things to Come 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2001 ALSD Facility Revenues Forum.

June 26, 2001
Downtown Sports & Assembly: Myths & Realities 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2001 IEDC Downtown Development Conference.

January 18, 2001
Critiquing the Deal 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey at the 2001 CUED "If You Build It, Will They Come?" Conference.

January 9, 2001
"Is It Really Worth It?" The Case Study of a Conference Center 

Presented by Terry Glanville at the 2001 CUED Conference.

January 24, 2000
The Role of Student Life on Campus 

Presented by Alan Resnick at the Walker Art Center.

January 25, 1996
Playing Seriously: Planning for Athletic and Recreation Facilities on Campus 

Presented by Alan Resnick at the 1996 Athletic Business Conference.

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