LEAD1 Association & Sports Leadership Institute Announce 2020 Collegiate Sports Summit

The Collegiate Sports Summit will take place April 14-15, 2020 in Dallas, TX.

The LEAD1 Association (“LEAD1”), which represents the athletics directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), announced today that it has executed a partnership agreement with the Sports Leadership Institute (“SLI”), which organizes global sports conferences, to present the Collegiate Sports Summit, a two-day educational symposium to be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, April 14-15, 2020 at the Live! by Loews Hotel in Arlington, TX.

On Tuesday, April 14, and Wednesday, April 15, LEAD1 and SLI will host an exclusive gathering for NCAA Division I athletic directors with dynamic panels focused on topical collegiate sports industry trends. As part of the event, LEAD1 will host its spring member meeting on Tuesday, April 14, a private invitation-only gathering for LEAD1 member athletics directors. More information about the event will be released at a later date.

“We are very excited to partner with the Sports Leadership Institute to host our next member meeting,” said Tom McMillen, President and CEO of LEAD1. “The event will include conversations on some of the industry’s toughest challenges.”

“We are delighted to be partnering with LEAD1 for the Collegiate Sports Summit,” said Ian Gaffney, President of Sports Leadership Institute. “Tom and his team have done a phenomenal job serving the college sports industry, and we look forward to developing high-level content.”

For more information about event registration, hotel accommodations, or sponsorship information, please contact Hannah Dewey (hannah@lead1a.com).

About the LEAD1 Association: LEAD1 represents the athletics directors of the 130 member universities of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Key to the LEAD1 mission are influencing how the rules of college sports are enacted and implemented, advocating for the future of college athletics, and providing various services to our member schools. For more information, please visit www.LEAD1Association.com.

About the Sports Leadership Institute: The Sports Leadership Institute enables unrivaled opportunities for NCAA Division I Athletics Directors and professional sports leaders to share best practices, lessons learned, behind-the-curtain strategies, and discuss the most important issues and challenges in a safe setting.