In 2008, the SMA launched its annual “Veeck Address,” which honors the legendary sport innovator Bill Veeck. The Veeck Address honoree serves as Keynote Speaker for the SMA Conference. Past Veeck Address keynoters have included some of the industry’s leading innovators.

 

2018 Veeck Address Honoree and Speaker

Soon To Be Announced

 

Previous "Veeck Address" Honorees

 2017 Honoree

2017 Honoree

Amy Latimer
President, TD Garden & Delaware North’s United Kingdom Operations

 2016 Honoree

2016 Honoree

Len Komoroski
Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena

 2015 Honoree

2015 Honoree

 2014 Honoree

2014 Honoree

Mark A. Tatum
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Office of the National Basketball Association

 


 

SCOTT O'NEIL, Chief Executive Officer OF THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERs

 2013 Honoree

2013 Honoree

Donna Orender, Former President of the WNBA

 

 2012 Honoree

2012 Honoree

Pat Williams, Senior Vice President of the Orlando Magic

 2011 Honoree

2011 Honoree

Jamey Rootes, President of the Houston Texans

 2010 Honoree

2010 Honoree

Rick Welts, President of the Golden State Warriors

 2009 Honoree

2009 Honoree

Bernie Mullin, Chairman and CEO of The Aspire Group

 2008 Honoree

2008 Honoree

Bill Sutton, Former NBA Vice President of Team Marketing and Business Operations