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Bombers Win Summer Ball Conference Award

PRESS RELEASE – For the second consecutive year, the Brazos Valley Bombers return from Summer Ball Conference as proud award-winners. The team received the “Best Ticket Sales Campaign” award at the Summer Baseball Conference ‘11 Awards Gala Presented by Baseball America over the weekend in Nashville, TN. The Bombers had a season-long campaign of bobbleheads including Angry Continue reading

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3rd Annual Summer Ball Conference Kicks Off Today in Nashville

The 3rd Annual Summer Ball Conference begins today in Nashville at the Airport Marriott Hotel.  The three-day event (Oct. 16-18) is summer collegiate baseball’s version of the Baseball Winter Meetings.  The focus of the meetings is to arm attendees with the knowledge, guidance, and tools they need to be elite operators within the summer collegiate ranks.  View agenda here.

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Details from the 2010 Summer Ball Conference

PRESS RELEASE – SBC ’10, in Madison, Wisconsin, came to a close Monday afternoon with Keynote Speaker Mike Veeck, President of the St. Paul Saints and founder of Fun is Good, speaking on going back to your roots and sticking with what you believe in. During his hour speech to the 100 attendees at the conference, Veeck preached to find a tagline for your team and stick with it. Continue reading

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Mike Veeck to Be Keynote at 2nd Annual Summer Ball Conference

PRESS RELEASE – It has been over 30 years since his “Disco Demolition” promotion drew national attention to the Chicago White Sox.  Now an older and wiser Mike Veeck will be the keynote speaker at this years Summer Ball Conference. Continue reading

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Baseball America to Sponsor Awards at Summer Ball Conference

PRESS RELEASE – At this year’s Summer Ball Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, an Awards Gala sponsored by Baseball America will be giving away 6 awards to summer collegiate baseball teams across the country.  The 6 awards will be Highest Percentage Growth in Attendance, Best Promotion, Best Continue reading

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Deadline Today for Summer Ball Conference Early Bird Registration

PRESS RELEASE – The 2nd Annual Summer Ball Conference is back and will continue to build on last years conference in Gastonia, North Carolina. SBC ’10 will provide teams with the knowledge and direction necessary to become elite in the summer collegiate ranks. Continue reading

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2nd Annual Summer Ball Conference: Madison Nov. 6-8

PRESS RELEASE – The 2nd Annual Summer Ball Conference is back and will continue to build on last years conference in Gastonia, North Carolina. SBC ’10 will provide teams with the knowledge and direction necessary to become elite in the summer collegiate ranks. Continue reading

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Summer Ball Conference Resounding Success

PRESS RELEASE – The 2009 Summer Ball Conference came to a close Tuesday (Nov. 10) afternoon marking the first ever promotional seminar for college summer baseball.  More than sixty-five representatives from college teams around the country came together for three days to discuss the growth, innovations and ideas that are unique to college summer ball. Continue reading

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Inaugural Summer Ball Conference Kicks Off Today

rsz_sbc-logoThe first ever Summer Ball Conference starts today and runs through Tuesday in Gastonia, NC.  Keynote speakers include Steve DeLay, Executive Vice President of Mandalay Baseball Properties, Vern Stenman, General Manager of the Madison Mallards, and Mike Veeck, President of the Goldklang Group.  There will also be 12 breakout educational sessions and a trade show.  The event is being billed as the Winter Meetings for the summer collegiate baseball industry.  Read more here.

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Grizzlies Host Inaugural Summer Ball Conference

Grizzlies LogoAs we reported in September, the inaugural Summer Ball Conference will be held in Gastonia, North Carolina on November 8-10.  The Gastonia Grizzlies from the Coastal Plain League was the franchise selected to host this first-ever Winter Meetings-style event for the summer collegiate baseball industry.  Indeed the Grizzlies are a worthy host.  Their BBiz Summer Collegiate Top 50 attendance ranking jumped from #34 (1,172 per game) in 2008 to #16 (1,637 per game) in 2009. Read more here.

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Introducing – Summer Ball Conference 2009

rsz_sbc-logoThe inaugural Summer Ball Conference will take place on November 8-10, 2009 in Gastonia, NC.  It is being billed as summer collegiate baseball’s version of the Winter Meetings.  Keynote speakers include Steve Delay, executive vice president & chief marketing officer for Mandalay Baseball Properties, Vern Stenman, general manager for the Madison Mallards, and Mike Veeck, president of the Goldklang Group.  Click here for more details.

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