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Over 250 Team Representatives attend ECHL Hockey Summer Meetings presented by FEVO

Wednesday, July 6th
Over 250 Team Representatives attend ECHL Hockey Summer Meetings presented by FEVO

Over 250 attendees from ECHL teams, including several owners, presidents and general managers, as well as representatives from the National Hockey League, American Hockey League, Southern Professional Hockey League and Premier Hockey Federation., participated in the 2022 ECHL Hockey Summer Meetings presented by FEVO at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from June 28-30.ECHL Commissioner Ryan Crelin kicked off the event with the annual “State of the ECHL” address and continued with a presentation focused on the League’s partnership with StellarAlgo.  Keynote speakers Ross Rotwein, Senior Director of Strategy and Analytics for Minor League Baseball’s El Paso Chihuahuas, spoke on “Making Better Decisions With Data” and Zac Harvey, Director of Creative Services for the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers, led a presentation entitled “After the Whistle” on engaging with fans beyond the ice.A number of breakout sessions were led by other industry professionals including:Tera Black – Charlotte CheckersIan Bolender - PatchboardTyler Brosious – New York IslandersMurray Cohn – MC Sports Sales ConsultingSteve DeLay – The Ultimate ToolkitShannon Ferguson - FanSavesSeth Frankenthal – SRS PartnersChris Hickey - FloSportsKevin Klammer – The Sales SourceEric Krupa – Frontier LeagueMegan Kurcwal & Emily Williams - StellarAlgoNick Long – Orlando Magic/Orlando Solar BearsKylie McLogan – Los Angeles KingsSteve McNelley – Guaranteed RateMissy Peters – Community First Credit Union of FloridaDoug Plagens – Florida PanthersSammy Steinlight – Steinlight MediaJonathan White – San Jose SharksThe Meetings also featured ECHL Team attendees serving as moderators for the breakout sessions.For the 17th year in a row, AMI Graphics, the “Exclusive Signage Company of the ECHL”, awarded a complete set of dasher board and under-ice graphics to an attending team, which was won by the Kalamazoo Wings for the 2022-23 season. The ECHL Awards Show, presented by MEGASeats, recognized individual and team achievements from the 2021-22 season:Sales Rookie of the Year –Noah Otero-Vargas, Jacksonville IcemenSales Professional of the Year – Mike Kelly, Florida EverbladesBroadcaster of the Year – Cam McGuire, Worcester RailersMedia/PR Director of the Year – Collin Schuck, Idaho SteelheadsMost Creative Ticket Package of the Year – Greenville Swamp Rabbits (The Folds of Honor Superior Fan Package)Most Creative Revenue Generation of the Year – Allen Americans (Americans College Classic)Theme Night of the Year – Kalamazoo Wings (Rainbow Ice/Hockey Is For Everyone)Community Service Team of the Year – Rapid City Rush and Worcester RailersMarketing Department of the Year – Rapid City RushInclusive Spirit Award – Cincinnati CyclonesGroup Sales Department of the Year – Jacksonville Icemen (Aggregate Season Sales) and Tulsa Oilers (Year-over-Year Growth)Ticket Sales Department of the Year – Toledo Walleye (Aggregate Season Sales) and Greenville Swamp Rabbits (Year-over-Year Growth)Rising Star Award – Greenville Swamp RabbitsTeam Award of Excellence – Florida EverbladesThe annual Welcome Reception and Vendors’ Showcase, which highlighted over 25 companies, provided an opportunity for teams to view products from League vendors and licensees. About the ECHL Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces for its 35th season in 2022-23. There have been 727 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2021-22 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 27 of the 32 NHL teams in 2021-22, marking the 25th consecutive season that the league has affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook. About FEVO  FEVO is dedicated to changing e-commerce:  Our proprietary technology adds friend power to a brand’s site for more browsing, more fun – and more sales. We enable consumers to invite friends to purchase together with just a few clicks, allowing groups to connect and communities to form. And it all happens on a brand’s site with just one single line of code, so brands can capture more data while building their own social graphs and identifying valuable customers. For more information, visit www.fevo.com.

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