Powerful Emotions in Edmonton

Oilers showcase the power of presentation to make a difference and touch lives.

Really wonderful reminder from the Oilers that game presentation isn’t always about sponsor elements and creating big laughs. Teams have a platform to serve community and help people.

In this powerful example the Oilers flag bearer was a 5-year-old battling Stage 4 brain cancer named Ben.  He skated out with the team for the anthems and was recognized for this bravery by the crowd.  A quiet exchange between Ben and Oiler’s star Connor McDavid added to the powerful moment.

Great example of finding ways to use your giant reach to help people, connect family and strengthen your community through you presentation.  This was an element that people will remember and cherish for a long time.

Jason Gregor did an amazing job chronicling the impact the night had on both Ben, the Stelter family and the Oiler players and fans. See his Twitter feed for more. Plus is a network to enhance the fan value of events.  Twice a month we gather for an hour-long discussion on an industry topic with a special guest to share their insights. Leaders like Zack Frongillo (Savannah Bananas), Steve Johnston (Kroenke Sports), Claire Czerniuk (Detroit Pistons), Zoltan Berensci (Harlem Globetrotters), John Franzone (Tampa Bay Lightning), Tyler Ferraro (Vegas Golden Knights), Maurice Brazelton (Sacramento Kings), Jackie Maldonado (Houston Texans), Todd Bosma (Portland Trail Blazers), and Anton Wright (MLSE) have discussed a wide range of industry topics. 

Coming in November “Upping your Appearance Game with Kenn Solomon and Jon Cudo” (11/9 1pm EST) and “Excellence in Live Event Hosting with Greg Hutson” (11/22 1pm EST). 

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