Chief Executive Summit

September 18-19, 2018

Houston, TX

Open to a limited number of C-Suite attendees, the Chief Executive Summit will provide an up close and intimate perspective about the issues facing sports and recreation today and tomorrow. Attendees will be active participants in the day's activities through not only Q&A sessions but group discussion.


Member Rate: $499
Non-Member Rate: $699

To register, please email

Participants will earn 2 credit hours toward CSEE certification or recertification.


The Hampton Inn by Hilton Houston Downtown

Reserve Your Room

Please note, the cut-off date for the NASC room block was Friday, August 31. 


Tuesday, September 18
6:15 p.m. - Group meets in hotel lobby and walks over to Minute Maid Park
7:10 p.m. - Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners

Wednesday, September 19
6:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. - Hotel Contential Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions
8:45 a.m. - Buffy Filipell, Founder & President of TeamWork Online
9:45 a.m. - Break
10:00 a.m. - Jason Williford, Professional Speaker & Consultant of Culture Index
12:00 p.m. - Lunch with Special Guest Interview
1:00 p.m. - Oliver Luck, Commissioner XFL
2:00 p.m. - Janet Marie Smith, Sr. Vice President Planning & Development of LA Dodgers
3:00 p.m. - Group picture & Break
3:30 p.m. - Harry Rodriguez, FBI Special Agent, Special Events Coordinator for the Houston Field Office 
4:30 p.m. - Meetings Conclude

View full speaker bios here. 


Meagan Grau
Director of Member Services and Engagement



All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by September 1, 2018. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. Registration is non-refundable after September 1, 2018. Registration for the Chief Executive Summit may not be transferred to another staff member.