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Boardroom is a sports, media and entertainment brand co-founded by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman and focused on the intersection of sports and entertainment. Boardroom’s flagship media arm features premium video/audio, editorial, daily and weekly newsletters, showcasing how athletes, executives, musicians and creators are moving the business world forward. Boardroom’s ecosystem encompasses B2B events and experiences (such as its renowned NBA and WNBA All-Star events) as well as ticketed conferences such as Game Plan in partnership with CNBC. Our advisory arm serves to consult and connect athletes, brands and executives with our broader network and initiatives.

Recent film and TV projects also under the Boardroom umbrella include the Academy Award-winning Two Distant Strangers (Netflix), the critically acclaimed scripted series SWAGGER (Apple TV+) and Emmy-nominated documentary NYC Point Gods (Showtime).

Boardroom’s sister company, Boardroom Sports Holdings, features investments in emerging sports teams and leagues, including the Major League Pickleball team, the Brooklyn Aces, NWSL champions Gotham FC, and MLS’ Philadelphia Union.

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Behind the Scenes at CNBC X Boardroom’s Game Plan

Last Updated: December 22, 2023
Boardroom and CNBC teamed up for an inaugural conference, bringing some of the brightest minds in sports and entertainment together to discuss the emerging issues that keep them busy.

On July 25, some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment came together in Los Angeles to break down the biggest issues driving today’s teams, leagues, and fans in a rapidly evolving world for Boardroom and CNBC‘s first-ever Game Plan conference.

From Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke to Boardroom’s very own Rich Kleiman and Kevin Durant and beyond, attendees were treated to an inside look at the ideas and innovators shaping the business of sports and entertainment.

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The day’s sessions included:

  • The Business of Live Sports
  • The Ownership Game: Teams & Leagues Take Center Stage
  • Shifting Dynamics: Sports Leadership and the Future
  • The Future of Tennis & Athlete Brand-Building
  • Pickleball: The Next Level
  • Winning: One-on-one with Stanley Kroenke
  • The Intersection of Sports x Entertainment: The Crossover  
  • A keynote conversation with Kevin Durant

Boardroom’s Gabe Oshin takes us behind the scenes of CNBC X Boardroom Game Plan, delivering the highlights of the day’s action-packed agenda sponsored by Eventpipe and Jeep Wagoneer. Let’s dive in:

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