DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Economic Club will host a conversation on the world of Business & Basketball with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the MotorCity Casino Hotel on November 19th, 2018.
Silver presides over a global sports and media business built around four professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, Women’s National Basketball Association, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. He is dedicated to growing basketball around the world, embracing innovation and new technologies, increasing transparency and using basketball to bring people together and promote health and fitness.
Silver has twice been ranked No. 1 on SportsBusiness Journal’s annual list of the 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business. He was also named to TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, and The Bloomberg 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s list of 50 people who defined global business. Additionally, Silver has earned Sports Executive of the Year honors at the Sports Business Awards and was named Sports Illustrated’s Executive of the Year.
— Detroit EconomicClub (@deteconomicclub) 7 november 2018
The conversation will be moderated by Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Owner, Dan Gilbert. Gilberts Cleveland Cavaliers will host the 2022 NBA All-Star game in Ohio.