TECH ON THE TURF – A GAME CHANGER

This coming Saturday the NFL will host its third annual 1st & Future Pitch Competition.  Similar to Shark Tank, sports analytics driven startups will present their companies to NFL reps for a chance to win funding for their ventures. Many teams have already started investing in these companies, tech yea! 

This new technology used in the NFL is literally a game changer. Data is being collected on movement, biomechanics, strength, recovery and more. The NFL is investing in these tech startups, that include some of the technologies described below, to improve the safety and the game for everyone involved.

ANOTHER "TRAILBLAZING" EVENT!

The city of Portland blazed the trail for the inception of C10, so it only makes sense that we did an event with a real-life Trail Blazer, NBA star Zach Collins.  He was the special guest at our IT Executive Date Night Dinner last week hosted by Fred Pond, former SIM President and former CIO of Columbia Sportswear.   This was Mr. Pond’s first time hosting an event and Collins’ first appearance EVER as a professional athlete!

SUPER BOWL LII’s US BANK STADIUM IS TOTALLY TECH-TASTIC

Super Bowl LII is being held in one of the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world.  The 1.75 million square foot US Bank Stadium is technologically unique in terms of video, Wi-Fi capabilities, lighting, security, virtual reality and more.  The design was created to deliver the ultimate fan experience, a goal they have blown well out of the water. 

C10 HEATS UP MINNEAPOLIS FOR SUPER BOWL

C10 brings the heat to the chilly Midwest with a red hot event featuring legendary NFL players in advance of the Super Bowl next week.  Lawrence Taylor, two-time Super Bowl Champion, Terrell Davis, recent NFL Hall of Fame inductee, and Rod Woodson, fellow Hall of Famer are among the special guests of the event.  The February 1st occasion will draw 60 or more top IT Executives from the Minneapolis area.  C10’s second annual Super Bowl event will be nestled in the heart of the city’s festivities at the Profile Event Center in downtown Minneapolis.  

A HULL OF A GOOD TIME

Hanging with Bobby Hull, Chris Chelios, Dennis Savard and Tony Esposito sure didn’t suck at last weeks’ event in Chicago.   Our Blackhawks Legends event drew over 40 IT Executives from the Chicago area along with their families for what turned out to be a “Hull” of a good time.  Blackhawks great, Bobby Hull stayed an extra hour with the guests and was such a hoot you couldn’t help but say Hull yeah! 

CHI-TOWN FIRST STOP ON C10’S 2018 “GREAT TRAIN”

 C10, Inc., the nation’s most strategic executive relationship building company, announced today that they are commencing their 2018 schedule of events in Chicago, IL on January 11th.   The private event will host 50 of Chicago’s top IT leaders and their families for an unforgettable night with NHL legends from the Chicago Blackhawks.  NHL Hall of Famer, Billy “The Golden Jet” Hull will be among the famous hockey greats attending the event.  

FROM FOOTBALL TO PHILANTHROPY: A C10 Atlanta Success Story

Beyond professional networking, it is C10’s mission to break down the barriers that delineate the Executive from the real person behind the Title.  To understand our peers on a deeper level and to highlight the humanity that underlies all business relationships.  A profound example from our recent Atlanta event exemplifies exactly for what C10 strives in our events.   We felt compelled to share the following story as it serves as inspiration to continue to be the best we can both inside and outside of our corporate walls. 

THE RESPECT AFFECT: C10’s Broncos Legends Event Calls for Respect Across the Board

From prominent members of Denver’s IT Community to Legends from past Broncos scoreboards, the resounding theme of C10’s latest event was RESPECT.

The respect and gratitude in the room that night was palpable as 50 of Denver’s tech elite comingled with other greats in their respective field, top technology partners, and legendary Broncos players. The executives were able to bring their families to the exclusive “Meet & Greet” networking event at the 1st Bank Center to meet their childhood heroes. From recent Hall of Fame inductee, Terrell Davis, to the legendary Steve Atwater, the caliber of players and executives alike couldn’t help but call for the respect of all attendees and sponsors. Karl Mecklenburg, Rod Smith, Mark Jackson and Ed McCaffrey were among the remaining players that made the night one for the record books.