Slive to speak at Sports Council event in early February

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 11:39pm
Staff reports

Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive will address the Nashville Sports Council as part of its Comcast Spotlight Sports Speakers Series, the Sports Council announced on Wednesday.

Slive will appear at a reception 5-6:30 p.m., Feb. 8 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel and will address the state of the SEC as well as a broad range of topics related to college athletics.

“The Nashville Sports Council has been a great partner of the SEC, hosting our men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in the past and hosting our women’s basketball tournament this March,” Slive said in a release announcing the event. “These are exciting times for the SEC and I appreciate the chance to talk about the great things going on in the conference.”

Reservations are required. There is no cost for Sports Council members. Non-members are welcome at a cost of $35 per person.

“The Nashville Sports Council and Southeastern Conference enjoy a special relationship,” Scott Ramsey, president and CEO, Nashville Sports Council, said. “I look forward to welcoming Commissioner Slive to Music City and I know our members will enjoy his perspective of the SEC and intercollegiate athletics nationally.”

Reservations and additional information are available at nashvillesports.com or by phone at (615) 743-3120.