CNBC and Boardroom Partner for Inaugural Summit, Game Plan, July 25 in Los Angeles

April 26, 2023

One-day event for business leaders and industry movers focused on the intersection of sports and business

 Englewood Cliffs, N.J. & New York, N.Y., April 26, 2023 – In a first-of-its-kind partnership, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Boardroom, Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman’s premier media brand covering the business of sports, music and entertainment, today announced the companies are teaming up to produce Game Plan, an all-new, high-powered event taking place on July 25 in Los Angeles.

The invite-only event will host the most influential leaders from across the sports business landscape, including top-tier athletes, league owners, multi-media moguls, cultural innovators and cutting-edge investors to devise a GAME PLAN for a rapidly-evolving world.

“CNBC’s reputation in the business world speaks for itself, and partnering with them on an event of this caliber is an opportunity for Boardroom to reach new, highly engaged audiences while also lending our own cultural cache and talent expertise to the day. We’re excited to bring the Boardroom brand to LA on July 25th and hope that this is the start of many further collaborations with our partners at CNBC,” said Boardroom co-founder Rich Kleiman. 

“Recent sports industry trends are drastically changing the way the game is played, creating a broad spectrum of new investing opportunities,” said Nick Dunn, Managing Director and Executive Editor of CNBC Events. “By combining CNBC’s unparalleled business and financial news and information platform with the dynamic and innovative team at Boardroom, Game Plan will raise the bar for sports business events, bringing together the top names in sports for purposeful and powerful discussions, providing the audience with information they can use to step up their game and get in on the action.”

Programming for the event will be jam-packed with panel discussions featuring only the elite in the sports and business world. Among the topics to be covered:

The future of live sports Emerging sports leagues and teams Shifting dynamics in sports business leadership The future of fandom and sports culture The business of the Olympic games

Panelists and speakers will be announced at a later date. 

A request for invitation can be made at

About CNBC

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business content consumed by more than half a billion people per month across all platforms. The network’s 15 live hours a day of news programming in North America (weekdays from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of reality programming, CNBC’s highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also offers content through its vast portfolio of digital products such as:, which provides financial market news and information to CNBC’s investor audience; CNBC Make It, a digital destination focused on making you smarter about how you earn, save and spend your money; CNBC PRO, a premium service that provides in-depth access to Wall Street; a suite of CNBC mobile apps for iOS and Android devices; Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice interfaces; and streaming services including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Samsung Smart TVs. To learn more, visit

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBCUniversal Media Village Web site at For more information about NBCUniversal, please visit

About Boardroom 

Boardroom covers the business of sports, music and entertainment, with a special focus on the ways that athletes, executives, musicians, and creators are moving the business world forward. Boardroom is at the forefront of industry change: We bring unique perspectives on and access to the news, trending topics and key players you need to know. 

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 documentary NYC Point Gods (Showtime).

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Jennifer Dauble


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