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Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s


2018 Speakers

Speakers and Keynotes for the 2018 Oregon Sports Summit coming soon. 



Speaker Coming Soon



Matt Bonniksen Speaker

Session: Utilizing Your Local Sports Commission

Matt Bonniksen has worked as the Sports and Events Sales Manager at Travel Salem for over a year. Prior to joining Travel Salem, Matt was the Director of Marketing at Cherry Country, a cherry and chocolate factory located in Rickreall. Matt has a communication and marketing degree from Portland State.

Greg Duff Speaker

Session: Legal Session

Established hospitality industry advisor, Greg Duff is part of the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Group at Garvey Schubert Barer. With experience in hotel management and operations, sales and marketing, and distribution, Greg brings a unique perspective to each engagement.


Joey Jewell Speaker

Session: Utilizing Your Local Sports Commission

Joey has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management and a Graduate Degree in Sport Administration and Policy. Since coming to Eugene, Joey develops and supports Eugene’s local sports events and securing others, such as the 2016 Oregon’s Strongest Man and Woman Championships and the 2016 & 2017 USA BMX Gold Cup Finals Northwest.

Tom Jordan Speaker

Session: Working with the Media


Kelli Matthews Speaker

Sessions: Social Media

Michael Reilly Speaker

Session: Oregon21


Janis Ross Speaker

Session: Group Housing

Kyle Stanfield Speaker

Session: Working with Facilities

Kyle has been with the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) for 10 years and oversees corporate sponsorships, public relations, marketing and oversee multiple state championship events. Additionally, Kyle is the director of the OSAA Foundation, a separate 501(c)3 to the OSAA. OSAA is the governing body of high school sports in the state. 


Vicki Strand Speaker

Session: Working with Facilities

Brian Strickland Speaker

Sessions: Group Housing, Understanding Event Data

Leveraging more than 15 years of experience in operations, sales and account management, Brian joined Experient in 1999. He is responsible for Experient’s performance to the client throughout the relationship. Brian earned his Certified Association Sales Executive Certification (CASE) through PCMA in August of 2004. Brian in his personal life is a father, mentor, adventurer and explorer. 


Whitney Wagoner Speaker

Session: Sponsorship

Michael Wargo Speaker

Session: Working with Facilities


Angela Wood Speaker

Session: Utilizing Your Local Sports Commission