CNBC and Boardroom Announce Second Annual Game Plan Summit to Take Place September 10 in Los Angeles


One-day event brings together industry leaders, visionaries, influencers and investors from the sports and entertainment world who are shaping the landscape of the game

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. & New York, N.Y., April 2, 2024 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Boardroom, Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman’s premier media brand covering the intersection of sports, entertainment and business, today announced the companies are teaming up again for the second annual Game Plan Summit. The one-day event, which is the centerpiece of a new multi-year partnership between CNBC and Boardroom, will bring together industry leaders, visionaries and game changers from the sports and entertainment world and take place on September 10 in Los Angeles, CA.

“We head into Game Plan 2024 with significant momentum,” said Nick Dunn, Senior Vice President & Managing Director of CNBC Events. “The buzz from last year was not only about the unparalleled programming, but also the amazing attendees; an influential mix of owners, executives, investors and innovators all connecting and networking at the event. Any real player in this space will want to be in the room this year.”

Boardroom’s Rich Kleiman joined CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning to discuss the announcement.

“Last year’s Game Plan event brought together a mix of incredible athletes and innovators for a day of conversation unlike anything I’ve experienced in my professional career,” said Rich Kleiman, CEO of Boardroom. “The whole Boardroom team is really excited to run it back with CNBC as part of a multi-year partnership and grow the foundation we’ve built together with the sports and business community.”

The 2024 Game Plan Summit will build on the incredible success of last year’s inaugural event, examining all aspects of investment and innovation in the business of sports. From the power of fandom, to evolving ownership groups, to the growing role that athletes and entertainers play in media, CNBC x Boardroom’s Game Plan goes up close with the most influential leaders, investors, and executives at the top of a rapidly evolving business landscape.

Speakers at the 2023 event included: 2x NBA champion Kevin Durant, ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro, National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner Jessica Berman, NJ Devils and Philadelphia 76ers Co-owner David Blitzer, professional tennis star Nick Kyrgios, Colorado Rockies Co-Owner Linda Alvarado, NBA Rookie of the Year Paolo Banchero, WNBA Player Lexie Brown, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment CEO and Los Angeles Rams Owner E. Stanley Kroenke, and many more.

Panelists and speakers for the September 2024 Game Plan Summit will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ticket information can be found 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.

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About Boardroom

Boardroom is a media brand co-founded by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman that focuses on the intersection of sports, entertainment, and business. Boardroom’s media arm produces daily and weekly newsletters along with premium content showcasing how athletes, executives, musicians, and creators are moving the business world forward. Recent film and TV projects include the Academy Award-winning Two Distant Strangers (Netflix), the critically acclaimed scripted series Swagger (Apple TV+) and Emmy-nominated documentary NYC Point Gods (Showtime).

Boardroom’s ecosystem also consists of curating and producing high profile events and experiences, including NBA and WNBA All-Star events as well as Game Plan in partnership with CNBC. Other partners have included Visa, Meta and FanDuel. Boardroom’s advisory arm consults and connects athletes, brands, and executives with its broader network and initiatives while Boardroom Sports Holdings invests in emerging sports teams and leagues, including the Major League Pickleball team, the Brooklyn Aces, NWSL champions Gotham FC, and MLS’ Philadelphia Union.

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