Leading Digital Sports Media Conference comes to Toronto

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– Score Media partners with Blogs with Balls to bring smartest minds in the business together

– Tickets on sale now

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TORONTO, September 7, 2012 – Some of the smartest minds in digital sports media will descend on Toronto, Ontario in October as the city plays host to the fifth annual Blogs with Balls conference, in partnership with Score Media Inc.

One of the leading sports digital media events in the world, Blogs with Balls will take place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on King Street West from October 5-6. It is the first time the conference has been held outside the U.S.

Confirmed speakers include: Jim DeLorenzo, VP and GM of Sports Illustrated.com; Jim Bankoff, CEO of Vox/SB Nation and Greg Wyshynksi from Yahoo! Sports.

They will be joined by other top names to speak on a host of panel discussions, including:

· Puck That: State of the Hockey Media

· The Rise of the Connected Living Room: Can Digital Channels Really Challenge Networks?

· The New Playground: Social & Mobile Platforms Overtaking Sites/Blogs

· Changing the Game: Diversity in Sports Media

· Moneyballs: Measurement and Analytics in Sports Media

· Jones Live!: The Basketball Jones Live Podcast

· The Next Worldwide Leader: Looking at the up-and-coming networks and channels in sports media

“At Score Media we have long been a growing force in the digital sports media industry thanks to the millions of people worldwide who use our mobile apps ScoreMobile and ScoreMobile FC and theScore.com, and are delighted to partner with Blogs with Balls to bring this great conference to Toronto,” said Jonathan Savage, Vice President of Marketing and Social Platforms at Score Media.

“We’re looking forward to meeting with so many of our industry peers to discuss the future of the space, as well as sharing our own thoughts and ideas with what promises to be an extremely engaged and switched-on audience.”

Event Director Don Povia added: “This is the first time the conference has been held in Canada and we’re pleased to be partnering with an organization such as Score Media which understands the industry so well. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers and the panel subjects will certainly lead to some compelling debates and discussions.”

Tickets are available for both days and can be purchased through blogswithballs.com, where a full list of speakers and panels can also be found.

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About Score Media Inc.
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment. Score Media’s primary asset, theScore Television Network (“theScore”), is a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event programming in more than 6.6 million homes across Canada. The Company’s digital media assets include theScore.com and the industry leading mobile sports applications ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC and SportsTap which reach over three million unique users per month. Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 290 employees in 2012, Score Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.

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