Leading Edge Strategies for Managing and Marketing the Business of Sport
The 12th Annual PrimeTime Sports Management Conference and Trade Show
November 17-19, 2019 Westin Harbour Castle Hotel Toronto, Canada
Former Commissioner – Canadian Football League Director of Operations – UFC Canada
Tom Wright is the Director of Operations at UFC Canada, focusing on relationship development with all levels of government and local communities, and building broadcast and sponsorship opportunities. Wright and his team successfully secured the sanctioning of MMA as a sport in Ontario, hosted UFC 129 at Rogers Centre and established long term broadcast agreements with Sportsnet at TVA Sports. Wright was previously the commissioner of the Canadian Football League from 2002-2006. Prior to working at the CFL, Tom was the President of Adidas Canada and President and CEO of Salomon Group North America. Tom is involved in several charitable organizations and is the Chairman of Special Olympics Canada.