Business conference targets those in the MMA industry

Merrick, NY (USA): The first conference and trade show for professionals in all disciplines and levels of the mixed martial arts community has been announced, as FIGHT SUMMIT will take place December 17-19, 2010 at The Flamingo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees will be able to learn from the best of the best at this exciting event, as luminaries such as MMA legends Randy Couture, Ricardo Liborio from American Top Team, Mark DellaGrotte from Sityodtong, and Greg Jackson will teach MMA trainers how to coach and run their academies better. Other guests include some of the top MMA apparel companies hosting clothing line seminars, and some of the best managers in the sport, such as Ed Soares (manager to Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, and more) and Monte Cox (Matt Hughes, Jeremy Horn, and more), who will discuss the ins and outs of MMA fighter representation. Other topics that will be covered include academy management, PR and media relations, handling legal situations, MMA and striking seminars, apparel design, production, and sourcing, promotion marketing, and many other subjects.

FIGHT SUMMIT is poised to be a fantastic educational and growth opportunity for everyone in the fight business. MMA academies, fight promoters, apparel companies, managers, and athletes are encouraged to attend this conference and learn from the best in the business.

Full conference passes can be purchased for $299 before November 1st, and $399 afterwards. Attendees can register to attend at the FIGHT SUMMIT website. For more information on attending or exhibiting, please visit, call 1-888-427-4697 or 516-377-5909, or email Mike Hauben at [email protected].

“There are a number MMA consumer shows for fans who want autographs and t-shirts, but Fight Summit is the first true industry trade show and conference, where businesses in the MMA community can come together, network, learn from each other, and learn the top techniques of their trade. MMA is a fast-growing, national industry that requires a high-level conference and expo to help its tens of thousands of professionals to grow their businesses and advance their careers,” explains FIGHT SUMMIT Manager Mike Hauben. “FIGHT SUMMIT is that conference.”

FIGHT SUMMIT’s inaugural event offers great “Early Bird” attendee registration prices between $150 and $300 and offering incredibly affordable room rates at the Flamingo at $39 per night, which is unheard of for a major hotel right on the Vegas strip.”

The FIGHT SUMMIT floor plan will bring together the full conference and expo in one centralized location, with workshops running throughout all three show days, and the expo floor open throughout all event hours.

Sponsors for FIGHT SUMMIT include MMA Business Magazine, Combat Sports International,, MINDBODY, Inc., and Zebra Mats, and the show is already boasting a very impressive expo floor.

For complete info and a full list of FIGHT SUMMIT conference speakers, please visit

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