Bayton appointed to Denver Sports Advisory Committee
08/28/2017

DENVER – Emily Bayton, co-chair of the Sports and Outdoor Recreation industry team at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, has been appointed to the Denver Sports Advisory Committee.

The committee supports the Denver Sports Commission in its mission to attract sporting events and sports-related business opportunities that generate economic impact, engage the community and support Denver’s brand as an active, healthy city. 

Bayton’s experience working with clients in the sports industry provides insights to trends impacting sports business. As an avid sports fan, her extensive professional and personal involvement in the industry will be an asset to the Denver Sports Advisory Committee. 

“The committee is an important part of supporting Denver Sports and elevating sports across the region,” said Bayton. “It’s a team effort, and I am excited to be a part of a like-minded group of citizens championing economic development and positioning Denver as a premier sport destination.” 

As a member of the Denver Sports Advisory Committee, Bayton will serve on various task forces and provide input on event recruitment, strategic planning and community outreach. 

“The sports and outdoor recreation industry is an economic powerhouse,” said Bayton. “It’s a changing business landscape as consumer demographics, behaviors and lifestyles shift. More than ever, it takes experienced, steady and strategic counsel to meet new challenges and keep Denver top of mind for sports business opportunities.”

“This committee has become an important and influential group of citizens that are unified in accomplishing great things for the city they love,” said Matthew Payne, executive director of the Denver Sports Commission. “Together, we will bring new and exciting sporting events to Denver – helping stimulate our economy and build a national and international reputation for our world-class city.” 

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Sports and Outdoor Recreation industry team speak the language of sports and outdoor recreation. The team members are avid outdoorists and sports enthusiasts who represent some of the world’s most recognized outdoor equipment and apparel manufacturers, sports organizations and recreation providers in a variety of legal matters. 

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