CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) announced today that serial entrepreneur, investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will be the keynote speaker of its annual winter conference being held in Dallas, Texas, on Jan. 19-20, 2016. His keynote address, presented by Sportradar, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. CT, Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the Omni Dallas Hotel main ballroom.
The FSTA Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe is the world's gathering place for all that provide services, content and operate games for the fantasy sports industry.
"We couldn't be more excited to welcome Mark Cuban to the 2016 FSTA Winter Conference keynote stage. His innovations as owner of the Mavericks along with his entrepreneurial record make him the perfect keynote to kick off this very important event," said Stacie Stern, FSTA Conference Chair. "Many of the attendees can identify with Mark as have been entrepreneurs. With the rapidly changing world of fantasy sports, Mark's comments will be particularly timely, insightful and inspiring."
Cuban also owns Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures and is the Chairman of the HDTV cable network HDNet. He is also a "shark" investor on the television series Shark Tank and in 2011, he wrote an e-book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, chronicling his experiences in business and sports.
Additional panelists and speakers for FSTA 2016 Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit http://fstaconference.com/ for more details and to register for the conference.
Founded in 1998, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) is the international organization dedicated to the advancement of fantasy sports and in support of the hundreds of businesses and millions of fans that are engaged in fantasy sports. It has been at the forefront of legal issues that have existed between fantasy sports companies and professional leagues and players associations as well as dealing with numerous government related issues since its inception. The rotating 18-member Board of Directors is comprised of industry veterans, pioneers, and experts. With more than 300 member companies involved in the FSTA, current members include some of the world's largest sports content/information and service companies as well as smaller companies that benefit from the extensive reach of the FSTA. For more information visit www.fsta.org.
SOURCE Fantasy Sports Trade Association