It’s that time of year again, as the baseball world gathers for the annual Winter Meetings, slated for San Diego on Sunday through Wednesday. We’ll be there; we hope to see you there, too.
The Winter Meetings represent the transition between seasons: 2019 accomplishments will be noted, and planning for 2020 proceeds. That means lots of meetings and receptions: MLB-hosted affiliate meetings, league meetings, planning meetings and more. There will be the annual parade of job seekers eager to begin their front-office careers: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at the beginning of the show, tired and haggard at the end. Plenty of vendors will be pushing their wares at the Trade Show. A highlight this year should be the annual gala at Petco Park, located across the street from the Convention Center: The San Diego Padres put on a great holiday celebration, to be sure.
And yes, we will be there. We’ll be hosting our annual reception for team owners, investors, GMs and C-level execs, honoring the winners of the 2019 Ballpark Digest Awards (if you did not receive an invite, drop me a line). We’ll also be meeting with vendors and anyone interested on Sunday and Monday. Again, drop me a line and we’ll work out the details. See you in San Diego!
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