Youth Concussions Town Hall Webcast Garnering National Attention as Concussion TV Launches New Internet TV Channel
Leading Professional Team Trainers and Doctors Join High School Athletic Trainers and Administrators in National Town Hall Meeting Webcast for Parents, Coaches and Athletes, live from Centreville High School in Fairfax County, Va. near Washington D.C., June 7, 2012 at 9:40 AMET at www.ConcussionTV.com
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – TV Worldwide, (www.tvworldwide.com), since 1999, a pioneering web-based global TV network, announced that it had been selected by Sports Pro Community Network (SPCN, www.SPCN.com) to webcast ‘Concussions in Amateur Sports’ , the first in a series of free live interactive national town hall Internet TV webcasts featuring distinguished experts in the field, Thursday, June 7, 2012, 9:40 AM ET, live from the Centreville High School Lecture Hall in Fairfax County, Virginia. The event is being produced as the first live webcast event for SPCN’s newly-launched Internet TV channel, Concussion TV, (www.ConcussionTV.com)
The webcast will feature prominent experts on a panel in front of an audience of parents, athletes and coaches.
Featured panelists include:
Dr. Raymond Solano - Chiropractor for the DC Divas Women’s Football Team
Member of the George Mason High School Concussion Management Team
Safety Director of the Ashburn Virginia Youth Football League
Jon Almquist- Athletic Training Program Administrator, Fairfax County Public Schools
Eric Castor- Athletic Trainer, Chantilly High School
Emily Rappold- Athletic Trainer, Centreville High School
Dr. Kevin Crutchfield- Chief Neurologist for the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles & DC United
“The Sports Pro Community Network is committed to addressing issues of critical, current importance to parents, athletes and the coaching community,” stated Lida Peterson, spokesperson for SPCN. "Concussions/TBI is a white hot issue at every level of athletics and we are excited about the opportunity to deploy the capabilities of our new SPCN TV channel Concussions TV in working with TV Worldwide to create a robust forum for discussion with this webcast series.”
“We're pleased to have been selected to deploy our TV Worldwide Internet TV network to support this timely and important SPCN TV webcast series and we salute the Concussion TV Channel team for being out front on this issue,” stated Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TV Worldwide. “As an active youth coach, I am acutely aware of the growing level of interest among parents and coaches in learning more about youth concussions and TBI. We’ve already seen a spike in traffic at this webcast event site on SPCN TV and we’re provisioning our servers accordingly, to meet the anticipated live webcast demand.”
This national town hall event will be webcast live beginning 9:40 AM ET, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at www.ConcussionTV.com. Visitors to the live webcast will be able to post questions to interviewees and participate in Q&A via e-mail, providing a fully interactive forum for sharing information.
About Sports Pro Community Network
SPCN is a media services company that provides end-to-end event management and communication and outreach services to a variety of clients with a focus on sports, both professional and amateur.
Our mission is to provide services to our clients in the most efficient, accessible, and cost-effective fashion possible as we bring their community events to life for the world to see.
And through our core management and technical capabilities, we can ensure that important events, large and small, are imaginatively conceived, professionally organized, and implemented with maximum precision.
In addition, through our award-winning knowledge management and communications capabilities, we can guarantee that events are enjoyed by participants and observers alike, as well as captured and shared with wider online audiences.
SPCN’s involvement assures that an event is economically managed and achieves maximum coverage and visibility for clients and their targeted market.
About TV Worldwide
Founded in 1999, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) developed the first Internet TV network of community-based Internet TV channels, primarily targeting niche professional communities ranging from the Maritime industry to the Digital Media sector. Known by many in the industry as “Intelligent Internet TV”, Fortune 500 companies, 35 federal government agencies, and numerous International associations including the National Association of Broadcasters utilize TV Worldwide's live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications and Internet TV channels. In recognition of the company's unique achievements in new media, TV Worldwide was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to webcast the Daytime Emmy Awards and the Emmy awards for Technology and Engineering 2007 through 2009. CEO Dave Gardy has been honored by Streaming Media Magazine in 2008 as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy also currently serves as the President of the International Webcasting Association (IWA) (www.webcasters.org).