Come learn about the inner workings of professional sports sponsorship with Phil Clemens, Chairman of Clemens Family Corporation(CFC)/Hatfield Quality Meats, plus a member of the Philadelphia Phillies front office staff. We’ll enjoy a delicious full breakfast and an engaging discussion that will conclude with a private tour of Citizens Bank Park and an exciting giveaway!
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a professional sports team sponsorship? There are many questions that need to be answered in order to make the investment and sustain it over a long period of time. What is the value to our brand? How do we measure the success of the investment? What is the intrinsic value of exposure to the community from such a sponsorship? How we can we use such a sponsorship to effectively support our philanthropic efforts? CFC/Hatfield Quality Meats has been a long-term major sponsor of the Philadelphia Phillies, and has a unique understanding of the factors that go into such a decision. Join us as Phil Clemens touches on these and other questions regarding this fascinating topic.
- 8:00 to 8:30 am - Mingling and breakfast
- 8:30 to 9:00 am - Intro by Phillies sponsorship/corporate relations team
- 9:00 to 10:00 am – Presentation
- 10:00 to 11:30 am – Private tour of Citizens Bank Park
- 11:30 am to Noon – wrap up and adjourn
EVENT CHAIR: CEO Trustee, Michael Kane, President, Vogel Carton, LLC
PHILIP A. CLEMENS - CEO of Clemens Food Group / Hatfield Quality Meats
Mr. Clemens has spent his entire working career with the family business. He began working in the legacy business, Hatfield Quality Meats, on a part time basis while going to school. He began his full-time career in 1967 while attending Peirce College. He has worked in all areas of the business, beginning on the clean-up crew and working his way up to CEO and President of the Company. In 2014 he transitioned out of his CEO role in anticipation of retirement in 2015. The Corporation has annual sales of $800 million, employs about 2,200 people, and markets products all over the US with a concentration in the northeastern US.
Mr. Clemens is active in his community and other organizations. He serves on many non-profit boards and several family owned businesses. He is a national speaker on family business issues and has a passion to teach leadership skills to next generations.
Mr. Clemens received the American Meat Institute’s Industry Advancement Award, the highest award given in the meat industry; the Knowlton Award for innovation in the meat industry; Meat Industry Hall of Fame; Edward C. Jones Community Service Award; Pride of Peirce for outstanding alumni of Peirce College; Pillar of the Community from Harleysville Senior Center; and an honorary doctorate from Lancaster Bible College.
Mr. Clemens has been married to his wife, Linda, for 42 years. They have three adult children and five grandsons – four of whom are in Indonesia where one of his daughters and her husband serve as missionaries.