SPORT MANAGEMENT STUDENT CONFERENCE

Sport Management (BSBA)
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Sport Management Student Conference


Issues, Topics, Opportunities
& Career Development
In Sport Management

Career development in any professional field is a crucial area for college and university students. The sport management industry is highly competitive and selective. Sport Management students’ common career barriers include not fully realizing the extent of career opportunities, resulting in a lack of focus on the development of specific skill sets, along with relevant entry-level experiences.

Your Registration Fee Includes:

  • Conference Gift
  • Continental Breakfast Buffet & Lunch Buffet
  • Conference Raffle Ticket
  • Conference Networking Reception
    (hors d' oeuvres and soft drinks)

11th Annual Conference
When: October 17, 2014
Where: Charles L. Sewall Center
Moon Campus
Robert Morris University
6001 University Boulevard
Moon Township, PA 15108-1189
Registration: Register Online
Print/Mail Registration Form
Fee: Early Bird Registration: $85
(Before Sep. 24)

Late Registration: $95
(On or After Sept. 24)

No refunds after October 4, 2014

Sponsored by: Sport Management Program

             "Before having a career-you need that first job!"
           RMU Sport Management Faculty Credo

RMU SM Conference Successes & Related Placement

  • Cleveland Indians
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Columbus Blue Jackets 
  • Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Monumental Sports
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Orlando Magic
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Detroit Pistons
  • Tulsa Shock

Conference Itinerary 

7:45 - 8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
"The Murray Cohn Hour"
9:35 - 10:35 AM Breakout Panel, Session I
10:45 - 11:55 AM Roundtable Career Development, Panel I
12:00 - 12:35 PM Lunch Presentation
12:35 - 1:20 PM  Keynote Speaker
1:30 - 2:30 PM Breakout Panel, Session II
2:40 - 3:40 PM Breakout Panel, Session III
3:45 - 4:45 PM Roundtable Career Development, Session II
5:00 - 6:00 PM Job Fair Networking Reception & Raffles

Speakers 

Murray Cohn
NBA Vice President Team Ticket Sales

Rob Mattina
Vice President of Marketing Detroit Red Wings

Kevin Colbert
General Manager Pittsburgh Steelers

Patrice Matamoros
CEO /Race Director Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Tom Smith
Vice President of Sales, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Alyssa Blumling
Marketing AEG CONSOL Energy Center

Bob Sivik
Director, Season & Group Ticket Sales, Cleveland Browns

Steve Swetoha
President & Chief Revenue Officer, Tulsa Shock
Katy Yurk
Assistant Director, Membership, NCAA

Russ Yurk
Director of Events for USA Football

Lisa Quinn
Director, Event & Attractions Group, NBA

Matt Fahr
Senior Account Executive, Cleveland Cavaliers

Tom Berl
Territory Manager, Wilson Sporting Goods

Kelly Higgins
Team Marketing & Business Operations, NBA

Mike Marchinsky
Youth Football/Marketing Manager, Pittsburgh Steelers

Bryan Ross
Senior Director of Ticket Sales and Service, New Orleans Pelicans

...and more!