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Partners in Sports Fall Conference

Thursday, 19 October, 2017

The Fall Conference was initiated in 2003 by long-time Partners in Sports supporter Bill Schmidt along with Dr. Buck Jones. Bill is the former vice-president of Gatorade Worldwide Sports Marketing and CEO of Oakley Sunglasses. Bill used his plethora of contacts and relationships to invite industry leaders to speak to students in the Sport Management program. The conference is traditionally held in the Wolf-Kaplan Room at Neyland Stadium and averages 150 attendees. The half-day event is managed and operated by the Partners in Sports Student Board of Directors which allows those students to gain valuable leadership experience in executing an event. The event also allows for students to interact in a professional environment with one another, alumni and other sport industry professionals.  You can find a list of recent speakers here.

Speakers for 2017 are:

Chris Burton – Director of Premium Sales, Nashville Predators

Janeen Lalik – Senior Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Initiatives, Tennessee Athletics

Dan Leibovitz – Associate Commissioner, Men’s Basketball, Southeastern Conference

Chad Speck – Partner/President, Allegiant Athletic Agency

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No Attendence Limit

0 of Unlimited Spaces Requested RSVP period for this event ended 10/19/2017




Wolf-Kaplan at Neyland Stadium

, TN

Event Contact

Emily Corley

Phone: 974-1281
Website: Click to Visit

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