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Maryland Sports Business Conference!


The students of the Sports Business Society at the University of Maryland are planning the Inaugural Maryland Sports Business Conference, a virtual 2-day conference with over 35 industry professionals from across the country! The Maryland Sports Business Conference was created in 2020 by undergraduate students in the Sports Business Society at the University of Maryland. We aim to increase awareness around sports business and educate students about the vast possibilities within this career field. We strive to inspire the next generation of leaders, foster a diverse and inclusive sports community, and connect our students with sports business professionals and organizations. The Maryland SBC empowers students to be innovative, ambitious, and fearless. Event Details: The event will last two days, Thursday, April 22nd to Friday, April 23rd, with an array of high level professionals, keynotes, a range of panels, breakout rooms, and multiple networking opportunities. The conference will be hosted on Hopin on Thursday from 9:00 am EST - 12:30 pm and Friday from 9:00 am EST to 4:15 pm EST. Register for Maryland SBC and you are automatically put into a giveaway for a free @Srelix jersey of your choice! Giveaway will be announced live at the conference! Check out https://srelix.com/ for designs and to learn more about Mikey Halim! Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maryland-sports-business-conference-tickets-138334747955 Who's Speaking? Stay tuned as the full agenda and speakers will be announced soon. To stay up to date on news, follow @marylandsbc on Instagram and Twitter, Maryland SBC on LinkedIn. Announced Speakers: - Inspiring the next Generation of Authentic Leaders: Dr. Jen Welter (KEYNOTE) - The Importance of Mentorship: Fireside chat with Christina Francis and Rachel Levitt - Air Terps: Behind Michael Jordan’s Success with Estee Portnoy, Curtis Polk, Moderated by Bradley Polkowitz - Leveraging an Athletes Brand: A 1-on-1 with Dallas Mavericks SVP, Greg Nared - Featured companies include 5 Super Bowl Host Committees, Twitch, Premier Lacrosse League, Opendorse, Angel City FC, and NBA Top Shot! Donation to Special Olympics Maryland Maryland SBC will be free to attend, but we do encourage attendees to consider donating to our nonprofit partner, Special Olympics Maryland. All proceeds will go directly to the foundation! Our goal is to raise $5,000 to fully fund 25 Special Olympic athletes to pay for their yearly training, competitions, and programs. To donate, visit: https://support.somd.org/give/331518/#!/donation/checkout To learn more about Special Olympics Maryland, visit: https://www.somd.org/ #MarylandSBC #BeInnovative #BeAmbitious #BeFearless








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