Are you looking for job opportunities in Sports Business? Want to learn more about the industry?

The York Sports Business Association (YSBA) is organizing their 3rd annual Sports Business Conference. Sports Business is a multi-billion dollar industry that has experienced incredible growth over the recent years. At this conference you will be able to rub shoulders with and hear from some of the top Sports business executives!

This year we are bringing you a star-studded line-up of professionals from great organizations such as : MLSE, NFL Canada, Tennis Canada, Hockey Canada, Rogers Media and many more!

What’s in it for you?

- Learn about the industry
- Hear from great speakers and learn about their experiences
- Network and forge relationships with top Sports Business Professionals
- Interactive Workshops
- Job Opportunities
- A chance to win great prizes ( Sports Memorabilia, Blue Jays Tickets etc.)
- Buffet lunch ( $20 value)

This excellent opportunity is open to EVERYONE! Come join us for an exciting, informative, and FUN night!

When: Friday March 14, 2014
Where: The Underground, York University
Time: 10:00AM - 6:30PM
Price: $30 for Members, $40 for Non-Members (Includes Buffet lunch and refreshments)

Spots are LIMITED

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Conference Details:

Registration [8:30AM – 10:00AM]
YSBA Executive Speech [10:00AM – 10:15AM]

Opening Keynote [10:15AM – 10:45AM]
Dan Quinn - Managing Director NFL Canada

Networking Buffer [10:45AM – 11:00AM]

1st Line Sports Panel – Modernization of Sport [11:00AM – 11:50AM]
John McCauley - Senior Director of Marketing - MLSE
Joe Lowes - Director, Brand Partnerships - Tennis Canada
Ryan Lewis - CEO - Autograph Authentic
Rob Coolican - Account Director - GMR Marketing

Networking Buffer [11:50AM – 12:00PM]

Lunch [12:00PM – 1:15PM]
Lasagna (Meat and Veggie)
Seasoned Chicken Fillet
Rice and Vegetables
Coffee, Cookies, Cake

Raffle/Interactive Activity [1:15PM – 1:30PM]

Career Workshop “Sport Business: The Evolving Journey” [1:30PM – 2:15PM]
Christos Nikitopoulos - VP Revenue Management and Strategy - Rogers Media
Charles Johnston - President of Honda Indy
Will Strickland - TSN 1050 Radio Host and Producer

Networking Buffer [2:15PM – 2:30PM]

Q&A Panel (Audience/Professor/YSBA generated) [2:30PM – 3:15PM]
Alan Raphael - Director of Brand Partnerships - TSN
Darryl Boynton - GM 2015 & 2017 World Junior Championships, Hockey Canada
Matthew Shuber - VP of Business Affairs and Legal Counsel
Robert Craig - Manager Business Intelligence, MLSE
Adam Ward - Senior Analyst Trojan One
Ian Malcolm - President, Desperado Marketing

Closing Keynote [3:15PM – 3:45PM]

Preben Ganzhorn - VP of Marketing at SmartCentres

YSBA Closing Remarks [3:45PM – 4:00PM]

Social Mixer and Networking Cocktail [4:00PM – 6:30PM]

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We'll see you there!