SABR Analytics Conference/Baseball Industry Network Cactus League Meet-Up
The Baseball Industry Network is once again teaming up with SABR (the Society of American Baseball Research) on Thursday, March 9th from 7:00 pm- 9:30 pm for their welcome reception at the upcoming sixth annual SABR Analytics Conference to be held in downtown Phoenix, Arizona March 9-11 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. The welcome reception will feature food, drinks and great opportunities to network with baseball professionals, SABR Analytics Conference panelists and moderators and other attendees from througout Major League Baseball.
The SABR/Baseball Industry Network Cactus League Meet-Up also allows those who may be not be able to attend the full conference, to have the opportunity to partake in networking with professionals from throughout the industry at the official welcome reception. Cost is $30 (welcome reception only).
We'll have a full list of guests from various Major League organizations that will be in attendance for the reception.
The 2017 SABR Analytics Conference features a great list of speakers including:
Jerry DiPoto, Executive VP/GM, Seattle Mariners
Mike Hazen, Executive VP/GM, Arizona Diamondbacks
Jed Hoyer, Executive VP/GM, Chicago Cubs
Jason McLeod, Sr. VP, Scouting/Player Development, Chicago Cubs
Vince Gennaro, SABR President & author of Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball
Brian Kenny, Host, MLB Network
Jessica Mendoza, Analyst, ESPN
Eric Byrnes, Analyst, MLB Network
Randy Johnson, Hall of Fame Pitcher, Arizona Diamondbacks
Luis Gonzalez, Special Advisor, Arizona Diamondbacks
Bill James, Sr. Advisor, Baseball Operations, Boston Red Sox
Scott Harris, Director of Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs
Jim Deshaies, Broadcaster, Chicago Cubs
and many more…
We will also have a list of special guests that will also be available for the networking reception (3/9/17).
SABR is also hosting the Diamond Dollars Case Competition as part of the conference which allows students to present their case results/recommendations of a baseball ops case to a panel of judges which include some team executives. For the full schedule and to register for the SABR Analytics Conference and Diamond Dollars Case Competition you can go to www.sabr.org.
The cost of the Baseball Industry Network Cactus League Meet-Up is $30 to attend but if you are attending the SABR Analytics Conference your admission is included in the cost of the conference and you do not need to register again separately here. I want to give a special note of appreciation to both Marc Appleman and Vince Gennaro of SABR for allowing the Baseball Industry Network to share in this experience once again.
The Baseball Industry Network now features over 32,000 members and you can join us on LinkedIn (in the group directory). You can also follow the Baseball Industry Network on Twitter at @tbrooksBIN.
Tyrone Brooks- Founder, Baseball Industry Network/Senior Director, Front Office and Field Staff Diversity Pipelone Program, Major League Baseball