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Minority Trailblazers in Sports Conference

Sports Enfocus

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM - Friday, February 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EST)

Atlanta, United States

Minority Trailblazers in Sports Conference

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REGISTER FOR THIS EXCITING EVENT NOW TO SECURE YOUR SPACE AND BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE CROWN PLAZA TO GET THE CONFERENCE RATE WHICH HAS BEEN

EXTENDED TO MARCH 5, 2013. 

 

INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN SPORTS?

DO YOU WANT TO NETWORK WITH THOSE WORKING IN THIS INDUSTRY?

THIS IS THE CONFERENCE FOR YOU!

 

The Minority Trailblazers in Sports Conference will be one of the premier networking events for ANYONE who is interested in the sports industry. Minority sports professionals from across the country will gather in Atlanta, Georgia to discuss issues, educate, mentor and network.  One specific goal is to assist and advise aspiring students as well as young professionals who have an interest in a career in sports. Another goal is to give existing professionals a platform to exchange ideas and network.

 This informative event will take place February 21-22, 2014 at the Crown Plaza Atlanta Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. It will provide a platform for open dialog relative to the hiring trends in athletics today and in the future. In addition, you will learn from industry veterans the most effective methods to pursue and obtain a position in this saught after industry.

  

 

 

Conference Agenda to Date

  

Friday March 15th

     12:00pm - 12:15pm Welcome

      Paula Jackson - President, Sports Enfocus

     12:15pm - 1:30pm Community Relations in the NFL

      Kendyl Moss - Director of Community Relations, Atlanta Falcons

    1:45pm - 3:00pm Sports, Social Media and Marketing

     Duane Lewis - Director of Sports Information, Alabama State

     University

      Russell Clark - Senior Manager, Experiential Marketing CSE

    3:15pm - 4:30pm So....you want to be an Athletic Director

    China Jude - Vice President and Director of Athletics, Queens 

    College

    Vaughn Williams - Director of Athletics, Kennesaw State

     University

     4:45pm- 5:30pm Roundtable Open Discussion on Diversity in

    Sports and the opportunities gained from a degree in Sports 

    Marketing or Management

     Dr. Billy Hawkins - Author and University of Georgia Professor

     of Sports Management and Policy, Department of

     Kinesiology

 

 

Saturday, March 16th

 9:00am - 10:15am The Decision Makers...What are

  they looking for in new hires?

  Dr. Carlton Brown - President, Clark Atlanta University

  Shelana Poindexter - Associate, Parker Search Firm

 10:30am - 11:45pm The Role of A Sports Agent

  Kimberly Holland - President and CEO, ICON Management

 11:45pm - 12:45pm Awards Luncheon 

1:00pm - 2:15pm Women in the Sports Industry....Are the Rules

 of the Game the Same?

All female panelist are asked to participate on this panel.

2:30pm - 3:45pm Opportunities in Collegiate Sports

Greg Moore - Commissioner, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Merlene Aitkin - Assistant Director of Athletics, Georgia Tech

Tim Duncan - Athletic Director, Paine College

4:00pm - 5:15pm Community and Public Relations in the NFL

Tony Wyllie - Vice President of Communications, Washington Redskins

Artis Tywman - Senior Director of Communications, St. Louis Rams

Reggie Roberts - Director of Media Relations, Atlanta Falcons

Jason Jenkins - Director of Media Relations, Miami Dolphins

 

 

 (Panelist and agenda subject to change)

 

 Contact the Crown Plaza Atlanta Airport directly to make hotel room reservations by following this link https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10574455 or you may call the hotel directly at 404.768.6660. Ask for the Minority Trailblazers rate when making the reservation by phone. For additional information and to inquire about group registration and also sponsor and vendor information contact Paula Jackson at pljackson@sportsenfocus.com.

 

NETWORK WITH TRAILBLAZERS TODAY TO BECOME A TRAILBLAZER TOMORROW

Have questions about Minority Trailblazers in Sports Conference? Contact Sports Enfocus

When

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM - Friday, February 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EST)


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Organizer

Sports Enfocus

Sports Enfocus is a consulting firm specializing in athletic administration consulting, sports marketing and event management. Presently, The Minority Trailblazers in Sport conference is the main event with plans to eventually expand to other locations in an effort to assist as many people as possible. For more information send your questions to info@sportsenfocus.com.

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