Sports Business Institute (SBI), an organization of accomplished leaders working with students and aspiring professionals to pursue fulfilling careers in sports, today announced that it will hold its first-ever summer career camp at Fordham University Westchester Campus in Harrison, New York.
SMALL FALLS, NJ, June 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Sports Business Institute (SBI), an organization of accomplished leaders working with students and aspiring professionals to pursue fulfilling careers in sports, today announced that it will hold its first-ever summer career camp at Fordham University Westchester Campus in Harrison, New York. This immersive four-day event will cover a wide range of topical initiatives ranging from sports media, sports management, marketing and communications to identifying career paths and options, degrees, resources and development.
Kick off on Tuesday, June 21 and continue through friday june 24, the certificate program is open to current high school seniors and recent high school graduates. Students interested in a career off the court in sports are invited to explore the more than $800 billion market and its entrepreneurial and diverse opportunities. Attendees will also have time to network with industry professionals and leaders, build lasting relationships, and quickly build a network that will be an invaluable asset to them throughout their respective journeys.
“The Sports Business Institute is thrilled to be working with a world-class university as a partner for our first-ever summer event. We are excited to help students discover opportunities in the growing and rapidly changing world of sports. .business on a local and international basis,” said Dave TorromeoExecutive Director of the SBI.
An All-Star team of sports industry professionals will serve as instructors/speakers during the camp, tailoring their storytelling and ideas to the young people who are in the classroom to hear, request and absorb the content.
Featured contributors confirmed to appear include: Michael Schreckthe CEO/co-founder of Collegiate Sports Management Group; Eric Peterson, Director of Ticketing Services, New York Mets; Sports producer and writer Terry Wagner Flynn; Nik Kuman, co-founder and CEO of Underdog Sports; sports manager Tom Laidlawa former New York Rangers defenseman who played seven seasons for the Blueshirts; Barry Wilnerauthor and reporter for the Associated Press who has covered every Super Bowl since 1987; Janine GaliottiDirector, Partnership Marketing, USTA; Bobby Ciafardini, sports director at public radio WFUV; and Richard Kentauthor, professor of sports law and agent.
The program will also include representation from Octagon, a creative marketing agency in global sports and entertainment that has designed campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands, including MasterCard, Delta and General Mills. The program will end with a visit and presentation at the ANC headquarters in Purchase, NYan industry leader in widescreen video and professional and college sports venue marketing whose portfolio of work includes projects for the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Dodgers.
The program will consist of a comprehensive program of daily themes and activities, such as:
● June 21st: Sports Industry Trends and Career Development
● June 22: Sports Media and Communications
● June 23: Sports Marketing and Management
● June 24: Visit, presentation and networking event at the ANC headquarters in Purchase, NY.
Standard registration ends on June 15, 2022. To learn more about the camp and to register, visit: https://www.fordham.edu/homepage/7866/sports_business_institute/
About the Sports Business Institute (SBI)
Sports Business Institute (SBI), a Fastlane Co., is an organization of distinguished leaders with a long track record of successfully working with students and aspiring professionals to pursue careers in sports. SBI has produced education and professional development programs in partnership with industry leaders including the New York Yankees, NFL, NBA, PGA, MLS, National Baseball Museum Hall of Fame as well as the College Football Hall of Fame.
About Fordham University
“Our SBI program offers young people the opportunity to meet some of the greatest talent in the sports industry and discover the wide and impressive range of career opportunities in this industry. 400 billion dollars-cheaper”, Dr. Anthony R. DavidsonDean, Fordham School professional and continuing studies. “We are excited to give students an up-close look at the many aspects of the sports industry from those who know the industry first-hand.”
Founded in 1841, Fordham University is a private Jesuit research university in New York City. With a campus of over 90 acres, the university stands as a premier educational institution in the state. Its renowned programs and widespread community impact make Fordham the ideal host for the SBI Career Camp. For more information and assistance with the SBI event, contact the Fordham team by phone at 914-367-3302 or by email at [email protected]
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SOURCE Institute of Sports Affairs