MSBC offers forum for business, vital link for students

-+*Stephen Master, head of Nielsen’s global sports practice, was speaking at a 2010 sports media conference at Northwestern when he was approached by a group of University of Michigan students who made the trip from Ann Arbor. The aspiring...

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Conference allows students to engage in real-world sports-business

-+*By Lindsey Scullen, Daily Staff Reporter Since 2011, University students have been vaulting into the sports industry via the Michigan Sport Business Conference, an event planned, organized and run entirely by University students. The goal? Innovation. Last year’s conference, which...

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A year later, a noticeable mood change at Michigan

-+*There is a noticeable change in the atmosphere in Ann Arbor, Mich., where I attended the fourth annual Michigan Sport Business Conference. Last year at the event, I conducted a sit-down interview with the embattled Dave Brandon. It turned out...

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Michigan Sports Business Conference announces theme

-+*MichiganDaily.com By: Emilie Plesset Published on April 8, 2014 The Michigan Sport Business Conference unveiled the theme for their third annual event as “Game Changers: Innovating Today. Defining Tomorrow.” The conference will be Oct. 24, though a venue has...

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Sports Industry 101: Breaking Into The Business Of Sports

-+*Forbes.com By: Jason Betzer Published on February 5, 2014 So you want to work in the sports industry? Like many students and young professionals pursuing an education in sports management and looking to make their big break into the business of...

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The Michigan Sports Business Conference

-+*WingingItInMotown.com By: David Malinowski October 18, 2013 For the second time in two years, the newly created annual sports business conference, headed by the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business launched students...

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Maintaining Home-Field Advantage In A Digital Age

-+*Forbes.com By: Alana Glass, Contributor Published on November 21, 2012 By a show of hands, how many of you use a smartphone or tablet to follow professional sports? If you raised your hand, you are not alone. According to...

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Best seat in the house

-+*ESPN.com By: Darren Rovell, Sport Business Reporter Published on November 16, 2012 When Andrew Ford was 18, he put himself on the Washington Redskins’ season-ticket waiting list. As someone who had cheered for the team as a child, he...

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Alums headline first University sports business conference

-+*The Michigan Daily By Zena Dave, Daily Staff Reporter Published on November 11, 2012 Business senior Brandon Rhodes took the stage at the Ross School of Business’s Blau Auditorium on Friday to convey the message that “sport matters.” Rhodes’s...

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Sports business group launches conference

-+*The Michigan Daily By: Zena Dave, Daily Staff Reporter Published on September 25, 2012 When University alum Dustin Cairo met Business and Kinesiology senior Brandon Rhodes, the two soon realized that they shared a similar vision — to bring...

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