Weekly Recap of MSBC 2014 Prep

The Intersection of Sport and Urban Development

ANN ARBOR (September 26, 2014) – The Michigan Sport Business Conference Planning Committee has been busy preparing for the 2014 conference on Friday, October 24. This is the third installment of weekly recaps leading up to the conference. Here is a recap of the major announcements from this week:

The MSBC announced the third panel for the conference and released the speakers on the panel throughout the week. The list of speakers that will be included on the Intersection of Sport & Urban Development feature:

  • Jeff Wilpon, COO of the New York Mets
  • Mark Rosentraub, Professor of Sport Management within the School of Kinesiology
  • Janet Marie Smith, Senior VP of Planning and Development for the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Matt Rossetti, Chief Architect of Serious Fun
  • Tom Wilson, President & CEO of Olympia Entertainment

Registration is open to students for the Milwaukee Tool Networking Bootcamp that is being held next week Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Ross School of Business in room R2220. Milwaukee Tool now has its own page on the MSBC website for students to submit their resume and RSVP for the Networking Bootcamp. Students interested in registering for the bootcamp can upload their resume to the Milwaukee Tool page.

Registration for the 2014 MSBC is open to Michigan Undergraduates, Outreach Students, Michigan Alumni, and Industry Professionals. Be sure to register early as spots are filling quickly for Michigan Undergraduate students. To register for the conference go to the Registration page.

The MSBC is accepting applications for the 2014 Big Initiative award until September 30, 2014. Ten students will be honored at the 2014 MSBC for their outstanding achievements within the sport industry. To apply or nominate a student for their success, go to the Big Initiative Application page.

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MSBC PR Coordinator Olivia Reed
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