UW-Parkside to Host Sport Management Conference April 28

Published: April 19, 2023

Kenosha, WIS.- The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has announced the 2023 Sport Management Conference, sponsored by the UW-Parkside Sport Management Program, will be held on Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This conference is an experience for all that wish to attend and participate, bringing together sport industry professionals, high school students, as well as UW-Parkside students and alumni, to discuss the current trends and future of the sport business.

The Conference will be held in the UW-Parkside Student Center Ballroom and will begin at 9 a.m. with the opening session with Chancellor Ford. The Social Media and Fan Engagement session will begin at 9:30 a.m.  

The day will continue with the Diversity in Sport session at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Keynote address at 12 p.m. The Keynote Speaker will be Phil Sklar, Co-Founder and CEO of The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.

The day with will conclude with The Sports Brand session, a discussion about new brands and rebranding in sport, at 1 p.m.

For more information or to register, please visit https://www.uwp.edu/learn/departments/hesm/sportmanagementconference.cfm

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to high-quality educational programs, creative and scholarly activities, and services responsive to its diverse student population, and its local, national, and global communities. We are a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion, and community engagement. The campus serves as a premier comprehensive public institution and a destination of choice, serving as a focal point of local, regional, and global progress.

Media Contact:

Bill Boppre
Health, Kinesiology, & Sport Mgt Department
University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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