2021 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference

  • Roundtable discussions at the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of PennsylvaniaThe annual Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will take place on April 23, 2021, and is virtual.

    This theme of this year’s conference is “Sports in the New Normal.” Speakers from professional sports, collegiate athletics, the sporting goods industry, the health and fitness industry, and other areas of sports management will present.

    The conference will be held using Zoom.

  • Online Registration

    Attendees can register online. The deadline to register for the 2021 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference is April 3, 2021.

    Register Here

    Call for Papers

    All participants are invited to submit an abstract or an oral presentation before March 1, 2021. Details can be found in this description of the call for papers.

    Student Awards

    Students are encouraged to apply for the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference Community Service, Outstanding Student, and Research awards. Deadline to enter is March 1, 2021.

    View a list of our previous years’ winners.

    Applications for Awards

    Case Study, Presented by Living Sport

    Students are encouraged to participate in our real-life situation Case Study Competition that ties together everything they have learned in sports business to help solve a real-life problem for a real-life organization. Teams must have faculty advisor support to enter. Please email Soojin Kim at kim@kutztown.edu to enter. Please include the names and contact info of all team members and faculty advisor in the email. Deadline to enter your team is April 3, 2021.

    Conference Speakers

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    • Allen Childs - CEO, PA State Alliance of YMCAs
    • Holly Farnese - Executive Director, PA State Athletic Directors Association
    • Brian Ramsey - Executive Director, Canadian Football League Player's Association
    • Buffy Filippell - President and Founder, TeamWork Online
    • Greg Remington - CBS Sports
    • Chris Deal - Oklahoma State University Athletics
    • Don Sheldon - Columbus Blue Jackets
    • Audrey Stapleton - Charlotte Hornets
    • AJ Anderson - St. Francis University
    • Alicia Marinelli - Living Sport
    • Mike Boswell - The Aspire Group
    • Zach Henderson - Washington Nationals
    • Alonzo Santiago - Texas Rangers
    • Elizabeth Schmidt - National Junior College Athletic Association
    • Krystle Lucci - Northstar California Resort
    • Christina Nellis - Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Jonathan Mancuso - Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Whitney Crull - Elizabethtown College

    Sponsorship Information

    Want to help make this event a success? Become a sponsor! Check out the Sponsorship Brochure for more information about the 2021 Sports Business Conference.

    A special thanks to our sponsors:

    Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

    College of Health and Human Services
    College of Health and Human Services

    James G. Mill Fitness Center
    James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness

    Living Sport

    Living Sport

    Hilton Garden Inn New

    Hilton Garden Inn