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Penn State Sports Business Conference Returns With Professionals From Across Major Leagues

The Penn State Sports Business Conference will bring sports executives and professionals to campus for its annual networking event on March 18 and 19.

Professionals from the NFL, NBA, MLB, Minorities in Sports, The Player’s Tribune, Comcast Sports, Octagon, and Vayner Sports will be in attendance at this year’s conference. You can see the full list of speakers here.

The networking and career reception will be held Monday, March 18 in Beaver Stadium. The main conference will be at the Nittany Lion Inn Tuesday, March 19.

The two-day conference ran for the first time in spring 2018. Last year’s speakers included Penn State football coach James Franklin, Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula, and Laila Brock, senior director of operations and logistics for the College Football Playoff.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the HUB or in the Business Building. If you choose to register online, an SBC member will reach out with more instructions on how to purchase your tickets. Tickets are $30 for University Park students, $35 for any other students, and $60 for professionals.

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Gabriela is a senior majoring in print and digital journalism and Onward State's former student life editor. She is from Norristown, PA, which she normally refers to as "30 minutes outside of Philadelphia" (she looked up the exact driving time). She enjoys really enjoys eating cereal at night, in case you were wondering. To contact Gabriela, e-mail her at [email protected], or follow her on Twitter @GabiStevenson if you want to feel young again.


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