(UMass Amherst is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) There are very important strides that are currently being taken to encourage gender equality in the sports industry. There is also much work to be done in this area, as many teams, leagues, brands, agencies and associations continue to skew heavily towards male positions of leadership. Some of the meaningful strides taking place are occurring in academia, as programs specializing in sports management education become more intentional and proactive about both […]
(The National Sports Forum is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) A rising tide lifts all ships. Now in its 25th year of operation, this is the basic philosophy behind the National Sports Forum. Hundreds of professionals of every level attend the three-day conference every year to share ideas and best practices as well as create new connections and friendships in an effort to move the sports industry forward. This year, the event returns to the East Coast for […]
(UMass Amherst is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) The question “So where do you want to work in sports?” is often answered by young sport fans and burgeoning sport management professionals with a common vision for future employment: being a general manager of a professional team. As the calendar turns to 2020, the professional development environment surrounding this highly sought after and exclusive sport industry niche continues to evolve. The “GM track” remains elusive to define, with no one […]
While in Las Vegas for its annual NHL Awards event celebrating last year’s top players, the league also took the time to examine its future, with a focus on advancing diversity and gender equality across hockey. The NHL held its inaugural diversity summit, which featured several announcements and panels, including tennis great Billie Jean King Officially titled “Declaring our Principles – Advancing Equity: A Summit on Inclusion,” the NHL announced a partnership with the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, while […]
In the past, MIS brought on seasonal staff to help its ticket sales and customer service efforts. However, this year it formalized that program and structured training, branding it Fuel Academy.
The PBC provides a number of prospects not invited to the NBA Draft Combine with the opportunity to show their skills and prepare for the future.
After ten years on the business side of pro basketball, Michael Taylor has learned how valuable persistence and personal branding are in ticket sales.
German will lend her expertise on premium sales at the Front Office Sports Ticketing Huddle at the Oakland Coliseum on May 10.
Deirdre Buchta received a Master’s in Sport Administration from UOnline in 2018. That experience has already helped her advance her career.
Niagara University’s sport management program helped Tara Hanson land a job in her dream career field and taught her valuable skills along the way.
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