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London Sports Career Conference -Wembley Stadium


London Sports
Career Conference
"British & American Sports Converge!"

When:

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Where:
  • Sports Career Conference on Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Wembley Hilton
  • (Optional) NFL London Game - San Francisco 49ers versus Jacksonville Jaguars - Wembley Stadium on Sunday, October 27, 2013. 

Why Attend:
  • Learn how British & American sports converging can benefit your career.
  • Gain top career advice from both UK & US Sports Executives
  • Network with sports business industry leaders
  • Learn from US & UK mentors who have been where you are and want to assist you with your career path.
  • Insider information to global changes in the industry that put your career on the fast track.
  • Strategies to catapult your sports career to the next level
  • Be a part of sports history as US & UK sports converge.
  • Take advantage of career tips and strategies for your future
  • Put yourself in the heart of the action
Who:

Anyone 18 years or older interested in advancing their career in sports.

What:
This Sports Career Conference is your opportunity to gain valuable insight into a variety of sports careers from those working at the highest level of British & US Sports. (Speakers from the English Premier League, Football League, NFL, Super League, UK Sports Media and leading Sports Agencies.)

The Sports Career Conference is for those who are looking to develop or advance their career in the global explosion of sports. The Conference is also a great event for networking with many people involved in sports attending as delegates.
The one day conference will feature unique discussions bringing together the best of British and US Sports. The conference will be split up into diverse speaker panels; including sports business, athlete representation, soccer scouting, sports media, sports marketing and sports business strategies.

Join Sports Management Worldwide for a Sports Career Conference in conjunction with the NFL London Game. Wembley Stadium, the second largest stadium in Europe, hosts the Jacksonville Jaguars versus the San Francisco 49ers.
 The one day conference includes unique panel discussions, networking, and question-answer periods designed to solidify the knowledge of every participant. The conference will be split up into diverse speaker panels; including sports business, athlete representation, scouting, league management, and sports business strategies. Additionally, the NFL Game is expected to attract over 50,000 visitors, including NFL Personnel and more than 500 print, television, and radio media members to the London area. 

Speakers: (more added daily!)
Chris Parsons - NFL VP International
Tom Fox - Arsenal FC Chief Commercial Officer
Dr. Lynn Lashbrook - Sports Management Worldwide President
Will Lloyd - Global Sports Jobs CEO
Mike Stoeber - Jacksonville Jaguars Asst. Director of Football Technology
Darren Eales - Tottenham Hotspur Director of Football Administration
Colin Gordon - Key Sports Management Licensed Player Agent by the FA
Simon Miller - Bloomberg Head of Intl. Business Development (tentative)
Neil Hornsby - PR Pro Football Focus Owner
Simon Farrant, Opta Sports - Marketing
Ahmad Hamzah - Jacksonville Jaguars Director of Football Logistics & Facilities
David Lowe - St Helens Rugby League - Digital Marketing Manager
Derek Bragg - The Scouting Network/Wyscout 
Paraag Marathe - San Francisco 49ers Chief Commercial Officer
Gary Double - IMG Vice President, Corporate Communications, (Tentative)
Michele Verroken - Sporting Integrity
Ceri Wynne - Sports Consultant on behalf of the FA, LTA, Anti Doping
Paul Molesworth - Burton Albion FC Chief Scout
John Print - SMWW Director of UK Operations & Licensed FA Player Agent
Krista Olson -  San Francisco 49ers Marketing Manager
Charles Bruner – Arsenal FC Premium Sales Manager
Talia Malik – San Francisco 49ers PR Assistant
More added daily!


2013 London Sports Career Conference Agenda:
Saturday, October 26
8:30-9:00 am Registration Open
8:50 am Welcome & Introductions with Dr. Lynn Lashbrook - SMWW President
9:00 am Tom Fox - Arsenal FC Chief Commercial Officer
9:30 am Chris Parsons – NFL International Vice President
10:00 am Coffee Break
10:15 am Sports Analytics Panel
  Simon Miller – Bloomberg Sports
  Simon Farrant – Opta Sports
11:00 am Darren Eales – Tottenham Hotspur Director of Football Administration
11:30 am Scouting & Technology
  Derek Bragg – The Scouting Network & Wyscout
  Mike Stoeber – Jacksonville Jaguars Asst. Dir. of Technology
  Paul Molesworth – English Premiership League Scout
  Neil Hornsby – PR Football Focus
12:30 pm Networking Lunch
  (Hot Season British Buffet Provided)
1:30 pm Sports Marketing & PR Panel
  Charles Bruner – Arsenal FC Premium Sales Manager
  Krista Olden – San Francisco 49ers Marketing Manager
  Talia Malik – San Francisco 49ers PR Assistant
  David Lowe – St Helens RFL – Digital Marketing
2:30 pm   The Life of a Sports Agent
  Colin Gordon – Key Sports Management, FIFA Agent
  Dr. Lynn Lashbrook – SMWW, NFL Agent
3:15 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm Sport Policy
  Michele Verokken – Sporting Integrity
4:00 pm Career Strategies in International Sports
  Will Lloyd – Global Sports Jobs CEO
4:30 pm Closing Remarks - Dr. Lynn Lashbrook
5:00pm Optional Networking Drinks in the Wembley Hitlon Icons Bar – Cash Bar
 
Sunday, October 27 (optional)
3:00 pm Wembley Gates open
5:00pm NFL Jacksonville Jaguars vs. San Francisco 49ers KICKOFF
 


Note: Due to Team Meetings, speakers are not guaranteed and will change. The closer we get to the date, the more accurate the schedule becomes as executives do not yet know their team meeting schedules.

 


 

Details: This unique seminar provides an invaluable opportunity to learn about careers in all sports and network with US & UK sports professionals. Coaches, Team Scouts, Sports Marketing & PR professionals, UK Sports Media, experienced sports agents, former professional athletes and many others will be in attendance. Speakers from the English Premier League, Football League, NFL, Super League, UK Sports Media and leading Sports Agencies.

This is a great one day event for anyone looking to develop or advance a career in sports.  You will get opportunities to meet and learn from sports executives, sports administrators from both the UK & the US within the backdrop of the world renowned Wembley Stadium in the atomosphere of a historical NFL season game. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to create relationships with key individuals in the sports business community and advance their knowledge of sports business.


Registration includes: Name badge, conference credentials, registration packet, all conference sessions, Saturday Networking Lunch at the Wembley Hilton.
Read an article with conference speaker Chris Parsons, NFL VP of International as he talks about the NFL moving to London.

Space is limited to the first 100 registrations to enhance networking opportunities. Most attendees will not attend the Sunday NFL game. It is optional.

Registration Fees: (Registration does not include travel or hotel accommodations.)

*Early Bird General Admission
 - $275(£180) Regular price - $325 Click here to register for General Admission.

*Early Bird Student Admission $250 (£160) Regular price - $300  Click here to register for Student Admission.
(Your university will be on your name tag)

Early Bird Team & Agency Admission
(Your team or agency will be on your name tag)  $250 (£160) Regular price - $300 Click here to register for Team & Agency Admission.
*All Prices in US Dollars. £ prices are just a guide.

Includes: Registration includes name badge, registration packet, all conference sessions, and Saturday Lunch at Wembley Hilton.

If you prefer to pay in £GBP please contact via email info@smww.com or call +44 (0)20 8767 0067.

Group Discount: 
Groups of 4 or more are eligible for a discount. Please contact info@smww.com or +44 (0)20 8767 0067  for more information.

 


What can you expect?
SMWW traditionally have held conferences across North America with our Headline Conference taking place every year during February in Indianapolis at the NFL Combine. We also run sport specific conferences throughout the year. Click here for videos about our past Basketball and Hockey conferences in the USA. Attendees rave about our conferences.

We have a very high satisfaction rate and many returnees. Many sports business conferences are over £600 ($1000). We keep the price of our conference low so that those wanting to advance their careers in sports can afford to attend. 

University Credit:  Most attendees are not university students but sports people looking to start or advance their career in professional or collegiate sportsl. However, for those of you who are in college and would like transferable credits (graduate or undergraduate) to your school, one hour of college credit is available from Western Oregon University. Call for details.

Questions? Call John Print at UK +44 (0)871 288 4799

Dress Code:  Business Casual
Conference sessions: Saturday, October 26, 2013
NFL London Football Game (optional): Sunday, October 27, 2013


Saturday, October 26th Sports Career Conference: 
London Wembley Hilton
Lakeside Way, Wembley, 
London, Middlesex HA9 0BU, United Kingdom
Phone:+44 20 8150 8090

Sunday, October 27th NFL Game San Francisco 49ers versus Jacksonville Jaguars  (5pm kick-off):

Wembley Stadium
Wembley London HA9 0WS

 2013 Speakers include: 

Speakers are now being invited and will be announced soon. (Note: see similar conference speaker agenda at Manchester City FC Conference here.)

  2013 Media Partner for the London Sports Career Conference: 



 

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Sports Management Worldwide would like to invite you to join us at one or all of our SMWW Career Conferences. These events are held during major sporting events so that you can experience the heart of the action. These seminars provide an invaluable opportunity to learn about numerous sports jobs and network with professionals currently working at the highest level of sports. Head coaches, GMs, Directors of Player Personnel and Scouting, ESPN writers, experienced sports agents, former professional athletes and many others will be in attendance. Join industry leaders to discuss and debate the latest challenges facing the business of sports. For anyone that is looking to work in sports, you can't miss this opportunity to meet and learn from sports executives and the SMWW staff, all in the atmosphere of a sporting event you have always dreamed of participating. One college credit is available per conference attended. (Excluding Toronto, Canada Prime Time Conference)

 

 

 

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