SMWW Partnering with NBA D-League’s Raptors 905 to Host Showcase Basketball Career Conference

Basketball Career Conference at the NBA D-League ShowcaseFor five days in January the NBA Development League will host its 13th annual Showcase and SMWW will be in the middle of the action, hosting the first NBA D-League Showcase Basketball Career Conference January 20th from the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.

The NBA D-League Showcase consists of all 22 NBA D-league teams playing two games each in front of scouts and NBA executives, but the opportunities for advancement aren’t just for the athletes on the court - they are there for you too.

“Jobs in sports business are exploding. Individuals wanting to work in the NBA should attend our Showcase Basketball Career Conference and find out how to break in at all levels of the game,” says Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide. “There are 22 NBA D-League teams with direct relationships with their NBA affiliates. The NBA D-League not only provides a feeder program for professional basketball players but also provides the perfect situation for anyone in marketing, sales, finance, fan engagement, communications, community events and more to learn the industry and grow.”

The NBA D-League Showcase Basketball Career Conference will provide people of all ages with a desire to work in professional basketball, insight and exposure they can't get anywhere else:

  • Network with sports business executives
  • Receive career guidance from well know sports executives
  • Insights on who is hiring and what skills you need to get hired
  • Connect with other sports career minded individuals
  • Learn strategies to catapult your career to the next level
  • Get insider information to changes in the industry and help you get on the fast track

While hopeful NBA prospects attend the NBA D-League Showcase trying to catch the eye of scouts and executives, so should those eager to make their mark behind the scenes of professional basketball.

“Anyone interested in basketball or learning what happens behind the scenes in the NBA is a match for this conference,” says Dr. Lashbrook.  “In fact, anyone who is interested in working in sports business of any kind will learn so much about the industry of sports. This event can help catapult your sports career.”

As part of your registration you will receive reserved tickets to the Friday evening games after the conference is complete. Take the next step in your sports career - register today!

dr. Lynn LashbrookAbout the Author: Dr. Lynn Lashbrook is the President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide, the first ever online sports management school with a mission to educate future sports business executives.

Dr. Lashbrook has been involved in the sports industry for over 40 years and is a respected voice in the industry, having contributed to ESPN, Comcast SportsNet, Forbes, SiriusXM, CNBC, Rugby World, The New York Times, the London Free Press, Yahoo Sports and many more. 

As a certified NFL agent, Dr. Lashbrook has represented over 100 NFL clients, including former 1st rounder Mark Fields, 9-time Pro Bowler Brian Dawkins and Miami Dolphins Quarterback Matt Moore. He is a passionate and enthusiastic teacher, known for helping students strategize ways to reach their career goals in the world of sports.