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2014 Conference

2014

 

The 12th annual Partners in Sports Fall Conference greeted over 170 guests. Partners in Sports welcomed student members, faculty, alumni, sponsors, NEST students, and students form Martin Methodist College. The Fall Conference was held in the Wolf-Kaplan Center at Neyland Stadium on October 24. This year’s speakers included:

Seana Swierzek: Director of Business Development for 160over90
Mark Krause: Founder & CEO of Cyclops Gear
Bridget Burke: Director of Digital Assets for IMG
Kevin Ross: Vice President of Under Armour

The speakers talked about their past experiences that led them to where they are today in their careers. Each speaker gave advice on how to break into the job market right out of college. Our attendees were able to meet with the speakers after to ask questions and learn more about them.

The Fall Conference was a wonderful opportunity for the attendees to learn from professionals in the sport industry. Partners in Sports would not be able to have the conference without the sponsorship of the Tennessee Athletic Department, Allegiant Athletic Agency, Chick-fil-A, Bonefish Grill, All Occasions Rentals, Knoxville News Sentinel, Sugar Foods Corporation, and Tennova Healthcare.

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.