2019 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference

  • Roundtable discussions at the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of PennsylvaniaThe annual Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be held April 17, 2020.

    This theme of this year’s conference is “The Importance of Leadership in Sport.” Speakers from professional sports, collegiate athletics, the sporting goods industry, the health and fitness industry, and other areas of sports management will present.

    The conference will be held in the Hadley Union Building on the IUP campus.

  • Individual and Group Registration Forms

    Groups and individuals who wish to attend the 2020 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference can fill out the registration form here. The deadline to register for the 2020 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference is April 3, 2020.

    Groups of five or more registering for the conference will receive $5 off the registration fee. Groups must be preregistered before their individual members begin registering.

    Online Registration

    Attendees may also choose to register online. The deadline to register for the 2020 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference is April 3, 2020.

    Call for Papers

    All participants are invited to submit an abstract or an oral presentation before March 1, 2020. Details can be found in this description of the call for papers.

    Student Awards

    Students are encouraged to apply for the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference Community Service, Outstanding Student, and Research awards. Deadline to enter is March 1, 2020.

    Applications for Awards:

    Case Study Presented by Living Sport Living Sport

    This year's Case Study competition is presented by Living Sport. For more information on the title sponsor, Living Sport, please use the link above or email kristin@livingsport.com

    Students are encouraged to form a team and compete in this year’s case study. The deadline to enter a team is March 9, 2019.

    Keynote Speaker

    Jeff Siembieda: Executive Director, New Mexico Bowl

    Conference Speakers

    Murray Cohn talking

    Main Speakers

    • Murray Cohn: MC Sports Sales Training and Consulting, Inc.
    • Casey Muir: Director of Football, Octagon
    • Lisa Kihl: University of Minnesota

    Mini-Session Speakers

    • Zach Henderson: Washington Nationals
    • John Simpson: Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Amos Leak: Archrival, adidas Field Agent
    • Don Sheldon: Buffalo Bills
    • Christina Nellis: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Anthony Eder: Cleveland Indians
    • Kristin Scheitrum: Living Sport
    • Brittney Krueger: Pocono Raceway
    • Alex Yoh: Delaware Blue Coats
    • Dr. Szu-Kai Fu: University of Taipei
    • A.J. Anderson: Saint Francis University (PA)
    • Tony Buccilli: Washington Wild Things
    • Tim Glase: Ignite2X
    • Andrea Miller: Slippery Rock University

    Job and Internship Luncheon

    • Cleveland Indians
    • Buffalo Bills
    • State College Spikes
    • Washington Wild Things
    • Delaware Blue Coats
    • Washington Nationals
    • Living Sport
    • Octagon
    • Archrival
    • ESPN
    • Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Tailgate Guys
    • Indiana County YMCA
    • IUP Campus Rec
    • Saint Francis University (PA)
    • Pocono Raceway
    • IUP Athletic Department
    • IUP James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness
    • Lock Haven University
    • Slippery Rock University

    Sponsorship Information

    Want to help make this event a success? Become a sponsor! Check out the Sponsorship Brochure for more information about the 2019 Sports Business Conference.

    A special thanks to our sponsors:

    Hilton Garden Inn New
    Hilton Garden Inn at IUP

    Living Sport

    Living Sport

    Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science
    Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

    College of Health and Human Services
    College of Health and Human Services

    James G. Mill Fitness Center
    James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness