2020 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.

    View a list of our previous years’ winners.

    Applications for Awards

    Case Study, Presented by Living Sport

    Students are encouraged to participate in our real-life situation Case Study Competition that ties together everything they have learned in sports business to help solve a real-life problem for a real-life organization. Deadline to enter your team is April 3, 2020.

    Case Study

    Conference Speakers

    Keynote Speaker

    ESPN

    Murray Cohn talking

    Main Speakers

    DLA+

    City Fitness

    Mini-Session Speakers

    Pittsburgh Steelers

    U.S. Lacrosse

    Elizabethtown College

    Erie Otters

    Pittsburgh Riverhounds

    Columbus Blue Jackets

    Washington Nationals

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    Pennsylvania State Athletic Director's Association

    Living Sport

    Pocono Raceway

    Slippery Rock University

    Saint Francis University

    Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment 

    Job/Internship Luncheon

    ESPN

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    James G. Mill Fitness Center, IUP

    Pocono Raceway

    Slippery Rock University

    Erie Otters

    Pittsburgh Steelers

    Columbus Blue Jackets

    Washington Nationals

    Living Sport

    Elizabethtown College

    Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association

    U.S. Lacrosse

    Lock Haven University Athletics 

    Indiana County YMCA

    Johnstown YMCA

    Pittsburgh Riverhounds

    Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment

    IUP Swimming

    Sponsorship Information

    Want to help make this event a success? Become a sponsor! Check out the Sponsorship Brochure for more information about the 2020 Sports Business Conference.

    A special thanks to our sponsors:

    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

    Living Sport

    Living Sport

    Hilton Garden Inn New

    Hilton Garden Inn