The Texas Sport Management Symposium is one of the premier events for those involved in the business of sport. This year’s symposium will feature some of the biggest names in the industry, and is sure to be a can’t-miss event for anyone involved in sport management.
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The twelfth annual Texas Sport Management Symposium, presented by the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation, will be held on October 1-3, 2020 at the J.W. Marriott Austin. This year’s theme is “Elevating Your Game: Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Sport.” The symposium will feature over 30 sport industry experts who will share their knowledge and expertise on a variety of topics related to advancing your career in sport.
What is the Texas Sport Management Symposium?
The Texas Sport Management Symposium (TSMS) is a two-day event that brings together sport professionals from across the state of Texas and beyond. The symposium provides an opportunity for attendees to network, learn from each other, and expand their knowledge of the sport management industry. This year’s TSMS will be held on October 26-27 in Houston, TX.
When is it?
The 8th Annual Texas Sport Management Symposium will take place on March 3-4, 2020 at the University of Texas at Austin. The two-day event provides an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share their research and discuss the latest issues in the field of sport management.
Where is it?
The symposium will be held at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall semester. Exact dates and times will be announced soon, but save the date in your calendar!
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This year’s Texas Sport Management Symposium will offer attendees the chance to learn from some of the biggest names in the industry. With keynote speakers like Jerry Jones, Jr. (Vice President of the Dallas Cowboys) and George Steinbrenner IV (Principal Owner of the Yankees), this is an event you won’t want to miss.
Who are they?
The Texas Sport Management Symposium is an annual event that brings together sport management scholars, students, and practitioners from around the state of Texas. The Symposium strives to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and scholarly research related to sport management. This year’s keynote speakers are Dr. Kimberly McCuen and Dr. Matthew Robinson.
Dr. Kimberly McCuen is a professor in the Department of Sport Management at George Mason University. She has been a faculty member at GMU since 2007, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in sport marketing, management, and policy. Her research focuses on issues related to gender equity and diversity in sport organizations. She has published numerous articles on these topics in journals such as the International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, Journal of Sport Management, and International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
Dr. Matthew Robinson is an associate professor in the Department of PARKS, Recreation & Tourism Management at North Carolina State University. He has been on the faculty at NC State since 2008, teaching courses in sport marketing, management, ethics, law, and event planning. His research focuses on issues related to sponsorship and corporate social responsibility in sport organizations. He has published numerous articles on these topics in journals such as Journal of Sport Management, Event Management, International Journal of Event and Festival Management, and International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship.
What will they be speaking about?
This year’s keynote speakers are some of the most influential minds in the sports world. They’ll be discussing a variety of topics, including the future of the industry, the intersection of sports and business, and how to maximize your career potential. You won’t want to miss it!
With exciting breakout sessions like “The Business of Being a Professional Athlete” and “The Evolution of Athlete Marketing,” the Texas Sport Management Symposium offers something for everyone. Check out the full list of breakout sessions below.
What are they?
The Texas Sport Management Symposium will feature a variety of interactive breakout sessions discussing some of the most pressing issues in the sport industry today. These sessions will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn from and interact with some of the top professionals in the field. Topics will include:
– The role of analytics in sport
– Social media and sport
– The business of college athletics
– The future of stadium and arena development
– Sport and the law
– Sports betting and integrity
– And more!
What topics will be covered?
The 2019 Texas Sport Management Symposium will offer an exciting lineup of breakout sessions covering a variety of topics related to the business of sport. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and network with industry leaders on topics such as data analytics, fan engagement, marketing, sponsorship, and much more. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, there is sure to be a session that interests you. Check out the complete list of breakout sessions below.
-Data Analytics in Sport
-Fan Engagement Strategies
-Marketing Your Sport Franchise
-Sport Sponsorship 101
-The Business of eSports
-Women in Sport Leadership
The Texas Sport Management Symposium (TSMS) is an annual event that provides a forum for discussion and research on sport management issues. The TSMS is open to anyone with an interest in sport management and is held each year in early February. This year’s symposium will be held on February 6-8, 2020 at the University of Texas at Austin.
How do you register?
Use the form below to register for the Texas Sport Management Symposium. The event will take place on October 12-13 at the University of Texas at Austin. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]
What is the cost?
The cost for the entire symposium is $200 and that includes all materials, access to every event, as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday and Saturday. If you are a member of TASMA, the cost is reduced to $150. You can register for the symposium by clicking here.
The Texas Sport Management Symposium was a great success! We would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to make this event possible. We would also like to thank our sponsors for their support. We hope to see you all next year!
Why you should attend
The annual Texas Sport Management Symposium (TSMS) is the premier event for professionals in the sport industry. The symposium provides an opportunity to network with some of the most influential people in the field, learn from top leaders in the industry, and gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and issues facing the sport industry.
TSMS also offers a unique opportunity to learn about career opportunities in sport management and to meet potential employers. The event attracts recruiters from top sport organizations, including colleges and universities, professional teams, sports agencies, and corporate sponsors.
If you are interested in pursuing a career in sport management, or if you are already working in the field and want to stay ahead of the curve, TSMS is a must-attend event.