Want a career in the sports, entertainment, music, television, film, nightlife or events industries? Johnson & Wales University students and alumni are learning how to launch their careers from the experts.
Sports, Entertainment & Events ConferenceThurs, Apr 12, 8am-3pmWildcat Center, North Miami CampusDirections
Students and alumni can network with top companies and discuss industry trends and best practice with some of the biggest names in the SEE field. And the first 150 students to register attend a private brand fair with over 20 employers, including:
Registration/Employer Breakfast 8am, Wildcat Center Lobby
Denita Turner: Six Tips For Enhancing Your Business Savvy 8:30-9:30am, Wildcat Gymnasium
Athletes, Artists, Celebrities 9:40-10:40am, Wildcat Gymnasium Panel I features individuals who work with athletes, celebrities or artists in various capacities discussing proper protocol, best practice and the necessary skills needed to land this type of position.
Programming, Producing, Managing & Executing Live Events 9:40-10:40am, Wildcat Event SpaceExplore the live event industry, from concerts to sporting events and everything in between. Panel II features individuals with a wide array of expertise who are responsible for programming and marketing diverse events, managing a series of back to back special events over an extended period and executing on a budget.
Marketing Sports, Entertainment & Events in the 21st Century 10:50-11:50am, Wildcat Gymnasium Panel III discusses the multi-billion dollar sports, movies, music, nightlife, casino and television industry and how one markets entertainment during times of economic hardship. What challenges have been overcome and how? What does the future hold?
Employment in the Entertainment & Events Industry 10:50-11:50am, Wildcat Event Space Panel IV features a pool of sports, music and television industry professionals who provide tips on obtaining employment in this dynamic industry.
Roundtable Luncheon 12pm, Wildcat Gymnasium
Sonja Norwood: Current State of the Entertainment Industry 12:30-1:30pm, Wildcat GymnasiumA manager for Grammy Award-winning daughter Brandy executive producing son Ray J and an accomplished talent manager and television/film producer, Ms. Norwood will discuss opportunities, trends and challenges in today’s multifaceted entertainment industry.
Brand Fair 1:30-3pm, Wildcat Gym
Mona Meretsky, Golden Rules for Producing Successful Creative Events 1:45-2:30pm, Wildcat Event Space Ms. Meretsky, Hall-of-Fame certified special events planner, reviews best practice in today’s event industry.
Miami Marlin’s New Ball Park Trip 2:45-6:30pmDeparture, 2:45-3:15pm, Wildcat CenterDavid Samson, Marlins president: Rebranding & the Future of the Marlins, 4-5pmBall Park Tour, 5-6pmReturn to North Miami Campus, 6:30pm