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Sports Management Worldwide to host Annual Hockey Career Conference at BB&T Center

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

The Sports Management Worldwide NHL Draft Hockey Conference will present 2 days of powerful and unique stories from some of the world’s greatest hockey visionaries.

Attendees will have a chance to network with top hockey executives as they share their wisdom on how to get ahead in sports business. The conference is also available for college credit (see website for more information).

The conference offers:

•Network with hockey executives

•Get cutting edge career advice

•Gain insight to the NHL Draft from those at the highest level

•Strategies on what you need to get hired

•Admission to the conference comes with a complimentary ticket in the lower bowl (100 section) to both days of the NHL Draft rounds 1-7

The NHL Draft is at the BB&T Center, home of the Florida Panthers.

The conference is a chance to gain valuable insight into a variety of careers in the hockey industry. This year the conference will host some of hockey's greatest minds as they discuss marketing, management, athlete representation, scouting, player personnel, media and broadcasting, and sports career strategies of the hockey business.

Last year’s speakers include (The lineup for the 2015 conference will be released 1-2 weeks prior to June 25th, 2015):

•Detroit Red Wings Executive VP & GM Ken Holland

•Pittsburgh Penguins Head Coach Mike Johnston

•Calgary President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke

•NHL Network Senior Reporter E.J. Hradek

•Former Boston Bruins GM and Hall of Famer Harry Sinden

•NHL Manager, Integrated Marketing Nicole Lee

•NHL Agent Andy Scott and draft prospect Eric Cornel

•Pittsburgh Penguins Director of Communications Jennifer Bullano

•Peterborough Petes GM Mike Oke

•SMWW President Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, NFL Agent

To see a full list of speakers at the conference, and to register, visit or call 503-445-7105.

Registration is limited to the first 125 people and this event has sold out consistently in previous years.

Sports Management Worldwide offers numerous sports job career training programs, specially designed to get you started in a sports job or advance your sports career. SMWW is here to provide quality sports career education, along with the skills that professional teams and sports business specifically crave.

SMWW's eight-week sports-business training programs can be taken online from anywhere in the world, at your convenience, and include live interactive audio chats with prestigious mentors in your field of study. SMWW offers each student the "what you know" and the "who you know" to advance in sports business. With over 5000 alumni from over 140 countries, Sports Management Worldwide has a proven success ratio.

Sports Management Worldwide's intensive sports career training is strictly for those individuals wanting to enhance their chances of job placement in professional sports management. SMWW can assist you with sports jobs & sports careers in a variety of sports including the NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL, EPL, MLS, NCAA and minor league and international sports.


Sports Management Worldwide

Dr. Lynn Lashbrook

Office: 503-445-7105

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