Events

The ILR Sports Business Society brings in multiple guest speakers each semester to speak to our club members. Through our speaker series, club members learn from accomplished executives across many areas of the sports industry.

We welcome any alumni or industry professionals who would like to get more involved with SBS to please fill out this brief form.

Events and workshops for Fall 2020 are still being finalized. Join our list-serv for updates.

No upcoming events at the moment

Past Fall 2020 Events

  • Business of the NFL Panel
    Apr 13, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join four incredible NFL employees for a career panel about the business of the NFL and their unique roles within the organization. We are excited to welcome Kevin Boothe '05, Monica Gimlett '10, Belinda Lerner, and Harrison Marcus '20. Incoming students are welcome to attend.
  • Kathy Behrens: Star Speaker Series presented by Marc Cornstein '92, President, Pinnacle Management Corp
    Apr 08, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Marc Cornstein '92 has created an exclusive speaker series for Cornell students with high profile leaders in the sports industry. Join us in welcoming Kathy Behrens, President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs for the NBA. Registration required.
  • Professional Sports Sidelined: Pivoting Through Crisis
    Apr 07, 12:00 PM
    Webinar
    Join Professor Harry Katz as he moderates a discussion among distinguished Cornellians at the forefront of making some of these difficult decisions. Gary Bettman, BS ’74, Jacqueline Davidson, JD ’05, Jeffrey Mishkin, JD ’72, and JC Tretter, BS ’13.
  • SBS vs SCRC Mock Baseball Arbitration
    Apr 01, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join the ILR Sports Business Society and Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club in our annual Mock Arbitration! A tri-partite panel of ILR faculty Professor Avgar, Professor Kahn, and Professor Gross will make the decision. We are very grateful to our team captains: Ross Evans '14 and Rob Pannullo '17.
  • Idan Ravin: Star Speaker Series presented by Marc Cornstein '92, President, Pinnacle Management Corp
    Mar 25, 5:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Marc Cornstein '92 has created an exclusive speaker series for Cornell students with high profile leaders in the sports industry. Join us in welcoming Idan Ravin. Ravin has worked with some of the NBA's biggest stars including Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry.
  • Research Workshop with Jacob Sachs '15, DraftKings
    Mar 24, 5:30 PM
    Zoom
    Research Workshop with Jacob Sachs '15, Senior Product Analytics Manager for DFS, Sportsbook, and Casino at DraftKings. https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95064778768?pwd=dFJyMWxxeVlzb1FIS04zZzd1TXg4UT09 Meeting ID: 950 6477 8768 Passcode: 671957
  • Race to the Top! A Session with Sports Pioneer Rachel Jacobson, President, Drone Racing
    Mar 16, 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    Join SBS in welcoming incredible Cornell alum and woman in sports, Rachel Jacobson '96, President of Drone Racing League. Learn about how Rachel started out in the sports industry and the unique role that DRL has in the sports world. Registration required.
  • Metta Sandiford-Artest: Star Speaker Series presented by Marc Cornstein '92, President, Pinnacle Management Corp
    Mar 11, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Marc Cornstein '92 has created an exclusive speaker series for Cornell students with high profile leaders in the sports industry. Join us in welcoming Metta Sandiford-Artest. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Sports Journalism Workshop with Brian Moritz
    Mar 08, 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    Join Brian Moritz, known as the Sports Media Guy, in a workshop on Sports Journalism. Registration required. Learn more about Brian here: https://www.sportsmediaguy.com/
  • Sports Law Overview: A Conversation with Douglas Masters '85, Managing Partner, Loeb & Loeb
    Mar 04, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us in welcoming Douglas Masters '85, Managing Partner, Chicago Office of Loeb & Loeb. Douglas Masters litigates and counsels clients primarily in the areas of intellectual property, advertising and unfair competition. Registration required. https://www.loeb.com/en/people/m/masters-douglas-n
  • A Conversation with Michael Levine '93, Co-Head of CAA Sports
    Feb 25, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Michael Levine is Co-Head of CAA Sports. Under Levine’s guidance, CAA Sports has negotiated some of the industry’s most groundbreaking deals and won a multitude of sports’ most widely sought-after partnerships, while continuing to foster the growth of its player-representation business.
  • Spring Club Fest
    Feb 14, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us on February 14 from 2-5 pm for our spring Club Fest Zoom event! Learn more about SBS, meet our E-board, and ask any questions. Join Zoom Meeting https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95868578731?pwd=ZTFhWHFKMUZmTXdBZStiMElpdG10dz09 Meeting ID: 958 6857 8731 Passcode: Sports
  • ILR Sports Business Society's Star Speaker Series: A Conversation with Marc Cornstein '92 and former NBA agent
    Dec 10, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us for the closing event of the semester, a discussion with Marc Cornstein '92 on a wide-range of current sports issues, and hear all about Marc's time as an NBA agent. Audience participation encouraged for this Q&A session. Registration required: bit.ly/sbscornstein
  • A Conversation with Kristen Mackie, Cornell '07
    Dec 01, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST
    Zoom
    SBS is excited to welcome Kristen Mackie, Cornell AEM '07, Director, Strategy & Analytics, National Football League. Registration required: bit.ly/sbskristen
  • Workshop with Frankie Padulo '17, Advanced Scout, Minnesota Twins
    Nov 18, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EST
    Zoom
    Join Frankie Padulo '17, who is currently an Advanced Scout for the Minnesota Twins as he presents about data visualization and how MLB organizations use data in player evaluation and decision making. All are welcome! Meeting ID: 925 0459 5596 Passcode: 346146
  • Kiki Vandeweghe: Star Speaker Series presented by Marc Cornstein '92, President, Pinnacle Management Corp
    Nov 12, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
    Zoom
    Kiki Vandeweghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations, NBA. Kiki is a Former All-Star professional basketball player, General Manager of the Denver Nuggets and the NJ Nets, and Head Coach of the Nets.
  • Running a Minor League Baseball Team Without Baseball: A panel with the Portland Sea Dogs
    Nov 10, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join SBS in welcoming three executives from the Portland Sea Dogs, a Minor League Baseball team in Maine. Joining us will be Geoff Iacuessa, President & General Manager, Chris Cameron, Vice President/ Communications & Fan Experience, and Allison Casiles, Assistant Director of Ticketing.
  • SBS E-Board Office Hours
    Oct 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom
    Come join the SBS E-board at open office hours - ask questions about SBS, chat sports business, or just hang out! Meeting ID: 951 1312 9414 Passcode: SBS
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