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Jacksonville Networking Trip
May 15, 2019 (Pictures)
Graduate Sport Management students took a trip to Jacksonville and connected with professional staff at the Jacksonville Jaguars (all Gator alums), the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and SMG-Jacksonville (Gator alum)…and of course, stuck around to watch the Jumbo Shrimp game!
Legacy Park Site Visit
April 16, 2019 (Pictures)
Students enrolled in Dr. Kaplanidou’s Sport Events & Community Development conducted a site visit at Legacy Park in Alachua, while connected with professional staff.
Gator IMG Sports Marketing
April 15, 2019 (Pictures)
Students enrolled in the graduate-level Sport Marketing class presenting corporate partnership ideas to Gator IMG Sports Marketing professional staff.
March 26-27, 2019 (Pictures)
Students traveled to Tampa to attend the SEAC, hosted by USF. The theme for the 2019 Conference was "Storytelling with Data" and speakers representing industry leading brands including ESPN, Disney, the NBA, PGA Tour, Miami Dolphins, MiLB, the WTA, Turner Sports, and Tampa Bay Lightning participated.
Bradenton/Tampa NEtworking Trip
February 25, 2019 (Pictures)
Korean Sport Promotion Organization (KSPO) students had the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, including alumni of our program, at IMG Academy and the Tampa Bay Lightning…and attended a Lighting game!
HHP INTERNSHIP & JOB FAIR
February 20, 2019 (Pictures)
Over 40 organizations participated including the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville Sharks, Southern Charm Events, Keith Watson Events, Florida Gators Marketing & Promotions, Orlando Magic, Marriott International, Visit Gainesville, Miami Heat, and the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention.
November 7, 2018 (Pictures)
Students enrolled in the graduate-level Sport Marketing class traveled to the Amway Center to present cause marketing ideas to Orlando Magic professional staff…and of course, stuck around to watch the game!
MIAMI NETWORKING TRIP
Students had the opportunity to tour facilities and interact with alumni/industry professionals with the Miami Heat/AmericanAirlines Arena, the Florida Panthers/BB&T Center, and the Miami Dolphins/Hard Rock Stadium. Students also attended the Miami Marlins Internship Fair at Marlins Park, and connected with other Miami sport professionals with the 2020 Super Bowl Organizing Committee, the Miami Open, and the Orange Bowl Committee.
Orlando NEtworking Trip
October 18, 2018 (Pictures)
Korean Sport Promotion Organization (KSPO) students had the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, including alumni of our program, at the ESPN’s Wide World of Sports and the Orlando Magic…and attended an Orlando Magic game!
TAMPA Networking Trip
October 11, 2018 (Pictures)
Students had the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, including alumni of our program, at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Lightning...and attended a Lightning game!