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MEDIA CONTACTS: Dustin Carnevale
Jill Sankey


The George Washington University will host Mark D. Lerner, vice chairman and principal owner of the Washington Nationals, and DeMaurice Fitzgerald Smith, executive director of the National Football League’s Players’ Association at the 2013 Sports Industry Networking and Career Conference (SINC). Sports business executives will share insights into the sports industry today. A complete agenda is available online. . 


Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, and Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013


The George Washington University
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Orange and Blue lines)


Media should contact Dustin Carnevale at 202-994-3674; or Jill Sankey at 202-994-6466;


Over 100 executives representing entities including the National Football League, ESPN, TNT, the Washington Redskins, the Baltimore Ravens, Pepsi and AOL Sports, return to the SINC Conference year after year to share their insights on the growth of the sports business sector with attendees from around the country. Attendees gain unprecedented access to sports business executives who provide insight on the latest trends in business, as well as advice on entry into the highly competitive industry.

GW’s School of Business Sport Management program is a leader in preparing undergraduate and graduate students to market and manage sport events, organizations, media, products and athletes as well as sport tourism destinations and facilities. Students learn how to succeed in a competitive marketplace through practical assignments with leading professionals in the industry. 


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