Sports Business

2010 Sports Industry Networking And Career Conference

What: 2010 Sports Industry Networking and Career (SINC) Conference

When: March 5-6, 2010

Where: Media and Public Affairs Building at The George Washington University in Washington, DC (map)

Dress code is business/professional.  The schedule, including companies conducting on-site interviews, has not yet been posted.  However, to get an idea of the type of people in attendance, see last year’s agenda.

Cost: Includes access to all events during the two day conference including breakfasts, lunches, Friday Evening Networking Reception at the Verizon Center, and a ticket to Washington Wizards game that evening (tickets available for those who register before February 20, 2010).  Register here.

  • Individual Rate: $175 (before February 5, 2010) | $225 (on/after February 5, 2010)
  • Groups of 5+: $150 (before/after Feb. 5)
  • Groups of 10+: $125 (before/after Feb. 5)
  • Groups of 20+: $95 (before/after Feb. 5)

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.