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BESLA 36th Annual Conference

What: Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association 36th Annual Conference “The Doctrine of Success- Addressing Global Business Challenges through Excellence and Inclusion”

When: October 19-23, 2016

Where: Hyatt Ziva Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico

To register for the event, click here. To access the full agenda for the conference, click here.

Sport industry panel topics include: Twitter, Social Media, Digital Media and Sports; The Return of the Sneaker Wars: The Changing Face of Athlete Endorsements & Sports Marketing; and Athletes, Social Responsibility, & Social Activism.

Panelists will range from Navine Karim, Head of Legal at Red Bull Media House; Mason Ashe, Chief Executive Officer at Ashe Sports & Entertainment Consulting; Derek Jackson, Managing Counsel & Vice President of Business Affairs, Sports Marketing at Under Armour; Joseph Briggs, Public Policy Counsel at NFL Players Association; and Nicole Duckett Fricke, General Counsel and Vice President at the Los Angeles Clippers.

BESLA is also hosting a legal writing competition which includes analyzing  1465 3rd Ave. Rest Corp., et al., v. National Football League Inc., et al. Guidelines for the writing competition can be found here.