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Connecticut Business Networking Event

Live in Connecticut? Traveling there soon? The Connecticut Business Hall Of Fame invites senior business executives from small, medium and large size companies to the upcoming Connecticut Business Hall Of Fame Statewide Networking event happening on Friday, June 20, 2008 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Connecticut executives are invited to join 100 to 150 other business professionals for the Connecticut Business Hall Of Fame Statewide Networking event for the “total networking experience”.

What: Exclusive CTBHOF Statewide Networking & Leads Event.

Where: Connecticut Laborers’ Council Offices, 475 Ledyard Street, Hartford, CT, Free & Easy Parking. Click here for directions.

Featured Industry Spotlight: Sports Industry Panel With Guests Howie Schwab, ESPN; Charlie Dowd, Connecticut Defenders; and Mike Enright, University of Connecticut Athletics.

When: Friday, June 20, 2008 – 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Doors open at 7 a.m.)

Co-Emcees: Ron Dresner, Dennis PR Group & Charlie Miller, The Coaching Partnership

Cost: Free (our favorite price)

There’s no need to RSVP. The CTBHOF Statewide Networking event is an open networking group that meets on the third Friday of every month. Their only request is that you are a motivated senior business professional and committed to networking. They even provide breakfast and coffee. For more information, contact Ron Dresner, Dennis PR Group, [email protected], (860) 523.7500 or visit

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.