Sports Business

A Virtual Sports Employment Fair

The Virtual Sports Employment Fair is March 18-19, with a preview day for job seekers on March 17. But first, if you are a fan of virtual sports and are looking for info on virtual sports betting, head to to find out more. You need to have your profile completed by March 17, which includes your resume, personal contact information, and interests in order to have access to the fair.

The Virtual Sports Employment Fair will be live from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST to accommodate job seekers and employers throughout the United States. There are several businesses who will be posting internship and current job openings. Employers include

  • ASA Entertainment
  • D’Hondt Motorsports
  • ESPN X Games
  • FC Dallas
  • Federation of Futsal USA
  • Gameday Management
  • Georgia Soccer
  • Homestead-Miami Speedway
  • Miami Dolphins/Dolphin Stadium
  • Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx
  • National Basketball Association
  • NFL Alumni Association
  • NFL Players Association
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Orange Bowl Committee
  • Orlando Magic
  • Pittsburgh Pirates

Tickets are $35 (and available at for access to upload your information now and for both days of networking and communicating with employers.

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.