The Kings’ Business of Hockey seminars are returning this season and will feature an excellent array of speakers and presenters including Pat Brisson, NHLPA Agent and Co-Head of CAA’s Hockey Department, Kelly Cheeseman, CEO of AEG Sports, Luc Robitaille, President of Business Operations for the LA Kings, Ed Goren, former President of FOX Sports, David Carter, Principal of Sports Business Group, John Keenan, Sr., Vice President and General Counsel for AEG, Jeff Solomon, Vice President of Hockey Operations and Legal Affairs with the Kings, Marshall Dickerson, Director of Team Operations with the Kings, and Mike Altieri, Vice President, Communications and Broadcasting with the Kings.
The three sessions:
November 8, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. (prior to Kings-Canucks)
-Money and the Media
-Marketing and Sponsorship
December 20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (prior to Kings-Coyotes)
-Let’s Make a Deal
January 10, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. (prior to Kings-Jets)
-The Business of Hockey
-Big Data and Analytics
The cost per session is $100; $250 gets you into all three. Per the team’s site, Rich Hammond and Pat Donahue (Kings Director, Digital Media) are expected to be a part of the media panel on November 8. As always, participants are subject to change.
Via the Kings:
The LA Kings Hockey Development Department will host The Business of Hockey on Saturdays November 8th, December 20th and January 10th at Regal Theater LA Live in downtown Los Angeles, California. Featuring a panel of established sports and entertainment professionals, this event will provide guest with an in-depth look at the various opportunities available in sports as well as valuable insight on what it takes to break into this competitive industry. After the event, guests can enjoy the LA Kings game.
Designed for Law Students, Masters Candidates, undergraduates, graduate students, and those looking to transition to a career in sports, The Business of Hockey will help attendees develop their tools and strategies for professional growth targeted towards a successful career in the Sports Industry.