2017-18 has already been a landmark year for the Sport Management Alliance. Below are the announced travel plans for the organization, and some that have already been taken.
September 23-24, 2017
27 Members attended a networking trip to Green Bay and Milwaukee, where SMA met with front office personnel from the Packers, toured Lambeau Field, and saw a Brewers game.
December 2, 2017
14 more SMA Members travelled to Indianapolis to volunteer with the BIG 10 for the BIG 10 Championship Football game. There they helped with Fan Fest and various elements of hospitality.
SMA will take 24 members to Pittsburgh, PA to meet with Steelers, Panthers, and Pirates officials, as well as attend a Penguins game.
November 17, 2017
20 Members traveled to Detroit to watch a Red Wings game and meet with some of those who work for the organization.
December 2, 2017
5 members travelled to Detroit to volunteer at the MAC Football Championship game. There they assisted with radio spotting and other media-related tasks. It is the fifth consecutive year that SMA has sent members to Ford Field.
January 28 - February 5, 2018
32 Members of SMA travelled to Minneapolis, MN to work as volunteers for the On-Location Experience and the NFL during Super Bowl 52.
20 members will travel to Cleveland, OH to meet with executives from the Indians and Cavs, tour Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena, and attend a Cavs game.
2017-18 SPRING EVENTS
January General Meeting: January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Panera Fundraiser Event: January 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Super Bowl Trip: January 30, 2018 - February 5, 2018
February General Meeting: February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Women's Leadership in Sports Forum: February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Networking Workshop: February 22, 2018
The Sport Management Expo at BGSU: February 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am
March General Meeting: March 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Pittsburgh Networking Trip: March 23-24, 2018
Cleveland Networking Trip: March 30, 2018
**More events to be announced in the coming future**