For those who can't get enough hockey and particularly those who might consider it a future career, the upcoming Hockey Business Career Conference on June 29-30 at the Marriot Marquis hotel in Times Square is worth a visit.
This is a shout out to our Blog fans who appreciate hockey; an interesting opportunity for participation that even die-hard hockey fans – especially those with a career interest – may not know exists.
The conference includes an eclectic mix of panels, discussions, lectures, and question and answer forums focusing on the business side of the sport. In particular, the conference's panels feature executives from the highest levels of hockey and offer perspective on the careers available to those who wish to enter hockey as a career choice – from entry jobs to senior positions.
Specifically, panels focus on scouting, athletic representation, and management, so it there is a fit for anyone looking for career information in different parts of the hockey sphere.
If you are driving from out of town for this event, there is plenty of parking near Times Square.
May 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA: Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) makes a save in front of defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) and Chicago Blackhawks center Michael Frolik (67) during the third period in game one of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. The Blackhawks beat the Red Wings 4-1. Photo Courtesy by Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports.
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