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Tuesday, October 1 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Sports Employment Speed Dating

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The Seattle Sports Marketing Conference & Career Fair helps its young professionals attending in a different matter, with a speed-dating concept where working professionals sit across the table and engage with their interested counter-parts. There is an additional $5 fee per young professional (which is good for the entire conference) to participate in this speed-dating concept.

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Heath Bennett

Assistant Athletic Director of Customer Retention & Analysis, University of Washington
Currently the Assistant Athletic Director of Customer Retention & Analysis at the University of Washington, Heath Bennett has also served as the General Manager of Ticket Sales, Retention and Data Analytics at the University of Oregon, Heath has 15+ years of sports business experience... Read More →
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Andrew Evans

Premium Sales Executive, Seattle Sounders FC
Having joined Sounders FC in March of 2018, Andrew works on the corporate hospitality team as a Premium Sales Executive. Prior to Seattle, he worked as an Account Executive from 2015-2018 at both Columbus Crew SC and the Nashville Predators of the NHL. Before starting his career in... Read More →
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Kyle Waters

Seattle Storm, Sr. Vice President/Ticket Sales
Kyle Waters rejoined the Seattle Storm in January of 2014 as the vice president of ticket sales and service. Waters returns to the Storm after a previous seven-year stint, starting in June 2005 as a part-time sales associate and ending in February 2012 as the director of ticket sales... Read More →
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Bill Yates

Senior Advisor, Sports Advisory Group
Bill spent fourteen seasons as a pro sports executive managing professional hockey teams throughout North America. His teams were consistently recognized as industry leaders for developing trendsetting marketing and operations strategies. Bill began his sports career with the Fort... Read More →
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Kathy Burrows

Principle, Sold Out Seating
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Joseph Rixon

Assistant Athletic Director, Tickets, Seton Hall Athletics
Joseph Rixon is a dynamic, accomplished Marketing & Communications Leader highly regarded for developing and deploying strategic marketing plans, designing innovative digital/online campaigns, and cultivating relationships with the community for key industry leaders. Rixon has worked... Read More →
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John Whitehead

Principle, John K Whitehead & Associates
John is an experienced, recognized leadership coach and trainer working with professional sports sales teams, building team cohesion and increased sales performance results by focusing on how we communicate and behave.
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James Kimmel

Epic Seats
James grew up in the Seattle area and attended Lakeside School. He was recruited to play football at the University of Redlands, where he lettered and was honored with a scholar-athlete distinction. Knowing his battered shoulders would be better off without the constant grind necessary... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
3A

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