Winter Meetings Baseball Career Conference, 8 - 9 December 2013

Dates: 08 December 2013 - 09 December 2013

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA


The 2013 SMWW Baseball Career Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort. This conference is to gain valuable insight into a variety of careers from those working at all levels in baseball including MLB and the minor leagues. Today, 20 minor baseball leagues operate with 246 member clubs in large, medium, and small towns, as well as the suburbs of major cities, across the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela.

This day long career conference offers unique panel discussions and question-answer periods designed to start or advance your career on the business of baseball. The day will be split up into diverse speaker panels; including scouting, marketing, management, media, public relations, digital video editing, athlete representation, broadcasting, and sports career strategies.
One of the advantages of this conference is the ability to network within the industry with fellow baseball minded individuals. Some work for a team, others are looking to break into the industry. Following their presentations, most speakers chat one on one with attendees. Most attendees come alone, but make many new friends, and peers within the industry. And they return year after year!
Simply put, if you are looking to work in baseball, this is a must attend event.
Speakers who will be present at the SMWW Baseball Career Conference include;
  • John Schuerholz, President Atlanta Braves
  • Cory Schwartz, MLB Advanced Media Vice President, Stats
  • Dan Evans, Toronto Blue Jays Scout, Former LA Dodgers GM
  • Rob Neyer, SB Nation National Baseball Editor & well known baseball author
  • Tony DeMacio, Director Scouting Atlanta Braves
  • Toney Howell, Special Assistant GM LA Dodgers
  • Ari Kaplan, Ariball President - leading figure in sports analytics
  • Oscar Suarez, MLB Agent
  • Hector Gomez, MLB Agent
  • Joe Favorito, Sports Publicity & Marketing Consultant
  • Bobby Evans, San Francisco Giants, Dir. of Player Personnel
  • Alyson Footer, National Correspondent
  • Sal Artiaga, Former President of Minor League Baseball
  • Dr. Jose Goyos, Ph.D. L.C.S.W. Kansas City Royals Sports Psychologist
  • Tom Giordano, Special Assistant GM Texas Rangers
  • Maury Brown, Founder and President of The Biz of Baseball
  • Larry D'Amato, Former MLB Scout
  • Tony Ciccolella, MLB Agent, SMWW Agency Dir. of Baseball
  • Ryan Latham, Sports Risk Mgr. formerly with Red Sox & Mariners
  • Mark Smith, Minor League Video Coordinator
  • Chuck Patterson, SMWW Sports Career Counselor
  • Ted Curtis, Esq. Lynn University, Department of Sports Management
  • Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, SMWW President and Founder
...More Added Daily!
Note: Speakers are not guaranteed and will change. The closer we get to the date, the more speakers will know their team meeting schedules.

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