• Panel to Discuss Athletics as Gender Equality Booster

    by Amy Donaldson June 2016

    While sports often seem a gratuitous indulgence, those who've played or coached youth sports understand that with the games come some tangible, important and sometimes unexpected benefits that extend beyond the individuals who participate.

  • Nebraska Program Helps Athletes Find First Jobs

    by Nicole Auerbach May 2016

    College athletes' well-being, particularly the time demands from their respective sports, has never been a greater focus than it is today. In light of those concerns, Nebraska's PEO program launched last year with simple requirements for athletes to become involved: Any athlete who had exhausted his or her sport eligibility, completed his or her bachelor's degree and earned a scholar-athlete ring is eligible once he or she attends an introductory workshop.

  • Creating an Environment for Excellence

    by Jordan Shenker May 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Choosing a Continuing Education Program in Sports Administration

    by Emily Attwood April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Pierre the Pelican Visits the AB Show

    by AB Editors April 2016

    At last November's AB Show in New Orleans, athletics, fitness and recreation professionals from around the country gathered for the industry's premier education event. We also welcomed a special guest, New Orleans Pelicans mascot Pierre the Pelican. Check out some of the highlights from Pierre's visit in the video below, and check out more information about the AB Show here

  • AB’s Revamped Magazine Includes New Look, More Content

    by Emily Attwood January 2016

    Happy New Year!

    You might notice something a bit different when you open the January/February issue of Athletic Business. We’ve redesigned, refined and reinvigorated our print publication to better serve you, our readers.

  • ABC 2015: Trade Show Time Lapse

    by AB Editors December 2015

    We set up a camera in the rafters of this year's Athletic Business Conference & Expo -- check out all the action from the trade show floor in our new video on ABTV in about two minutes. The show opens at around the 1:20 mark, watch as attendees surge in! You may even see yourself.

  • Video: ABC 2015 Preview

    by Michael Gaio November 2015

    From new activities on the trade show floor to helpful tips, we offer a quick preview of the upcoming Athletic Business Conference & Expo taking place in New Orleans, La. November 19-21. This year ABC has attendees from 49 states, every Canadian province and 16 countries. Whether you're joining us from around the corner or around the world, we wish you safe travels and we'll see you soon!

  • How to Download the 2015 Athletic Business Conference & Expo App

    by Michael Gaio November 2015

    ABC has a free mobile app available to all attendees and exhibitors designed to make life at the show a little bit easier. The Athletic Business Conference & Expo app is filled with information like schedules, seminar listings, speaker info, maps and exhibitor information. It will come in handy when you’re at the show.

  • ABC Speakers Describe Their Educational Sessions and Expectations

    by Paul Steinbach September 2015

    The 2015 Athletic Business Conference & Expo hits New Orleans, Nov. 19 -21 — representing ABC's second visit to the Crescent City in four years. But as popular a destination as New Orleans has proven to be, it's the educational opportunities that will have hundreds of attendees descending upon the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to learn about industry trends affecting today's athletics, fitness and recreation professionals. AB touched base with a handful of this year's session leaders — from first-time presenters to individuals with decades-long ABC speaking resumes — to find out what attracts them to ABC, and what attendees can expect to take away from New Orleans.