RECENT ARTICLES
  • How to Improve Your Multi-Generation Team

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    The millennial generation has come of age. According to statistics from the Pew Research Center, millennials (adults ages 18 to 34 in 2015) surpassed Generation X (ages 35 to 50) last year as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force. This year, millennials overtook baby boomers (ages 51-69) as America's largest generation.

    As baby boomers retire from the workforce and millennials enjoy a greater majority, it's crucial to understand how that shift affects the wants and needs of an organization's employees. Relationship development consultant and AB Show speaker Lori Hoffner keeps a close eye on trends in the workforce as they relate to the three main generations, as well as the silent, or traditional, generation (ages 70-87).

  • Four Fundamentals for Successful Leadership

    by Tim Selgo August 2016

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

  • Creating an Environment for Excellence

    by Jordan Shenker July 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.