MAY 2021 | ISSUE 3

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A specially curated resource for students and young professionals looking to expand their knowledge and network within the sports & entertainment industry. Maximizing today’s virtual learning environment, LaChica Lately is a premium digital platform for understanding best practices, knowing where to start, and establishing your community within the industry.

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As always, thank you for the support and acknowledgement we have consistently received when it comes to LaChica Lately. Without the support of so many, we wouldn't have the opportunity to make such a huge impact on our industry. Our continuing goal is to build an alliance, a team, and a culture of dedicated individuals that are ready to make their mark on the world and to provide them with an array of resources to best set them up for success. Let's make our mark!

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SIGA: Women On Wednesdays

by Sports Integrity Global Alliance on May 5th

“On the first Wednesday of every month, SIGA will showcase thought leadership initiatives spearheaded by female executives, senior industry leaders, sportswomen and influencers who will address, from a female perspective, the most critical integrity challenges facing contemporary Sports. WoW will include interviews, debates and a series of editorial initiatives aimed at bringing greater media and public attention to those women that have pierced and are piercing the gender glass ceiling and encourage others to fulfill their own potential.

Join us for the 1st episode of WoW where we shine a spotlight on inspirational senior women in international motorsport.”

SportTechie: Cross/Over - Hospitality & Resort Episode

by SportTechie on May 5 @ 9:30am PT

“SportTechie Live Cross/Over episodes connect sports industry professionals with professionals from other fields to share solutions to challenges that both industries face. This session will examine hospitality and resorts. COVID-19 has created issues when it comes to maximizing customer experience and satisfaction. How are resorts, hotels and casinos innovating new hospitality experiences? What can we learn from each other?

Registration is free. All registrants will receive a link to watch the recording once the session concludes.”

The F.I.N.D. Design: The Big Payback

by The F.I.N.D. Design on May 5-6 @ 6pm

“The Big Payback is a 24-hour celebration that promotes the spirit of giving and collaboration, and ultimately, the extraordinary work of nonprofits, like the F.I.N.D. Design, everyday. Starting at 6pm on May 5, you can make a gift to your favorite organizations (clears throat) quickly and easily and help lift a mission you can believe in. Stay tuned soon to hear more about The F.I.N.D. Designs Big Payback Campaign and to find ways that you can join us as Co-Conspirators to ensure that black girls and other girls are seen, heard, and valued.”

NSF Spring Summit

by The National Sports Forum  on May 19-20

“After successful Virtual Fall, Holiday, and Winter Summits, we are excited to host the NSF Virtual Spring Summit on May 19-20, 2021 and connect with a variety of innovative leaders around our industry. The Virtual Spring Summit will provide attendees the opportunity to experience the same networking, education, and idea sharing that they’re used to at the Forum, but right at their fingertips."

MAP Awards

by Make a Play Foundation on May 23 @ 5pm PT / 8pm ET

"The very 1st MAP AWARDS will take place virtually on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 8PM EST. We will bring the entire MAP family together (coaches, mentors, partners, students) to celebrate our Fellows’ success on and off the field. We will present seven awards to recognize individual and team achievements during the 2020-21 D-League season, and we hope to see you all there. Our leadership team has nominated 4 individuals for each award, and you can take part in the process by casting an anonymous ballot when you click on the link.” 

PRO DAY: Tech Trends Driving The Future of Sports Marketing

by SportTechie on May 26 @ 7am-4pm PT

“Whether it’s new NFT activations, Athlete’s seeking equity over sponsorships, NIL opportunities or cutting edge experiential brand partnerships, impactful new trends and technologies are providing sports marketers with unprecedented methods to build brands and engage fans. With a dedicated focus on intimate workshops, roundtables and powerful networking, this PRO DAY will be a must-attend for all sports marketers looking to stay ahead of the curve and capitalize on seismic shifts in the sports industry.” 

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If you would like to have your event listed in the next newsletter,

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