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20th SEME 2024 Early Bird Discount Ends In One Week February 29!


20th SEME 2024 Early Bird Discount Ends In One WeekL February 29!

20th annual career conference set; Over 50+ Speakers & 30+ Organizations yearly

WHO:            The 20th Annual Sports Events Marketing Experience 2024 

WHAT:          The premier national sports career & networking conference 

WHEN:          March 22-23, 2024

WHERE:        Washington, D.C. / American University / SVB

HOST:           American University /TeamWork Online / SBA / SAM

CONTACT:   202-903-3763 or [email protected]  / @TheSEME  



WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2024) – The 20th Annual Sports Events Marketing Experience (SEME 2024) – the national sports career and networking conference – is now set for, March 22-23, 2024, in Washington, D.C. at American University with TeamWork Online. Special discount pricing is available for a limited time for Early Bird Discount (ends February 29!) and Groups of 5 or more. For more information or to register, visit:

The SEME Conference features over 50+ executives and experts from over 40 organizations in 15+ different sports career fields, including top decision-makers from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, NCAA, NASCAR, College Sports, Action Sports, Minor Leagues, the Olympics and other public and private organizations. Highlighting Day 2 includes the Breakfast with Buffy immersion with Buffy Filippell of TeamWork Online, the nation’s leading and trusted sports job placement resource. Also, our SEME 2024 DC Sports-a-palooza includes the opportunity to attend big league games highlighted by a NHL game with Washington Capitals (NHL) on Friday, March 22, at Capital One Arena, along with the Washington Wizards (NBA) and Washington Spirit (NWSL). The event is supported by student volunteers from the AU’s Kogod School of Business Sports Business Association (SBA) members, along with the Online M.S. in Sports Analytics and Management (SAM) graduate students. 

“We are at a critical juncture in the sports industry – sparked by explosive digital growth following the pandemic – we feel the role and scope of SEME have never been more valuable for new professionals looking to break into an evolving field,” says Matt Winkler, SEME Executive Director, and Professor and Program Director, Sports Analytics & Management (SAM), American University. “SEME has been fortunate over the years to have such an inspiring commitment from hundreds of executives and sports industry professionals from all over the country who take time to serve as speakers and panelists each year.”

The SEME Conference offers attendees a unique opportunity to gain the insight, strategy, and contacts necessary to break into this ultra-competitive industry. The two-day event brings career seekers and advanced students together with leaders in sports. Participation in this unique industry experience allows attendees to gain first-hand knowledge and real-world career insight, interact with global leaders in the sports and event fields, participate in one-on-one interviews, and explore internship and job opportunities. Critical features of SEME include an interactive Networking Reception, Career Workshop, and Job/Internship Fair, all of which answer the ultimate career and job question: “What Makes Me Marketable?”  

Previous SEME Keynote Speakers and Chats have Included:   

Kevin Plank (Under Armour), Mark Waller (National Football League – NFL), Phil de Picciotto (Octagon), James Brown (CBS Sports), Tim Brosnan (MLB), Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports & Entertainment),  Sunil Gulati (U.S. Soccer), Larry Miller (Nike), Gary Gertzog, President, Fanatics; Tamika L. Tremaglio (National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), Ahmad Nasser (OneTeam Partners), Zachary Leonsis (Monumental Sports & Entertainment), Will Yoder, Meta (Instagram/Facebook), Jennifer Matthews (FanDuel) Angela Ruggiero; Olympian & CEO, Sports Innovation Lab; and Jonathan Tillman, Vice President, NBA, Tobias Sherman (WME/IMG), Ahmad Nassar (NFL Players Inc.), Ross Greenberg (HBO Sports), Mark Abbott (MLS), Christine Brennan (USA Today), Jason Levien (Owner, DC United (MLS)/Swansea City FC), Nathan Lindberg (Amazon Twitch), Matt Mirchin (Under Armour), Honey Thialijeh (FIFA), John Brenkus  (ESPN Sport Science), Geoff Bough (FanDuel), David Albrutyn (IMG), Seth Winter (NBC Sports Group), Donald Dell (Lagardere/ProServ), Kirsten Seckler (Special Olympics), David Aldridge (Turner/NBA), Jim Brady (ESPN), Tom Buesse (USA Today Sports Media Group), Dan Rossomondo (NBA), Burke Magnus (ESPN), Josh Centor (NCAA), Ryan Kuehl (Under Armour), Tom George (Octagon), Charlie Casserly (NFL/CBS Sports), Larry Jones (Fox Sports), Jimmy Lynn (AOL Sports), Dan Kaufman (SportTechie),  Dave Morgan (Yahoo! Sports), Ed Foster-Simeon (U.S. Soccer Foundation), Buffy Filippell (Teamwork Online), and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA)., 


Last Years (SEME 2023) Andy Kauffman (NFL), Jessica Gelman (NWSL), Tatia Williams (NBA), Alex Smith (Fanatics), Andrew Bimson (Sportradar), Geoff Kalan (PLAYFLY)


TeamWork Online


We are driven to both participate in and to collectively engage others in this wonderful world we call sport and live events. Since 1987, TeamWork Online has developed and delivered products and services to both job seekers and employers that form a welcoming environment to an expansive community of sports and live event professionals and organizations, enabling real connections that make a difference not only in careers but also in organizational success. 2019 TeamWork Online’s founder, Buffy Filippell, was awarded by Sports Business Journal the coveted Champion’s Award as a Pioneer and Innovator in the Sports Business. TeamWork Online was earlier named one of the “2013 Sports Names You Need To Know”​ by Forbes Magazine. For more information and for more help finding your next job in sports visit and create a profile.