The Wharton Sports Business Summit

November 8, 2024

The Wharton School
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19104

The 2024 Wharton Sports Business Summit will take place on November 8 in Philadelphia, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Founded in 2017, the Wharton Sports Business Summit is organized by the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club (WUSBC) with the support of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI).

The summit features keynote presentations, enlightening lunch-and-learn discussions, and valuable networking opportunities with experts in the sports business realm. The event draws a diverse audience including students, academics, industry experts, and professionals, all eager to partake in a diverse range of captivating speaker sessions.

Past speakers include Kristin Connelly, Interim Head of CPG and VP, Global Brand Marketing, Activision Blizzard; Michael Rubin, Chairman of Fanatics; Kiki Vandeweghe, EVP of Basketball Operations, NBA; Andrew Brandt, Executive Director, Moorad Center for Sports Law at Villanova University; Annie Duke, former professional poker player; Josh Harris, Managing Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, among others.

Read more about our 2022 and 2023 events and check out last year’s two keynote sessions with Zack Weiner, President & Co-Founder of Overtime, and Val Ackerman, Commissioner of the NCAA’s Big East Conference, below.

Zack Weiner
President & Co-Founder, Overtime

The Past, Present, and Future of College Sports

Val Ackerman
Commissioner, Big East Conference

— Interested in Sponsoring the 2024 Summit? —

Please reach out to Tania Rorke, Senior Associate Director of Corporate & Donor Engagement

The Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club (WUSBC) aims to educate students on the world of sports business, build awareness of career & internship opportunities in the industry, and help students to reach those positions. On one of the most competitive campuses in the nation, we strive to be an inclusive and welcoming club, offering a great sense of community.