SIG events
Wednesday, June 1st 2011
14:00 - 15:45
Hotel Olümpia, Epsilon

SIG Sport as a Business: internationalisation, professionalisation, commercialisation: plenary

Chairs: Harald Dolles (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) and Sten Söderman (University of Stockholm, Sweden)

„Special Features of Sport as a Business“

1. Welcome
2. How to promote research and education in the fields of sports business and management in Europe, and the role the Sport as a Business SIG might play in this context.
3. How to encourage the exchange of research results, practical experience, and ideas within the track and by facilitating symposia, workshops and other academic meetings for and on behalf of the SIG members and affiliated institutions.
4. Moving towards the development of international research collaborations with other Academies of Management and Sports Management Associations.
5. Steps to disseminate research results through a variety of channels.
6. SIG Membership and track development.
7. Positions and tasks within the Sport as a Business SIG.
8. Other issues.

EMERALD „Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal“ together with the EURAM SIG on „Sport as Business“ will acknowledge the best paper submitted to the track as well as the reviewer having provided the most insightful, helpful and constructive contribution to the track review process with awards during the plenary.