The Asian Association of Sport Management (AASM), in cooperation with Sport Management Council of the Philippines (SportPhil) and the De La Salle University-Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business (DLSU-RVRCOB) will be holding the 14th AASM Conference in the Philippines from August 2-4, 2018 at the De La Salle University, Taft campus in Manila.
The announcement of the schedule of the conference was made known by SportPhil founder Gerladine Bernardo during the press conference held at the Start Up Village Conference Hall in City Club, Alphaland Makati Place this Friday morning, July 13.
Bernardo was joined by Dr. Maria Victoria Tibon, DLSU and Prof. Lordinio Vergara, PNU during the panel discussion on why sports education and excellence is important and how sports help in shaping the future of the young generations.
This year’s theme “Discovering and Developing the Sport Industry Potential for Asia” will carry the very first conference of its kind that the Philippines will host. The 14th AASM conference aims to bridge practitioners and the academe from the Philippines and abroad in thr field of sport management, sport marketing, and sport entrepreneurship.
The conference will be having substantial talks by some of the leading scholars and educators in Asia and North America and expected to gather international delegates from Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and the rest of Southeast Asia, and more than 500 local participants composing of teachers, students, and coaches from uaap and NCAA schools, as well as schools from outside Metro Manila.
The symposium will collect the wisdom of educators and business personalities who have been involved in developing the global sport industry through the past decade. Among the confirmed invited speakers from abroad are: Dr. Pakianathan Chelladurai, who will discuss about the critical factors for international sporting excellence; Dr. David Stotlar, a sport marketing professor and consultant for several Olympic Games and sports brands; as well as Dr. Munehiko Harada, an authority of Sport Tourism in Japan.
Highlights of the conference will feature mini-job fairs and industry talks on Day 1; keynote speakers and panel discussions, paper and poster presentations; workshops in physical education, sport pedagony, and management.
The event also recognizes local sport professionals who are pioneer innovators in their field such as Boyet Sison of ANC fast Break, Cathy Nazareno, AFC match Commissionerand owner of Can Sports, Personal Trainer and Coach Chappy Callanta and Sport Agent Matt Manotoc.
For more informtion and to reserve tickets, visit the AASM Facebook Page @AsianAssociationforSportManagement and through their website www.aasm2018.sportphil.com.
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