For Students By Students “The Sports and Entertainment Summit at Howard University School of Business”

Howard University’s students have organized their own 2-day conference to learn from and network with professionals in the Sports and Entertainment industry. Over than 300 students will attend the inaugural event at Howard University School of Business.

The sold out conference will take place on Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd and will students and young professionals from cities such as Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles for a weekend filled with panel discussions, workshops, and more.

This event will feature several established influencers including our very on CampusLATELY Founder La’Shawn Chambers, Troy Vincent of the NFL, Rodney Williams of LISNR, and Rel Carter of Roc Nation.

See below for full list of speakers:

About The Organizers | Kaylon Beck & Kadeem Pilgrim

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Kaylon Beck is a current Howard University MBA candidate concentrating in Entrepreneurship. She studied Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston and proceeded to work in the hospitality industry, as well as garner first-hand management experience running her own business. Passionate about entrepreneurship, the transition from Houston to the east coast was a natural fit.

With encouragement from friends and family, Kaylon has had a successful first year in her MBA program while also growing her event planning business, K. Benai Events. Grateful for an amazing cohort and support from faculty, Kaylon believes that the inaugural Sports & Entertainment Summit will be a huge success and asset to the University, as well as prospective students.

Kadeem Pilgrim is a current Howard University MBA candidate concentrating in International Business Consulting and Marketing Strategy. Kadeem would like to use his education to develop his skills as a marketing and branding guru and has spent the last five years honing his skills in brand management and marketing strategy.

This event will be somewhat of a full-circle experience for Kadeem who, outside of planning the Summit, has spent the last several months interning with popular clothing brand “Cross Colours”. The brand has styled artists such as Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Chris Brown, Issa Rae, etc, and is preparing to launch its new HBCU-inspired line of clothing, which Kadeem played a role in designing.

Some may consider Kaylon and Kadeem a bright light for other young professionals who seek to attain their goals, and their determination has resulted in what will clearly be a successful event for Howard University.

Stay tuned for more event details!

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