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Randy Jones, former Padres pitcher, will speak at the event. Randy Jones, former Padres pitcher, will speak at the event.

Sports Biz Insiders to Share Insight

High-powered athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals will discuss the state of the industry and the future of sports in San Diego.
By Laurie Bianchi

If you’ve ever wondered just how important the sports business is to San Diego, the San Diego State University Business Alumni Network will host a conference called The Business of Sports. The event takes place from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12 at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

Jim Laslavic, NBC 7 San Diego’s sports director, will moderate the panel of experts including:

  • Al Kidd, president, Hall of Champions
  • Randy Jones, former Padre all-star pitcher and Padre spokesperson/radio personality
  • Jim Sterk, SDSU’s director of intercollegiate athletics
  • Steve Astephen, principal of Action Sports, Wasserman Media Group

Register Now

Tickets are available now with discounts for Business Alumni Network members, SDSU Alumni Association lifetime members and full-time students. Tickets purchased by March 23 are available at a special “early bird” rate.

For more information and to RSVP today, please visit

About the Business Alumni Network

The Business Alumni Network is the largest San Diego State University Alumni Chapter.  It is a platform for alumni, the SDSU College of Business and the greater business community to connect through specialized programs and events promoting professional development, continued education, and community activity.  For more information, visit their website.

About San Diego Hall of Champions

The San Diego Hall of Champions is the nation’s largest multi-sport museum, boasting three levels of memorabilia and 70,000 square feet. The museum offers a state-of-the-art theatre, an interactive media center and fascinating displays on the nation’s favorite sports. The Hall of Champions, located in San Diego’s Balboa Park, stemmed from the concept of the Breitbard Athletic Foundation. The Breitbard Athletic Foundation was founded in 1946 to promote educational work, encourage competition and to recognize significant athletic achievement in San Diego.

For more information, visit