Sports Product Management Events Archive

Experience past sports product management events and workshops

Apr 12
UO Sports Product Management Preview Day 9:00 a.m.

Experience the life of a Sports Product Management master's student and connect with our faculty, alumni, students, and staff during this virtual preview day.⁠ Topics...
UO Sports Product Management Preview Day
April 12
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Experience the life of a Sports Product Management master's student and connect with our faculty, alumni, students, and staff during this virtual preview day.⁠

Topics include:

Hear from Ellen Schmidt-Devlin, SPM cofounder and more than 27-year Nike veteran⁠ Meet branding instructor Greg Hoffman, author of Emotion by Design, former Nike CMO, and one of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business⁠ Learn how to be successful in the program from an SPM alum⁠ Explore what it's like to be a student from our Student Experience team, Tristan & Tyler
Apr 10
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop noon

Prepare to start your journey toward earning your master's degree in sports product management. Attend our application workshop to learn how to navigate the...
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop
April 10
noon
This is a virtual event.

Prepare to start your journey toward earning your master's degree in sports product management. Attend our application workshop to learn how to navigate the admissions process and craft a competitive application.

Topics include:

Selection criteria and timeline Application requirements How to prepare for the interview And more...

With the spring application deadline of April 15 approaching, this is an event you won't want to miss.

Mar 27
UO Sports Product Management Information Session 4:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global...
UO Sports Product Management Information Session
March 27
4:00–5:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management.

Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business perspective. Now available in two formats: an immersive 18-month onsite format in Portland and a 21-month innovative online format.

You’ll network and learn hands-on the business of creating sports and outdoor footwear, apparel, and equipment from experienced industry leaders. Join us for an information session where we'll share an overview of the Portland and Online programs. You'll also hear from a current student in the Portland program.

Topics include:

How the Portland and Online programs are structured The admissions process Experiential Trips & Residencies Post-graduation careers And more!
Mar 6
UO Sports Product Management Fireside Chat: Global Trip Experience 6:00 p.m.

Join us for an exciting event featuring the Sports Product Management Program.⁠ ⁠During the event, you'll have the opportunity to hear from our current students:⁠...
UO Sports Product Management Fireside Chat: Global Trip Experience
March 6
6:00–7:00 p.m.

Join us for an exciting event featuring the Sports Product Management Program.⁠ ⁠During the event, you'll have the opportunity to hear from our current students:⁠ ⁠

Stanley Nhan⁠ Jasmeen Deol⁠ Devya Patel⁠ Claire Grundig⁠ ⁠

They take the stage to share their experience going on our global trip to Asia and Europe. Hear the unique perspectives from the students firsthand on their interactions with industry professionals, exposure to emerging trends, and the latest innovations in sports product management. All from a global perspective. Don't miss this chance to connect with the next generation of sports product management leaders and learn from their experiences. This fireside chat is sure to provide valuable insights and inspiration. Register now to secure your spot!

Feb 21
UO Sports Product Management Information Session 6:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global...
UO Sports Product Management Information Session
February 21
6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management.

Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business perspective. Now available in two formats: an immersive 18-month onsite format in Portland and a 21-month innovative online format.

You’ll network and learn hands-on the business of creating sports and outdoor footwear, apparel, and equipment from experienced industry leaders. Join us for an information session where we'll share an overview of the Portland and Online programs. You'll also hear from a current student in the Portland program.

Topics include:

How the Portland and Online programs are structured The admissions process Experiential Trips & Residencies Post-graduation careers And more
Feb 15
UO Portland Soaring Together Featuring Rashad Frazier, Cofounder of Camp Yoshi 5:30 p.m.

Join us to celebrate Black History Month as we host the third annual UO Portland Soaring Together speaker series. The highlight of the evening will be an engaging session with...
UO Portland Soaring Together Featuring Rashad Frazier, Cofounder of Camp Yoshi
February 15
5:30–8:30 p.m.
White Stag Block

Join us to celebrate Black History Month as we host the third annual UO Portland Soaring Together speaker series. The highlight of the evening will be an engaging session with Camp Yoshi cofounder Rashad Frazier, who creates and leads adventure trips where Black travelers and their allies can unplug and reconnect with the wilder world.

Whether you attend in person or online, you will be enriched by Rashad's insights from his career journey and experiences establishing the camp.

Jan 31
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop 6:00 p.m.

Prepare to start your journey toward earning your master's degree in sports product management. Attend our application workshop to learn how to navigate the admissions...
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop
January 31
6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Prepare to start your journey toward earning your master's degree in sports product management. Attend our application workshop to learn how to navigate the admissions process and craft a competitive application.

Topics include:

Selection criteria and timeline Application requirements How to prepare for the interview And more...

With the winter application deadline of February 15 quickly approaching, this is an event you won't want to miss.

 

Jan 25
UO Sports Product Management: Winter Wonderland New Year Celebration 5:30 p.m.

Join us on for the ultimate New Year's celebration with the UO Sports Product Management program! Network with faculty, alumni, staff, and industry partners, while making...
UO Sports Product Management: Winter Wonderland New Year Celebration
January 25
5:30–8:30 p.m.
109 NW Naito

Join us on for the ultimate New Year's celebration with the UO Sports Product Management program! Network with faculty, alumni, staff, and industry partners, while making valuable connections with our students - future industry leaders. This year's Winter Wonderland event will give special recognition to our current and past faculty. ⁠Enjoy free food and drinks, and capture memories with our holiday photo booth at this unforgettable event. ⁠

Jan 10
UO Sports Product Management Information Session 6:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global...
UO Sports Product Management Information Session
January 10
6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master’s degree in Sports Product Management.

Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business perspective. Now available in two formats: an immersive 18-month onsite format in Portland and a 21-month innovative online format.

You’ll network and learn hands-on the business of creating sports and outdoor footwear, apparel, and equipment from experienced industry leaders. Join us for an information session where we'll share an overview of the Portland and Online programs. You'll also hear from a current student in the Portland program.

Topics include:

How the Portland and Online programs are structured The admissions process Post-graduation careers And more
Nov 29
UO Sports Product Management Fireside Chat: Summer Immersive Experience 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a fireside chat with current students from the Sports Product Management Masters Program who share their immersive summer experience working in the sports and...
UO Sports Product Management Fireside Chat: Summer Immersive Experience
November 29
6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for a fireside chat with current students from the Sports Product Management Masters Program who share their immersive summer experience working in the sports and outdoor product industry.

Hear unique perspectives from the students on their interactions with industry professionals, exposure to emerging trends, and the latest innovations in sports product management. You'll also learn how they contributed to their host companies' growth and development.

Don't miss this chance to connect with the next generation of sports product management leaders and learn from their firsthand experiences. This fireside chat is sure to provide valuable insights and inspiration. Register now to secure your spot!

Nov 1
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop 6:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master's degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business...
UO Sports Product Management Application Workshop
November 1
6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master's degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business perspective. Available in two formats: onsite in Portland and online from anywhere.

With the fall application deadline approaching November 15, we invite you to join us for a one-hour interactive application workshop during which you'll learn how to navigate the admissions process and put together a competitive application. Topics include:

Selection criteria and timeline Application requirements How to prepare for the interview And more...
Oct 11
UO Sports Product Management Information Session Featuring Program Director, Jennifer Nolfi 6:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master's degree in Sports Product Management. Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business...
UO Sports Product Management Information Session Featuring Program Director, Jennifer Nolfi
October 11
6:00–7:00 p.m.

Turn your passion into your profession with a master's degree in Sports Product Management.

Our program is grounded in innovation and sustainability with a global business perspective. Now available in two formats: an immersive 18-month onsite format in Portland and a 21-month innovative online format.

You'll network and learn hands-on the business of creating sports and outdoor footwear, apparel, and equipment from experienced industry leaders. Join us for an information session during which we'll share an overview of the Portland and online programs. You'll also hear from a current student in the Portland program.

Topics include:

How the Portland and online programs are structured The admissions process Post-graduation careers And more

Did you miss one of our virtual workshops, panels, or info sessions? You can view the recordings of our past events via the links below.


Sports Product Management Commencement, Online Program
June 4, 2022

Watch the ceremony honoring students from our online program's class of 2022 as they officially gain their master of science in sports product management.

Sneaker Speaker Series: Matt Halfhill, Founder and CEO, Nice Kicks
May 4, 2022

Nice Kicks founder and CEO Matt Halfhill shared a few of his career highlights during this virtual event.

Gather
April 28, 2022

The UO Sports Product Management Program and Basecamp Outdoor joined hands to present this outdoor industry networking panel.

Sneaker Speaker Series: Steve Mullholand, Cofounder, Sole Collector
April 20, 2022

Sole Collector cofounder Steve Mulholland shared his sneaker adventures and career insights during this virtual event.

UO Portland Soaring Together: Portia Blunt, Vice President of Apparel, Reebok
April 14, 2022

Portia Blunt, vice president of apparel at Reebok and an apparel industry executive and diversity and inclusion leader with more than 20 years of experience in senior leadership, provided insight into her career journey and what she's learned along the way.

Nike's Jordan Brand Panel Presented by Women in Sports Product Club
May 20, 2021

The UO Sports Product Management program's Women in Sports Product Club held a virtual panel featuring three incredible women leaders of Nike's Jordan Brand. The group discussed their experiences running the globally recognized brand.

The Creation and Culture of Sneakerheads
April 12, 2021

In partnership with University of Oregon Athletics, the Sports Product Management program hosted a PAC-12 athlete-focused virtual event that featured a panel of designers, industry professionals, and sneaker lovers who provided their behind-the-scenes view of sneaker creation and culture.

Sports Product Management 2021 Commencement
March 15, 2021

The Sports Product Management program's Portland-based cohort and our first ever online-based cohort graduated during this eventful and fully online commencement ceremony.

Unleashing the Power of Women in Sports: Sports Products for Women by Women
March 8, 2021

In the first event in a new series focused on women in sports, our student moderators led a panel of industry leaders who are creating product, managing athletes, and running (pun intended) the world of sport.

Streetwear, Fashion, and Entrepreneurship
November 12, 2020

University of Oregon Sports Product Management students welcomed local Portland entrepreneurs in the streetwear and fashion industry. Our moderators will be graduate students from the program's Sneakerz and Streetwear Club and panelists included Quaz Amir (founder of Common Brand Co.), Jordan Carter (cofounder of Produce Organics), Tanner Gimbel (founder of The Culture PDX), and Chris Yen (founder of Laundry PDX).

Ellen Schmidt-Devlin: Creating a Successful "Glocal" Brand
September 8, 2020

Sports Product Management program cofounder Ellen Schmidt-Devlin unveiled her PhD research on the factors driving success for global and local brand leaders. She shared the results and appropriate solutions for both small and large brands in the sports and outdoor product industry.

Edwin Keh: The New Normal: Trade and Business After a Pandemic
July 30, 2020

Edwin Keh provided insight into the landscape of trade and business after the pandemic. Keh is the CEO of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel and is a faculty member of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Supply Chain Impacts around the Globe: Planning for the New Normal
May 28, 2020

What impact is the COVID-19 pandemic having on the supply chains that support businesses around the region, the nation, and the world? What's the best way to prepare your own organization for operating in the new normal? Attend this online session to hear from UO Sports Product Management and Oregon Executive MBA program alumni who are tackling these questions in real time, in a wide range of industries.

Managing Your Career in the Sports and Outdoor Industry
May 14, 2020

What impact is the COVID-19 pandemic having on the supply chains that support businesses around the region, the nation, and the world? What's the best way to prepare your own organization for operating in the new normal? UO Sports Product Management and Oregon Executive MBA program alumni who are tackling these questions in real time joined us for a discussion.

Outdoor Industry Panel: Future Vision
April 23, 2020

Sports Product Management alumni and current industry leaders discussed how their departments and companies have been adjusting to the ever-changing environment and what industry impacts they envisioned occurring in the short and long term.

Virtual Athlete Panel: Moving the Olympics to 2021 and Its Impact
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ellen Schmidt-Devlin led a panel of athletes in a discussion about the rescheduling of the Summer 2020 Olympic Games and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on athletes, the International Olympic Committee, sponsors, and governments.