Career Fair at Madison Square Garden

by Migdalia Rivera

Madison Square Garden is hosting a Sports & Entertainment Career Fair on Thursday, July 30, 2009. The fair is an opportunity to meet professionals within the following fields: sales, marketing, advertising, ticket office, public relations, finance and more!

There will be two sessions to meet with representatives from top Sports and Entertainment companies. Session A is from 1:00-3:00pm and Session B is from 3:00-5:00pm. I’ve noted below a few of companies that will be onhand. 

  • Madison Square Garden
  • MSG Entertainment & MSG Media
  • New York Knicks
  • New York Rangers
  • New York Liberty
  • Beacon Theatre
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • FUSE
  • Disney ABC Television Media Networks
  • Gazelle Group
  • NBA
  • Newark Bears
  • NJ Nets
  • NY Yankees
  • Prudential Center
  • Universal Music Group
  • USTA
  • WNBA

In order to attend the seminar, you must register beforehand. There is a registration fee to attend the seminar. If you register in advance, before 7/23/09, the fee is $25. If you register after 7/23/09 the fee is $35. The last day to register is 7/29/09. As an added bonus, registration includes a ticket to the New York Liberty vs. Washington Mystics game at 7:30pm.

If you plan to attend,  prepare, prepare, prepare. Research the objectives of the company or companies that you are interested in. Update your resume adding select keywords from the companies profile. Bring several copies of your resume to the fair. Obtain and bring copies of recommendation letters. Prepare a short introductary pitch. Practice test questions and answers. Dress professionally. Walk with confidence and most importantly smile!  


To register and for more information click HERE.

To research the companies listed above click HERE.

For tips on how to introduce and sell yourself click HERE.

For practice questions and answers click HERE.



About the Author

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

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