Why attend?

Get excited for the premiere student-led multi-day conference in Atlantic Canada! A star-studded lineup of speakers compliments our innovative pitch competition and incredible evening social! 

 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Ever thought the former Commissioner of the Canadian Football League would be speaking to you on innovation? How about learning how a small town New Brunswicker is now a Gold Medalist with Team Canada? How keynote speakers are game-changers, and they will inspire you to be one too! 

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PANELS

Four panels. Twenty industry professionals. Unique topics discussing trends at the cusp of disruptive innovation. 

Our panelists will offer forward-thinking ideas and thoughts that will inspire delegates to take the learnings into their future and ignite change

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LIT SOCIALS & NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

After an inspiring day of innovative knowledge sharing and networking, we head to the after party for an incredible evening social to further connect with like-minded individuals from across Canada. 

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PITCH COMPETITION

Unique to the 2018 UNB SBC is the "Be A Game Changer" Pitch Competition! The winning pitch will take home a $500 CASH PRIZE.

From an unbreakable hockey stick to a new app, do you have a game-changing idea that you would like to pitch?

 
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Delegate Categories
SOLD OUT!

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Student
regular

Early bird's are gone; but don't worry, we have more... and they have your name on it!

You must be currently attending an educational institution to qualify for this ticket. Ideal for students from Fredericton.

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Student (HOTEL INCL.) 
early bird

Early bird gets the worm, get them before they're gone!

Includes 2 nights accommodations at our official hotel partner. You must be currently attending an educational institution to qualify for this ticket.

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INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL
LIMITED QUANTITY

For anyone not currently attending an educational institution as a student. Professors, coaches, and any other working professionals would qualify for this ticket.


Pitch Competition

 
 

You spent all day yesterday listening to innovators and game changers, now you have the chance to be a game changer.  On Sunday morning, you will have the opportunity to apply the insights from our speakers and panels.
    
Working in collaboration with the group of people sitting at your table, you will have 20 minutes to come up with an innovative idea that you think will have a meaningful impact on the sporting industry. Your group’s idea will be presented on stage by at least one group member in the format of an elevator pitch (two minutes or less). After all teams have pitched their ideas, your team will have five minutes to discuss and vote for the one pitch which stood out from the rest. Votes will then be tallied and the winner of the $500 grand prize will be announced later that day.

Don’t be afraid to get creative and think outside the box. Draw from your own personal experiences, whatever they may be, whether as a fan, athlete, or coach. Remember your team is competing for $500!

How will you change the game?

GOOD LUCK!


OTHER INFO

 
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Accomodations

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fredericton is the official hotel the 2018 UNB Sports Business Conference! 

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FLIGHTS

Porter Airlines is a proud partner airline! Save 10% on flights to and from Fredericton using promo code UNBC18

 

Contact DELEGATES team

 
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ABBY RIVINGTON
Internal Delegates Director
internaldelegates@unbsbc.com

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NATHAN KEIZER
External Delegates Director
externaldelegates@unbsbc.com