George Brown College

George Brown College

May 09, 2013 13:10 ET

Media Advisory: Leading Sports Business Professionals to Honour the Next Generation of Leaders in the Sports Industry

May 16 "5 To Watch Awards" at George Brown College's new Waterfront Campus

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - Canada's leading sports business, education and marketing professionals will honour the next generation of leaders in the sports industry at the second annual "5 To Watch Awards": A Celebration of Leadership in Canadian Sport Business on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at George Brown's Waterfront Campus.

The "5 to Watch" awards, presented by George Brown College in partnership with The Globe and Mail, will name the five most influential and accomplished Canadians under the age of 40 in the sports business and marketing sectors. Launched to benefit current and future students, the awards will help raise funds for student bursaries in the Centre for Business at George Brown College.

TSN sportscaster Kate Beirness will host the event. The evening will include key note addresses by TSN host and renowned Olympic commentator Brian Williams, O.C.; Canadian Football League commissioner Mark Cohon; Stacey Allaster, chair and CEO of the Women's Tennis Association and Andrew Nicholson, Mississauga native and a forward with the NBA's Orlando Magic.

WHEN:

  • Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 7 p.m.

WHERE:

  • George Brown College Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto

Contact Information

  • To RSVP, or for more information, please contact:
    George Brown College
    Joyann Callender
    Manager Media Relations
    Mobile: 647-988-0306
    jcallender3@georgebrown.ca