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Summer Sports and Entertainment Business Academy To Be Hosted at Virginia Mason Athletic Center

Renton, Wash. – The Global Sports and Entertainment Business Academy-Seattle will be hosted this summer at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center from June 24-28. 

The one-week non-residential summer program will be offered to local rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen interested in the field of sports and entertainment business. Accentuated by hands-on, educational learning experiences, students will receive first-hand instruction from world-class faculty, Seattle Seahawks executives and other renowned professionals from across the sports and entertainment industries, including law, technology, management and marketing. Included will be workshops on career and professional development, leadership and negotiation.

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"We are excited to partner with and be hosted by the Seattle Seahawks," said Global Sports and Entertainment Business Academy founder and CEO Derrick Heggans. "As we have done in other cities, our program will offer a new group of future industry leaders the opportunity for hands-on learning in the sports business arena, which may influence their future career goals."

Global Sports and Entertainment Business Academy currently has additional summer programs running with the Philadelphia Eagles, Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment/LIU, University of San Francisco and Loyola Marymount University. For more information about Global Sports and Entertainment Business Academy and the other programs, please visit