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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • Still image taken from the video of a session presenter at the 2021 SEVT conference

    Save the Date!

    Mark your calendar for SEVT 2024 set to take place over Nov. 13 – 15. We look forward to seeing you there!


Sport Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow is a dynamic industry conference that brings together sport and entertainment industry leaders, students and educators from across the country to discuss and analyze the sport, entertainment and venues industry of tomorrow.

Hosted by the University of South Carolina’s renowned Department of Sport and Entertainment Management, SEVT ignites new ideas, expands networks and shares cutting-edge insights from a diverse cross-section of industry leaders, educators, researchers and students. Our outstanding panelists and speakers will inspire you to think in new ways about how to solve the challenges of tomorrow. Inquisitive discussions with graduate and undergraduate students keep both the "pros" and the "profs" on their toes. Join us to find out why industry leaders and top researchers consider SEVT a "must attend" event.

2023 Keynote Speakers

  • Fred Whitfield headshot

    Fred Whitfield

    CEO, President and Minority Owner, Charlotte Hornets

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  • Andrea Brimmer headshot

    Andrea Brimmer

    Chief Marketing and Public Relations Officer, Ally Financial

    Full Bio

Participate in an exclusive “think tank” gathering!

  • Interact with industry leaders
  • Explore the latest research
  • Meet the next generation of leaders
  • Share ideas and questions
  • Help shape the future of sport, entertainment and venue management

Whether you seek solutions to problems, a glimpse of the industry’s rising stars, cutting-edge research findings, networking opportunities, professional development, internship / job opportunities, or just a chance to explore the future of the field, you will find tremendous benefits in attending SEVT — a conference like no other.

2023 SEVT Photo Gallery


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