Membership Benefits & Levels

Attend networking events in your local city -- and in cities across the country
These "members-only" events are attended by sports business professionals in the corporate, agency, publishing and sponsorship areas of this fascinating industry. Our events provide a great opportunity for you to meet business and personal contacts that can help you find your next big sponsor, promotional partner or new hire!

At each event, NSMN members receive: One hour of industry networking; complimentary refreshments and cash bar; and the opportunity to participate in industry discussions organized and run by leading sports business executives. **Never a ticket at the door. Our events are open to NSMN members-only.

 

Get in FREE to ANY NSMN chapter events in any cities! Simply "click & go" by submitting your reservation online to attend any event.


We have 10 social media platforms! Use our social media directory to connect online!

NSMN can help you to meet members one-on-one! Make new contacts around the U.S. or reconnect with former employees or colleagues.

Request an introduction to a member


NSMN offers its members special rates on subscriptions to leading industry conferences and trade magazines including SportsBusiness Journal, Sports Illustrated, and more. Members save 20% on Individual levels of membership to The Paley Center for Media. And members save on their hotel rooms at OMNI Hotels & Resorts.

NSMN offers complimentary job matching services for our members. NSMN will keep your resume on file and contact you if we hear of a job that matches your requirements and qualifications. We never show or circulate your resume for you! This is NOT a public resume bank.

NSMN will work with you and your organization to find your next new employee and your next new job. With a membership database and a resume bank, we make job placement easier for our members through specific job matching introductions.


NOTE: NSMN is not a job recruitment firm! Our job matching program is free for both the employer and the job seeker - but both parties must be members of NSMN. We receive no payment for advertising job postings or for successful job placement.

 

Whether you are entry-level or senior management, you can sign up for one-on-one career appointments for specific assistance with your career goals, resume & cover letters and much more! . Receive personalized help with your job search, career aspirations and let us help you prepare for upcoming interviews. If you are looking to change jobs, move to a new city or learn how to interview more effectively, please contact us for confidential help. Your phone appointment will be with Jennifer Karpf, Executive Director, National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN).

Use Twitter to aid your job search & to help you build your personal brand online within the sports business community!

 

Individual Membership

$125 / 12 months
(Covers one person)

This basic membership offers one person one year of free admission to chapter events, including food, as well as the other membership benefits outlined on this web page.

There are no guest passes with this level of membership. All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

Individual PLUS Membership

$175 / 12 months
(Covers one person PLUS one event GUEST PASS)

This membership offers one person one year of free admission to chapter events, including food, as well as the other membership benefits outlined on this web page.

  • Includes one GUEST PASS for each event. The guest pass can be used to bring a sports business or marketing colleague to an NSMN event. The guest cannot be an expired member. Member must accompany their guest to the event. Guest must be a non-reoccurring guest.
    * please note: this membership level is NOT a 2-person membership

All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

$600 per package / 12 months
(Covers 10 employees at one company)


This membership offers 10 employees one year of free admission to chapter events, including food, as well as the other membership benefits outlined on this web page.

  • Includes special designation on NSMN website
  • Includes a link to company URL
  • Includes a link to the company's Twitter account

Company owns membership and can replace exiting employees at any time.

There are no guest passes with this level of membership. All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

CORPORATE PLUS MEMBERSHIP

$1,200 per company / 12 months
(Covers 10 employees at one company - with an event GUEST PASS for each)

This membership offers 10 employees one year of free admission to chapter events, including food, as well as the other membership benefits outlined on this web page.

  • Includes one GUEST PASS for each of the 10 members in the Corporate Membership package. The guest pass can be used to bring a sports business or marketing colleague to an NSMN event. The guest cannot be an expired member. Member must accompany their guest to the event.
    Guest must be a non-reoccurring guest. * please note: this membership level is NOT a 20-person membership!

  • Includes special designation on NSMN website
  • Includes a link to company URL
  • Includes a link to the company's Twitter account

All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP

$1,700 per company / 12 months
(Covers up to 49 employees at one company)

This membership offers your company membership for up to 50 employees.

Each employee receives one year of membership which includes free admission to chapter events, as well as the daily membership benefits outlined on this web page.

  • Includes one advertisement on NSMN website
  • Includes special designation on NSMN website
  • Includes a link to company URL
  • Includes a link to the company's Twitter account

There are no guest passes with this level of membership. All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

PATRON MEMBERSHIP

$3,500 per company / 12 months
(Covers all employees at one company)

This package covers ALL of the company's full time employees. Each employee receives one year of membership which includes free admission to chapter events, as well as the daily membership benefits outlined above.

  • Includes one advertisement on NSMN website
  • Includes special designation on NSMN website
  • Includes a link to company URL
  • Includes your company's

All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

PATRON PLUS MEMBERSHIP

$5,000 per company / 12 months
(Covers ALL employees at one company -- with an event GUEST PASS for each member)

Our highest level of membership, this package covers ALL of the full time employees. Each employee receives one year of membership which includes free admission to chapter events, as well as the daily membership benefits outlined above.

  • Includes one GUEST PASS for each of the members in the Patron PLUS Membership package. The guest pass can be used to bring a sports business or marketing colleague to an NSMN event. The guest cannot be an expired member. Member must accompany their guest to the event.
    Guest must be a non-reoccurring guest.

  • Includes three advertisements on NSMN website
  • Includes special designation on NSMN website
  • Includes a link to company URL
  • Includes a link to the company's Twitter account

All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership also includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

$50 per student / 12 months

Must be a full time student (enrolled in 12 or more credits)
No exceptions.
**Transcript, resume and one industry reference required.
See below for details.

This membership offers a full-time (12 credits or more) student one year of free admission to chapter events, including food, as well as the other membership benefits outlined on this web page.

Prior sports business experience (work experience or completed internship) is always REQUIRED to be a member of NSMN.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT MEMBERSHIP:

TO APPLY: please send the following information to jenkarpf@sportsmarketingnetwork.com:

  1. LETTER: Please email a letter that describes your past sports experience and your interest in joining NSMN.

  2. RESUME: Email your resume. Include any prior sports business internship or job experience. Athletic experience will not qualify for membership.

  3. REFERENCE: Share one industry reference. Include their name, title, company, phone and email.

  4. TRANSCRIPT: NSMN Student membership is available to qualifying students who are currently enrolled in 12 or more credits. We need an official document from your university that shows 12 credit hours. (feel free to email a screen shot to us)

  5. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION: your credit card will not be processed until NSMN reviews all of your documents and approves your application.

There are no exceptions to these requirements. ** If we don't receive this documentation within 24 hours of receiving your application, your card may be charged for the full amount of the Individual Membership ($125) or your membership application might be declined.

There are no guest passes with this level of membership. All NSMN memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. This membership includes free admission to any NSMN events in the country.

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