New Jersey Devils executives discuss ‘the business of sports’ with high school students

new jersey devils staff speaking to studentsOver 30 members of the high school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Club and Seth Johnson’s Sports and Entertainment Marketing class recently attended “Sports Business Night” hosted by the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

Students were treated to an area tour learned about several aspects of the business of sports — in particular the National Hockey League (NHL) —  from New Jersey Devils executives Matt Kraemer, group sales account executive; Gaby Klein, group events account executive; and Jake Schreiman, inside sales manager. They spoke to students about their journeys into the sports business field and daily responsibilities in addition to offering sound advice to students.

The evening was capped off with a 4-3 overtime Devils win, making the trip an educational and thrilling “golden goal” evening for all.