JUNE 29-30, 2021, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (8:00 am - 2:00 pm PST)

THE JOHN SHIPPEN Sports Business Summit was established by Intersport to create awareness of opportunities within the sports industry for high school and college students of color. On June 29 and 30, students from across the country will be able to hear from and engage with sports and business executives, athletes and influencers using a state-of-the-art virtual platform. Invited speakers will share their experiences and advice about how to pursue and secure a career within the multi-faceted sports industry.

THE JOHN SHIPPEN Sports Business Summit will cover a wide variety of topics ranging from “How to Land Your First Sports Internship” and “The Business of Sneakers” to “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Within Sports” and “The World of Global Sponsorship”. Students can apply for paid internships and scholarships from partners, organizations and foundations within and beyond the sports industry.

THE JOHN SHIPPEN Sports Business Summit is FREE to attend!


THE JOHN SHIPPEN ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP was created in honor of John Shippen, Jr., the first American-born and the first Black professional golfer.


THE JOHN SHIPPEN will work with corporations, foundations and sponsors to co-create and co-fund internships that provide young adults of color.