Blaszka elected Sport Marketing Association President-elect

Dr. Matt Blaszka was elected as president-elect of the Sport Marketing Association. He will serve two years as president-elect (2025-2026) and two years as president (2027-2028). Since 2019, he has served on the SMA board as the VIP of Student Affairs. In this role, his primarily role is to organize the case study competition. This competition has grown from nine teams in 2021 to a record 22 teams in 2023. Blaszka has been apart of SMA since 2011.

SMA has over 350 active members, the majority of whom are university professors of sports marketing and management who conduct leading-edge research as well as educate and advise the hundreds of students who enter the sport industry each year. Our annual conference also attracts undergraduate and graduate students seeking to develop a network with industry professionals, as well as industry leaders who share experiences and provide insights that our membership can take back to their classrooms.

Blaszka is Chair & Associate Professor of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport at Indiana State University.

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