Stadium Managers Association holds annual seminar

The Stadium Managers Association (SMA) is holding its annual seminar Feb. 11-15 at the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood Beach, Florida.

A Super Bowl watch party will kickoff the seminar followed by the Stadium Managers Scholarship Foundation TopGolf Outing on Feb. 12. Dr. Jen Welter and Peter O’Reilly will be the keynote speakers for the seminar.

Welter is the NFL’s first female coach, serving as an assistant linebacking coach with the Arizona Cardinals. O’Reilly, the NFL executive vice president of club business, international, and league events, will field questions about what it took to run this year’s Super Bowl.

Other highlights include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • State of the business address with updates affecting leagues.
  • Facility breakouts
  • Professional development sessions
  • 5x5x8, where five managers have five slides and eight minutes to talk about their innovative work
  • Wednesday evening Yacht party
  • General sessions

For more information about the SMA annual seminar, visit