Monday, October 23, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EDT
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480

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Celeste Simon 
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach 
Economic Power, Politics and Ethics in International Sports

Monday, October 23, 2023 

The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480  

6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation

Anthony Hilliard JD will discuss Economic Power, Politics and Ethics in International Sports 

Speaker Profile:  Anthony Hilliard JD is Professor of Sport Management, Law, Business, Leadership and Ethics. Professor Hilliard has a unique and diverse background in the areas of sports, law, and business, with a direct focus on the day-to-day leadership, operational elements, organizational strategy, administration, and management of companies. He had the great privilege of studying under the direction and mentorship of Robert C. Berry "The Grandfather of Sports Law" at Boston College Law School.Anthony has over 25 years of domestic and international experience in the sports industry as an agent, sports business executive, and consultant. He guided the careers and negotiated intricate employment and endorsement agreements on behalf of professional athletes in the NBA, FIBA, NFL, CFL, MLB, FIFA, MLS, USL, WTA and the LPGA. His unique international practice enabled him to represent world-class athletes who participated in leagues located in Europe, North & South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

In addition to his position at Keiser University, Hilliard is a University of Iowa Sport and Recreation Management Program Advisory Board member, a University of Miami School of Law - Entertainment, Art, and Sports Law LL.M program Practicum Supervisor, and lectures on various sports law and sports business topics at prominent universities, law schools, and MBA programs across the country. Anthony also serves as a business strategist and public relations/ marketing consultant for athletes, coaches, charitable foundations, and corporations. Over the years, he has developed venerable relationships with international and domestic sports business, corporate, legal, and higher education professionals, legendary coaches, award winning journalists, marketing executives, franchise owners, league, federation, national team, and olympic committee officials worldwide. 

Professor Hilliard received his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Dartmouth College.

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The Council is non-partisan and the speakers' views do not necessarily reflect our own. We welcome the opportunity to be a platform where major global issues can be discussed in an atmosphere of mutual respect.