WHAT IS THE MIT SLOAN SPORTS ANALYTICS CONFERENCE (SSAC)?
The SSAC provides a forum for industry professionals (executives and leading researchers), students, and fans to discuss the increasing role of analytics in the sports industry. MIT Sloan is dedicated to fostering growth and innovation in this arena, and the conference provides many learning opportunities.
WHO RUNS THE CONFERENCE?
WHAT IS THE CONFERENCE AGENDA?
The conference will begin the morning of Friday, March 6 and conclude early evening Saturday, March 7. The full agenda will be released in the weeks leading up to the conference, but details are subject to change up to and during the conference.
DO I NEED TO REGISTER FOR INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS?
All sessions are open to all conference ticketholders.
BEFORE YOU REGISTER
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Early bird ticket prices for the 2020 conference are:
Student: SOLD OUT
General Admission: $800+
What is the difference between GA and VIP tickets?
Our team is still working on finalizing all the benefits of VIP tickets, many of which will not be known until closer to the conference. Some of the benefits we anticipate this year for VIP tickets include designated seating in the panel and Competitive Advantage rooms, coat checks, gift bags with additional items, access to a fireside chat with Daryl Morey and other sports executives, and the potential for increased access to the interactive events. Please note, that these benefits are subject to change until the conference has been finalized. General admission will not include the above benefits.
IS THERE A SPONSOR DISCOUNT?
Yes, please contact email@example.com to receive a specialized coupon code for these discounts.
IS THERE A GROUP RATE?
No group rate is available for the conference.
ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?
Full refunds will be issued for requests made to the conference by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org within the first 24 hours of ticket purchase for General Admission and Student tickets. Partial refunds of 50% will be issued up to and including November 15th, 2019, and 25% up to and including January 15th, 2020.
ARE TICKETS TRANSFERABLE?
IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?
All attendees under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who must purchase a separate ticket.
CAN I GET AN INVITATION TO VISIT THE CONFERENCE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A VISA?
We are unable to provide letters of invitation for the purpose of obtaining a visa for travel.
ARE THERE STUDENT TICKETS?
AFTER YOU REGISTER
I REGISTERED BUT HAVEN’T RECEIVED ANY CONFIRMATION. AM I REALLY REGISTERED?
Maybe. It is possible your email was entered incorrectly or caught in a spam filter. If you are unsure if you are registered please contact us at email@example.com.
CAN I GET A RECEIPT FOR MY ORDER SO MY EMPLOYER CAN REIMBURSE ME?
We do not have a billing department and are unable to provide receipts. We recommend using your confirmation email from EventBrite as a receipt.
IS THERE A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE YOU’LL ALLOW AT THE CONFERENCE?
Yes. We have established an Attendance Cap to prevent us from reaching the Maximum Occupancy for the facilities as set by the Massachusetts Fire Marshal.
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE CONFERENCE?
The dress code for the conference is business formal.
WILL THERE BE COAT AND BAG CHECK AVAILABLE?
Yes, coat and bag check will be offered in the Hynes Convention Center. More information will be available at registration.
HOW CAN I SPONSOR THE CONFERENCE?
Sponsorship: The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference is a non-profit endeavor and our sponsors enable us to innovate and grow. To help support the conference and learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE CAN I FIND INFORMATION ABOUT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH THE CONFERENCE?
WHERE CAN I SEE INFORMATION FROM PAST CONFERENCES?
I HAVE A QUESTION, WHO CAN I CONTACT?
You can find the complete list of contact information here.