Industry News 5/8/2007

Career Seminar Teaches Action Sports Inspired Youth about Jobs in the Industry

Career Seminar Teaches Action Sports Inspired Youth about Jobs in the Industry

On June 2, 2007 at the Community Center Near the Santa Monica Skate Park, Leaders of All types from the Action Sports Industry Talk about Employment within the Industry They Love

Santa Monica, CA---May 2, 2007–On June 2nd, 2007, from 10am until noon, employees from leading companies in the action sports industry conjoin for a career seminar aimed at talking to youth with prospective employment goals. The skateboarding, surfing, BMX, and snowboarding industries will all be represented. The location of the community room that this event will take place is 1401 Olympic Blvd in Santa Monica CA, 90404.

The goal in this seminar is to teach young people about the different jobs that are available in the industry, covering topics such as: typical day in the work place, pros/cons and realities of working within an industry that you love, results from expectations and the paths to get there.

The list of speakers for this seminar is growing, but the following companies are sending employees; Studio411, Transworld’s Ride BMX magazine, The Banquet, Micreation, Blend Skate Parks, X-Games, Imagine Marketing Agency, etc.

Each speaker will have about 15 minutes describing their job and a 5-minute Q&A will follow. Afterwards, guests will have an opportunity to approach speakers about personal questions, before everyone heads to the skatepark for a wrap up session.

The following careers will be discussed; graphic design, web design, magazine editor, video editor, photographer, skatepark design, retail, apparel design and marketing, team management, marketing, community relations and event management. 

This seminar is operated and funded by The Collaboration Project, an action sports foundation that allocates funds, awareness and means to various action sports and youth causes. Those interested in registering for the seminar must email
thecollaborationproject@yahoo.comwith their full name, age and phone number. Those under age 18 will have a representative from the foundation call to get parental permission.

For additional information about The Collaboration Project, please visit www.TheCollaborationProject.net