Press about this year's event

5 to Watch in the Globe and Mail

5 to Watch: Canada’s Sports Business Awards are celebrating 10 years!  How did they come to be? Read about how our industry partners helped the Centre Business succeed in creating 5 to Watch and how it keeps our programs current and our students gaining valuable work experience to launch their careers.

You can read the articles below on the Globe and Mail website.

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Learning by experience

Source: The Globe and Mail
Date: November 10, 2021

How George Brown students gained new opportunities to grow skills through alternative and virtual internships, despite the pandemic

Experiential learning plays a central role in the Sport and Event Marketing program at George Brown College. Before the pandemic, its students were able to get internships with companies in their chosen field and expand their education through mentorship and real-world experience. When COVID-19 hit, some of those opportunities were lost.

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Rooted in industry

Source: The Globe and Mail
Date: November 10, 2021

Companies help steer innovative new programming and opportunities, such as work-integrated learning

Students at George Brown College’s business program don’t just graduate from the polytechnic school job-ready.

They’re viewed by the business community at large as up-and-comers in marketing, finance, accounting, management and human resources, who will be among the most successful and innovative leaders of tomorrow.

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Education for all

Source: The Globe and Mail
Date: November 10, 2021

During the pandemic, scholarships – and the fundraising efforts to create them – have never been more important at George Brown College

It’s a critical time for college students. They face unprecedented challenges receiving an education, finding meaningful work opportunities and pursuing careers. To help ease financial issues, fundraising for scholarships plays a crucial role.