Virtual Bulldog Break Features Alumna


Kathy Nelson, CEO and President of the Kansas City Sports Commission, will be the featured guest for the next “Bulldog Break,” a webinar series sponsored by the Office of Advancement.

Nelson is a nationally recognized leader in the sports and tourism industries. As the CEO and president of the Kansas City Sports Commission, she has led her team for more than a decade. Nelson works to promote Kansas City locally and nationally with the goal of attracting, retaining and facilitating sports events, conventions and organizations in the bi-state area.

Among her numerous accolades, Nelson has earned Telly, Emmy and cable television awards for her work in broadcast journalism, specifically sports production. In 2020, she was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame and named one of the 50 Most Influential People in Kansas City Sports History. Earlier this year, she was also recognized as the Missouri honoree for USA Today’s “Woman of the Year” list.

This one-hour webinar will allow attendees to ask Nelson questions about her impressive career, including her role in bringing the FIFA World Cup to Kansas City. The free webinar will take place at 12 p.m. Aug 2. Click here to register.
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