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SCM Colloquium Series Presents: How to become a Major Sports Agent: A Discussion with Carlos Fleming.

April 20, 2016, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location University Hall - 1030
SponsorSchool of Communication and Media, College of the ArtsMore Information InSchool of Communication and Media
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As the SVP of Talent Management for WME/IMG, Carlos Fleming represents clients including Cam Newton, Venus Williams, James Blake, Marcos Baghdatis, Donald Young and others. Having proved himself to IMG as an intern by securing a presenting sponsorship from P&G for a women’s tennis tournament, Fleming was hired at the end of his internship and has risen the ranks.

Carlos’ long list of accomplishments includes having negotiated high profile endorsement deals with companies including Nike, Under Armour, American Express, Coca-Cola, Kraft, McDonalds, Wrigley’s, Sega, EA Sports and beyond. Member of the WTA Tour Board of Directors representing the top 20 ranked players and also member of the WTA Global Marketing Advisory Council. Worked with Venus Williams and the WTA senior leadership on the historic “Equal Prize Money” campaign that ultimately guaranteed female tennis players equal prize money at all Grand Slam events. Fleming negotiated largest ever rookie NFL apparel and shoe contract for Cam Newton with Under Armour (2011). Developed the McDonald’s Williams Sisters Tour featuring Venus and Serena, which raised over $5M for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Developed literary projects Breaking. Register here.