SUNY New Paltz to host 18th annual Business Day Conference

NEW PALTZ — The State University of New York at New Paltz’s student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will host its 18th annual Business Day Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 6 on the New Paltz campus.

The conference, which aims to help participants develop the knowledge and skills needed to give them a competitive advantage in the workplace, attracts more than 150 students from New Paltz and surrounding colleges, as well as local and regional business leaders.

This year’s theme, “Training Champions Since 1987,” will highlight sports marketing and feature keynote speaker John Eickman, the vice president of HITS on the Hudson. Additional speakers include John Schmidt, former New York Jet; Andy Willmert, director of sales at the Hudson Valley Renegades; and Keith Strudler, chair of Communication Direct at the Marist College Center for Sports Communication.

For registration information contact Ted Clark at (845) 257-2927 or email him at

Registration costs $10 for New Paltz students, $15 for students attending other colleges, and $25 for business professionals.