Hosted by Events DC, the Diversity in Sports Forum is a new ancillary event supporting the 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®. It will feature noted sports journalist and author Howard Bryant as moderator, two panel discussions and a career fair that connects job seekers with sports industry employers seeking diversity in their talent ranks. The Forum was created to assist HBCU students and alumni who are interested in careers within the sports industry with helpful insights, advice and access to leading sports executives, companies and organizations. The panel discussions will bring together industry professionals to explore the importance of diversity and inclusion in the sports industry, provide strategies and tactics for pursuing sports jobs and share success stories. The career fair will offer networking opportunities for those looking to break into the industry, as well as opportunities for various sports-related business to recruit and connect with current and future job-seekers.