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AAF-ND Presents: Kosha Irby – “Don’t Be Afraid to Say Yes”

October 10, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for our first speaker event of the season. We welcome Kosha Irby, Chief Marketing Officer for Clemson Athletics, to the stage!

This Month’s Speaker: Kosha Irby

Join us for our first speaker event of the 2023-24 AAF-ND season. We welcome Kosha Irby, Chief Marketing Officer for Clemson Athletics to Fargo for his talk titled, “Don’t Be Afraid to Say Yes”.

  • 11:30am – Doors Open
  • 11:45am – Meal Begins
  • 12:00pm (Noon) – Welcome + Announcements
  • 12:05 – 12:45 – Kosha Irby’s Presentation
  • 12:50-1 – Q&A

With any questions, please reach out to reservations@aaf-nd.org. Thank you!

About Kosha Irby

Kosha Irby (ko-SHAY ER-bee) serves as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Clemson Athletics. He is responsible for all external units of the department, which presently manages all public-interfacing areas of the Clemson Athletics brand.

Before joining Clemson, Irby was CMO & SVP of Business Development and Consumer Events for Professional Bull Riders (PBR), Team President of the Memphis Express, and live event marketer for the WWE. Before all of this, Irby served in various senior marketing positions at Georgia State University, Saint Louis University, and the University of South Florida.

Irby earned an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the University of Memphis, where he played football for the Tigers. He has been a panelist at several conferences and speaking engagements, including the Sports Business Journal Media Innovators Summit, The INTIX Summit, and the Event & Arena Marketing Conference. He’s a frequent guest on podcasts and other web series and is considered a thought leader in marketing. His influence on the live entertainment industry and have been recognized with his recent induction into the Event & Venue Marketing Conference Hall of Fame.

Lunch Details

If you are attending in-person, your ticket includes a meal from our catering sponsor, Chef’s Table. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions that may apply to you so we can have a meal option available for you.

Note: due to supply chain issues, we may not be able to meet your dietary restrictions for each meal. Please let us know as soon as possible if you have any dietary restrictions so we can do our best to accommodate your meal.


October 10, 2023
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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