GOING PRO IS MORE THAN JUST MASTERING DRILLS

#FairPaytoPlayAct is giving college athletes a much-deserve opportunity to own and profit from their brands. And that means they get to learn what the world's most renowned elite athletes also had to learn - that they aren't just assets for the franchise or icons to their fans, they're also global brands. 

Join as a member and get access to our team of active former and retired athletes as well as agencts, attorneys, and coaches to find out what it’s really going to take for you to get from being a star athlete at school to being a professional athlete.


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BALLER BUSINESS WORKSHOP



1. LAUNCHING A BUSINESS

ACE gives athletes the tools and strategies to leverage the valuable skills and disciplines they cultivated as professional athletes and use them to launch and run profitable, successful businesses.  

  • Transitioning your skills set beyond the game
  • Role of family and friends in your business
  • Things to beware of
  • What type of business should I start?
  • How can I start a business when I am still playing?


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2. ACQUIRING AN EXISTING BUSINESS

Learn how to maintain a comfortable and healthy posture, with our comprehensive class that goes through the most popular Yoga and Pilates postures. These postures are gears to make your body more flexibile and agile.

  • Understanding the value of relationships
  • How to vet a business
  • Understanding the various sectors/ markets

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3. WINNING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

As part of our core offering to athletes, we provide services that enable you to make a successful transition into the government contracting space and/or the commercial contracting space.  

Pursuing government contracts usually requires you to have training to understand how to navigate the federal space, OR you need to have the time and resources to learn by trial and error.

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4. BUILDING BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS

BBN matches athlete-owned businesses with sports franchises, commercial buyers, and even government contractors that currently have a need for the products and services ACE companies sell.

  • What you need to get started
  • Leveraging your relationships


STUDENT FORUMS

Sponsorship Packages

Get your brand in front of Atlanta’s swankiest urbanites and nouveau riche in what promises to be the street-social event of the season. 



Cognac & Cigars

Come on out for the mix and mingle event of the year! Join us Final 4 Weekend as one of the esteemed members of 8 to 14 introduces the world to his new premium cigar line at Cognac & Cigars. Make meaningful connections with some of the most influential people in the business world in a relaxed, low-key environment.

Student Athletes Forum

An educational forum for coaches, parents, and student athletes. Features Q&As with active, former, and retired elite athletes to help high school and college players demystify the process of recruitment into collegiate and professional sports. 



Athletes Got Talent

Get ready to be both amazed and amused as some of the world’s most recognizable elite athletes go from the court to the stage to show America what they’re working with.

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