Black Sports Agents Association Celebrates its 10th Anniversary With Star-Studded Red Carpet Affair In Hollywood

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MTV's Nick Cannon to host the Black Sports Agents Association's "Legacy" Poolside Gala September 24, 2006 at the legendary Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. The highlight of the night will be when the BSAA honors Quintin E. Primo III of Capri Capital Advisors as BSAA's Entrepreneur of the Year; Forty Million Dollar Slaves author William Rhoden as BSAA's Journalist of the Year and publicist Bob Jones will receive the organization's Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The Black Sports Agents Association (BSAA) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary Sunday, September 24, 2006 at the legendary Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. BSAA will commemorate its decade of achievement as part of the organization’s annual Sports & Music Weekend, and will focus on the Black Sports Agents Association’s reign as the premier Association for African Americans in sports and entertainment.

Top professionals from Sports, Music, Film, Radio, Television, Fashion, Business, Technology and Finance will attend the two-day conference.

Two intriguing panel discussions highlight the weekend’s schedule as William Rhoden, author of “Forty Million Dollar Slaves” will take to the stage for a panel debate on the past, present and future of African Americans in sports, entertainment and corporate America. The second panel discussion, “Ode To Black Press” will celebrate the role of African Americans in media.

The weekend culminates with a chic, red carpet gala that will be held at the Roosevelt’s famous Tropicana Pool. MTV’s Wild N’ Out Star Nick Cannon will host the poolside gala that will be set in an “Old Hollywood” theme.

The highlight of the gala is when BSAA Chairman and CEO Andre Farr will honor Quintin E. Primo III, Chairman and CEO of Capri Capital Advisors, as BSAA’s Entrepreneur of the Year; William Rhoden as Journalist of the Year

About the BSAA

The Black Sports Agents Association (BSAA) founded in 1996, is the premier organization of international sports agents and industry professionals whose goals are to promote ethical principals, while increasing the credibility and visibility of African-American player representatives and professional service providers in the industry. The Association welcomes the participation of all members of sports related communities whose common objective is the understanding, advancement and ethical practice of sports management, representation and service. The BSAA is dedicated to promoting, developing, and educating the local and international communities on African American sports management and representation. These goals are achieved through seminars, workshops, college speaking engagements and a special event series that includes the BSAA’s Annual Sports Conference. For more information, contact the BSAA at 310-858-6565 or

For more information contact:

Trish Hoffman 312-805-4314

Jeff Fisher 312-805-4850


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