It’s that time of year again when the Spring Training fever sweeps across the United States and the baseball community begins to gear up for another long season. Whether it is an over-weight ace, a fan favorite, or budding phenom, this is the first opportunity for baseball fans alike to get an initial glimpse at the potential Opening Day starters. Albeit overlooked, the next couple of months not only garner excitement among the fans but it also will play a quiet part in shaping the financial landscape of a baseball organization that season.

Baseball America has been sold.

Not copies of its Top 100 Prospects list, mind you, but the publication itself. Baseball America has been sold to a new ownership group led by Alliance Baseball LLC, a group that also owns a pair of Minor League Baseball teams. A sale price was not immediately found.

If you graduated high school, chances are your yearbook and class ring were manufactured by Jostens.

If you’re a member of the 2016 Chicago Cubs, your World Series ring will be too.

Known colloquially for its commencement memorabilia, Jostens has made championship bling for dozens of sports franchises dating back to 1952, when they created their first championship ring for the 1952 Detroit Lions

In less than a week, baseball executives, sports business professionals and hopeful job seekers will take over the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C. for the 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings and PBEO Job Fair.

As someone that is making the trip for the first time, I was curious to find out what others had done to get the most out of their experience. Seeking advice, I turned to social media for help. What you see below is a compilation of advice from lawyers, executives, interns, and professionals from all areas of the industry who extended a few words of insight to me.