SportsBIZ XChange Registration Now Open

 Posted on: June 17 2020
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Contact: Jackie Reau
Game Day
(513) 929-4263

CINCINNATI (June 17, 2020) – Registration is now open for SportsBIZ XChange presented by Sports ETA, a month-long schedule of virtual business appointments and industry networking opportunities for its members and sports events rights holders from August 3-21.
Virtual attendees will have multiple one-on-one 20-minute appointments with key decision-makers as well as several 30-minute event overview appointments with sports events rights holders, access to dozens of new and updated RFPs, and numerous social networking opportunities in the Virtual Lounges. Additionally, a virtual Locker Room will be open to all attendees to view documents (RFPs, fact sheets, and videos) from each rights holder.
The August schedule is as follows (all times are ET):

Mondays, August 3, 10, 17

  • 1:30-5 p.m., Virtual Lounges are open
  • 2-4 p.m., One-on-one appointments
  • 4-4:30 p.m., Industry Updates

Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19

  • 1:30-5 p.m., Virtual Lounges are open
  • 2-4 p.m., Rights Holders Group Presentations
  • 4-4:30 p.m., Entertainment

Fridays, August 7, 14, 21

  • 1:30-5 p.m., Virtual Lounges are open
  • 2-4 p.m., One-on-one appointments
  • 4-4:30 p.m., Social Networking Opportunities

The full schedule is posted at
The cost per schedule is $395 per destination organization with additional schedules available for $195. Industry partner registration is $595 per organization and includes the opportunity to make a presentation and participate in one-on-one and group appointments with full access to the virtual Locker Room. Registration is available at
Sports ETA has contracted with Conference Scheduling Solutions (CSS) to provide the virtual platform experience.
“Through our research and on-going communication with our members and sports events rights holders, we know there are budget and travel limitations at this time,” said Al Kidd, President & CEO of Sports ETA. “SportsBIZ XChange allows our members to conduct business with dozens of industry decision-makers in a matter of days through innovative technology offered by our best-in-class provider CSS.”
Important Dates to Save to Participate in SportsBIZ XChange:

  • June 17: Registration Opens
  • July 6: Registration Closes
  • July 10: Appointment Portal Opens
  • July 22: Appointment Portal Closes
  • July 29: Schedules Distributed to Attendees
  • August 3: SportsBIZ XChange Begins


About Sports ETA
As the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry, Sports ETA is the most trusted resource for sports commissions, destination marketing organizations (DMOs), and sports events rights holders. Sports ETA is committed to the success of more than 850 member organizations and 2,400 sports events and tourism professionals. Our promise is to deliver quality education, ample networking opportunities and exceptional event management and marketing know-how to our members and to protect the integrity of the sports events and tourism industry.  For more information, visit


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