SportsBIZ XChange announces CBS’ Seth Davis as speaker

 Posted on: July 2 2020
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SportsBIZ XChange presented by Sports ETA announces CBS’ Seth Davis as speaker
Virtual networking event will connect America’s sports events and tourism industry

CINCINNATI (July 2, 2020) – SportsBIZ XChange presented by Sports ETA, a month-long schedule of virtual business appointments and industry networking opportunities to connect its members to sports events rights holders, announced today that CBS Sportscaster Seth Davis will serve as the keynote speaker on August 3, 4-5 p.m. Myrtle Beach is the sponsored host of Davis’ keynote session.

Seth Davis is an award-winning sports writer and broadcaster who covers college basketball. Since 2004, Davis has been a mainstay of CBS Sports’ studio coverage of college basketball and the NCAA Tournament. He wrote for Sports Illustrated for 22 years and is currently the Managing Editor for college basketball at The Athletic.

SportsBIZ XChange presented by Sports ETA will be held from August 3-21 and registration is open through July 6 at Destinations will have the opportunity to virtually meet with numerous rights holders including NCAA, AAU, and a number of USA governing bodies ranging from USA BMX to USA Wrestling.

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 current sponsors of SportsBIZ XChange are Greater Birmingham CVB, Visit KC, Myrtle Beach Area CVB, Conference Scheduling Solutions, Mobile Sports Authority, Play Tennessee, EventConnect, Traveling Teams, Orlando North Seminole County Sports, TEAM Kentucky, and Visit Tri-Cities.

The full schedule can be found 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

Important Dates to Save to Participate in SportsBIZ XChange:

  • 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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