U.S. Center for SafeSport 2020 Annual Report

 Posted on: August 31 2021
The U.S. Center for SafeSport reports annually on activities, highlights, and data—including overviews of departments and audited financials as well as messages from Center leadership. Read the 2020 Annual Report.  

Sports ETA and Northstar Meetings Group Announce New Five-Year Partnership

 Posted on: August 24 2021
Contact: Jackie Reau Game Day (513) 708-5822 jreau@gamedaypr.com CINCINNATI (August 24, 2021) – Sports ETA, the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry, announced today a new five-year partnership with Northstar Meetings Group, the leading multi-platform brand for dedicated meeting and business planners and sports event organizers, to serve as presenting sponsor of the association’s “Annual State of the Industry” research report. Under terms of the new agreement, Northstar — the publisher of SportsTravel and organizers of the TEAMS Conference & Expo and EsportsTravel Summit — will also become the exclusive provider of content related to media and media relations for Sports ETA educational programming distributed by the association’s Sports Tourism Learning Institute.  The association’s last research report, “2019 State of the Sports Tourism Industry Report in America presented by the Sp...

Coronavirus relief legislation passed by Congress

 Posted on: December 22 2020
“We applaud the work of Congress in passing the latest pandemic aid bill to bring support to American households and businesses, including the sports events and tourism industry. We thank our elected officials for considering the industry information we actively shared throughout the process along with our partners, U.S. Travel, ASAE and Destinations International. This funding is vitally important because it now supports our city’s convention and visitors bureaus and other organizations leading the travel and tourism industry. The members of Sports Events and Tourism Association, the nation’s authority and the trade association for sports events and tourism, are comprised of nearly every city destination in America who seeks to build new revenue for their communities through tourism. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for communities through sports events and tourism. This tourism sub-segment not only provides incremental taxes and direct revenue, it pr...

Top 10 Trends to Watch in 2020

 Posted on: December 30 2019
As we put a bow on 2019 and roll into 2020, there are a number of areas we are watching in the sports events and tourism industry. Below is a list of the top 10 trends to watch in 2020 from Sports ETA: 10. Continued growth in the sports department of Destination Marketing Organizations. More and more CVB/DMO organization leadership is realizing and investing in the ROI and ROM of a strong sports tourism segment. The results of this value will continue to be championed by Sports ETA. Stay tuned for more as we launch a new and improved State of the Industry Report at the 2020 Sports ETA Symposium in Kansas City. 9. The increasing role of parks and recreation departments in sports events and tourism initiatives. Parks and recreation departments continue to play an integral role in the sports events and tourism landscape. We expect this trend to continue into 2020, particularly as youth sport specialization is scrutinized and communities see the opportunity for recreational spo...

Vital training being offered to Sports ETA members

 Posted on: August 26 2019
Your membership with Sports ETA gets you a lot, including one benefit that will be used by your organization for years to come - Safe Sport Training. With the alliance between Sports ETA and the U.S. Center for SafeSport, members have the opportunity to get SafeSport Trained at a discounted rate. The training will benefit countless athletes, coaches, volunteers, referees, staff, and others attending events hosted by Sports ETA members across all 50 states, as the organizations join forces with a shared goal — to make safety and well-being top priorities in sport. Sports ETA members can register for training at a discounted rate. Information on how Sports ETA members and affiliates can access the Center’s online resources and arrange in-person training is now available at www.sportseta.org/education/safe-sport.

THE PULSE V.5 - SAFE SPORT RECAP

 Posted on: August 8 2019
We appreciate your input on the role of Safe Sport in the sports events and tourism industry. If you didn't have a chance to respond to the latest version of The Pulse, it's ok! Take a look at these Safe Sport stats and see what other members are doing to address Safe Sport in their communities.  The Pulse v.5 Results Interested in becoming Safe Sport trained? Take a look at our website to learn how you and your team can become Safe Sport trained for a discounted price today! As we learn more about the needs of our members, we want to help you make the best business decisions possible. Part of that objective is arming you with timely and relevant research. Needed research is the topic of The Pulse v6. Take The Pulse v.6 now!