Want to be seen by hundreds of industry leaders in the sports industry? Advertise with us. There are several different ways to advertise with Sports ETA.
The Sports ETA Playbook is the official quarterly publication of Sports ETA. 1,000 printed copies and 7,500 digitals copies go out to our members four times a year. There are several different options including an Advertorial where your organization or company can have a full-page ad along with an article.
For more details on advertising in the Sports ETA Playbook, contact Rebecca Myles at Rebecca@sportseta.org.
Let your audience connect directly to you with our online advertising. As a Sports ETA member, your company or organization will be able to receive exclusive placements on our website, along with the opportunity to advertise in our weekly newsbrief, Get in the Game eNews.
To learn more about our digital advertising opportunities, contact our publishing partner MultiView.
There may still be time left in 2019, but here at Sports ETA, we are working hard on the 2020 Symposium. We’ll be headed to Kansas City, Missouri April 20-23 for our 28th annual meeting. Registration is now open, so start planning your trip!
It doesn’t matter if this will be your first Symposium or your 28th, we are planning an all-new event with more deep-dive education sessions and breakouts divided by skill level. Plus, the 2020 Sports Marketplace is back and it is sure to be more interactive and provide informal learning opportunities to hundreds of people. You will be able to start making those one-on-one marketplace appointments in March.
If that hasn’t sold you yet, then listen to those who went last year. The 2019 Symposium received a 4 or 5-star rating from 72% of respondents, who enjoyed marketplace appointments, education sessions, and all of the networking opportunities to catch up with colleagues and to meet new ones. Take a look at how much fu...
The Mentoring Committee was put in place years ago to assist new individuals attending Sports ETA Symposium. For some first-time attendees, it is their first trade show, ever! That was me…. straight out of college. For others, they have been in the workforce, and have attended other trade shows, but never a sports-related trade show. There are many new kinds of attendees and this committee was built to help all of them.
Along with providing a mentor, the committee has added additional resources to assist first-timers. One of those is the blog that is written by mentors – who have been a part of Sports ETA for at least five years. They want to help their colleagues entering this new world of sports tourism. The blogs do not just focus on the Symposium, but important things to know about your membership, other events that are hosted by Sports ETA, fun facts, and more.
Some blogs to look forward to prior to Sports ETA Symposium 2020 are:
The Importance of Building...
We are excited to release our Request for Proposal (RFP) to partner and host the Sports ETA Symposium in 2023, 2024, and 2025. As you may know, the Symposium is our signature event through which we deliver authentic education, business development, and networking opportunities.
Our annual meeting attracts hundreds of sport tourism professionals and industry partners who gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. The Symposium features dozens of education sessions, countless networking opportunities, and business development appointments in the Sports Marketplace, all to help our members produce measurable ROI for their organization, elevate their sports events, and improve the quality of life in their destinations.
Below are important deadlines to keep in mind:
December 2019 - Q&A Calls
January 15, 2020 - Proposal Submission Deadline
February 2020 - Finalists Notified
Spring 2020 - Site Visits conducted by staff, committee chair...
Don't miss this opportunity to earn 4 CSEE credits at a discounted rate! This session will take place during the 2019 TEAMS Conference in Anaheim, CA.
November 12, 2019 | 8am - 12PM | Anaheim, CA
Protecting Your Events:
How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Adverse Conditions
Is your organization and event team prepared and resilient to manage adverse events within complex and uncertain operating environments? During this workshop, Peter will present three (3) individual, 75 min focus sessions:
Introduction to the Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management
Secure by Design: Principles for protecting crowded spaces during events
Mission Ready – critical decision making and how to optimize individual and team performance through a risk-based preparedness approach for the “knowns” (familiar and consistent) and enhance resilience for the “unknowns”
$250 for Sports ETA members
$400 for non-mem...
We are excited to announce that the call for speaker proposals is now open through December 15 for the 28th Sports ETA Symposium in Kansas City, MO April 20-23, 2020!
We place a strong emphasis on seeking presenters who expand our industry's knowledge base through relevant and engaging content delivery, as well as specific implementable takeaways for audience members.
If you or someone from your organization is interested in applying to lead a breakout session at the 2020 Sports ETA Symposium, we encourage you to submit an application!
Click Here to Submit a Proposal
We are accepting speaker applications through December 15.
Sports ETA Symposium
The Sports ETA Symposium is the annual meeting of the Sports Events & Tourism Association (Sports ETA), the non-profit trade association for the sports events and tourism industry since 1992. Sports destinations meet with hundreds of decision-makers res...
Build relationships with hundreds of sports events and tourism professionals at the 28th Sports ETA Symposium in Kansas City, MO April 20-23, 2020.
Online registration is now open, lock in the best rate by registering with early bird pricing today! After 12/31/19, rates go up.
Need help convincing your boss?
Don't worry, we've got you covered!
We've put together a justification toolkit to arm you with information to share with your supervisor on the benefits of attending the Symposium, how it will make you a better employee, and help advance your organization.
We think the Symposium is a must-attend event, but don't just take our word for it... take your fellow sports events and tourism professionals' words too! See what they have to say about the Sports ETA Symposium.
Dear CSEE Students, Level Up! And do it from the comfort of your home or office. Sports ETA is teaming up with Game On to give you the opportunity to take a CSEE course online.
Game On’s signature course, Level Up U, will provide you with professional development skills to help you speak up, stand out, and improve your confidence in work and life. The course, which counts as 4 credits towards your CSEE Certification, will teach you 10 proven techniques to get you in the right mindset to find real-life confidence. Plus, you’ll find a new home in the Level Up U Community with visionary and inspiring alumni who come back as Coaches.
The five week course is designed to help you get un-stuck, get clear about your purpose, and feel empowered about your next steps in your career and life. Whatever your goal, Level Up U gives you the one strategy you need to stay successful at the next level.
Enroll today by completing the registration. The Level Up U course is $400 per pe...
Visit Fort Wayne is excited for March. They are hosting the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Regional for the first time. The tournament will be coming to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on March 28 and 30, 2020.
“As we continue to build on Fort Wayne’s sports heritage, we are excited to delight the NCAA and attendees with Fort Wayne’s signature hospitality. We hope the community will join us in celebrating the DI Women’s Basketball Regional on March 28 and 30,” says Dan O’Connell, CEO of Visit Fort Wayne.
According to The Herald Press, the economic impact of these tournament games is estimated at $1.2 million.
Tickets are on sale. You can learn more here.