National Association of Sports Commissions Announces Partnership With Association of Chief Executives for Sport

 Posted on: October 15 2012
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) and the Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) announced today a year-long partnership to elevate the education and professionalism of the business of sports, sporting events and sports management. As part of the new partnership both entities will focus on the following initiatives, as well as others, over the next year: Standardization of language and format in requests for proposal, creation of multisport events to be held in member cities and a virtual marketplace allowing ACES members to present their event needs without travelling to a meeting. See the attached press release to read more.

NASC, University of Arizona Partner on Amateur Sports Economic Study

 Posted on: May 18 2012
In the first study of its kind measuring direct visitor spending at amateur sporting events throughout the country, a survey conducted by the University of Arizona Sports Management Program and monitored by the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) shows that amateur athletic events bring in an average of $208.80 in direct spending per visitor, each day of the event. More than thirty events were surveyed in thirty-one different markets. See the attached press release to read more.

National Association of Sports Commissions Names Host Cities for 2014, 2015

 Posted on: April 19 2012
At the annual symposium of the National Association of Sports Commissions with a record crowd of more than 700 in attendance, several announcements and awards were made to honor industry professionals. NASC officials announced that it will hold its 2014 Symposium in Oklahoma City, and will return to Milwaukee for its 2015 annual meeting. The sites were unveiled during this week’s general session kickoff at the 20th anniversary meeting of the National Association of Sports Commissions. The NASC will travel to Louisville for its 2013 Sports Event Symposium. See the attached press release to read more.

OU Media Release

 Posted on: February 14 2012
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Ohio University’s Center for Sports Administration. This partnership will begin with the Spring Module of the NASC's Certified Sports Executive Program in Hartford, CN on Tuesday, April 17. Ohio University is presenting a customized version of its graduate level course in Sports Sponsorships. The three hour session will be presented jointly by Jim Kahler, Executive Director of the Center for Sports Administration and AJ Maestas, President of Navigate Research in Chicago, IL. Jim and AJ also teach the course at OU. See the attached press release to read more.

National Association of Sports Commissions presents a Holiday Wish List for Sports Executives

 Posted on: December 15 2011
With just a few weeks left until Christmas, the National Association of Sports Commissions presents a wish list for sports executives working in the events industry from a few of the organization's members. See the attached press release to read more.

National Association of Sports Commissions' Symposium to feature Canine Cuddling Symposium set for April 16-19 in Hartford

 Posted on: November 22 2011
The 20th anniversary edition of the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Sports Event Symposium, to be held April 1619, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut, will give attendees a hands-on experience with the Canine Cuddling Program. Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and New England’s only Guide Dog School, trains specially-bred German Shepherd dogs to lead people with blindness to a life of increased independence and mobility. Canine cuddling is a valuable socialization tool and key in training young dogs to explore the world and get acquainted with new surroundings and people. See the attached press release to read more.

Recent Certified Sports Event Executive Graduates Recognized at 2011 NASC Sports Event Symposium

 Posted on: April 27 2011
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) held its annual Sports Event Symposium on April 12‐14, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The conference included the recognition of 25 recent graduates of the Certified Sports Event Executive (CSEE) Program. The Certified Sports Event Executive (CSEE) Program, open only to NASC members, is a continuing education program provding participants with cutting edge knowledge increasing their efficiency and effectiveness in the sports event industry while enabling them to earn the designation of "Certified Sports Event Executive". See the attached press release to read more.

NASC Recognizes Outstanding Members at 2011 NASC Sports Event Symposium

 Posted on: April 21 2011
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) held its annual Sports Event Symposium from April 12-14, 2011 in Greensboro, NC. The conference included the recognition of its outstanding members during the 2011 NASC Member Awards Luncheon on April 14, 2011. Awards were given in four categories: Member of the Year, Outstanding Communication/Advertising, Outstanding Web Site, and Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program. Submissions were divided into subcategories according to the organization’s annual sports budget. A panel of judges composed of association members reviewed a record number of entries based on the criteria and requirements outlined for each award category. See the attached press release to read more.

National Association of Sports Commissions 2011-2012 Board of Directors Announced

 Posted on: April 21 2011
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) held its annual Sports Event Symposium from April 12-14, 2011 in Greensboro, NC. During the annual general membership meeting on Tuesday, April 12, the membership approved the proposed slate for the 2011-2012 NASC Board of Directors. See the attached press release to read more.

Engima Research Renews as the Official Research Partner of the 2011 NASC Sports Event Symposium

 Posted on: August 18 2010
The Nati onal Associati on of Sports Commissions (NASC) announced Engima Research Corporati on has renewed its partnership as the Offi cial Research Partner of the NASC Sports Event Symposium. “Enigma Research has conducted delegate surveys at dozens of business conferences and the NASC Symposium’s sati sfacti on rati ngs are excepti onal.” quoted Michael Harker, Senior Partner with Enigma. “It is very clear to us that the event management uses the survey results to implement changes and improvements each year. We very much enjoy being the offi cial research partner and administering the annual survey.” See the attached press release to read more.
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