October 8-10, 2019

Providence, RI

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The 4S's of sports events and tourism: strategies, services, sales, and sponsorships, will be covered during general sessions, small group discussions, and off-site excursions.  Takeaway key tools, resources, and best practices from your peers as well as experts in the sports events and tourism industry. This summit is an ideal learning opportunity for sports commission and DMO sales, services, events, and business development staff.

Who Should Attend
  • Sales/Business Development directors, managers, and coordinators
  • Event directors, managers, and coordinators
  • Service directors, managers, and coordinators
  • Sponsorship directors, managers, and coordinators

Member Rate: $499
Non-Member Rate: $699

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Participants will earn 4 credit hours toward CSEE certification or recertification for attending 4S Summit.

2019 4S Summit Schedule

Subject to change

All 4S activities will be at the Omni Providence Hotel.

Tuesday, October 8

7:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.– Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - State Association Meeting (invitation only)
Noon - 1:30 pm - Board of Directors Meeting and Lunch
2:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.– CSEE Fall Course*
5:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.– First Timers Meet and Greet (invitation only)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 9

7:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.– Registration
8:00 a.m.– 9:45 a.m.– Coffee and Conversations
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Breakout Sessions (Sales, Service, Sponsorship, Strategy)
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Morning Networking Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Breakout Sessions (Sales, Service, Sponsorship, Strategy)
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Lunch
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Breakout Sessions (Sales, Service, Sponsorship, Strategy)
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Afternoon Networking Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Breakout Sessions (Sales, Service, Sponsorship, Stragey)
4:30 p.m. - Open Evening

Thursday, October 10

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m.  - 10:00 a.m. –  Coffee and Conversations
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. – "What Keeps You Up At Night?" Roundtables (Sales, Service, Sponsorship, Strategy)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Closing Keynote Luncheon

*Separate registration and fees required


Omni Providence Hotel
Rate: $189/night
Reservation Cut-Off: Monday, September 16, 2019

Reserve Hotel Room

Prefer to call and make your hotel reservation? Dial 1-402-952-6646 and mention 4S.


We look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 4S Summit in Providence, RI! 

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Things to do in Providence

Come early, or stay a few extra days and see all that Providence has to offer.

Plan your open night now!


Madison Fante
Member Services Coordinator

Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by September 16, 2019. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. Registration is non-refundable and non-transferrable after September 16, 2019.