2019 4S Summit Education Sessions

Wednesday, October 9

  10:15 AMSales Track: Seeing Is Believing
October 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
The bid is in and now it's time to present to a committee for review. Why talk when you can show what they should expect? We will walk through the process...
  10:15 AMService Track: Ending Abuse In Sport: How Sports ETA Can Champion Change
October 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is uniquely positioned to create culture change in the world of sport to end all forms of abuse. Sports present special situations,...
  10:15 AMSponsorship Track: Sports Facilities - Industry Trends
October 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
As the sports events and tourism industry grows, sports facilities have become more important. This session will explore industry trends, discuss what...
  10:15 AMStrategy Track: Getting Your Turn at Bat: How to Make an Impact with Local Officials
October 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
As the lines between tourism, event creation, and economic development grow increasingly blurry, it is important to have a voice with elected officials,...
  11:30 AMSales Track: What Do Collegiate Conferences Look for When Selecting Championship Venues and Locations
October 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Panel discussion on what rights holders are looking for when selecting destinations
  11:30 AMService Track: Event Security
October 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
One of the most common concerns for any rights holder or destination is event security. Learn tips and suggestions from two of Providence's most seasoned...
  11:30 AMSponsorship Track: 5 Steps to Carving the Great Pumpkin of Sponsorship
October 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1. Pick Your Pumpkin | Define Your Story 2. Cut off the Crown & Scoop Out the Insights | Data-Driven Approach 3. Create Your Unique Design & Draw Outline...
  11:30 AMStrategy Track: Navigating Local Politics
October 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Working with your local, regional and national politicians.
  2:15 PMSales Track: The Hidden Three Ring Circus of the Sales Decision
October 9, 2019, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
What if selling your destination, event, or organization was as simple as becoming aware of three key factors influencing decision-makers? Whether it's...
  2:15 PMService Track: FAM Tours, and Site Visits, and Client Gifts, Oh My!
October 9, 2019, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
As communities compete for business the expectations to be wined and dined keep increasing. Share best practices for conducting site visits and FAM trips...
  2:15 PMSponsorship Track: Corporate Partners
October 9, 2019, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Looking for big-time corporate partners? Brad Read and Danielle Baiunco have a vast array of experience in the sponsorship and corporate partnership world...
  2:15 PMStrategy Track: The Social Dynamics of Strategy: How to Help Your Team Drive Change and Innovation
October 9, 2019, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
To deliver better strategic direction, it is critically important to have an employee team that can eliminate the most common obstacles to success. This...
  3:30 PMSales Track: Local Community Programming vs. Sports Tourism Events
October 9, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Are you working with both your public and private facillites locally? How much of your business is local community events vs. larger sports tourism events?...
  3:30 PMService Track: What are Rights Holders Expectations after the Contract is Signed
October 9, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
This session explores the realities of relationships from the rights-holder perspective after the contract is signed. Mark and Glen provide unique perspectives...
  3:30 PMSponsorship Track: How to get the most return on your investment when supporting sports events in your community
October 9, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Whether it’s through sponsorships, community partnerships, in-kind support, or anything else in between, how does your DMO get the most return on its investment...
  3:30 PMStrategy Track: Leveraging Your Internal Marketing Resources
October 9, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Many CVB sports departments and sports commissions don't have full-time marketing managers and have struggled to get PR assistance from their internal...

Thursday, October 10

  10:15 AMSales Track: What Keeps You Up At Night? Roundtables
October 10, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Come to these open forum discussion groups with your toughest challenges that you're currently facing
  10:15 AMService Track: What Keeps You Up At Night? Roundtables
October 10, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Come to these open forum discussion groups with your toughest challenges that you're currently facing
  10:15 AMSponsorship Track: What Keeps You Up At Night? Roundtables
October 10, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Come to these open forum discussion groups with your toughest challenges that you're currently facing
  10:15 AMStrategy Track: What Keeps You Up At Night? Roundtables
October 10, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Come to these open forum discussion groups with your toughest challenges that you're currently facing