Sports Event Symposium - Tulsa, OK April 14-17, 2025

APRIL 14-17, 2025 | Tulsa, OK


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Sports ETA Symposium - Create Golden Standards - Tulsa, OK


About the 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. Throughout the week, sports destinations meet with hundreds of decision-makers responsible for organizing sports events.

Grow professionally, exchange ideas, and drive more business at one of the largest gatherings of top executives in the sports events and tourism industry.


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what others are saying

"Symposium is such a wonderful week to market your destination, learn from the best folks in the industry, meet new partners and catch up with friends and colleagues as well. Thank you Sports ETA for organizing such an impactful event for our industry." - Jason Suitt, Visit Baton Rouge

"We look forward to attending Sports ETA Symposium each year. The networking opportunities, educational sessions and one-on-one appointments are unparalleled in the industry. The Sports ETA team is very organized and they create an incredible environment for destinations, event organizers, and industry partners to connect." - Patrick Cansfield, American Junior Golf Association

"In my opinion ETA is the best symposium/conference for sports right holders. MYHockey has been involved in these events for a number of years and have consistently found new locations for our tournaments based on connections made at ETA." - MYHockey

"The Symposium provided an excellent opportunity to connect with many CVBs, Sports Commissions and venues across the country. There were several great leads acquired making the event well worth the time and energy to attend. Excited to keep conversations going with the people I met and find our next event locations!" - Kristy Wapniarski USA Archery

"Sports ETA Symposium truly is the definition of an industry innovator that seeks to serve and support its membership. They also have a heart for “all things sport” and truly does everything in their power to include every entity regardless of their size, location or segment of the market is their business to be a resource and someone the membership base can count on to always show up!" 


98% of attendees recommend the Symposium to a colleague
1,000+ attendees including over 100 sports events planners
92% of attendees have a role in decision making
14,200+ scheduled appointments at the 2023 Symposium
“ The NASC (SPORTS ETA) listens to its membership to provide the tools sport tourism professionals need. ”
Judi Hess, from Greater Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains how Sports ETA education programs help her stay on top of what's new in the industry.

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