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As Sports, Recreation, and Tourism Industries are Converging – Learn How CVBs and Parks & Recreation Can Partner to Optimize Benefits and Impact on the Community

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The $39.7 billion youth and amateur travel sports and the $218 billion parks and recreation industries are converging, signaling a major transformation in the operations and planning for local government leaders. Join Michael Kelly, former CEO for the Chicago Parks District, Will Bloom, sports and outdoors sales manager at Louisiana Office of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Brian Jones, sports & events superintendent for the City of Rock Hill, South Carolina, John Shaner, director of parks and recreation at City of Salem, Virginia, in a thought-provoking discussion around the future of sports, recreation, and tourism in America, led by Jason Clement, founding partner and CEO of Sports Facilities Companies. These experienced leaders will discuss the community economics, planning strategies, and operational considerations required to meet this ever-evolving landscape.

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 Date:Wednesday, May 10
 Time:11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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