Community Group Interest Discussion - Sports ETA Symposium

Community Group Interest Discussion

 Tuesday, May 9, 2023
  - (Central Time)
 Kansas City Convention Center, Varies - view individual sessions
Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Spaces Community
2:00 - 2:45 PM - Think BIG Theater (Marketplace)

Developing A Strong Partnership with Your Parks
Join the Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Spaces Community as they deep dive into the Kansas City Triathlon. Josh Zabel, Director of Events with KC Sports Commission will be joined by Tina Spallo, Superintendent of Recreation, to discuss the partnership between the sports commission and Johnson County Parks & Rec, and the challenges and successes of hosting a large sports event in a public park. Second half of the session will pivot to round table discussions with community leaders on how to build a successful partnership with your parks and open spaces.

Led by: Josh Zabel, Tina Spallo

Industry Partners Community
2:00 - 2:45 PM - TBD
Young Professionals Community
2:00 - 2:45 PM - 3501ABCD

Emerging Leaders – Creating a Young Professionals Board
The Emerging Leaders are an active young professional board for the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation where members volunteer to support the mission of the organization and help organize annual fundraising events. Join this YP focused session to learn how this successful group was formed and how they operate to keep board members engaged. You’ll have the chance to hear from current board members on what drew them to join and the challenges they faced getting the board to where it is today. Feel free to bring your questions and ideas and prepare to leave with strategies on how to strengthen or create your own YP board.

Led by: Jacob Robertson
Small to Mid-Market Destinations Community
2:00 - 2:45 PM - 3501EFGH

Open Discussions.

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