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The Sports ETA Symposium is the annual meeting of the Sports Events & Tourism Association, the only non-profit 501(c)3 association for the sports events and tourism industry in the United States. Hundreds of sport tourism professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. The Symposium features dozens of education sessions, countless networking opportunities, and business development appointments in the Sports Marketplace, all to help our members produce measurable ROI for their organization, elevate their sports events, and improve the quality of life in their destinations.

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28th annual Sports ETA Symposium
August 2-5, 2020
Kansas City, MO
Hosted by Visit KC and Kansas City Sports Commission

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29th annual Sports ETA Symposium
April 26 – 29, 2021
Birmingham, AL
Hosted by Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau

30th annual Sports ETA Symposium
May 2 – 5, 2022
Fort Worth, TX
Hosted by Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau



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