2020 Education

The Education Committee designs educational content to raise the level of professionalism and provide training that leads to career advancement in the field of sports events and tourism. Whether you're looking for introductory learning or are searching for strategic approaches to current challenges, you'll find education that's right for you at the Sports ETA Symposium.

Below you will find a listing of the education sessions presented at the 2020 Symposium in Kansas City, MO.

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Narrow down the education sessions below by selecting filter options. These are suggested filters only. Attendees can participate in any session that does not have restricted admission (event owner education sessions).

Tuesday

  1:00 PMAnalytical Approach to Finding and Developing Talent
April 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Culture Index
  1:00 PMDeveloping Community Through Sport
April 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
TBD.
  1:00 PMLeveraging a Growing Sport: Case Study of Pickleball in Grand Rapids
April 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
The Beer City Open is a money prize pickleball tournament hosted by the Grand Rapids Pickleball Club with support from the West Michigan Sports Commission....
  1:00 PMRights Holder Town Hall
April 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
TBD.
  2:00 PMMoneyball for CEOs
April 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Culture Index.
  2:00 PMRethinking Sponsorship for 2020
April 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
TBD.
  2:00 PMSports Tourism: Lessons from the Past and Pathways to the Future
April 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
This presentation is a moderated question and answer session, as follows: Questions from the moderator (20%)  Questions from the...

Wednesday

  1:00 PMFinancial Literacy
April 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
TBD.
  1:00 PMPlanning for Disaster
April 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation President Kathy Nelson moderates a panel including the KC Chiefs Head of Security, Jeff Mitchell, and KCPD...
  1:00 PMShut Up Already
April 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Why referees are quitting after their first game  Why referees retention is at an emergency level  The negative effects screaming and yelling...
  1:00 PMState of the Industry Deep Dive
April 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
TBD.
  2:00 PMEIC Calculator Deep Dive
April 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
The Sports Events market is a growing segment for destinations, and it is important to be able to measure and report on the economic value of these events...
  2:00 PMMaximizing Your LinkedIn Profile
April 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
TBD.
  2:00 PMProcess of Innovation
April 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
TBD.
  2:00 PMShut Up Already
April 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Why referees are quitting after their first game  Why referees retention is at an emergency level  The negative effects screaming and yelling...

Thursday

  11:45 AMCultivating Philanthropy and Legacy Events
April 23, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
TBD.
  11:45 AMMentoring Panel
April 23, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
TBD.
  11:45 AMSafeSport Status Update
April 23, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
TBD.
  11:45 AMSelling Out Arenas One Fan at at Time
April 23, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Presentation will focus on the integrated marketing communication (IMC) strategies used to grab fans attention and ultimately, purchase a ticket to the...

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