NASC Symposium

May 6-9, 2019  Knoxville, TN

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About the Symposium

The NASC Sports Event Symposium is the annual meeting of the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), 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.

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
18,000+ scheduled appointments at the 2018 Symposium

2019 Important Dates

Appointments can’t be guaranteed if not registered by March 22, 2019


One-On-One Appointment Portal Opens

March 27, 2019

One-On-One Appointment Portal Closes

April 17, 2019

Event Overview Appointment Portal Opens

April 22, 2019

Event Overview Appointment Portal Closes

April 24, 2019

Schedules Distributed

April 29, 2019


*All dates above are subject to change. 

“ The NASC listens to its membership to provide the tools sport tourism professionals need. ”
Judi Hess, from Greater Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains how NASC education programs help her stay on top of what's new in the industry.

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