Countdown to 23rd Annual Symposium
April 27-30, 2015


As the sports tourism industry's only association, the NASC emphasizes educational and professional development opportunities year-round that will make our members more effective in the business of bidding on and booking sporting events.  Check out the programs below to learn more about the variety of platforms we utilize to share information with serious-minded sports tourism industry executives.


NASC Sports Event Symposium

The NASC Sports Event Symposium is the single most important conference for serious-minded sports event travel industry professionals.  

Produced annually by the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), the NASC Sports Event Symposium is the sports event industry's leading networking conference. 

Join other "players" in the sports event industry for three days of exceptional programming, networking, receptions, NASC Sports Marketplace, and much more. Attendees can select sessions that interest them the most and are certain to take home new ideas, practical tips and the hottest new trends in the sports event industry. Membership not required to attend; however members receive registration fee discounts.  View more.

Market Segment Meetings

The NASC Market Segment Meetings, developed for NASC Active category members, create a platform for open discussion and information sharing for members in similar market segments.  Conducted each fall, this program allows Active members to share best practices and discuss key issues and trends that are happening in communities of the same demographics and market size.  NASC Membership Required. View More.


Online Education

Best Practices Webinars

The NASC monthly Best Practices Webinars put NASC members in touch with industry experts and provide participants the opportunity to discuss their experiences on a variety of topics that are relevant to the sports event industry.

Led by guest contributors from the industry, the webinars are an open forum to discuss issues and solutions for the sports event industry. This format enhances the sharing of information and provides a platform for members to increase their level of participation. Best of all, the webinars are FREE for NASC members. View more.

Event Webinars

The NASC Virtual Event Marketplace Webinars allow Rights Holder membersto share information with destinations about their events.

Each webinar features a Rights HolderIf you are an event owner that is interested in presenting information about your events to 50 to 100 cities from the convenience of your office, contact the member services department.

Webinars are be free, but space you must register to ensure your space. View more.

Webinar Archives

Webinars are available for playback for one year on our Webinar Archives page. Podcasts of webinars from 2010 and earlier are also available. Login is required to access both pages.

Video Library

The NASC is proud to provide our members access to video recordings of select breakout sessions from past NASC Sports Event Symposiums in the online Video Library.

Simply login to access more than a dozen recorded sessions. If you missed a session or need a refresher, visit the Video Library.

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