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NASC Strategic Consulting Services

Training Seminar: For organizations that are just beginning to focus on the sports market segment of the tourism industry, we offer a day and a half seminar on what it takes to win with sports.

Types of Services: We now offer custom consulting services designed to help members make better business decisions. The next time you are looking for a facilities audit, economic impactstrategic plan, help in deciding what kind of organizational structure will work best, or need meeting and event planning services, the NASC is here to help.

Our availability will be limited to only a few projects each year. All fees go directly to the NASC to provide continually upgraded and expanded member services. Be sure to contact the office before we are fully booked. Download Brochure


Don Schumacher, Lori Gamble, Beth Hecquet, and Elizabeth Chaney Young have more than 80 years of combined experience in the sports travel industry and backgrounds that cannot be matched elsewhere. Here are a few highlights from our combined experience:

  • Managed stadiums, arenas and a sports hall of fame
  • Sold seat licenses, luxury suites and club seats
  • Developed facility naming rights campaigns
  • Worked for event owners
  • Worked for professional sports franchises
  • Created and owned amateur sports events
  • Earned professional certifications
  • Worked in university athletic departments
  • Bid on and produced events
  • Consulted with more than fifty different host organizations
  • Conducted dozens of feasibility studies
  • Managed NASC since 1994
Recent Clients
Bryan College Station CVB
Buffalo-Niagara Sports Commission
Cedar Rapids Area CVB
City of Myrtle Beach
Cobb County Travel & Tourism
Indiana Dunes CVB
Johnstown Cambria County CVB
Kingsport, TN Public Schools
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center 
Panama City Beach CVB
Peachtree City (GA) CVB
Rapid City CVB
Santa Rosa CVB
Springfield (IL) Sports Commission
Tupelo CVB
Visit Mankato
York (PA) CVB 


If you have an RFP, RFQ, or simply want to discuss what would be involved in assisting you on a project, please call Don Schumacher, CSEE, Executive Director, at 513.281.3888. Download Brochure

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