As the annual meeting for the only not-for-profit association for the sports tourism industry, the Symposium continues to be designed for sports tourism professionals by sports tourism professionals. The Symposium Committee, which includes more than 40 members from all three membership categories,reviews proposals for 2015 Symposium education sessions and selects speakers based on current industry trends and desired learning objectives for sports tourism professionals.
Education sessions are designed to raise the level of professionalism and provide training that leads to career advancement in the field of sports tourism.
- 80% of Symposium attendees indicate that education is a reason why they attend the Symposium
- 89% of 2014 Symposium attendees rated the education sessions as Good or Excellent