The NASC is a 501(c)3 non-profit association whose primary purpose is to raise the level of professionalism and participation in the sport tourism industry through an ongoing educational effort. Therefore, the NASC Symposium provides incomparable professional and personal development opportunities in a variety of platforms that leads to career advancement in the field of sport tourism. The Symposium Committee, which includes more than 40 members from all three membership categories, reviews proposals for Symposium education sessions and selects speakers based on current industry trends and desired learning objectives for sport tourism professionals. Education sessions are designed to raise the level of professionalism and provide training that leads to career advancement in the field of sport tourism.
The 2016 NASC Symposium educational offerings will include keynote presentations, breakout sessions, deep dives, next practices, and speed learning sessions.
- 80% of Symposium attendees indicate that education is a reason why they attend the Symposium
- 89% of Symposium attendees rated the education sessions as excellent or good
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