Palm Beach County Sports Commission

Entries for 2002

NASC Sponsors First Best Practices Summit

 Posted on: July 24 2002
Concerns relating to local funding for sports events and issues causing cities to think twice about bidding on certain events were among the subjects covered in the first Best Practices Summit hosted by the Atlanta Sports Council on July 19th in Atlanta, GA. The Summit was sponsored by the National Association of Sports Commissions in response to growing concerns from cities about the rising costs of events. “Some of our members are reporting difficulty reaching the level of financial support required by some event owners,” said Don Schumacher, executive director of the National Association of Sports Commissions. See the attached press release to read more.

NASC Announces 2002 Award Winners

 Posted on: May 1 2002
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) announced the winners of the 2002 NASC membership awards at the Sports Event Symposium on Thursday, April 18 in Reno, NV. Awards were given in three categories: Outstanding Advertising/Communication Collateral, Outstanding Web Site, and Member of the Year. In just the second year of the program, over 35 entries were received for all three categories, two of which were divided into three subcategories (Advertising and Web Site: Active Members with budgets over $450,000, Active Members with budgets under $450,000, and Event Rights Holders). See the attached press release to read more.

NASC Names New Board of Directors

 Posted on: May 1 2002
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) elected its 2002-2003 Board of Directors at the NASC Sports Event Symposium April 17-20 in Reno, NV at the John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel. The NASC Board of Directors plays an active role in governing the operation of the association. Board members meet monthly via conference call in conjunction with the staff to approve budget reports, receive updates from review committees, offer guidance on member service issues and, in general, provide staff with general comments and suggestions about the association’s activities. The board meets in person twice a year at the NASC Sports Event Symposium and the NASC SemiAnnual Meeting. See the attached press release to read more.