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Ilana Edell joins National Association of Sports Commissions

 Posted on: January 17 2018
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Ilana Edell joins National Association of Sports Commissions

CINCINNATI (For Immediate Release) – The National Association of Sports Commissions announces the appointment of Ilana Edell as the director of business development.

A veteran of the sports events and tourism industry, she has been involved in various aspects of the business from event management to media relations to conventions. Edell has worked in media relations with the Dallas Desperados from the Arena Football League, as well as the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. Edell graduated with a degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Most recently, Edell served as the business development director for SportsTravel magazine and the TEAMS Conference & Expo, where she worked for more than 10 years specializing in client services, partner relationships, and revenue generation.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Ilana’s experience joining NASC,” said Al Kidd, president and CEO of NASC. “As our organization looks to expand its mission in the sport events and tourism industry, Ilana will be a key part of our growth.”

“I am honored to be joining the NASC during an exciting time in the sports events and tourism industry,” said Edell. “I am confident that my experience in business development, my passion for the industry and dedication to our partners will foster increased value for the NASC and its members. I look forward to being a part of this incredible team.”


About the National Association of Sports Commissions

As the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry, the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) is the most trusted resource for sports commissions, destination marketing organizations (DMOs), and sports event owners. The NASC is committed to the success of more than 700 member organizations and 2,000 sports event professionals. Our promise is to deliver quality education, ample networking opportunities and exceptional event management and marketing know-how to our members - sports destinations, sports event owners, and suppliers to the industry - and to protect the integrity of the sport event industry.  For more information, visit


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