October 23-25, 2018

Cleveland, OH

The 4S's of sports events and tourism: strategies, services, sales, and sponsorships, will be covered during general sessions, small group discussions, and off-site excursions.  Takeaway key tools, resources, and best practices from your peers as well as experts in the sports events and tourism industry.


Member Rate: $499
Non-Member Rate: $699

Registration deadline - Friday, October 12.

Participants will earn 2 credit hours toward CSEE certification or recertification for attending 4S Summit.

Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by October 1, 2018. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. Registration is non-refundable and non-transferrable after October 1, 2018.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside


Please note, if you wish to arrive prior to October 23 or check out after October 25, you will need to call the DoubleTree sales office at 800.222.8733 to see if they are able to extend the room rate pricing.

The DoubleTree by Hilton is an 8-minute walk from The Westin Hotel (where 4S functions will take place). If you are interested in taking advantage of the DoubleTree by Hilton’s complementary shuttle service that will travel to the Westin, please speak to a front desk representative at The DoubleTree by Hilton upon check-in. Shuttle services begin at 7:00 a.m. and last pick up is at 10:45 p.m.

Reserve Your Room

The Westin Cleveland Downtown - SOLD OUT ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 ONLY


Reserve Your Room

The cut-off date for the NASC room block is Monday, October 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET. 


Subject to change.

All 4S activities will be at The Westin.

Tuesday, October 23

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Registration, The Westin Downtown Cleveland - Lobby
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - NASC Board of Directors Meeting at the Westin
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Wednesday, October 24
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Registration, The Westin Downtown Cleveland - 7th floor foyer
8:00 a.m. - Noon - Fall 2018 LIVE CSEE Course
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. -  Grab and Go Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Large Market Sports Commission Executive Roundtables Lunch & Discussion on International Events, Board Development, and Rebranding
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. -  4S Education Sessions - see here for complete schedule
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Happy Hour at 1890 Lounge - Cash Bar
7:00 p.m. - Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets**

Thursday, October 25
8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Noon -  4S Education Sessions - see below for complete schedule
Noon - 1:30 p.m. - NASC 2.0 Update and Lunch - Branding and Bylaws Discussion
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - 4S Education Sessions - see here for complete schedule
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Open Forum: Large Market Sports Commission Executive Roundtables

*Separate registration and fees required

**Not included in registration fee. The cut-off date for tickets is Monday, October 1 at 9:00 a.m. ET.



Meagan Grau
Director of Member Services and Engagement