NASC Membership

About NASC Membership

Our members include organizations that attract sporting events to their community, (i.e. sports commissions, destination marketing organizations (DMOs), parks and recreation, etc.) event owners, and vendors to the sports events and tourism industry. The NASC is the primary network for communication and information sharing on all topics relating to the sports events and tourism industry.

It is our goal to EARN your respect and membership every day through our 4 pillars of excellence:

Education- Gain knowledge of industry trends and best practices. 

Advocacy- Representation on national issues and initiatives related to the sports events and tourism industry. 

Resources- Access industry-leading information, analysis and trends you need to know to better conduct your business. 

Networking- Reach a network of more than 2,500 sports events and tourism professionals. 

Please note: all of our memberships are organization-based; therefore all employees of the organization become members under their organization's annual membership.

We invite you to join this network and add your organization to our prestigious list of members.


Membership Categories

Membership in the NASC is granted to an organization that meets the criteria as outlined for the three categories.




Sports commissions, chambers of commerce, destination marketing organizations (DMOs), parks and recreation departments, and other organizations that represent communities which solicit and service sports events, sports organizations, and other types of sports-related activities in their community. Can represent a city or metropolitan area, region, state, or country.


(Industry Partners)


Organizations that providing equipment, services, or attractions to the sports events and tourism industry (i.e., sports marketing companies, consulting and/or architectural firms, sports equipment manufacturers, facility management or food service companies, etc.).


Rights Holder

(Sports Event Owners)


Sports organizations and associations, national governing bodies (NGBs), and other companies that bid out and award sports events to which they own the rights.


“ The NASC listens to its membership to provide the tools sport tourism professionals need. ”
Judi Hess, from Greater Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains how NASC education programs help her stay on top of what's new in the industry.

Trial Memberships

Do you offer trial memberships?

While we do not offer trial memberships, the member services team conducts webinars with prospective members who want a sneak-peak of all of the resources available on the NASC website. To schedule a webinar, contact Meagan Grau at or 513.842.8307.

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