NASC Symposium

May 6-9, 2019  Knoxville, TN

The countdown has begun


About the Symposium

The NASC Sports Event Symposium is the annual meeting of the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), the only non-profit 501(c)3 association for the sports events and tourism industry in the United States since 1992. Hundreds of sports events and tourism professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. The Symposium features dozens of authentic education sessions, countless networking opportunities, and business development appointments in the NASC Sports Marketplace, all to help our members produce measurable ROI for their organization, elevate their sports events, and improve the quality of life in their destinations.

98% of attendees recommend the Symposium to a colleague
1,000+ attendees including over 100 sports events planners
92% of attendees have a role in decision making
18,000+ scheduled appointments at the 2018 Symposium

Important Dates

Appointments can’t be guaranteed if not registered by March 22


One-On-One Appointment Portal Opens

March 27, 2019

One-On-One Appointment Portal Closes

April 17, 2019

Event Overview Appointment Portal Opens

April 22, 2019

Event Overview Appointment Portal Closes

April 24, 2019

Schedules Distributed

April 26, 2019


*All dates above are subject to change. 

“ 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.

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