NASC Symposium

April 23-26, 2018  Minneapolis, MN

Thank you for attending the 2018 NASC Symposium!

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 would recommencd the Symposium to a colleague
97% of attendees have a decision-making role within their organization
99% of attendees plan to attend in 2018
95% of attendees rated the 2017 Symposium as meeting or exceeding expectations

Important Dates

EARLY Registration/Appointment Participation Deadline

March 9, 2018

Late Registration Ends

April 20, 2018

First Day of Symposium

April 23, 2018

Last Day of Symposium

April 26, 2018


The Marketplace

The NASC Sports Marketplace is the longest-running reverse trade show in the sports events and tourism industry. Destinations, vendors, and event owners participate in appointments to cultivate meaningful relationships and produce measurable ROI.

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Sports Legacy Fund

The NASC Sports Legacy Fund awards an annual grant to an organization in need in the host city of the NASC Sports Event Symposium.

The Sports Legacy Fund is a way for members of the sports events and tourism community to make a personal and lasting impact on sports programs and initiatives that serve the underprivileged throughout the country.

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