Al Kidd, president and CEO of the National Association of Sports Commissions, will present a keynote presentation at the Oregon Sports Summit Friday, February 2, discussing the future of sports events and tourism.
Sport tourism in the United States has grown from 35 cities participating in 1989 to more than 450 communities vying to host sport events today. As a result, it is more important than ever for destinations to be poised to stage top notch sports events and stay ahead of the curve.
Al will talk about nine trends to watch for in the industry in the coming year(s). Additionally, he will talk about new programs and initiatives the National Association of Sports Commissions is rolling out to better serve and advocate for Sports Commissions
The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission is proud to host the 2nd annual Oregon Sports Summit, February 2-3, at the Valley River Inn in Eugene.
The Oregon Sports Summit is a two-day educational conference aimed at sports event planners and stakeholders in the sports community. It will be an opportunity to network and collaborate with local and regional sports events planners, facilities and exhibitors.
A full schedule of events is available at OregonSportsSummit.com.
Contact Janis Ross, executive director, Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission, 541-743-8753; Janis@EugeneCascadesCoast.org.