55 TEAMS ’ 17 CONFERENCE + EXPO #TEAMSconference
MYRTLE BEACH-diamonds, 100,000 sq. ft. flexible
indoor space, 9 synthetic fields in 1 location,
NCAA-sanctioned track , 0.6 mile speedway, MiLB,
collegiate facilities! 100,000 accommodation
options, over 1,000 restaurants, 60 miles of pristine
beaches, 2 Tanger Outlets, over 100 golf courses!
The Myrtle Beach region has everything you need to
make your next sports event an EXPERIENCE!
NAPLES, MARCO ISLAND,
Key Contact: Michael Obyc,
Senior Sports Marketing Manager
Phone: (239) 252-6293
If you’re looking for the perfect tournament site or a
great place for your team to train, the Naples, Marco
Island, Everglades area provides the perfect destination. From miles of unspoiled beaches, to the
world-famous Everglades, to one-of-a-kind dining and
shopping, there’s nothing like playing in paradise.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
Key Contact: Al Kidd,
President & Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (513) 842-8508
The NASC is the most essential resource for sports
commissions, sports destinations, vendors, and
sports event owners. We believe sport tourism and
the events that our members own and host have the
power to transform society for the better. Our passion is to help sport tourism professionals achieve
previously unimaginable levels of performance. We
do this by nurturing a community of smart, creative,
and interesting people: our members.
Key Contact: Shawn Dewey,
Director of Sales & Marketing
Phone: (312) 595-5009
Built in 1916 as part of Daniel Burnham’s famed Plan
of Chicago, Navy Pier today has more to enjoy and
experience than ever before. There’s only one thing
missing: your event. Bring your celebration, exposition or conference to life on the lakefront in one of
Navy Pier’s elegant and expansive event spaces.
Offering unparalleled amenities in a spectacular setting, this time-honored location makes any occasion
one for the history books.
NEW JERSEY’S MEADOWLANDS
Key Contact: Judy Ross, Vice-President
Phone: (201) 939-0707
The Meadowlands Liberty Convention and Visitors
Bureau, is the comprehensive destination-marketing
channel for travel to the metropolitan New Jersey
region, presenting its unique sports, entertainment,
ecological, cultural and transportation assets as an
emerging primary destination as well as an alternative
to New York City to attract new and extended visits.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH AREA
Key Contact: Suzanne Sopotnick,
Visitor Center Manager
Phone: (386) 428-9291
New Smyrna Beach is located south of Daytona
Beach and north of Kennedy Space Center.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Key Contact: Matt Gibbons,
Superintendent of Sports Tourism
Phone: (843) 241-8170
Hosting over 90 sports tourism events annually,
North Myrtle Beach’s 9 miles of beach, attractions,
restaurants and amenities play the perfect partner to
sporting organizations. The North Myrtle Beach Park
and Sports Complex is a 163-acre state-of-the-art
facility with 6 baseball/softball fields, 8 multipurpose
fields, over 5 miles of trails, wake boarding, zip lines
and much more.
NORTHSTAR TRAVEL GROUP
Key Contact: David Blansfield,
Executive-Vice President/Group Publisher
Phone: (201) 902-2000
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all
segments of the travel industry including leisure/
retail, corporate/business travel, meetings, sports
and incentives, and travel technology. Northstar
offers unparalleled depth of information and services
to clients in every vertical segment of the travel
industry through award-winning media brands, proprietary content, research, technology and customized marketing solutions.
The RI Sports Commission is a division of the Providence Warwick CVB.
Just because you might be able
to play anywhere doesn’t mean
you should. Bring your next
sporting event to Rhode Island for
the outstanding courts, fields and
arenas. But stay for so much more
– hundreds of miles of coastline,
world-class dining, and fun family
activities. We’re more than a
sporting destination. We’re a