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Sports Tourism Power Plays are your entry point to the Sports Tourism Learning Institute education portfolio. At no more than an hour in length, these “snack-size” sessions are perfect for a busy professional as well as those looking to get a taste of a new topic. Take one Power Play course or take as many as you desire. Search Power Play courses by newest addition, highest rating, topic, or content provider.

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Sports Events and Community Development: Targeting Urban Growth or Resident Needs?

Description:

Join Dr. Kaplanidou as she discusses how to use sports events to develop the host community.

Presenter(s):

Dr. Kiki Kaplanidou
Associate Professor in Sport Management, Department of Sport Management, University of Florida
President of the Board for the Gainesville Sport Commission

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Sports ETA Leadership Series: Mike Gamble

Description:

Join the discussion as Sports ETA President and CEO Al Kidd has a candid conversation with Mike Gamble, President and CEO of SearchWide Global, on how COVID-19 is impacting the personnel management and employment side of the industry.

Presenter(s):

Al Kidd Mike Gamble

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Seven New Directions and Opportunities for Cities in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Description:

COVID-19 has turned sports tourism upside down, and the hospitality and travel industries have experienced unprecedented losses and turmoil. However, some cities will emerge stronger and better prepared, while others may never regain their former position. This webinar focuses on practical solutions, opportunistic strategies, and new approaches to kick-start sports event attraction and hosting in the post-pandemic period.

Presenter(s):

Dale Neuburger and Michelle Perry, BCW Sports Practice – North America

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Young Professionals in Leadership

Description:

Moderated by: Ariana Tyler, Events Manager, Greater Columbus Sports Commission Luchie Javelosa, CSEE, Sports Sales Manager, Visit Tucson Sports Join us for an hour of education surrounded around how Young Professionals whom have excelled within their career at a young age. You’ll leave this session inspired.

Presenter(s):

Bree Nidds, Vice President of Sales, Discover Lehigh Valley Sports Dr. Jennifer Stoll, Research and Education, Sports ETA Adam Andrasko, Chief Executive Officer, USA Artistic Swimming

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The New Sports Organization Paradigm: Agility, Empathy, Problem-Solving, and Inclusiveness

Description:

All sport-related organizations are trying to determine how to plan for a substantially changed future that will undoubtedly include‚ winners‚ and‚ losers. While the basic elements of event attraction and hosting remain the same, the current environment is unsettling and intimidating. This webinar helps sports industry professionals understand how to adjust to the new attitudes, perceptions, and lifestyle decisions of their stakeholders. We seek to answer the most basic question: what do our constituents need most, and does our purpose or our values need to change to provide for these needs?

Presenter(s):

Dale Neuburger and Michelle Perry, BCW Sports Practice ‚ North America

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First Out of the Gate: Learnings and Perspectives from Destinations that have Hosted Post-COVID Events

Description:

As communities begin to recover, hear lessons learned and best practice tips from destinations that have already hosted sporting events. Panelists will discuss specific procedures and implementations for hosting their safe and successful sporting event.

Presenter(s):

Mike Price, Greater Lansing Sports Authority George Linley, Palm Beach County Sports Commission Chris Wilson, Greater St. Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Creating and Owning Events and Programs for Your City

Presenter(s):

Jessica Blubaugh, Director – Win for KC, Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation
Jon Lugbill, Executive Director, Richmond Sports Backers
Russ Bookbinder, President & CEO, San Antonio Sports

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Contract Deep Dive

Description:

Contracts are an important part of every event. Whether your organization has canceled events, rescheduled events, or still has events on the books that are in limbo, this session will take a deep dive into contract considerations. We will also discuss best practices for all sports tourism industry segments moving forward in the future.

View free resources and webinars regarding COVID-19 on Ogletree’s website.

Presenter(s):

Jeffrey Schagren, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

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Q&A with Industry Leaders

Description:

Q&A webinar with industry leaders.

Presenter(s):

Al Kidd, Sports ETA, and Don Welsh, Destinations International.

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Pros and Cons of Event Ownership

Description:

In this session, we will discuss the benefits and challenges of creating your own events to drive revenue and direct economic impact for your market. Learn from subject matter experts and determine if this model might be advantageous for your organization.

Presenter(s):

Panelists Include:
Kathy Nelson, President/CEO, Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation
Jason Clement, Founding Partner & CEO, Sports Facilities Management, LLC
Ray Palmer, CSEE, President and CEO, Pensacola Sports

Moderator:
Mike Price, Executive Director, Greater Lansing Sports Authority / Incoming Chair, Sports ETA

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Creating and Communicating New Business Solutions

Description:

In these uncertain times surrounding COVID-19, we will discuss how companies and organizations are responding with creative and business solutions.

From using digital solutions to offering rescheduling options, we will review how to keep your business on the books or replace revenue with new opportunities.

Presenter(s):

Jackie Reau, CEO, Game Day Communication

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2019 State of the Industry Podcast

 

Presenter(s):

Al Kidd, Dr. Jennifer Stoll, Jason Gewirtz

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