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Sebastian Coe to Keynote TEAMS Europe,
Launching in London in June

  TEAMS Europe, the first international event produced by the TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference & Expo—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—has announced Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, as its keynote speaker. Formerly a member of the UK Parliament, Lord Coe has […]

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Tim Schneider, left, the founder of SportsTravel, the TEAMS Conference & Expo and the EsportsTravel Summit, will leave Northstar on February 1. Jason Gewirtz will become vice president of Northstar's Sports Division and executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel. (Photos by Jared Wickerham)

Northstar Meetings Group Sports Division Appoints New Leadership, Announces New Initiatives

As sports and esports events continue to represent an important source of new and repeat business for destinations, venues and hoteliers, the Northstar Meetings Group continues to invest in the products and services it delivers to the sports-event industry and the people who support it, including an expansion of the TEAMS brand to Europe, the […]

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The TEAMS Conference takes place at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Wednesday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’21 Underscores the Importance of Sports to the Travel Industry’s Recovery

The world’s largest gathering of sports-event professionals returned to in-person business this week as the TEAMS Conference & Expo, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey, brought together hundreds of destinations and event organizers to continue the crucial work in helping rebuild the tourism industry from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports has been […]

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Future Sites Announced for Northstar Sports Division Events

Northstar Meetings Group has announced three future sites for the TEAMS Conference & Expo, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, taking its annual event to a trio of markets reflecting a variety of destinations that host sports events throughout the United States. Along with previously announced host cities, the conference has now announced its […]

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TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo Enhances Health Protocols, Further Reducing Coronavirus Transmission Risks

Northstar Meetings Group has announced enhanced health and safety protocols for the upcoming TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo, September 27–30, in Atlantic City. The enhanced protocols include the requirement that all attendees take a COVID-19 test in the 72 hours prior to their arrival in Atlantic City, regardless of vaccination status. Both PCR and Rapid […]

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National Congress of State Games Renews Partnership with TEAMS Conference & Expo

Northstar Meetings Group, a division of Northstar Travel Group, and the National Congress of State Games have announced the extension of their exclusive co-location agreement through and including TEAMS ’26. The extension builds upon a partnership that has seen the annual NCSG Symposium held in conjunction with the TEAMS Conference since TEAMS was last held […]

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Sports ETA and Northstar Meetings Group Announce New Five-Year Partnership

    Sports ETA, the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry, announced today a new five-year partnership with Northstar Meetings Group, the leading multi-platform brand for dedicated meeting and business planners and sports event organizers, to serve as presenting sponsor of the association’s “Annual State of the Industry” research report. Under […]

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Northstar Meetings Group Forges Multi-Year
Co-Location Partnership with Dare to Dream

Northstar Meetings Group, a division of Northstar Travel Group, has announced an exclusive, multi-year co-location agreement with The Dare to Dream Experience. Dare to Dream is a career exploration, educational and motivational program that introduces students ages 18–24 to careers behind the scenes of the sports-related travel, tourism, events and entertainment industries. As part of […]

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Dozens of Olympians and Paralympians took the stage at the opening session of Olympic and Paralympic Sportslink at TEAMS '19 in Anaheim.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee Extends
Agreement with Northstar Meetings Group

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and Northstar Meetings Group, a division of Northstar Travel Group, have announced a multi-year extension of the agreement that makes the TEAMS Conference & Expo the exclusive home to the USOPC’s annual Olympic and Paralympic Sportslink and National Governing Body (NGB) Best Practices Seminar. The USOPC’s Sportslink, which […]

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TEAMS ’20: A Virtual Sports-Industry
Conference Unlike Any Other

For the first time in its 22-year history, Northstar Meetings Group’s annual TEAMS Conference & Expo was held online. But the four-day conference, which took place October 19–22, was no ordinary virtual event. Instead, an entirely immersive experience was created to transport more than 700 attendees to Houston, where the gathering originally had been scheduled […]

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