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Stefanie Korepin, USA Gymnastics chief programs officer, left, congratulations Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt, center, after Olympic legend Bart Conner announced the 2023 USA Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s Development Program National Championships will be heading to Oklahoma City. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: Oklahoma City to host 2023 USA Gymnastics Development Program National Championships

 The 2023 USA Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s Development Program National Championships will be held May 9–14, 2023, at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. USA Gymnastics legend Bart Conner made the announcement Tuesday at the annual TEAMS Conference & Expo in Oklahoma City. The championships draw more than 1,700 athletes annually and serve as the […]

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From left: Bobby Wintle, Noah Collins, Kristi Mohn and Micah Rice spoke about utilizing dirt roads for biking competitions across America. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: “Pay Dirt” Educational Session Kicks Off Event

You may not consider gravel roads an asset when it comes to sports events, but some of the biggest events in cycling are happening on those roads in some of the most remote destinations, as panelists detailed in the TEAMS Educational Session “Pay Dirt: How Gravel Racing Has Changed the View of Dirt Roads.” Several […]

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The TEAMS Conference will be held October 24–27, 2022, in Oklahoma City. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’22 to Convene Sports-Events Industry

The TEAMS Conference & Expo, presented by SportsTravel and hosted by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, will convene the sports-events industry at a time when sports events are leading the travel and tourism comeback. TEAMS ’22 at the Oklahoma City Convention Center will also feature educational programming from leaders in the industry, including […]

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TEAMS Conference Partners With Compete Sports Diversity

Northstar Meetings Group has reached an agreement with Compete Sports Diversity that will provide the opportunity for members of Compete to attend the TEAMS Conference & Expo in Oklahoma City, October 24–27, 2022, as event organizers to meet with destinations, venues and suppliers interested in LGBTQ+ sports events. The deal will also provide meeting space […]

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National Council of Youth Sports to
Meet in Conjunction with TEAMS

The National Council of Youth Sports has announced that its annual board meeting will be co-located with the TEAMS ’22 Conference & Expo. Presented by SportsTravel and hosted by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, TEAMS ’22 — the world’s largest gathering for the sports-event industry — will be held in Oklahoma City, October […]

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Lord Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, discusses the sports world and the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the inaugural TEAMS Europe withJason Gewirtz, vice president, Sports Division, Northstar Meetings Group and the executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel.
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Sebastian Coe Talks Olympics,
Leadership at Inaugural TEAMS Europe

The value of sport in communities and how staging events such as the Olympic and Paralympic SummerGames can have a catalytic effect on improving them was one of the key messages delivered by Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, during his keynote address at the inaugural TEAMS Europe held this […]

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Sebastian Coe to Keynote Inaugural TEAMS Europe in London

  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)
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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 will be held October 24–27, 2022, in Oklahoma City. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)
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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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