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TEAMS Europe: The Best of 2023

The second annual TEAMS Europe included leading experts from global organizations including the National Football League, the International Olympic Committee, World Rugby, the International Tennis Federation, LaLiga, Major League Baseball and more. TEAMS—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—unites sport event organizers with destinations, venues and suppliers interested in hosting or supporting […]

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TEAMS Europe debuted in London in 2022 and will return to the ExCeL Center June 27–29, 2023.

TEAMS Europe Announces Speaker Roster

TEAMS Europe has announced its speaker roster, which includes leading experts from global organizations including the National Football League, the International Olympic Committee, World Rugby, the International Tennis Federation, LaLiga, Major League Baseball and more. TEAMS—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—unites sport event organizers with destinations, venues and suppliers interested in […]

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TEAMS, National Council of Youth Sports Reach Multi-Year Extension

Northstar Meetings Group and the National Council of Youth Sports have reached a multi-year extension that will allow NCYS to co-locate a board meeting and membership reception at the TEAMS Conference & Expo — the world’s largest gathering for the sports-event industry — starting with TEAMS ’23 in The Palm Beaches of Florida, October 2–5. […]

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TEAMS Conference Partners With Open Championships Series

Northstar Meetings Group has entered into a multiyear agreement with the Open Championships Series that will encourage and allow event organizers affiliated with the cheer and dance organization to attend Northstar’s TEAMS Conference & Expo. As part of the agreement, TEAMS will also provide meeting space for the Open Championships Series’ affiliated organizations to gather […]

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From left: Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Linda Logan, Amanda Kraus, Kaleo Maclay and Hilary Knight discussed what Title IX means to them. Photo by Jared Wickerham

Video: TEAMS ’22 Celebrates the Best of the Sports-Event Industry

TEAMS ’22, the biggest TEAMS Conference & Expo ever presented by SportsTravel and hosted this year by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, showcased how the sports-event industry has led the travel and tourism rebound in the post-pandemic era. The annual SportsTravel Awards showcased the best events and organizations in the past year while […]

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From left, Jason Gewirtz of SportsTravel moderated a session with Wayne Moss, Ju’Riese Colón, Megan Ditchman and Sarah Dyer about the impact of youth sports and how to enhance it. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: Panelists Discuss the Evolving Landscape of Youth Sports

Not even the National Football League drives as much revenue throughout the country as youth sports — but challenges remain. Whether it be keeping children safe at events or getting them engaged in the first place, panelists detailed how policies are being put in place in the TEAMS Educational Session “The Evolving Landscape of Youth […]

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The TEAMS Conference takes place at the Oklahoma City Convention Center on Wednesday October 26, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)
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TEAMS Conference Announces Future Hosts

Northstar Meetings Group has announced two future sites for the TEAMS Conference & Expo, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, taking its annual event to a pair of markets that reflect the vitality of the sports-related travel market. Along with previously announced host cities, the conference has now announced its host locations through 2029. […]

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From left, Tom Shephard, Virginia Sung, Patrick Talty and Chris Turner discuss the possibility of NGBs hosting multi-sport events in 2023.

TEAMS ’22: Organizing The New U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sport Series

One way that cities can capitalize on hosting events is to host several at once. The concept of an Olympic and Paralympic sport series is one where NGBs can combine resources by hosting several of their championships in one location, adding overall prestige to the events and increasing community interest in a variety of sports. […]

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From left: Susan Baughman, Kari Watkins, Marissa Werner and Don Dukemineer discuss the challenges that organizers face when trying to fill volunteer positions for large events. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: The Volunteer Challenge Details How Destinations Recruit Help

Volunteer help is the lifeline for any destination hosting a major event and for the event organizer bringing their event to a destination. Without volunteers, there may not be a sports event in the country that could go off without a hitch. But in some places around the country, what was a vast volunteer database […]

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Discussing the value of Riversport OKC to the city of Oklahoma City is, from left: Olympic Hopeful Augustus Cook, Beth Spilman of the American Canoe Association, Reilly Dampeer of the Oklahoma City National High Performance Center; Mike Knopp, executive director of Riversport; and moderator Jason Gewirtz of SportsTravel Magazine. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: Riversport OKC Showcases Value of Unique Venues to Destinations

The revitalization of the Oklahoma River is a case study in how a destination can rethink its entire sports landscape with creative thinking and community goodwill. And thanks to Riversport OKC, Oklahoma City became the center of rowing and canoe/kayak, showcasing how a citywide vision can help put a destination on the Olympic and Paralympic […]

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