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SportsTravel Podcast: Insights and Expert Analysis

The SportsTravel Podcast focuses on news, insight, trends and more from some of the top event organizers and destination executives throughout the sports-event industry. With more than 100 episodes over the past three years, the SportsTravel Podcast has become the place to listen to interviews with event organizers of all sizes, destinations ready to host […]

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From left, Jason Gewirtz, Wayne Moss, Izell Reese, Terry Hasseltine and Marty McNair. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’23 Closing General Session: Keeping Youth Sports Safe

The concluding session at the 25th anniversary TEAMS Conference & Expo focused on youth sports, which represent the largest segment of the sports-events industry. Keeping kids safe while they are involved in those sports has become an increasingly difficult yet crucial task. Recent high-profile situations with Damar Hamlin and Bronny James have underscored the need […]

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The TEAMS '22 Conference opening session in Oklahoma City was held in front of one of the biggest crowds in the event's history. This year's conference in The Palm Beaches, Florida, will have a record number of attendees. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)
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TEAMS ’23 Celebrates Milestone Year With Record Attendance

The TEAMS Conference & Expo, presented by SportsTravel and hosted by Discover the Palm Beaches and Palm Beach Sports Commission, will celebrate 25 years of business development, education and networking when the sports-event industry gathers for TEAMS ’23 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. TEAMS ’23 — to be held October 2–5 — will […]

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The YMCA of the USA is reporting that participation rates are up across the organization's sports options. (Photo courtesy of YMCA of the USA)

Making Safety a Youth Sports Priority

There is no doubt that participating in youth sports has benefits for more than those playing. A case can be made that the larger society may benefit as well. “When we think about the health benefits, when we think about the leadership benefits, when we think about the social and emotional benefits that can arise […]

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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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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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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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NCYS Partners with TeachAids on Concussion Program

The National Council of Youth Sports has partnered with TeachAids to make its CrashCourse concussion education technology available to the millions of youth registered in organized youth sports. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive educational products focused on preventing and treating of concussions and related mental health issues. This program is designed to teach athletes, […]

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