The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) serves as the professional association for those in the field of athletics administration, providing educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking and the exchange of information to others in the profession.
NACDA & Affiliates Convention
June 6-13, 2019 (Orlando, FL)
Since 1999, Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal has provided the critical news and information that sports industry leaders need to compete, negotiate and succeed.
Since 1994, Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Daily has provided the top decision-makers in sports with real-time industry news, allowing them to make more informed business decisions.
For the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists (PAADS), athlete development is about helping organizations and individuals develop the whole person in an athletic context. We care not only about helping the person excel athletically but ensuring they are prepared and capable of achieving success outside of sport.
2020 Athlete Development Summit (ADS)
May 6-8, 2020 (New York, NY)
The Florida Recreation and Park Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and advocacy of the Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services profession. Members are professionals working for federal, state and local parks, recreation and leisure service agencies; local recreation and park advisory board members serving in local communities; faculty and students at colleges and universities; therapeutic recreation specialists and activity coordinators working in recreation settings; and suppliers of recreation and park products and services.
Student Memberships ($15)
Annual FRPA Conference
August 26-29, 2019 (Orlando, FL)
Women Leaders in College Sports is the premier leadership organization that develops, connects, and advances women working in college sports and beyond. Women Leaders takes a pro-active role in advancing women into positions of influence and powerfully shapes the landscape of women leaders.
Student Membership ($75)
2019 National Convention
October 13-15 (Phoenix, AZ)
NIRSA comprises and supports leaders in collegiate recreation. As college and university students develop into future leaders, NIRSA members support their learning and growth by fostering lifelong habits of wellbeing. Leadership, teamwork, dedication, and respect are among the many skills exercised by inclusive competition, fitness, and recreation.
Student Membership ($68)
April 18-21, 2020 (Phoenix, AZ)
NIRSA Region II Conference
October 21-23, 2019 (Chattanooga, Tennessee)
The Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) is committed to providing and promoting professional development, creative resources and networking for professionals, students, educators, vendors and all others dedicated to delivering services in the recreation industry.
Student Membership ($30)
2019 National Conference
November 9-12, 2019 (Broomfield, CO)
Stadium Managers Association (SMA) promotes professional, efficient and state-of-the art management of stadiums around the world. Our members are administrators and operations personnel from teams, colleges and universities, facility managers and public sports authorities, and suppliers to the industry.
Student Membership ($100)
Stadium Managers Association Annual Seminar 2020
February 2-6, 2020 (Phoenix, AZ)
Heading into its 24th year, the National Sports Forum is one of the largest annual cross-gatherings of business professionals in the sports industry representing a broad spectrum of teams, leagues, agencies and corporate partners (i.e. NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, Minor Leagues, Racing, Colleges, etc.).
National Sports Forum
February 9-11, 2020 (Atlanta, GA)
The Green Sports Alliance leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where people live and play. The Alliance inspires professional sports leagues, college conferences, sports governing bodies, colleges, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices. Alliance members represent nearly 600 sports teams and venues from 15 sports leagues in 14 countries.
2019 Green Sports Alliance
June 19-20, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA)
Beyond Sport is a global organisation that promotes, supports and celebrates the use of sport to address social issues in communities around the world. We do this through convening, supporting and advising the worlds of sport, business, government, and development on how sport can be used as a tool to achieve both social and business objectives.
Athletic Business is read by individuals representing colleges and universities, high schools, park and recreation departments, military branches and bases, health clubs, YMCAs, professional sports teams, stadiums and arenas, sports architecture firms, and hospital and corporate wellness centers.
Athletic Business Show 2019 Conference
November 13-16, 2019 (Orlando, FL)
The mission of Facility Operations Managers Association (FOMA) is to advance the field of play and safety standards within the National Hockey League (NHL), through continuing education programs, and the transfer of knowledge for our members.
18th Annual - FOMA Conference & Trade Show
June 17-22, 2019 (Clearwater, FL)