Travel Events and Management in Sports (TEAMS 2001)

Venue: The Grand America Hotel

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 24, 2001 End Date/Time: Oct 27, 2001
Early Registration Date: Aug 28, 2001
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Description

Why You Should Attend
Unique one-on-one appointment sessions between event organizers and destinations that are eager to host sporting events
Hot-topic educational sessions that will help you run your sports organization more successfully
The fastest-growing industry trade show with more than 100 exhibitors that provides new ideas and contacts
Priceless networking that allows you to interact with sponsors and other key players in the industry
Learn how to capitalize on opportunities in the fastest-growing segment of the tourism industry
Discover new ways to finance your business or event, such as securing corporate sponsorships
Learn about techniques communities have used to secure events, including how to write successful bid proposals
Meet and exchange ideas with conference attendees, speakers and exhibitors
Find out how best to utilize sports events to market destinations and travel packages
Expand your markets through technology and partnerships
Network with tour operators and travel agents specializing in sports travel packages
Position yourself as a leader, helping to guide the sports tourism industry in the future
Experience numerous off-site activites that will preview the 2002 Winter Games!


THIS YEAR, MORE THAN EVER:

More than 15 educational sessions
More than 100 exhibitors
More than 600 attendees
More than 3,000 appointment sessions

Venue

555 South Main Street
Utah
United States
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Additional Information

Preliminary Conference Program and Schedule (as of 3/8/01) The following is the preliminary conference program for TEAMS 2001 and is subject to change. Several exciting activities will be added in the near future, so check back often for the latest program additions! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2001 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Show Office Open Grand Ballroom Office 1 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2001 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Show Office Grand Ballroom Office 1 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Decorator set-up Grand Ballroom AB 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Decorator/AV set up Grand Ballroom D 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Optional Golf 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Grand Ballroom Reception 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-up Grand Ballroom AB 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Grand Ballroom Office 2 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. NASC Board of Directors Training Session Salon 3 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Pre-Conference Session #1 Selling to Event Organizers Grand Ballroom D 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Pre-Conference Session #2: Women in the Sports World Grand Ballroom D 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mandatory Exhibitor Meeting Grand Ballroom D 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Expo Open/Reception in Expo Hall Grand Ballroom AB 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Busses board for offsite activity 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late-Night Lounge THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2001 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. NASC Board of Directors Meeting Salon 3 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Show Office Grand Ballroom Office 1 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Grand Ballroom Office 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Grand Ballroom Reception 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremonies Welcome to Utah: The State of Sport Grand Ballroom D 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session # 1 Olympics Update Grand Ballroom D 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. State of the Sport Address #1 Grand Ballroom D 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. State of the Sport Address #2 Grand Ballroom D 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. State of the Sport Address #3 Grand Ballroom D 10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Morning Break Grand Ballroom D 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. General Session #2 Amateur and Emerging Sports Grand Ballroom D 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Expo Open Grand Ballroom AB 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Expo Floor Grand Ballroom AB 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Personal Appointment Sessions on Expo Floor Grand Ballroom AB 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop #1 Sports Commissions for Event Organizers Salon 4 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop #2 How to Make Your Hotel Sports Friendly Grand Ballroom D 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Networking Break Grand Ballroom D 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Workshop #3 Trends in Event Sponsorship Salon 4 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Workshop #4 Cooperative Destination Marketing Grand Ballroom D 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Event Organizer Happy Hour Salon 3 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Buses board for offsite activity 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late-Night Lounge FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2001 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. NASC General Membership Meeting Salon 4 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Show Office Grand Ballroom Office 1 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Grand Ballroom Office 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Grand Ballroom Reception 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. General Session #3 Collegiate Sports in the New Millenium Grand Ballroom D 10:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. State of the Sport Address #4 Grand Ballroom D 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. State of the Sport Address #5 Grand Ballroom D 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Expo Open Grand Ballroom AB 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Personal Appointment Sessions on Expo Floor Grand Ballroom AB 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Expo Floor Grand Ballroom AB 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor & Decorator Tear Down Grand Ballroom AB 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop #5 Salon 4 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop #6 Grand Ballroom D 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Networking Break/Million Dollar Contest Grand Ballroom D 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. General Session #4 Professional Sports at a Crossroads Grand Ballroom D 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. SportsTravel Life Achievement Award Grand Ballroom D 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. TEAMS 2001 Closing Reception Grand Ballroom D 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Buses board for offsite activity 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late-Night Lounge SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2001 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Buses board for offsite activity Tour of Utah Olympic Park & Park City

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