SportsNC is North Carolina’s statewide sports development effort dedicated to maintaining and strengthening our rich sports legacy. Visit NC’s SportsNC team supports your efforts to attract sporting events of all kinds to your destination with tradeshows and a quarterly e-newsletter campaign. These co-op programs are contracted and billed separately from other Visit North Carolina partner programs.

Connect Sports Conference – Louisville, KY

Date: August 26-28, 2019
Partner is responsible for conference registration and travel expenses

Have one-on-one appointments with sports rights holders at the Connect Sports Conference. Connect Sports is the only fully hosted buyer program designed for the sports events and tourism industry. Enhance your skills, learn about trending topics, network and drive more business at this event that brings together the sports tourism industry’s top event organizers, national governing bodies, suppliers and industry experts.

TEAMS Conference – Anaheim, CA

Date: November 11-14, 2019
Partner is responsible for conference registration and travel expenses

TEAMS is one of the premier trade shows for sports planners to meet with destinations and sports organizations to conduct business as well as learn about industry trends and best practices related to sports. Event organizers at TEAMS are looking for host cities and venues for their events and meetings.

Sports Travel E-Newsletter

Date: Quarterly

This quarterly e-newsletter is aimed at the sports market, and the audience is comprised of sports rights holders and interested parties. Submit newsworthy content, such as new and / or upgraded facility information and recently awarded events.

Amanda Baker
(919) 447-7765