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Connect Sports changes the way sports event organizers and suppliers exchange information, gain insights and develop resources, enabling them and their events to perform at the highest level. Connect Sports is the go-to source for the market, bringing together a community of movers and shakers within the sports tourism market who work in the more than $6.8 billion annual industry.

Marketplace

Connect Sports Marketplace, an education conference and appointment-only trade show, is the premier industry event for the most active sports organizers and tourism professionals for three days of general sessions, panels, roundtables, workshops, boot camps, pre-set appointments and networking. This event is all about sports, coinciding with Connect Marketplace. As a Collinson Media & Events production, big-name speakers will be a staple. Past speakers have included Magic Johnson, Cal Ripken Jr., Anderson Cooper, Seth Meyers and Peyton Manning. The appointment-only trade show generates success stories every year as RFPs are placed and dates are secured for future business.

Our Company

Collinson Media & Events is a senior leader in the meetings, travel and tourism industry. Specializing in destination marketing, the company produces digital programs, online and mobile solutions, meetings business magazines and trade shows, travel guides for newspapers and leisure magazines, and destination information that is distributed through broadcast and custom programs.

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