Help Us Pick 2016’s Sports Tourism Game Changers

By Connect Sports Staff, May 17, 2016

Sporting events are worth more than $9 billion to the U.S. economy and fill 98 million hotel rooms annually. That doesn’t just happen by accident. It’s the result of hard and smart work by people like you. Connect Sports is looking to honor the sharpest minds—the people who have elevated sports tourism through innovation and execution. Help us pick the sports world’s behind-the-scenes MVPs by filling out this nomination form. Be sure to include what makes the individual a true game changer, a person who continues to elevate our industry. EXTENDED DEADLINE: Nominations are due by June 24.

Choosing and Recognizing the Recipients

After all nominations are received, they will be reviewed and evaluated by our team of editors and selected based on references, industry involvement and honors, social media presence and other industry resources. The honorees will be featured in an issue of Connect Sports magazine and recognized at Connect Sports Marketplace.

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