Up for Bid: 2020 USA Football National Conference

By Connect Sports Staff, November 6, 2018

USA Football is seeking proposals to host its 2020 national conference. The annual event is the football community’s largest gathering of youth and high school football coaches and administrators. It has increased in size annually since its inception and gathers over 1,500 attendees from all 50 states and several foreign countries. Here are the details.

Deadline to bid: Nov. 30

Time of year: Feb. 21-23, 2020

Venue requirements: Convention center and host hotel with minimum of 800 rooms next to or nearby; Approximately 5,000 square feet in pre-function/public space for registration merchandise; Approximately 80,000 square feet of column-less space for vendor hall; Approximately 10,000 square feet of column-less space in the back of the vendor hall for football field; Approximately 15,000-20,000-sq.-ft ballroom, including stage and theatre style seating for 1,400-1,600.

Estimated number of attendees: 1,500+

Hotel requirements: 800 rooms next to or nearby convention center.

Room nights: 2,435

Rate: Anthony Travel is the official travel partner of USA Football. Anthony Travel will secure and manage all hotel rooms.

Rights fee: None

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Jordan Nisenson, Project Manager, Football Operations, at jnisenson@usafootball.com.

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