Up for Bid: USA Field Hockey 2020 and 2021 Summit

By Connect Sports Staff, August 10, 2018

USA Field Hockey is currently seeking proposals to host its 2020 and 2021 Summit. On March 20-22, 2020 and March 19-21, 2021, USA Field Hockey will hold its third and fourth annual USA Field Hockey Summit. The goal of Summit is to unite the USA Field Hockey community for a weekend of education, inspiration and networking with fellow and potential members, coaches, umpires, club administrators, advocates, vendors and sponsors. USA Field Hockey will host its biannual Hall of Fame and Awards ceremony in 2020 and annual awards ceremony in 2021. 

Here are the details:

Deadline to Bid: October 1, 2018

Time of Year: March 20-22, 2020; March 19-21, 2021

Venue Requirements: Summit requires multiple meeting room spaces that range from ball room to small group meeting space. In high consideration will be given to a single site facility, located in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic, that can house meetings, Hall of Fame celebration and a field hockey turf demonstration area that is 90ft x 90ft.

Number of participants: 300 attendees minimum.

Hotel requirements: Ideally centralized in an area of town with plenty of food and entertainment options with easy access to an airport and on site parking. See bid for more details on group housing block information and hotel concessions.

Room nights: 435 total room nights. 205 peak nights. Two-night stay average.

Rate: $150 or less preferred but open to negotiation.

For the full RFP, click here.

For more information, email Adam Andrasko, Membership Services Director at aandrasko@usafieldhockey.com.

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