Event/Sports Tourism and Exposition Management

Typical Clients


  • State/provincial and city tourism offices/departments
  • State, regional and/or municipal sports tourism commissions
  • Convention & visitors bureaus and chambers of commerce
  • Event organizations/local organizing committees
  • Retail merchant/service associations
  • National governments/international exposition bid entities


Practice Development


  • 30+ year associate combined research, training and advisory experience in USA, Canada and Europe
  • Past special educational advisor to National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC)
  • Assistance to 20 sports commission/CVBs on strategic/operational planning, research and advocacy
  • Advisory and operational assistance to five international expositions/world’s fairs
  • Development and delivery of two courses in Event and Festivals Destination Management, and Sports Tourism Development and Marketing
  • Event and sports tourism speaking engagements at various industry conferences and meetings


Current Representative Assignments


  • Sports Tourism Assessment and Strategy Formulation, Chattanooga CVB (TN)
  • Arlington Sports Commission Strategic Plan, Arlington CVB (TX)
  • Sport Tourism Segment Meetings Facilitation, NASC (OH)
  • Education and CSEE Program Strategies, NASC (OH)
  • Strategic Plan, Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Event, Newport Beach (CA)
  • Strategic Business Plan, Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission (KS)
  • Irrelevant Week Special Event, Newport Beach (CA)


Success Case Studies


  • Arlington CVB (TX)
  • NASC Education Strategy (OH)