TEAMS: TRAVEL, EVENTS AND MANAGEMENT IN SPORTS, is the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry. Presented by SportsTravel magazine, TEAMS ’22 will be held October 24–27, 2022 in Oklahoma City. Launched in 1998, TEAMS attracts more than 1,000 attendees including CEOs, executive directors and event managers from sports organizations as well as representatives from sports commissions and convention bureaus, corporate sponsors, event suppliers and other hospitality industry opinion leaders. For more than 20 years, TEAMS has helped define the sports-event and appointment-based trade show industries.
WHY SPORTING EVENTS ARE VALUABLE
- Sports-related travel generates 90 million room nights and $32 billion in direct spending every year. Sports is one of the strongest segments in the entire travel industry
- Sports-event organizers value long-term destination and hotel relationships
- Sports-related meetings and conventions generate nearly 25 million room nights annually
- Sporting events are highly visible, their impact is more easily measured, they enhance the quality of life for residents of the host city and can be key to
economic development as well as individual and business relocation