Events

AB Show, Nov. 7-10, 2018 in New Orleans, is the four-day, high-intensity conference and trade show designed to help you find the products and services you need to effectively manage and equip your programs and facilities and give you the tools to help you grow. This industry-leading educational platform and dynamic, robust trade show is designed specifically to cultivate a strong sense of community within our industry and provide a single location where thousands of athletic, fitness, recreation and military professionals, as well as 250+ manufacturers around the world, can come together to share ideas, find solutions and drive the industry forward.

Here, you'll find other regional and national events of interest to athletic, fitness and recreation professionals. If your event is not listed, please submit your event

Upcoming Events
  • Tuesday 25 September 2018 - Thursday 27 September 2018
    2018 NRPA Annual Conference
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    This September 25-27, thousands of park and recreation professionals will converge upon Indianapolis for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field at the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference.


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  • Wednesday 26 September 2018 - Thursday 27 September 2018
    SFIA Industry Leaders Summit
    Denver, Colo.

    Learn the latest trends, hear from top decision makers, and connect with executives and retailers from the sports and fitness industry during the SFIA’s 6th annual Industry Leaders Summit.


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  • Monday 08 October 2018 - Wednesday 10 October 2018
    NIRSA Region VI Conference
    Bellingham, Wash.

    Regional Conference for professionals and students in Region VI. 


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  • Sunday 21 October 2018 - Wednesday 24 October 2018
    NIRSA Region IV Conference
    College Station, Texas

    Regional Conference for professionals and students in Region IV.


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  • Monday 29 October 2018 - Wednesday 31 October 2018
    NIRSA Region I Conference
    Portsmouth, NH

    NIRSA Regional Conference for campus recreation professionals and students in NIRSA Region I. 


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  • Monday 05 November 2018 - Wednesday 07 November 2018
    NIRSA Region II Conference
    Birmingham, Ala.

    NIRSA Regional Conference for campus recreation professionals and students in NIRSA Region II. 


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  • Wednesday 07 November 2018 - Saturday 10 November 2018
    Athletic Business Show 2018
    Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans, Louisiana

    Learn the latest athletic, fitness and recreation trends from more than 130 educational sessions and explore hundreds of exhibitors that bring you everything you need to outfit your programs and facilities no matter how big or small. From the most innovative products and latest industry advancements to the basic essentials needed for day-to-day operations, It’s All Here at AB Show.


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  • Wednesday 05 December 2018 - Friday 07 December 2018
    NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute
    Miami, Fla.

    The institute provides in-depth information on planning, constructing, renovating and operating recreation sports facilities. 


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  • Friday 14 December 2018 - Tuesday 18 December 2018
    National Athletic Directors Conference and Exhibit Show
    San Antonio, Texas

    The National Athletic Directors Conference & Exhibit Show is the premier conference for interscholastic athletic administrators across the country to network, participate in professional development, hear well-known keynote speakers and be a part of two outstanding award banquets.


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  • Thursday 03 January 2019 - Sunday 06 January 2019
    American Baseball Coaches Association Convention
    Dallas, Texas

    More than 6,000 coaches are once again expected to attend the event, which features clinics, the ABCA Trade Show, Youth Coaches Session, Expo Theater, meetings, award celebrations and other events.


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  • Sunday 06 January 2019 - Wednesday 09 January 2019
    American Football Coaches Association Convention
    San Antonio, Texas

    The American Football Coaches Association Annual Convention is the premier networking event for coaches from all around the country.


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  • Saturday 16 February 2019 - Tuesday 19 February 2019
    NIRSA 2019: 70th NIRSA Annual Conference and Recreational Sports Expo
    Boston, Mass.

    NIRSA's largest annual event. 


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  • Monday 25 February 2019 - Thursday 28 February 2019
    Association of Aquatic Professionals 8th Annual Conference and Expo
    Frisco, Texas

    The goal of the Association of Aquatic Professionals Annual Conference and Expo is to offer the best educational and networking experience available. 


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  • Wednesday 13 March 2019 - Saturday 16 March 2019
    IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show 2019
    San Diego, Calif.

    The IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show is world-renowned for its vibrant trade show, motivational keynote speakers, expert educational sessions, and buzzing networking events.


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  • Monday 24 June 2019 - Thursday 27 June 2019
    National Athletic Trainers' Association Clinical Symposia and AT Expo
    Las Vegas, Nev.

    The NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo is the premier live event for athletic trainers. Our three-day convention offers important educational advances, career networking, association business and social opportunities as well as access to our AT Expo, featuring the largest exhibition of athletic training products and services in the world.


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  • Wednesday 26 June 2019 - Sunday 30 June 2019
    IDEA World Convention
    Anaheim, Calif.

    Join over 14,000 fitness professionals, club and studio owners/managers, nutrition professionals and leading brands for the Super Bowl of Fitness. Experience 4 days of cutting-edge education, networking and motivation at the biggest industry event of the year!


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  • Tuesday 09 July 2019 - Thursday 11 July 2019
    National Sports Safety and Security Conference
    New Orleans, La.

    The gathering of top professionals in the field will provide a wholesome environment dedicated to security/safety technologies, products, services and education for safeguarding the assets and spectators we are charged to protect. 


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  • Sunday 21 July 2019 - Wednesday 24 July 2019
    IAVM VENUECONNECT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    Chicago, Ill.

    Join IAVM for the 94th annual VenueConnect Annual Conference and Trade Show hosted at the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.