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Connect Marketplace
27-29 August, 2024
Baird CenterMilwaukee, WI

Connect Sports

Take part in Connect Sports at Connect Marketplace

This specialized track offers access to tailored sports industry programming while leveraging the power of Connect Marketplace's signature one-on-one appointments, dynamic trade show, top-notch education sessions, and best-in-class networking events.

Elevate Your Game

By participating in Connect Sports at Connect Marketplace, you'll enjoy exclusive sports programming while also benefiting from Connect Marketplace's expansive offerings, resulting in even more business potential for you and your organization. Whether you're looking to build new partnerships, learn from the best in the business, or find the next big innovation, Connect Sports at Connect Marketplace provides the perfect platform to advance your professional journey.

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What to Expect

Participate in Connect Sports at Connect Marketplace for exclusive sports programming and access Connect Marketplace's offerings to enhance your business potential.

Meet with Industry Power Players

Get guaranteed face time with the buyers and suppliers capable of helping you reach your full potential during pre-scheduled one-on-one business meetings. Our advanced AI-matchmaking effortlessly links sporting event organizers with destination marketing organizations, hotels, resorts, venues, facilities, and more.

Gain Valuable Insights

By uniting with Connect Marketplace, we're giving you the opportunity to learn from experts across a variety of industries during top-notch keynote presentations, panel discussions, Q+A sessions, and dynamic group events. Nowhere else will you gain the knowledge, insights, and ideas necessary to plan well-rounded sporting events.

Expand your Network

Whether you’re on the trade show floor, enjoying our signature opening reception, or attending an exclusive Connect Sports networking event, you’ll have ample opportunity to connect with event professionals from around the world. Our innovative networking events will help you break traditional industry barriers and create connections that will last.

Discover Innovation Solutions

This isn’t your average trade show. With access to Connect Marketplace's signature tradeshow, you'll have the event industry at your fingertips. Discover one-of-a-kind solutions that are guaranteed to take your events to the next level. Experience the latest in cutting-edge technology and innovative event solutions, opening up even greater opportunities to elevate your sports event planning and execution. 

Calling all Women in Sports!

Join us for an inspiring gathering as we celebrate the remarkable journey and achievements of women in sports at the Connect Women in Sports Forum.

Through engaging panel discussions, personal stories, and insightful presentations, we'll delve into women's involvement in sports, highlighting the challenges overcome and the victories achieved.

From trailblazers who shattered barriers to champions who redefine excellence, we'll explore the evolution of women's participation in sports and the profound impact they've had on the industry.

This forum isn't just about reflecting on the past; it's about charting a course for the future. We'll examine the current state of women in sports and discuss strategies for further progress, inclusivity, and empowerment.

Suppliers should register with their designated account rep. Qualified buyers will be contacted about availability.

Convince Your Boss

Need help convincing your boss that attending Connect Sports at Connect Marketplace is a non-negotiable?  These pre-written statements clearly explain the benefits of attending by outlining Connect's direct impact on career development and the undeniable ROI for your company. Click the links to download and get the conversation started.


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