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Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit 2015

Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit 2015

The Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit 2015 will take place at Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick, from 14th – 15th May – and today, Friday 1st May, is the deadline for nominations for the European Sport Tourism Awards.

Four events over two days will involve 24 speakers. Hear from the world of sport, tourism, events, marketing, sponsorship and destination development on how to maximise the impact of sport tourism.

Four Events

2nd Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit – Insights into what works for sport, sports bodies, events and destinations in creating a sustainable approach to the fastest growing global tourism sector

European Sport Tourism Awards – Rewarding innovation and achievement in sport tourism events, destinations and venues across Europe that have made outstanding contributions to the sport tourism industry

Sport Tourism Industry Expert Sessions – Designed for tourism and sport industry practitioners to learn from experts in event planning, bidding, operations, impact evaluation and digital marketing

Sport Tourism Academic Conference – Sport and tourism links between academia and industry with academia paper presentations from across Europe and the world.

Speakers

*   Major Events: PGA Ryder Cup, Commonwealth Games, 2015 Rugby World Cup, UEFA, Grand Depart Tour de France

*   Event Development & Marketing: Manchester City, London 2012, TV3, Digital Media Experts

*   Industry Development: Sport UK, Sportcal, International Triathlon Union, Event Ireland

*   Tourism Development: Sport Event Denmark, Visit Flanders, Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, Visit England

Who Should Attend

The event will attract delegates from sport tourism, international and regional events, sport organisations, sport marketing and sponsorship, tourism industry, tourism marketing, local authorities and national destination marketing companies.

Registration: http://sporttourismsummit.ie/event-registration/

(Delegates can register for 1 or 2 days)

Award Nominations: Enter the European Sport Tourism Awards by the deadline of today, Friday 1st May – http://sporttourismsummit.ie/awards/

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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