WSDE Sport Tourism Conference 28th September

6th Jun 2011
WSDE Sport Tourism Conference 28th September

WSDE Sport Tourism Expo is proud to host the prestigious 2011 International Sport Tourism Conference.

The ground breaking programme will have a strong focus on specialist Sport Tourism knowledge, analysis and market leader insights and will provide thought provoking and invigorating content.

This blockbuster conference will feature a world class line-up of leading experts and decision makers in sporting events and Sport Tourism and will govern a blue-chip audience as well as considerable global media attention.

Key themes and topics to be addressed include:

* How to successfully leverage the Sport Tourism boom - a step by step strategic road map
* Destination marketing in the era of Sport Tourism
* Successfully identifying new growth markets and how to attract the 21st Century Sport Tourist
* The future potential of Sport Tourism - unlocking long term growth
* Attracting sporting events - a strategic think tank


“We are looking forward to attending this event to conduct new business, to add to our growing portfolio and to forge new long-term business relationships.”
Nathan Wilson, Managing Director, TUI Sport

“We predict that this will be the era of Sport Tourism and those not positioned to take advantage of this phenomenon are urged to quickly align – or lose out.”
Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, United Nations World Tourism Organisation

“If you represent a destination eager to win the rights to host more major sporting events, if you are a destination offering Sport Tourism facilities, if you are a purchaser of Sport Tourism, or a member of the international Sport Tourism community, I urge you to participate in this must attend global event.”
Gianni Merlo, President, International Sports Press Association


If you are interested in attending the 2011 International Sport Tourism Conference please complete the Conference Enquiry Form..

Your $600 Billion Sport Tourism Opportunity…

Taking place alongside the International Sport Tourism Conference is the only global B-2-B exhibition dedicated to showcasing the booming $600 billion a year Sport Tourism market -the most rapidly growing sector in travel and tourism.

Now in its 2nd year, WSDE Sport Tourism Expo 2011 will take place in Bangkok, Thailand - Asia’s Sport Tourism Gateway - from 27th – 29th September 2011.

National, Regional or City Tourist Boards with a Sport Tourism portfolio and hotels and resorts offering sporting facilities are urged to participate in this must attend industry gathering. With the exponential growth of Activity or “Participation Vacations” (holidays with an activity attached– i.e. golf, tennis, adventure, diving, alpine) triggered by an increasingly “sportified” society, WSDE Research has revealed that the travel industry’s fastest growing sector will post record profits and contribute an astonishing 14% of overall travel and tourism receipts by the end of the year. At a time when most traditional tourism trends are in decline, Sport Tourism continues to flourish and is set to grow exponentially in the next decade.

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WSDE is a vital, unmissable and cost effective event for those nations and companies wishing to be part of the growth of the industry’s future.

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