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Industry Resources

At Sports ETA, we go the extra mile to gather valuable insights from related industries to strengthen our industry expertise. Additionally, we collaborate with leading organizations in diverse disciplines to bring their innovative practices and expertise to our industry.

Introducing The New

Sports ETA Earned
Media Calculator

A new tool used to estimate the value of media coverage gained through non-paid media channels such as press coverage, social media content, or word-of-mouth referrals.


Our Partners

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Destinations International

Destinations International is about serving destination marketing and management professionals first and foremost. Together with our members and partners, Destinations International represents a powerful forward-thinking, collaborative association: exchanging bold ideas, connecting innovative people, and elevating tourism to its highest potential.


Civitas is a full-service firm specializing in sustainable funding solutions. We provide non-profit and legal consulting services, provide legislative support and help with all things district-related, specifically renewals and formations.

Longwoods International

As partners to leading destinations and brands in the tourism industry for over 30 years, Longwoods International is focused on working with clients to meet their research needs and objectives through groundbreaking research, thought-leading insights, and excellent counsel and service.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

When we meet face-to-face, it empowers us to stand shoulder-to-shoulder. That’s why MPI strives to lead the world in education, networking and innovative solutions that advance not only the meeting and event industry, but the careers of the professionals in it. Through MPI’s global network of local chapters, we activate, educate, support and connect the connectors—people who are passionate about bringing people together.

Northstar Meetings Group

Northstar Meetings Group, the premier online platform for business and sports event organizers, planners, and incentive program professionals across all sectors – corporate, association, third-party organizations/agencies, SMERF (social, military, education, religious, and fraternal meetings) -- providing critical news analysis and research, practical strategies, creative solutions, and sourcing services.

Tourism Economics

Tourism Economics is a research partner in the travel sector. They provide global travel data-sets, travel forecasts, economic impact analysis, policy analysis, and market assessments to help clients make better marketing, investment, and policy decisions. They work with Oxford Economics, a leader in global forecasting and quantitative analysis, and have offices in several cities around the world.


Research Resources

We regularly consult additional reputable sources to supplement our research and stay informed about the latest trends and insights in our field. This is a non-exhaustive list of the resources we frequently consult and keep tabs on.

Note: Some content only available to authoring organization members or for a fee.

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Do you have a research resource you’d like us to share? Contact Sports ETA today!