The LeagueApps team recently sponsored and attended the 2012 Sport & Social Industry Conference in St. Petersberg, Florida on January 19th-20th. The conference, organized by the Sport & Social Industry Association, brought together over 40 of the top sport & social clubs throughout the country. Here is a list of all of the SSIA member organizations.
LeagueApps/Sportsvite currently partners with many of the sports clubs attending the conference through the LeagueApps platform, Sportsvite league profiles or past RSN sponsorship programs and activations. It’s always great to catch up with so many partners and friendly friends in one place (especially in warm weather!).
Through both formal presentations and casual conversations (where a few beverages may have been consumed) we were able to learn so much about the opportunities and challenges for sport and social clubs. Being the digital guys, we were eager to get a better grasp of how digital solutions and platforms are succeeding and where more needs to be done.
We shared our vision for how we want to partner with sports clubs through league management software, promotion and marketing tools, develop digital monetization opportunities and create social and engaging features that allow members to further enjoy their sports club experience on and off the field. We also had a chance to demo the LeagueApps platform to all of the clubs. There were lots of interesting conversations around mobile applications and social media platforms.
LeagueApps would like to say thanks to the SSIA and Tampa Bay Club Sports for organizing the event. Please let us know if you are interested in learning more about the SSIA and we can put you in touch directly with the organizers. We’d also like to express our gratitude to all of the member clubs and other sponsors that support the recreational sports industry! It was also very cool to meet Nico Marcolongo and his service dog. He runs a non-profit organization called Operation Rebound which provides opportunities for disabled military veterans to compete and enjoy sports!