Posts tagged "events"

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2020 ABCA Convention: Top Trends On-Deck For Youth Baseball

If you have a passion for baseball, the ABCA Annual Convention was like a playground filled with informative clinics, enticing product displays, and live demos on the trade show floor. The LeagueApps team made up a few of the lucky 7,100 attendees in Nashville last…

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2019 AVCA Convention: LeagueApps Volleys on to Pittsburgh

The LeagueApps team returned to the AVCA Annual Convention for the fourth year in a row last week. Marketed as volleyball’s premier event for coaches, we traveled to Pittsburgh and attended the four-day convention as the final four Women’s Division I NCAA teams competed for…

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5 Takeaways About the State of the Youth Sports Industry from NextUp 2019

The youth sports industry—yes, it’s now officially an industry—convened recently at NextUp 2019, a LeagueApps-organized event created especially to address its needs and concerns. After those two action- and information-packed days, LeagueApps President Jeremy Goldberg had some thoughts:   1.  Those this-is-just-a-hobby days are over….


5 Things Every Youth Coach Should Know from Arsenal Coach Unai Emery

Arsenal FC’s head coach Unai Emery has accomplished a lot in his 47 years. He’s coached successfully in Spain’s La Liga, England’s Premier League, and France’s Ligue 1. In the 15 years since he retired as a player, he’s led his teams to UEFA Europa…

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3 Observations From The ABCA Convention Poised to Shape The Future of Youth Baseball

This Year’s ABCA Convention Was The Largest Yet- Here’s What To Expect. Last weekend Indianapolis hosted the largest baseball convention in history, as over 6,000 coaches and 300+ exhibitors packed this year’s ABCA convention. Many attendees fought a massive blizzard on the east coast and everyone…

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The 4 Trends You May Have Missed at AVCA

The AVCA clearly shows that the youth volleyball market is evolving in 2018. After last year’s record breaking AVCA Convention in Columbus, Ohio, it was going to be tough for the 2017 event to stage an impressive encore. Two days after this year’s event, and…

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How to Create an Amazing Experience for the Club Lacrosse Parent

Use these 4 easy ways to turn your program from a great product into an amazing experience for the club lacrosse parent. As club lacrosse continues to grow, so does the demand for professionalism and first class experiences. So as a club director how do…

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Elevate Your Youth Sports Event Destination With These 3 Tips From NASC

“Youth sports tourism wasn’t even a category four years ago, and now it’s the fastest-growing segment in travel,” said Dave Hollander, professor at New York University’s Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports. “You’ve got millions of kids involved, parents spending thousands of dollars, and…


Highlights From The NSCAA Convention And What It Means For Your Soccer Club

The weather was beautiful and the crowds were plentiful for the 2017 National Soccer Coaches Association of America convention. It was held in Los Angeles. Representing the LeagueApps FC team, VP of Sales Cam Goldberg made the trek cross country to sunny LA. He came…


LaxCon 2017: This Is Where You Had To Be

What a difference a year makes for the US Lacrosse Convention. Last year, the crowds were forced away by an untimely blizzard that covered the streets of Baltimore. This year, crowds were lined out the door of the Baltimore Convention Center. Simply put, if you…