2014 Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit Revisited

Revisit your favorite memory from the 2014 Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit or take a look at what you missed…

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Thank you attendees!

Thank you for attending the 2014 Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit. We’d also like to thank our sponsors for all of their support in making this a great event.

You can find a recap of the summit here, including photos, speaker presentations and more.

Please be sure to visit www.nsga.org for more information on the 2015 Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit as it becomes available.

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Entertainment at Your Fingertips During MCTDS 2014

Top 20 Sports Movies to Watch While You Fly

  1. Moneyball
  2. Rudy
  3. Sandlot
  4. The Natural
  5. Caddy Shack
  6. Rocky
  7. A League of their Own
  8. Cool Runnings
  9. Slap Shot
  10. Jerry Maguire
  11. Hoosiers
  12. White Man Can’t Jump
  13. Remember the Titans
  14. Chariots of Fire
  15. Major League
  16. Mighty Ducks
  17. Waterboy
  18. Karate Kid
  19. Space Jam
  20. Ali

Local Deals for Palm Springs

For those of you who are arriving early and want to spend your free time at the local hot spots, we have a list for you. NSGA has compiled a list of the top local restaurant and activity deals in the area to keep you active throughout your stay.

Fill Up on Local Favorites

40% off Mexican food at Huerta’s Restaurant

Barrel Tasting Package for One or Two with Meat and Cheese Platter at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Get Your Hands Dirty in the Desert

$160 for four hours of guided rock climbing for two in Joshua Tree National Park ($280 value)

See the Views

Enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and desert from a hot air balloon. Half off deals are happening now with a Champaign twist.

Explore the West Coast

61% Off Whale Watching Two Hour Tour with the highly reviewed Dana Wharf Whale Watching experts at Dana Point.

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Hotel Deadline Extension

The deadline to reserve your  room at our discounted $159/night rate has been extended to Friday, April 11. Hurry now for this will be the last opportunity to reserve your room at a near 50% discount. You can reserve your room now by clicking here or by calling the hotel at (760) 341-1000 and mentioning the National Sporting Goods Association.

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For questions please contact Katie Nemec at (800) 815-5422, ext. 1070. If you have not registered as of yet, please do so here.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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Only Two More Days to Get Our Low Hotel Rate!

The NSGA special pricing will close tomorrow, April 4, so hurry and reserve your room to ensure your $159 rate. Rooms are going fast, and the hotel is completely sold out on Friday and Saturday. You can also reserve a room by calling (888) 421-1442 and mentioning the National Sporting Goods Association.

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Don’t miss out on all of the things this year’s conference has to offer! To get a sneak peak at what you could be enjoying please visit here.

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Watch What Others Are Saying About the Conference

See what attendees value at the Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit:

Let us know what you value about the conference. We will be happy to post your responses on our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please email your testimonials to Meghan Beach at mbeach@nsga.org.

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Don’t Miss These Opportunities!

Hurry and reserve your room before it’s too late – Be sure to reserve your hotel room for the NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit April 27-30 at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa as soon as possible. The resort is sold out on Friday and there are only a few rooms left for Saturday arrivals. Our block of rooms during the conference is going fast! Reserve your room at the special $159 rate online or by phone at (402) 592-6464.

Last chance to register early and get rewarded – Register by tomorrow for the conference to receive a $150 gift card to be used on property or upon checkout at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Don’t miss out on inspiring sessions to better your business. Look at the full program or register today!

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Hear What Others Are Saying…

There is no better way to get excited and learn more about the upcoming 50th NSGA Management Conference and 16th Annual Team Dealer Summit than to hear about the experience directly from your colleagues. See firsthand why attending the conference will be a memorable experience to have for a lifetime.

“As a first time attendee of the NSGA conference I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I saw a few seminars on the information packet that looked like they would be interesting. When I arrived at the event, everything exceeded my expectations. The conference featured a great variety of seminars and social events that were both interesting and applicable not only to the sporting goods industry as a whole, but specifically to me as a team dealer. Duke men’s basketball coach and U.S. Olympic team coach Mike Krzyzewski’s motivational talk about teamwork and leadership was the highlight of the event for me. The NSGA really put on a first-class event and I look forward to attending future conferences.”

– First-time attendee Mike Gonsiewski, Kampus Klothes (Ivyland, PA)

“I think the Management Conference and TDS is a great event. I enjoy getting a fresh look into the sporting goods business and learn new techniques to apply to my everyday work. The chance for great interaction with team dealers from across the country is invaluable to the relationship building that our business is built upon.”

– Eric Flowers, Team Sales Manager, Gared (St. Louis, MO)

“The 2013 NSGA Management Conference was my first and it truly was a great experience.  The speakers were very informative and Coach K was awesome!  I enjoyed meeting and talking with peers in the sporting goods industry who have a similar passion for sports and an active life style.  I am looking forward to next year’s conference.”

– First-time attendee Rob Summerfield, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, MC Sports (Grand Rapids, MI)

We would love to hear from you as well! Your support directly affects the success of this conference and has allowed for it to become the longest running event of its kind in the sporting goods industry. Let us know if you have a memory you would like to share from last year’s event. We will be happy to post your responses on our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please email your testimonials to Meghan Beach at mbeach@nsga.org.

Like what you see? Make sure you don’t miss out on all of the fun. The 50th NSGA Management Conference and 16th Annual Team Dealer Summit is fast approaching so be sure to register now if you have not had the chance.

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Register by March 1 and Get Rewarded

GiftCard_btnRegister by March 1 for the Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit and receive a $150 gift card to be used on property at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa or upon check-out.

Are you a NSGA retailer/team dealer looking to come to the 2014 conference? You can still apply for a conference/summit scholarship – find out more and apply today.

Don’t forget to book your room at the special rate of $159. Reserve your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. You can also reserve by phone by calling either (402) 592-6464 or (888) 421-1442 and speaking to an agent. Please mention you are with the National Sporting Goods Association group to ensure you receive the best rate.

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Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray to Speak at NSGA Management Conference Luncheon

Dave McGillivray has spent most of his life going the extra mile to motivate and inspire others. He completed a fundraising run across the United States in 1978 and is the race director of one of the world’s most prestigious events, the Boston Marathon.

McGillivray will share these and other stories at the National Sporting Goods Association’s 50th Management Conference and 16th Team Dealer Summit in Indian Wells, Calif. McGillivray will speak during the All-Star Awards Luncheon on Monday, April 28.

“We are thrilled to include a highly sought-after speaker in Dave McGillivray to this year’s Management Conference lineup,” said NSGA President and CEO Matt Carlson. “Dave’s background and ability to provide a motivational message will have a tremendous impact on our attendees.”

Read the full release, learn more about the sessions or register today!

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