ASBA is the organization that you need to know about if you are considering building a track or athletic facility. I have visited their convention for the past decade, and am impressed with their concern for building high quality sports facilities.
ASBA Announces 2014 Technical Meeting
Construction, Design Programming, Trade Show, Meetings on Agenda
ELLICOTT CITY, MD -The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the trade association for those involved in the design, construction and supply of materials for athletic facilities, has announced that its annual Technical Meeting will be held December 5-9 in Ponte Vedra, Florida.
The meeting, which includes technical programming for industry members who work with facilities for tennis, track and field, sports fields and indoor athletic facilities, is expected to generate record attendance.
The event also offers an outstanding trade show with products and services for the sports facility construction industry. The show, the site of receptions, meals and other gatherings, is easily one of the most popular aspects of the Technical Meeting. There will also be meetings of ASBA’s committees and task forces, and chances to become involved with association projects, publications and more. Additional activities, such as the golf and tennis tournaments, provide further opportunities to spend time with industry colleagues.
This year’s Technical Meeting will also include a keynote address by Troy Hazard, recent Global President of the elite Entrepreneurs’ Organization, who will discuss “Lessons from the Edge,” including how to recognize when it is time to take risks, and how to develop strategies to avoid organizational trouble.
The meeting will include the opportunity for individuals to take the ASBA’s certification exams to become a Certified Tennis Court Builder, Certified Track Builder or Certified Field Builder. It will additionally include the much-awaited announcement of the winners of the association’s annual Awards Program.
The site of the meeting is the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra, a full-service hotel which features THE PLAYERS world-renowned golf course, spa and more. Full information and registration details for the ASBA Technical Meeting is available at the website, as well as in the conference brochure available through ASBA headquarters. This may be obtained by contacting the Association at its headquarters via phone, 866-501-ASBA (2722) or 410-730-9595, fax 410-730-8833, or by e-mail at email@example.com. Information is also available at www.sportsbuilders.org.
The ASBA is a non-profit association helping designers, builders, owners, operators and users understand quality athletic facility construction. The Association sponsors informative meetings, publishes newsletters, books and technical construction guidelines and keeps its members updated on the latest developments in the industry.