Under the theme ‘Evolution, Revolution’, 2017 ILS will bring together over 250 C-Level executives from the Sports & Fitness Industry. This 36-hour event is designed to provide a unique opportunity for some of the industry’s most highly regarded executives to find solutions to their most pressing issues and concerns, explore trends and growth within the industry, as well as offers an opportunity to network with customers, partners and peers.
2016 ILS sold out! Don’t miss your chance to network with elite C-level executives from brands including: adidas, Amazon, Asics, Brooks, Franklin, Implus, NBA, New Balance, NHL, Nike, Rawlings, Riddell and Under Armour.
Artificial turf has developed to play a major role in recreation and team sports. It has become the surface of choice for public and some private playing fields. As it has grown in popularity it has improved in quality. The crumb rubber base has added more cushion and has been a great way to recycle tires, a win/win for all. Yet there have been lingering doubts about crumb rubber's chemical content and exposure to athletes of all ages. It even became the basis for a gender discrimination controversy in soccer.
Now it looks like some definitive findings are out giving the green light to crumb rubber. But is the battle over? Has epidemiology won out over fear of cancer? Join us as we explore the legal ins and outs of science vs fear.
On the second anniversary of the enactment of the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) will expand the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program to include travel goods made in all GSP eligible countries.
The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) has been actively involved in the effort to fully expand the travel goods tariff benefit to all GSP countries. SFIA members Under Armour and Ogio testified at U.S. Trade Representative and International Trade Commission hearings on GSP expansion and SFIA submitted comments supporting full expansion.To read more about the SFIA and our efforts surrounding the GSP click here.
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