March 2, 2020
Sports and Fitness Market Grows 3.9 Percent
February 11, 2020
American Physical Activity Rates Tick Up
December 17, 2019
SFIA Elects New Chairman, Dan Arment (Riddell & BRG Sports); Hilvert (New Balance), Oben (NFL) Newly Elected to Board of Directors
December 13, 2019
Pending China Tariffs to Be Suspended Amid Potential Trade Deal
December 12, 2019
Congress is All About Getting PHIT
October 14, 2019
President Places Tariff Increase on Hold
September 25, 2019
Miro Amazes Industry at SFIA Start-Up Challenge
COVID-19 hit the U.S. fast and hard. With the virus rapidly spreading throughout the world over the last several weeks, Congress and the President have worked tirelessly to provide an economic relief package. On Friday, March 27th, the government passed a $2.2 trillion bailout. SFIA has gathered helpful information to assist members of the sports and fitness industry during these difficult times. For all coronavirus updates, please check SFIA's "Coronavirus Update" section for the latest news. Tune in to SFIA's Coronavirus Webinar series, as we continue to keep industry companies apprised of the latest news, government actions and opportunities available.
Industry companies have stepped up to help medical workers on the frontlines who are lacking necessary protective equipment and resources. Click here to see the amazing and honorable actions sports and fitness companies have taken to help the world stay safe and healthy.
While the spread of the virus has devastated nearly every industry, small businesses have faced the brunt of the impact. The coronavirus has forced many companies to close shop doors, cancel orders, halt manufacturing, and in many cases, face the possibility of going out of business. In the government's latest bailout package, there is $349 billion set aside exclusively for small businesses. For access the most up-to-date information available regarding small business relief on a federal, state and local level, click here. This page will be updated regularly with the most up-to-date information. Click here to apply for SBA Loans.
In the midst of the chaos and uncertainty, SFIA is here to bring attention to available aid that may help your business and explain the intracacies of legislative efforts and actions. On March 31st, at 2pm (EST), SFIA's Bill Sells presented a webinar on small business relief and exactly how to obtain financial relief that is available to you. Click here to access the full webinar recording.
While in-person events are on hold, be sure to take advantage of SFIA's FREE webinar series, covering the most important industry topics, ranging from coronavirus to tariff relief to industry analysis and consumer behavior. SFIA invites expert guests to present to our industry to educate our members on the most pressing issues and address shared concerns. If you have any specific topics you would like to hear about or have interest in presenting, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to register for upcoming webinars!