October 6, 2015
SFIA Comments on Completion of TPP
September 15, 2015
2015 ILS Delivers Compelling Content and
Dynamic Networking to Sports & Fitness Executives Read
September 15, 2015
Commissioner Goodell Shares Insights on
Youth Sports Participation Read
Specializing in one sport at an early age may be negatively impacting overall youth sports participation in the United States according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
“I worry so much about putting pressure on kids that if you don’t commit to a sport by fourth or fifth grade, you’re out of luck. There’s a lot of pressure we’re putting on our kids whether it’s coming from coaches, leagues, or parents.” said Commissioner Goodell. Goodell’s comments came during the 2015 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit held last week in New Orleans.
On August 19 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published a Federal Register notice
announcing the commencement of its 2015 Annual Review under the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). Of particular interest to SFIA members, this review provides the first-ever opportunity for parties to file petitions seeking the addition of various categories of travel goods including sports bags and backpacks.
- To read more on these legislative developments.
- To capture slides and recording from SFIA's U.S. Trade Policies Impacting the Industry Thought Leadership Webinar.
Since announcing the Increase Participation Plan (IPP) last September, SFIA, PHIT America, and other valued partners have made significant progress in drawing attention to and taking action against the inactivity pandemic. For a status update on the IPP, click here.
Exhibit at CES 2016 in Vegas on January 6-9. CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years. At CES 2016, SFIA Members will receive a discount on exhibit space in the Sports Tech Marketplace, presented by SFIA. Contact the Consumer Electronics Association to reserve your booth space today.
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