June 30, 2015
Congress Passes Key SFIA-Backed TPA,
Trade Preference Bills. Read
June 24, 2015
Congressional Action on SFIA-Backed
Trade Bills Back on Track. Read
June 17 26, 2015
2015 State of the Industry Report:
Wholesale Shipments Surpass Billion. Read
Registration is now open for the 2015 SFIA ILS, a dynamic forum for sports and fitness industry executives to explore product, service, & process innovation and technology. With the theme of ‘Relentlessly Relevant,’ the 2015 SFIA ILS will prepare you to drive ongoing influence in the marketplace & provide an in-depth understanding of the changing face and behaviors of consumers. Space is limited to the first 200 executive registrants – make your plans to connect with industry leaders this Sept. 9-10 in New Orleans today.
In a major victory before departing for the 4th of July recess, Congress passed the long-awaited trade promotion authority (TPA) and GSP/trade preference bills. Both measures had been strongly backed by SFIA and will be of major benefit to companies in the sports and fitness industry.
- 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.
At the 2014 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit in Chicago, SFIA Chairman & Mizuno, USA President Bob Puccini and SFIA President & CEO Tom Cove announced the SFIA Increase Participation Plan, the biggest initiative the sports and fitness industry has launched to increase participation. Working closely with industry partner PHIT America, SFIA outlined an attack plan to help reverse the ‘inactivity pandemic,’ and get more Americans active and playing sports.
Exhibit at the 2016 International CES 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 the 2016 CES, 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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