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September 1, 2015
SFIA and Exponent Renew Valued Corporate Partnership Read More

August 26, 2015
Intense Aerobic Workouts Fuel Growth in Fitness Participation Read More

August 19, 2015
SFIA Announces Promotions in Communications and Sales Departments Read More




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SFIA Industry Leaders Summit

Roger Goodell Joins Speaker Lineup for 2015 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit

 
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has joined the speaker lineup for the 2015 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit (ILS), to be held Sept. 9-10 in New Orleans. Goodell will be part of a dynamic panel addressing the challenges facing youth sports participation.
 
With an arsenal of industry leading speakers, like Goodell, and 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. Click here to register today!
 
 
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Update: Opportunity to Seek GSP Duty-Free Treatment on Backpacks and Sports Bags

 
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.
 
CLICK HERE - To read more on these legislative developments.
 
CLICK HERE - To capture slides and recording from SFIA's U.S. Trade Policies Impacting the Industry Thought Leadership Webinar.
 
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Major Campaign to Increase Sports & Fitness Participation

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.

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Exhibit Space Now Open - CES 2016

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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