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CSGA Members to Receive Discount on SFIA Litigation & Risk Management Summit Registration

Date: 12/8/14

SILVER SPRING, MD – December 8, 2014 – SILVER SPRING, MD – December 8, 2014 – The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), in partnership with the Canadian Sporting Goods Association (CSGA), is pleased to offer current CSGA members a special discounted rate to attend the SFIA Litigation & Risk Management Summit, the industry’s premier legal event. The 2015 event will be held on February 2-3 at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Hotel, immediately preceding the DRI Product Liability Conference.

“Many of the issues faced by SFIA members in the U.S. are similar to those faced by companies doing business in Canada,” said SFIA President & CEO Tom Cove. “We look forward to working with the CSGA to provide their members with an opportunity to attend one of SFIA’s signature thought leadership events.”

Lawyers, in-house counsels, risk managers, import/export personnel, regulatory compliance personnel, and chemical content compliance personnel from across the sports & fitness industry will convene for the SFIA Litigation & Risk Management Summit to gain guidance and learn of ways to navigate through the changing landscape of legal risk and regulatory threats while earning Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits.

“We are pleased to offer such a first-class event to our members and appreciate the SFIA’s invitation to attend” said CSGA President & CEO Julian Savory. The agenda for the 2015 Summit includes topics such as Helmets and Traumatic Brain Injuries, Intellectual Property and Patents, and Current Expectations and Trends Related to Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Recalls.

CSGA members interested in attending the SFIA Litigation & Risk Management Summit at the special CSGA rate should contact Julian Savory at info@csga.ca to obtain the required discount code.

Early bird registration will close on January 5, 2015 and space is currently limited. To learn more about the 2015 Summit and register, please visit www.sfia.org/lrms.

ABOUT SFIA:  The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), the #1 source for sport and fitness research, is the leading global trade association of manufacturers, retailers, and marketers in the sports products and fitness industry. SFIA seeks to promote sports and fitness participation as well as industry vitality through research, thought leadership, public affairs, industry affairs, and member services. For more information, please visit www.sfia.org.

ABOUT CSGA:  The Canadian Sporting Goods Association (CSGA) is a not for profit industry trade association established in 1945. The CSGA serves as the ‘hub’ for the industry bringing together suppliers, retailers, service providers, amateur sports associations, educational institutions, and government, creating the synergy and voice the industry needs to prosper. The CSGA provides Canada’s only online sporting goods industry directory containing over 9,700 business listings, CSGA Weekly industry news brief, job marketplace, advertising marketing services, preferred reciprocal corporate member benefit savings programs, and industry market research information services. Please visit  http://csga.ca/ for more information.

CSGA Contact: Julian Savory, info@csga.ca , 844.350.9902

SFIA Contact: VJ Mayor, vjmayor@sfia.org , 301.495.6321
 

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