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Strong Preliminary Interest in Upcoming Technical Meeting

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Early registrations for the upcoming Technical Meeting, being held December 4-7, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida are running well ahead of last year’s Technical Meeting (which set records for ASBA in 2009). A strong program, internationally-recognized keynote speaker Robert Stevenson, an attractive destination with world-class golf and tennis venues, strong interest in ASBA’s certification programs/exams, and/or the promise of networking with industry peers about what’s working and what’s not….whatever the reason, people are making plans to come to the 2010 ASBA Technical Meeting. Don’t be left behind.

Interest in this year’s Golf Tournament at TPC Sawgrass is high, and ASBA is limited as to the number of participants permitted on the course. ASBA is accepting registrations on a first-come, first-served basis – with final counts due to the course by November 3. If you’re interested in golfing TPC Sawgrass, register today!

You should have received complete program and registration information in the mail. Materials and registration options are also posted on ASBA’s website: www.sportsbuilders.org. Others may contact the Association and ask to be put on the list, at 866-501-ASBA (2722) or 410-730-9595.

ASBA Thanks Its Sponsors

Your industry suppliers have stepped forward this year to show their support for ASBA and their commitment to the industry. Thank you to all of the companies who are showing their support for the upcoming Technical Meeting by helping to sponsor the event:

Diamond
Stockmeier Urethane

Platinum
Sportsfield Specialties
UCS

Gold
Dalton Enterprises, Inc.
SportsEdge

Bronze
Advanced Polymer Technologies
Aer-Flo
Gezolan
Nova’Pro
US Greentech

Program Updates…ASBA Continues to Add to Content-Rich Program

Sunday, December 5
Tennis Division Meeting. As part of the Division Meeting, Dave Miley, ITF; and Virgil Christian, USTA will discuss recent rules changes adopted by the ITF as they pertain to Youth Tennis, and opportunities that exist for contractors with QuickStart and 36’ and 60’ courts.

Monday, December 6
Creative and Non-Traditional Funding Alternatives for Athletic Facility Improvements. William Seymour, P.E. Gale Associates Inc. will discuss…

With budget constraints being a common lament these days, it may seem like an athletic facility upgrade is not possible for your community. Yet, there are numerous non-traditional funding options that could make new athletic facilities financially feasible — you just have to know about them. This presentation will detail the following opportunities:

  • Innovative fundraising strategies

  • Public and private grant programs

  • Public/private partnerships

  • Corporate sponsorships/naming

  • Developer impact mitigation fees

  • Contractor in-kind services

Continue to check the ASBA website for updates and add-ons in the coming weeks.  


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