From staff reports
Tulsa has been selected to host the 2025 annual symposium of the Sporting Events and Tourism Association (ETA), the only trade association for the sporting events and tourism industry.
The multi-day event brings together city leaders from across the country with those responsible for determining venues for sporting events. Last month’s symposium in Birmingham, Alabama drew more than 700 representatives.
The Tulsa Sports Commission and Tulsa Regional Tourism are looking forward to having the ETA Sports Symposium in our city in 2025, ”Tulsa Regional Tourism President Ray Hoyt said in a statement. “This event offers our region the opportunity to display world-class facilities. and our sincere passion that makes Tulsa one of the best cities in our country to host almost any sporting event. “
Sports ETA has been at the forefront of the sporting events and tourism industry since 1992. It works with more than 560 member organizations and 2,400 sports event professionals.
“It is an incredible honor to be selected as the site for ETA Sports 2025
Symposium, ”Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum said in a statement. “Tulsa is a true sporting destination, and we are delighted to showcase our incredible city, our sporting venues and our passion to the executives, athletes and professionals who will be coming here in 2025.”
Other cities slated to host the event are Fort Worth, Texas (2022), Kansas City, Mo. (2023) and Portland, Oregon (2024).