Welcome to the National Sports Forum

The largest annual conference for professionals in the sports industry.

The 2018 BDSE Cohort is Now Accepting Applications!

The NSF's Diversity Program is back for it's sixth year

The NSF "Meet-Up" Series is Back!

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2018 SAMMY Award Submission Period Now Open!

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About the National Sports Forum

Heading into its 23rd year, the National Sports Forum is one of the largest annual cross-gatherings of business professionals in the sports industry representing a broad spectrum of teams, leagues, agencies and corporate partners (i.e. NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, Minor Leagues, Racing, Colleges, etc.).

More specifically, the National Sports Forum educates and connects sports business professionals focusing on these Four Core Pillars:

Upcoming NSF Events

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2018 National Sports Forum in Frisco, TX – Feb 11 – 13, 2018

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Hear from top sports industry leaders covering topics relating to the Four Pillars of the National Sports Forum: Marketing, Ticket Sales, Sponsorship, and Business Development.


Every year the National Sports Forum brings you top speakers from across the sports industry. Hear from 80+ speakers on the trends and issues facing our industry.

Become A Sponsor

Become a part of the NSF family! We will work to help your company increase brand awareness across the sports industry, connect with high-level executives from teams, leagues, and brands, and help establish yourselves as respected thought-leaders and game-changers in the industry!


Help your company stand out from the pack in Frisco by signing up for the NSF Trade Show today! You can click below to see our list of current exhibitors and learn more about the opportunities at the 2018 National Sports Forum.

Official Sponsors