Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at RacquetPaddleSportsShow.com.
This year’s TIA TENNIS FORUM will include a unique Tennis Industry “DISCOVERY CHALLENGE,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis.
The 12th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, on the Ballroom Level of the Grand Hyatt New York City from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Tennis champion and civil rights advocate Arthur Ashe will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame, along with apparel retail pioneers Cheryl Singer and Andy Varat, the sister-brother team that created Tail activewear in 1974. The induction ceremony will take place at the Grand Hyatt New York during the TIA Tennis Forum.
During the Coupe Rogers ATP Masters 1000 event in Montreal and ahead of the Western & Southern Open ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati, GameOn, an industry-leading ChatOS engagement platform that helps premium content owners and brands improve their fan experiences, announced a partnership with ATP Media to deliver videos and other rich content to fans through the Tennis TV bot.
The USTA announced an extensive line-up of musical talent that will entertain fans over the course of the three-week 2019 US Open. Beginning with Fan Week and concluding with the men’s singles championship, the US Open will feature a diverse array of talents representing all musical genres crossing from country to Broadway and from indie rock to R&B.
The ITF Wheelchair Tennis Committee has launched its new Wheelchair Tennis Development Plan, which will be instrumental in the continued growth of the sport around the world.
Louis Armstrong Stadium, located in Flushing Meadows, NY, has won a prestigious international design award, called Prix Versailles, Special Prize for Interior in the Sports category. The award recognizes structures for the beauty of their design, sustainability and commercial function. The stadium is designed by ROSSETTI, headquartered in Detroit.
Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is sad to inform the tennis world of the passing of its founder, former chairman and president, Dennis Van der Meer. After a lengthy illness, Van der Meer passed quietly with his loving wife, Pat, by his side. He was 86.
The Tennis Industry Association wants you to take part in a collaborative effort to brainstorm novel ideas on how to increase creative and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. The TIA worked with IdeaConnection, one of the world’s leading Open Innovation service companies, to develop the DISCOVERY CHALLENGE, an online competition designed to showcase innovation and solutions on how to increase tennis engagement and participation.