March and April were important times for the TIA, as the association presented major meetings in Indian Wells, Calif., and Charleston, S.C., designed to help spur discussions about growing the industry, participation and profitability.
Every two years the TIA surveys facility owners and managers across the country to develop the Cost of Doing Business Facilities Study. This year's report highlights important trends and benchmarks for this industry segment such as revenue per court, average membership dues, peak/off peak court fees, and more.
This year's Tennis Show promises to be THE gathering place for the tennis industry. Held on Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Grand Hatt New York, in conjunction with the collaborative Tennis Teachers Conference and the day before play starts at the US Open, the Tennis Show 2014 will be a celebration of the sport that will feature an Exhibitor Show, the TIA Tennis Forum, and more.
The Physical Activity Council, a consortium of 6 major trade associations for sports and leisure activities (including the TIA), has published its annual Play Report, which shows growth in Tennis and Cardio Tennis for 2013.
This May, hundreds of tennis facilities and certified teaching professionals across the country will be offering new and returning players an opportunity to get into the game for free during the Try Tennis Free promotion. It's not too late for you to sign up as a participating location - click here to register.
The inaugural Tennis Owners & Managers Conference (T.O.M. Conference), presented by the Tennis Industry Association April 3-4 in Charleston, S.C., brought together leading experts in club and facility management and programming to provide practical information and key “takeaways” to help tennis facility owners and managers become more competitive and profitable.
While Novak Djokovic and Flavia Pennetta were working their way to the singles titles at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., the tennis industry came together for the inaugural Future of Tennis Summit, held during the tournament.
The Tennis Show 2014 will be a collaborative, one-day celebration of tennis that will feature an Exhibitor
Show, the TIA Tennis Forum, and more. Held on Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Grand Hyatt NYC in conjunction
with the Tennis Teachers Conference, the Tennis Show will include an exhibitor area with nearly 50 tennis
manufacturers, organizations and businesses. For more information and to request an exhibitor packet,visit TheTennisShow.com.
Facilities and certified teaching pros are being encouraged to get behind the “Try Tennis for Free” promotion. Beginning in May, tennis facilities and pros will offer beginning and returning players the chance to try tennis for free, so they get a foot in the door—and onto the courts—and get hooked on the sport.
The ATP and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announce the continuation of the shipping giant’s sponsorship as a global Platinum Partner of the ATP World Tour.