The ninth Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be Monday morning, Aug. 29, at the Grand Hyatt New York City (42nd Street and Lexington Avenue), which is the first day of play at the 2016 US Open.
The Tennis Industry Association is accepting nominations for the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame for 2016, which honors individuals who have made a significant impact on the sport of tennis. Nominations, which are due by June 1, can be in any of four categories: Inventors, Founders, Innovators or Contributors.
The tennis industry will come together on March 23 for the 2016 State of the Industry Forum. The Forum will include key presentations and demonstrations detailing and showcasing new initiatives and products—all geared toward growing the tennis industry.
The USTA has announced that former WTA Chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster has been named Chief Executive, Professional Tennis for the USTA. Allaster will report to USTA Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Gordon Smith.
QLIPP™, the “Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor,” has joined the Tennis Industry Association. QLIPP is a tennis sensor that fits any racquet like a dampener and tells the player the quality of his or her tennis stroke in real time. As a new Tech Partner of the TIA, QLIPP™ empowers players with technology that can be used to enhance and expand the tennis-playing experience.
The tennis industry will come together on March 23 in Miami for the 2016 State of the Industry Forum. The event, which will be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown, will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Prior to the start of the State of the Industry Forum, a “Tennis Tech Fair & Resource Center” will open at 9 a.m. and offer the opportunity to learn about key new trends and products in the marketplace.
Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? Do you work at or manage a facility that you feel deserves national recognition? Apply now for the 35th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program.
Longtime tennis journalist and TV tennis analyst Arthur “Bud” Collins died March 4 at his home in Brookline, Mass. He was 86 years old.
Internationally recognized management consultant Dr. Gerry Faust, the author of “Responsible Managers Get Results," will speak at the 2016 Tennis Owners & Managers Conference, held March 23-25 in Miami.
Billie Jean King was among a select group of 250 of the nation’s top CEOs, health care entrepreneurs and innovators, government officials and other thought leaders at the three-day Lake Nona Impact Forum held in February in Orlando, Fla. The executives engaged in collaborative, action-oriented discussions to develop solutions to improve health, wellness and sustainable living throughout the world. King was interviewed at the Impact Forum on Friday, Feb. 26, by Dr. Jim Loehr, co-founder of the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute.