The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Universal Tennis have announced a five-year partnership agreement, whereby the ITA will officially endorse the Universal Tennis Rating® (UTR) as "the official rating system of the ITA.
The Tennis Industry Association (TIA) staged its own version of “March Madness” recently and even crowned a champion—in less than one hour. The TIA’s “March Madness” event was the Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge, a “Shark Tank”-like competition to identify the most innovative and creative product or service in the tennis industry. In the final analysis, the panel of judges picked Tennibot, a robotic tennis ball collector.
Key industry meetings March 27-29 in Orlando will bring together top experts and officials to talk about the future of this industry and how your business can benefit. Presented by the TIA, the meetings will be at the award-winning Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. Both full conference admission and day passes are available. Click here to register.
The spirit of innovation and creativity is alive and well in tennis, as some of the most brilliant new products and services in the tennis industry take center stage on Monday, March 27, at the inaugural Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge, held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.
A national Tennis Health & Wellness Task Force, comprised of top doctors and sports medicine experts, has been assembled by the tennis industry to help reach and engage mainstream Americans with messaging on the health, fitness, wellness and life benefits of tennis.
The first day of tennis industry meetings in Orlando, Fla., at the end of March will open with a Future of Tennis Forum, a “Tennis Innovation Challenge,” and a Tennis Health & Wellness Panel. The meetings, March 27-29, are presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) and lead into the fourth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference, which will be at the award-winning Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.
Three sessions at the upcoming Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference in Orlando will focus on how tennis clubs and facilities can create new revenue through sales and marketing, fitness programming and retail operations.
The inaugural Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge showcasing new and innovative products designed to help grow tennis businesses brought in 36 applications. Finalists from the application process will have the opportunity to present at the 2017 Tennis Owners & Managers Conference in Orlando March 27.
The 10th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be Monday morning, Aug. 28, which is the first day of play at the 2017 US Open. This year’s Forum will be at a new location, the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel, at Lexington Avenue and 49th Street.
Dr. Jack Groppel was named the recipient of the 2017 PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award at the PTR International Tennis Symposium Awards Dinner on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Feb. 15.