Sports Market Place
"Grey House is the new publisher and has produced an excellent edition...highly recommended for public libraries and academic libraries with sports management programs or strong interest in athletics."
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Sports Market Place
2018 Edition


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Pub. Date: May 2018
Softcover: 1,844 pages
ISBN: 978-1-68217-766-2
Price: $295.00
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With this directory on your desk, you have a comprehensive tool providing current key information about the people, organizations and events involving the explosive sports industry at your fingertips. Sports Market Place provides must-have contact information (nearly 14,000 listings) including: 11,450 websites, 6,700 email addresses, and 39,750 key executives. 

Single Sports has 2,041 sport-specific organizations, leagues and teams that comprise 103 specific sports. It includes professional, major and minor leagues, coaches, managers, and an alphabetical index.

Multi Sports includes 12 specific categories, including athletic foundations, Olympic teams, halls of fame and youth sports organizations. It includes a total of 834 listings, and an alphabetical index.

College Sports has 1,700 listings, with associations, conferences, degree programs, and division I, II and III schools. You’ll find a comprehensive list of coaches and sports management programs, and an alphabetical index.

Media includes prominent newspapers and radio and television sports programming. Listings include editors, commentators, show hosts and an alphabetical index.

Sports Sponsors includes 124 sponsors that support most major sports, including college bowl games, and an alphabetical index.

Professional Services comprises 13 categories, from executive search services to ticket services, for a total of 1,685 listings, and an alphabetical index.

Facilities has 1,370 listings, and includes seven categories from arenas to facility concession services. You’ll find stadiums, race tracks, architects, management services, and an alphabetical index.

Manufacturers & Retailers include 1,930 listings, with a separate section for Software Manufacturers. Listings include valuable contact information including key executives, plus products and brands. This chapter includes two indexes – one by sport and one by subject.

Events, Meetings & Trade Shows include 1,165 listings, of which 155 are trade shows. Events and trade shows are listed separately by both sport and date. This section also includes two alphabetical indexes, one for trade shows and one for events.

Three All-Volume Indexes are conveniently grouped in the back of the book. Entry Index is a straight alphabetical listing. Executive Index is a complete alphabetical list of all key personnel, including each executive’s title and affiliated organization. Geographic Index organizes all listings by country and state.

Sports Market Place 2018, in print or online, provides a one-stop resource for this billion-dollar industry.  This will be an important resource for large public libraries, university libraries, university athletic programs, career services or job placement organizations, and is a must for anyone doing business in or marketing a product or service to the vast U.S. sports industry.


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Print edition buyers receive free online access to Sports Market Place Online. With online access, multiple users can tap into this rich compilation of relevant services, facilities, contact information, and more in one easy-to-use online format. Users can search by organization type, personnel name, geographic area, keyword, and much more.  Unlimited number of users and remote access included! 

Accessing the billion-dollar U.S. sports industry has never been faster or easier!

Pub. Date: May 2018
Softcover: 1,844
ISBN: 978-1-68217-766-2
Price: $295.00
Online Database: Get Price Quote


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