Presentation on theme: "USA Weightlifting Events Webinar December 2, 2014 National Association of Sports Commissions."— Presentation transcript:
USA Weightlifting Events Webinar December 2, 2014 National Association of Sports Commissions
About USA Weightlifting Member of the United States Olympic Committee, International Weightlifting Federation, Pan American Weightlifting Federation World Championship Host (Houston, Texas) Pan American Junior Host (Reno, Nevada). Record current membership, and record recent growth. 5 record sized events in 2013, including the largest senior Weightlifting event in the World, the American Open in Dallas, Texas. An NGB going through a period of change, and growth. Developing new programs to achieve further growth, and ultimately Olympic medal performances.
Our Events Historic Five National Championships (Owned & Operated) National Championships (2014 Host: Salt Lake City, Utah) American Open (2013 Host: Dallas, Texas) National Youth (0-17) (2013 Host: St Joseph, Missouri) National University (18-28) (2013 Host: Johnson City, Tennessee) National Juniors (0-20) (2014 Host: Aurora, Colorado). Future International Bids – Openly looking for partners for IWF International Bids. World Youth Invitational (13U/15U) – (Owned & Operated) 2014 Bid Open, closing December 31 st. Youth Cup Program New for High School & Middle School Program New for 2014.
What is USA Weightlifting Seeking? USA Weightlifting looks at three main pillars when looking at a bid; Finance Legacy Member Experience. What support does USA Weightlifting seek from a CVB or Sports Commission? Support (LOC, Financial, VIK) Hotels, aggressively rated. Transportation, particularly Airport Transportation. Marketing & Sponsorship, volunteers etc. See Hot Buttons in bid package.
USA Weightlifting: Q&A Contact (Office), (Cell). Director – Events & Programs