association news archives

2017 News

June 5, 2017 - NSGA Appoints Bezanson and Miller to Board of Directors

May 10, 2017 - NSGA’s Sporting Goods Market Report Shows Retail Sales Increase of 2% in 2016

May 3, 2017 - National Sporting Goods Association Releases Sports Participation Reports

April 28, 2017 - NSGA Applauds Lawmakers for Reintroducing Bipartisan E-Fairness Legislation

March 7, 2017 - NSGA Opposes Border Adjustment Tax

March 1, 2017 -NSGA Applauds Congress for Reintroducing PHIT Act and Urges Prompt Passage

February 21, 2017 - NSGA and Positive Coaching Alliance Announce Collaboration, Goal to Increase Team Sports Participation  

January 31, 2017 - Renowned Golf Instructor and Authority Hank Haney Headlines 2017 NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit

January 12, 2017 - NSGA Announces 2017 Community Collaboration and Industry Catalyst All-Star Award Winners

January 4, 2017 - The Place to See and Be Seen - Registration Now Open for the NSGA 53rd Annual Management Conference & 19th Annual Team Dealer Summit

2016 News

October 27, 2016 - More Americans Plan to Buy Sporting Goods This Holiday Season

October 24, 2016- NSGA Marketing and Membership Program Intern for 2017 Available

October 24, 2016 - New NSGA Membership & Relationships Manager Position Available

October 18, 2016 - NSGA Innovations Arena to Showcase New, Innovative Products in the Sporting Goods Industry for Third Year 

September 13, 2016 - Aasheim, Plank To Be Inducted Into Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame 

July 27, 2016 - David Labbe Begins Tenure as Chairman of NSGA Board, Executive Committee Structure Set

June 13, 2016 - New NSGA Board Members Appointed 

June 2, 2016 - NSGA Delivers Knockout Program in its Return to Hilton Head 

May 4, 2016 - NSGA Introduces New Measure in 2016 Participation Report

2015 News

Nov. 19, 2015 - Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Famer Joachim Schröder Passes Away at Age 65

Sept. 8, 2015 - Three Sporting Goods Industry Pioneers to be Inducted Into Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

Sept. 3, 2015 - NSGA and Payment Alliance International (PAI) Work to Help With EMV Switch

July 13, 2015 - NSGA Commits Support to Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act 

June 22, 2015 - June Advocacy Update

June 8, 2015 - Sporting Goods Shopper Behavior Explored in Unique Study

June 3, 2015 - Ripken, Feherty Highlight Successful NSGA Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit, NSGA Appoints New Board Member

June 1, 2015 - Sporting Goods Market Grows 2% in 2014

May 27, 2015 - NSGA Sports Participation Report Shows Mixed Results for 2014

May 21, 2015 - NSGA Presents Fourth Annual All-Star Awards at Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit

May 21, 2015 - David Beckerman, Bill Jackson Inducted as Class of 2015 in the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

May 18, 2015 - NSGA Seeks Applicants for Marketing & Communications Coordinator Position

April 7, 2015 - West Coast Ports Labor Issue Nears Final Agreement

March 30, 2015 - NSGA Loses Former Board Member Kep Harding

March 23, 2015 - Shark Tank Star Daymond John Endorses NSGA Innovations Arena

March 11, 2015 - NSGA Continues Push for Passage of Marketplace Fairness

Feb. 9, 2015 - Longtime Sales Agent Bob Wood Passes Away

Feb. 3, 2015 - Former NSGA Board Member Bill Joiner Passes Away at 83

Jan. 26, 2015 - Agreement Reached on Key Issue in West Coast Port Labor Dispute

Jan. 12, 2015 - Management Conference Educational Track Program Set

Jan. 6, 2015 - NSGA Supports Federal Mediator in West Coast Ports Dispute

Jan. 5, 2015 - Team Dealer Program Set for 2015 Management Conference

2014 News

Dec. 15, 2014 - Popular Golf Commentator and Personality David Feherty to Speak at 2015 Management Conference

Dec. 8, 2014 - Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. to Speak at 2015 Management Conference

Nov. 26, 2014 - Hall of Famer, Former NSGA Chairman Link Piazzo Passes Away

Nov. 7, 2014 - NSGA All-Star Award Nomination Deadline Extended to November 24

Nov. 1, 2014 - Hall of Famer, Canadian Legend John Forzani Passes Away

Sept. 12, 2014 -  Poll: Marketplace Fairness Momentum at All-Time High

Aug. 26, 2014 - Hall of Famer Ed Horner Passes Away at 91

Aug. 13, 2014 - David Beckerman, Bill Jackson Selected for Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

Aug. 6, 2014 - Nomination Period Underway for 2015 NSGA All-Star Awards

June 19, 2014 - NSGA Launches New Industry Job Board

June 2, 2014 - NSGA Names Two New Board Members; Executive Committee Structure Set

May 28, 2014 - NSGA Releases Sports Participation Report

Feb. 13, 2014 - Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray to speak at NSGA Management Conference luncheon

Feb.10, 2014 - New NSGA Member Uses Harsh Winter to Help Homeless

Feb. 6, 2014 - NSGA Offers Inspiring Kickoff and Sendoff to Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit

Jan. 30, 2014 - Renowned Baseball Executive Billy Beane Highlights Speakers at NSGA Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit

Jan. 30, 2014 - NSGA Offers Power-Packed Education Program for Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit

Jan. 24, 2014 - NSGA Sets Team Dealer Program for Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit

Jan. 23, 2014 - Former NSGA Chairman Scotty Cummins Passes Away