youth sports conference

Early-bird registration for the 2022 NAYS Youth Sports Congress is now open!


Directly Connect With Key Decision Makers in the Field of Youth Sports from Communities Around the World

Reserve a Booth in the NAYS Pavilion at the AB Show Expo: 2300+ Attendees • 250+ Exhibiting Companies

Every year, sponsors offer their support and services to help make the Youth Sports Congress possible. Attendees have the opportunity to visit sponsor booths in the exhibit hall during the 2-day AB Show Expo. The AB Show Expo is held in conjunction with the NAYS Youth Sports Congress and is the largest comprehensive trade show for athletics, fitness, recreation, and military professionals. NAYS members are granted access to Congress sponsor websites through their member area to hear more about the products and services Congress sponsors offer NAYS members.

Expo Dates: November 17-18, 2022 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

Beyond booth space, NAYS is seeking sponsors for our national awards. Express your gratitude to the individuals who implement quality sports programming on a community level by presenting our Excellence in Youth Sports, Volunteer Coach of the Year, or Youth Sports Parent of the Year award.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 Youth Sports Congress, please email for a media kit or fill out the interest form at the bottom of this page.

Why should you sponsor the NAYS Youth Sports Congress?

A few of the perks:

  1. Connect - Joining us guarantees that you'll be seen by our Congress attendees, who are decision-makers in community youth sports programs. 
  2. Exposure - Your organization will be included in marketing materials before, during and after the show. Your brand will be in front of NAYS members – one of the largest communities in the youth sports industry.
  3. Support - Align yourself with NAYS and show your support of sports done right. By joining us, you'll be identified as an organization that values a safe and positive youth sports experience for all.

NAYS would like to thank the 2022 NAYS Youth Sports Congress sponsors for their support!


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2021 NAYS Youth Sports Congress Sponsors

Athletic Business

Athletic Business Magazine is a monthly publication with high-quality editorial content and wide coverage of all aspects of facility planning, marketing, equipment, liability, operations and management topics. For several years they have been the event sponsor for the Youth Sports Congress.


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