04/28/2021 – 11:15am | By: NCS4 Employees
The Nationwide Heart for Sports activities Security and Safety (NCS4) crew has introduced that the 12th Annual Nationwide Sports activities Security and Safety Convention & Exhibition might be held on
Nov. 9-10 on the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix. The 2021 convention
theme is Reconnect. Replicate. Encourage.
The convention will present a chance to reconnect with friends, replicate on trade adjustments and technological developments, and help and encourage professionals making a distinction within the security and safety of the sports activities and leisure
“We all know how keen everyone seems to be to collect in particular person, and we’re excited to make that
occur for our first face-to-face occasion for the reason that COVID pandemic,” mentioned Lauren Cranford,
NCS4 Director of Operations. “We’re working arduous to carry significant content material that’s
essential and related to the sports activities and leisure trade and stay up for
sharing info and networking with friends throughout this thrilling time collectively.”
Along with keynote audio system, an awards luncheon, and interactive panel discussions,
attendees could have the chance to attend breakout classes, discover rising
applied sciences, and community with friends throughout the convention.
Dr. Stacey A. Corridor, NCS4 Director and Professor of Sport Administration, mentioned, “We’re wanting ahead to reconnecting
with our trade buddies and companions. A lot has been discovered over the previous yr concerning
insurance policies, procedures, and technological options to make sure the security of followers, members,
and workers as we return to reside occasions. The convention serves as a automobile to share
this information and confirmed practices and tackle rising trade points.”
“The convention helps cross-discipline practitioners hear in regards to the experiences, trials,
and challenges others have already labored by. They will perceive the why behind
the method and work together with these concerned,” mentioned Jeff Stonebreaker, VP Security and
Safety, MLS Soccer. “It’s also essential to remain present with developments and challenges
within the trade. Furthermore, success and development is about relationships and serving to every
To unwind after the convention, attendees can discover the 316-acre resort and surrounding
the Sonoran Desert. The resort options 5 swimming swimming pools, a spa, and two championship
golf programs. It’s surrounded by desert vistas and mountain views with alternatives
for mountaineering, horseback driving, and out of doors purchasing close by.
Extra info might be launched quickly, together with subjects, agenda, and speaker
bios. Early-bird registration is out there by Sept. 1 with charges of $500 for NCS4 Join members and $535 for non-members. Costs will enhance by $50 after Sept.
Go to ncs4.usm.edu/conference to register or for extra info.
Established in 2006, the Nationwide Heart for Spectator Sports activities Security and Safety
(NCS⁴) is the nation’s solely tutorial middle dedicated to the examine and follow of sports activities
security and safety. The NCS4 is partially underwritten by grants from the Division of Homeland Safety (DHS)
and the Federal Emergency Administration Company (FEMA). The NCS4 mission focuses on three key pillars – Coaching and Training, Analysis, and Outreach. For extra details about NCS4, name 601.266.6183 or go to ncs4.usm.edu.