The Convention, Sports
& Entertainment
Facilities Conference

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JULY 17TH – 18TH, 2023


Manchester Grand Hyatt | San Diego, CA

New Approaches to Project Delivery

The Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Facilities Conference offers tools and best practices to owners and developers evaluating their project delivery needs.  

The 2023 agenda explores innovative approaches to expansions, renovations and new developments with a specific emphasis on procurement, financing, planning, design, construction, and operations.  

The program showcases upcoming projects and procurement opportunities, presents best practices in traditional and alternative project delivery, and provides incredible networking opportunities for industry leaders, developers, owners, and local government officials.

New Approaches to Project Delivery

The Premier Project Delivery Conference for Local Governments & Industry Focused on:

Convention Centers

Convention Centers

Headquarters Hotels

Headquarters Hotels

Stadiums & Arenas

Stadiums & Arenas

Local Economic Development 

Local Economic


Entertainment and Tourism Infrastructure

Entertainment and

Tourism Infrastructure

Performing Arts  Venues

Performing Arts


This Year's Registered Organizations

Aloha Stadium
Austin Convention Center
Maryland Stadium Authority
Atlanta Braves/The Battery
City of Chula Vista
Coca Cola Roxy
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Lancaster County Convention Center
Office of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass
SAFE Credit Union Convention Center
Seattle Convention Center
Texas A&M University Kingsville
City of Dallas
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Port of San Diego
Cass County
Baltimore Convention Center
Larimer County
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Management Corporation
Landers Center
Valley Forge Tourism
Puerto Rico Convention District Authority
City of Baytown
City of Gulfport
Philly Expo Center
City of La Vista
City of North Las Vegas
Downers Grove Park District
Denton Chamber of Commerce
City of Palmdale
North Texas Fair and Rodeo
Frostburg State University
TCU Place
Metro Nashville
Visit Sacramento
Cary, North Carolina
City of Pittsburgh
Discover Denton
City of Kewanee
City of Sunland Park
Pasadena Economic Development Corporation
City of Kingman
City of Virginia Beach
Rockdale County, Georgia
University of Texas at Arlington
City of Northport
City of Mount Vernon
Memphis Tourism
State of Hawaii
Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism
County of Olmsted

Program Preview

Discover how alternative project delivery is transforming entertainment and tourism infrastructure around the country!

This year’s agenda has been designed to help you plan and procure your next project. Learn how to effectively select and negotiate with partners and take steps to ensure your project is completed on time and cost.

The conference agenda examines facility types and deal structures recently executed for new and expanded facilities. This year’s two day program explores new trends and approaches to procurement, project delivery, finance, operations, and life-cycle efficiencies impacting facilities of all sizes. 

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors

Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI)

Matthews Southwest


Hunden Strategic Partners


JE Dunn Construction


Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation


PCL Construction

Meet Our Audience

At this year’s conference you will find project owners and developers considering their next procurement, responsible for the design and build of facilities, and interested in understanding how different delivery models can address their project needs.

Also attending are convention and visitor’s bureaus, economic development agencies, facility management professionals, construction leaders, architects, building owners, service and technology providers, real estate and design-build professionals, and public representatives who are exploring partnerships and want to better understand the complex interactions to accelerate project delivery needs.

Unparalleled Networking Opportunities

Our audience of facility managers, administrators, construction, architecture, and design professionals provides a unique opportunity to network with design-build experts, project owners, and prospective partners in a development focused forum. 

The conference provides two days of networking functions: including receptions, round table sessions, meals, 1 on 1’s areas, and specific industry events designed for you to connect with speakers, facility representatives, project owners, industry peers, A/E/C professionals, and prospective partners.

Connect with Our Audience


Sponsorships are designed to ensure maximum exposure and visibility for each organization before, during, and after the event. Sponsorship options fit a spectrum of budgets, and packages are unique opportunities to provide targeted, creative and direct advertising to maximize exposure and outreach to our audience.


Connect with providers and owners from hundreds of institutions, as well developers, design-build professionals, and industry leaders from across the nation. By exhibiting you build brand awareness and meet with key decision makers attending and pursuing partnerships.


  • General Audience

    Last Chance Registration
  • Government/Public Agency

    Last Chance Registration

Easy Ways to Register

  1. Online: register here
  2. By telephone: 1-888-707-5814

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