Registration Now Open for 2012 ECAC Convention & Trade Show in Groton, Conn.
CENTERVILLE, Mass.--Registration is now available for the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Convention and Trade Show, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 to Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, Conn.
Click on the link for the Convention home page and to reserve your room at the ECAC preferred rate of $149.
Programming highlights of the 24th annual ECAC Convention include Commissioner Rudy Keeling's Keynote address, an officiating clinic, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Symposium, officiating roundtable discussions with administrators, exhibitor hall hours, the ECAC Honors Dinner presented by Jostens, professional development opportunities, ECAC league meetings, an ECAC clambake reception/dinner, a delegate reception at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, and featured speakers.
Renowned speaker Dr. Donna Lopiano, who is a consultant for Sports Management Resources, will address ECAC delegates on the 40th anniversary of Title IX legislation. A long-time women's athletics director at the University of Texas at Austin, Lopiano is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Sports Foundation (1992-2007) and was named one of “The 10 Most Powerful Women in Sports” by Fox Sports. The Sporting News has repeatedly listed her as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Sports.” She has been nationally and internationally recognized for her leadership advocating for gender equity in sports by the International Olympic Committee, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports, the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
About CHA Sports, a
of the ECAC Convention and Trade Show
CHA and its sports design group, CHA Sports, has planned and designed athletic, recreational and entertainment facilities for schools, municipalities, institutions, and international organizations across the United States. CHA’s engineers, architects, planners, turf specialists, and project managers understand the integration of project schedules and budgets into the design process. The sports group specializes in planning, permitting and design surfaces for stadiums, arenas, fields, sportsplexes, special/athletic facilities, athletic fields (soccer, football, baseball/softball, track & field), court sports, golf courses, gymnasia and field houses, as well as winter sports facilities.