involvement as a Board member and rights holder, will benefit the Association in creating value for our membership. John is well respected within the sports tourism industry, and his relationships will prove to benefit the Association in creating opportunities for our membership. We look forward to him sharing his vision with our members, and I am encouraged by his commitment to move Sports ETA forward.”
“I also want to thank SearchWide Global for assisting us with the process, as well as express my appreciation to the search committee for their efforts,” added Dukemineer. “Our committee dedicated an enormous amount of time to evaluate candidates in search of the best individual to lead our membership. Their professionalism and service on behalf of the Association is undeniable, and we look forward to working with John and the membership to continue making Sports ETA the best association possible.”
“John David has been involved with the leadership of our association for more than a decade,” said Kidd, who has led Sports ETA over the last six years. “He has had a front-row seat and been a part of the organization’s significant changes, which gives John great perspective. John will bring a new approach, energy, and collaboration to the association and continue Sports ETA’s important work in leading the sports events and tourism industry in America.”
Sports ETA serves the sports events and tourism industry by providing a member-directed communication network among host organizations, event owners, and suppliers. Sports ETA will host its annual Symposium from May 8-11 in Kansas City, where David will be officially introduced to the membership.