SportsNewsSource LLC, which publishes several electronic and printed sporting goods industry newsletters, has renewed its partnership with the National Sporting Goods Association as the Official Conference Daily Newsletter for the 40th Annual NSGA Management Conference & 6th Annual Team Dealer Summit, which will be held May 16-19 at the Hilton Head Marriott Beach & Golf Resort in Hilton Head Island, S.C.

SportsNewsSource will distribute an exclusive daily print version of Sports Market UPDATE to all persons attending All attendees will also receive a printed copy of the company’s Sports Executive Weekly newsletter at the conference and receive a complimentary subscription to SEW for 90 days following the event.

Exclusive distribution of the newsletter is a key component of the partnership agreement between NSGA and SportsNewsSource LLC. SportsNewsSource publishes several electronic newsletters, including the free Sports Market UPDATE and Specialty Market UPDATE publications, and the Sports Executive Weekly, and The B.O.S.S. Report newsletters that are delivered on a subscription basis to industry executives.

SportsNewsSource editors will attend the Conference/Summit and cover the sessions in the Sports Market UPDATE each day, as well as in NSGA Retail Focus magazine’s post-event issue.

“Even though many of the industry’s top retailers, dealers and manufacturers will be at the Conference/Summit, news is still being made in the sporting goods industry,” said NSGA President & CEO James L. Faltinek. “SportsNewsSource will allow attendees to stay abreast of what’s happening while they’re at Hilton Head.”

The Conference Title Sponsor is ADT Security Services, Inc., and the Summit is co-sponsored by Mueller Sports Medicine, Russell Corporation’s Family of Authentic Athletic Brands (Russell Athletic, Spalding and Bike), Sporting Goods Dealer magazine and the NSGA Team Dealer Division.

“We have been firm supporters of the NSGA conference for many years,” said James Hartford, Managing Editor of SportsNewsSource LLC. “This is the second year in a row we have partnered with NSGA and will continue to support their efforts in any way we can. There is no other industry conference that enables the attendee to interact with so many other people that help drive this industry. We feel it is critical that the conference continues to be successful as the leading platform for networking and professional education in the industry.”

About SportsNewsSource:

SportsNewsSource grew from a single weekly newsletter delivered to a dozen SportsOneSource, LLC consulting clients four years ago to a group of publications that reach between 10,000 to 20,000 sporting goods industry professionals each business day. The Sports Market UPDATE and Sports Executive Weekly publications focus on the general Sporting Goods, Athletic Footwear and Athletic Apparel markets, while Specialty Market UPDATE and The B.O.S.S. Report cover the Bicycle, Outdoor and SnowSports specialty markets.

The company stresses timely distribution of daily news in the free UPDATE newsletters, coupled with unparalleled analysis and insight into the news of the week in the subscription formats, to deliver a unique product that has become the most widely distributed group of publications serving the sporting goods trade.

About NSGA:

Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2004, NSGA’s mission is to help all members profit in a competitive marketplace. The Association organizes and hosts the annual NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit, the sporting goods industry’s premier educational and networking event (Next: May 16-19, 2004, at the Hilton Head Marriott Beach & Golf Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C.). The Conference title sponsor is ADT Security Services, Inc. Summit co-sponsors are Mueller Sports Medicine, the Russell Corporation Family of Authentic Athletic Brands (Russell Athletic, Spalding and Bike), Sporting Goods Dealer magazine and the NSGA Team Dealer Division.

For more information on NSGA member services, visit the Association home page at; call Rhonda Onuszko at NSGA, (847) 296-6742, Ext. 130; e-mail:; or fax (847) 391-9827.