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Directly Connect With Key Decision Makers in the Field of Youth Sports from Communities Around the World

Reserve a Booth in the NAYS Pavilion at the AB Show Expo: 2300+ Attendees • 250+ Exhibiting Companies

Every year, sponsors offer their support and services to help make the Youth Sports Congress possible. Attendees have the opportunity to visit sponsor booths in the exhibit hall during the 2-day AB Show Expo. The AB Show Expo is held in conjunction with the NAYS Youth Sports Congress and is the largest comprehensive trade show for athletics, fitness, recreation, and military professionals. NAYS members are granted access to Congress sponsor websites through their member area to hear more about the products and services Congress sponsors offer NAYS members.

Expo Dates: November 2-3, 2023 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland

Beyond booth space, NAYS is seeking sponsors for our national awards. Express your gratitude to the individuals who implement quality sports programming on a community level by presenting our Excellence in Youth Sports, Volunteer Coach of the Year, or Youth Sports Parent of the Year award.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the 2023 Youth Sports Congress, please email for a media kit or for more information!

Why should you sponsor the NAYS Youth Sports Congress?

A few of the perks:

  1. Connect - Joining us guarantees that you'll be seen by our Congress attendees, who are decision-makers in community youth sports programs. 
  2. Exposure - Your organization will be included in marketing materials before, during and after the show. Your brand will be in front of NAYS members – one of the largest communities in the youth sports industry.
  3. Support - Align yourself with NAYS and show your support of sports done right. By joining us, you'll be identified as an organization that values a safe and positive youth sports experience for all.

NAYS would like to thank the 2022 NAYS Youth Sports Congress sponsors for their support!

Athletic Business Magazine
Athletic Business Magazine is a monthly publication with high-quality editorial content and wide coverage of all aspects of facility planning, marketing, equipment, liability, operations and management topics. For several years they have been the event sponsor for the Youth Sports Congress.

The Spond app, which is completely free to use and ad-free, provides a centralized, simple-to-use system and mobile app that saves grassroots coaches, team and club managers hours in admin time every week. Using Spond, team managers can invite members to practice, games and other team activities in a safe environment, and it's easy to keep track of who is coming and who isn't.

WhoCanBeThere is a simple solution that takes the volunteer coordination and sign-up work off your plate! WhoCanBeThere not only hosts all your sign-up forms but also automatically and proactively emails and texts your potential volunteers to prompt them to sign up when there are upcoming openings.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC works with families, victims, private industry, law enforcement, and the public to assist with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation.

The Emblem Source
As a small family company out of the heart of Texas, The Emblem Source strives to meet and exceed all customer expectations.  We have been playing with needle and thread for three generations, and we are fortunate to take that knowledge into each and every one of our projects.

EMAIL for 2023 sponsorship and exhibitor information!