Discover Central Massachusetts attends tradeshows throughout the United States each year to attract meeting and convention business, sports organizers, as well as visitors. Industry partners often join us as we display the best of the region. Here is a sampling of shows we have attended in the past.

Collinson Connect Sports Market Place /Olympic Sports Link

Collaborate Marketplace, an annual education conference and appointment-only trade show is a highly respected event that brings together the most active planners, suppliers and experts in corporate meetings. Appointments only trade show.


Association/Corporate/GovtMEET (meetings/events/education/technology) targets meeting planners with suppliers with tradeshow and one on one meetings. Decision makers come from every market. Corporations, Associations, Non Profits, Government, Health-Care, Military, and Independent Planners

S.P.O.R.T.S. the Relationship Conference

Amateur youth sports leaders, sports events planners of all types/all sizes, rights holders and sanctioning bodies to come together with cities & destinations that want to host their events and to meet with other industry suppliers. Opportunity to connect with sports industry colleagues and learn more about sites, destinations, event management and related industry issues. S.P.O.R.T.S. is designed to form lasting, meaningful relationships and do what it takes to earn each other’s business.

T.E.A.M.S. Conference

T.E.A.M.S. - Travel, Events and Management in Sports, is the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry. Presented by SportsTravel magazine, T.E.A.M.S. attracts more than 1,400 attendees including CEOs, executive directors and event managers from sports organizations as well as representatives from sports commissions and convention bureaus, corporate sponsors, event suppliers and other hospitality industry opinion leaders. Now in its 18th year, T.E.A.M.S. has helped define the sports-event and appointment-based trade show industries.

Boston Globe Travel Show

The Boston Globe Travel Show will feature exhibitors showcasing travel destinations from around the world, great show-only travel deals, cultural and culinary presentations, trip giveaways and much more.

2017 AAA Travel Marketplace

The 2017 AAA Travel Marketplace is the place to save on cruises, tour packages, and road trips and will feature over 100 exhibitors, exclusive member benefits and discounts, and much more.

National Association of Sports Commissions Symposium

The NASC Sports Event Symposium is the annual meeting for the only non-profit 501(c) 3 trade association for the sport tourism industry. For nearly 25 years, the Symposium has been designed for serious-minded sport tourism professionals by sport tourism professionals. Through a combination of industry-leading educational and business development opportunities, Nearly 1,000 Symposium attendees learn how to produce measurable ROI for their organization and advance their careers in the industry.

Discover New England Summit

International Tour Operators
The Discover New England Annual Tourism Summit and International Marketplace is the only New England travel trade event where New England hospitality businesses are able to meet directly with international tour operators and receptive operators who arrange trips for tens of thousands of international travelers annually.

Connect New England

Connect New England Marketplace is a conference and trade show dedicated to meeting and event planners who hold events in the Northeast, first annual is this June in Hartford. Depending on how year one goes they will be looking to move to different states annually on a rotating basis.

New England Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting

New England Associations and Corporate Businesses
NE/SAE’s Annual Management Conference features two days of educational sessions, networking, and exhibits for association leaders.