May 2nd, 2019

TIA Webinar Learning Series Serves 7 Opportunities in May-June

General News

In May and June the Tennis Industry Association will host a series of educational webinars that touch on many of the tennis industry’s key areas, the 2019 TIA Spring/Summer Webinar Learning Series.

All topics will deal with current areas of interest and relevance to help teaching pros grow their businesses into the future. All TIA webinars qualify for the PTR or USPTA continuing education programs.

Upcoming webinars:

May 7 — Maximizing Racquet and Paddle Sport Play on Existing Courts & Facilities
Speaker: David Meharg, Founder & President, NEXT-COURT

May 9 — Implementing UTR and Level-based Play in Your Club or Facility
Speaker: Juan Jaysingh, Chief Commercial Officer, Universal Tennis Rating (UTR)

May 21 — Growing Your Business Through PickTen
Speakers: Dan Santorum, CEO. Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) & Brian Parkkonen, COO, PTR

June 4 — Creating and Keeping Loyalty and Retention in the Tennis and Fitness Industry
Speakers: Rod Heckelman, General Manager/Director of Tennis, Mt. Tam Racquet Club

June 11 — Crushing the Barriers to Growth
Speakers: Tim Bainton, Executive Director, Blue Chip Sports Management

June 18 — Creating a Winning Culture
Speakers: Dimitris Kollaros, General Manager, Blue Chip Sports Management

June 25 — Trickle Down Tennis
Speakers: Ed Shanaphy, President/USPTA Director of Tennis, SBW Associates/Sippican Tennis Club

Serving as the industry’s not-for-profit trade association, the mission of the TIA is to “promote the growth of tennis and the economic vitality of the tennis industry.” Focusing its resources on the business of tennis, the TIA produces more than 70 annual research reports to help tennis businesses make the most informed strategic business decisions possible while also working closely with all of its industry partners to grow the game through grassroots initiatives.

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