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Whether you are looking to network in the Recreation or Sport Management community, learn about job postings, gain access to current events, or meet new people with similar interests, consider joining one or more of the Recreation or Sport Management associations/memberships listed below.

 

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) is the premier organization dedicated to serving the needs of outdoor recreation and education professionals.

IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is one of the largest independent producers and distributors of sports media.

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) members are the passionate core of the venue industry. Professionals, allied companies and influential partners - all connected by the shared pursuit of exceptional venues and inspired experiences.

Learfield Sports represents 120 collegiate properties with agreements that are broad in scope and include management of a wide variety of sponsorship, media and marketing inventory. We create multimedia marketing solutions and offer multiple complementary resources for our corporate sponsors.

National Association of Interpretation (NAI) is a not-for-profit professional association for those involved in the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage resources in settings such as parks, zoos, museums, nature centers, aquaria, botanical gardens and historical sites.

North America Society for Sports Management (NASSM) is a membership organization designed to support professionals in the sports industry.

National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) serves as the professional association for those in the field of athletics administration, providing educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking and the exchange of information to others in the profession.

National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) serves as the professional association for those in the field of athletics administration, providing educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking and the exchange of information to others in the profession.

National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) offers a wide range of educational programming, professional development, and networking opportunities to all women, no matter the level of their career.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a must-visit website for any students interested in working in collegiate athletics.

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) champions the profession of athletic administration through educational opportunities, advocating ethics, developing leaders and fostering community.

National Intramural-Recreational Sport Association (NIRSA) is a leader in higher education and the advocate for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness by providing educational and developmental opportunities, generating and sharing knowledge, and promoting networking and growth for members.

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation.

NIRSA's Bluefishjobs features jobs in collegiate recreation and beyond.

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) serves to promote, stimulate, and encourage the sociological study of play, games, sport and contemporary physical culture.

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) is committed to providing and promoting professional development, creative resources and networking for professionals, students, educators, vendors and all others dedicated to delivering services in the recreation industry.

South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association (SCRPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional development of its members and advocacy for parks, recreation and tourism opportunities in South Carolina.

South Carolina Nature-Based Tourism Association (SCNBTA) promotes nature-based business and nature-based adventures in South Carolina.

Southeast States Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Association (SETTRA) seeks to increase the understanding and knowledge of tourism research within the industry, and among tourism researchers.

Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) aims to study and disseminate information regarding legal aspects of sport and recreation.

Sports Business Journal covers all areas of sports business: marketing, sponsorship, media, labor agents and facilities.

SportsCareers.com features thousands of sports jobs, and also brings you valuable content aimed at helping you develop your sports career.

Sports Executives Association (SEA) is new online resource for sports executives from around to world to gather and share ideas and build their networks and businesses.

Sports Lawyers Association is a non-profit, international, professional organization whose common goal is the understanding, advancement and ethical practice of sports law.

Sport Marketing Association (SMA) strives to develop mutually beneficial relationships among professionals, academicians and students around the world through the invention, distribution and implementation of sport marketing knowledge via networking, scholarly activities and career development opportunities.

Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.

Teamwork Online connects the right people with the right organizations through an inclusive and efficient environment, intuitive technology, high-touch events and executive search and consulting.

Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) is a non-profit association whose purpose is to enhance the quality, value, effectiveness and use of research in travel marketing, planning and development.

Venues Today is the leading source of original reporting for live entertainment and events, serving management, owners and suppliers to music, sports and meetings venues internationally.

Workinsports.com can help you find the perfect internship to gain experience and build your resume.