Sport Events Exchange


The 2018 Sport Events Exchange is officially sold out!


Two groups take part in the Exchange:

  1. Destinations who are ‘active’ members of the CSTA
  2. Sport organizations who own the rights to events open for bid (events rights holders)


2018 Sport Events Exchange

Speed Dating at its Best!



This business-to-business marketplace (aka speed dating) provides an opportunity for events rights holders and municipalities to meet one-on-one to explore sport event hosting opportunities.  Participants are assigned 8-10 minute appointments to conduct a short business meeting.

In order to participate in the Sport Events Exchange portion of the Congress, you MUST be eligible to participate (see below) AND you must be registered as a delegate at Sport Events Congress AND you must comply with the rules and regulations of this event.  No exceptions.


Eligibility for Sport Events Exchange 

Sport Events Exchange Rules and Procedures (PDF)


Sport Events Exchange Pre-Game

This informal opportunity to connect with Exchange participants is open to accommodations providers who are members of the CSTA and companies/organizations who are event sponsors of Sport Events Congress and/or the PRESTIGE Awards.  Pre-Game will take place immediately before Sport Events Exchange for a limited window of time.  Events Rights Holders will be seated at their tables and available to meet, but there will be no scheduled appointments.  Eligible participants for Pre-Game are free to circulate throughout the room during the allotted time.


Sport Events Exchange – List of Participating Events Rights Holders:

  • Aboriginal Sport Circle

  • Athletics Canada

  • Athletics Nova Scotia

  • Badminton Canada

  • Baseball Canada

  • Boxing Canada

  • Boxing Nova Scotia 

  • C2C Sports & Entertainment Inc

  • Canada Basketball

  • Canadian Ball Hockey Association

  • Canadian Blind Hockey 

  • Canadian Soccer Association

  • Can-Am Police-Fire Games

  • Canoe Kayak Canada

  • CARHA Hockey

  • CCAA

  • Chess Federation of Canada

  • Coaching Association of Canada

  • Curling Canada

  • Diving Plongeon Canada

  • Dodgeball Canada

  • Equestrian Canada

  • Golf Canada

  • GWN Events

  • Gymnastics Canada

  • Hockey Canada

  • Judo Canada

  • Little League Canada

  • Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada

  • MB Events

  • Nova Scotia Amateur Wrestling Association

  • Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation

  • Nova Scotia Minor Ball Hockey Association

  • Ontario Basketball Association

  • Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

  • Pickleball Canada 

  • Quidditch Canada

  • Rowing Canada Aviron

  • Sail Canada

  • Sail Nova Scotia

  • Skate Canada

  • Special Olympics Canada

  • Squash Canada


  • Swimming Canada

  • Synchro Canada

  • Triathlon Canada

  • Tribu Expérientiel

  • Table Tennis Canada

  • Ultimate Canada

  • Volleyball Canada

  • Water Polo Canada

  • Wrestling Canada Lutte