About Us

Founded in 1992 the mission of the Nashville Sports Council is to positively impact the economy and quality of life of the Greater Nashville Area by attracting and promoting professional and amateur sporting events. Over the years the Sports Council has worked to recruit nearly 200 events to the City of Nashville resulting in over $800 million in direct economic impact.

Impact

  • Economic Impact: $838,114,581.59
  • Hotel Room Nights: 768,019
  • Spectators: 3,897,261
  • Participants: 440,758
  • Volunteers: 53,177
  • Credentialed Media: 11,861
  • TV Hours: 484

What Drives Us?

Membership

Our Membership

Our members are backbone of our organization and are pivotal in our efforts to create a direct, positive impact on the City of Nashville by recruiting and hosting major sporting events that generate mass amounts of visitor spending and bolster Nashville’s image on a national and international stage. In addition to supporting our cause, members of the Nashville Sports Council receive exclusive access, ticket opportunities, volunteer opportunities, and unique ways to engage with the events we host. There are currently hundreds of individual and corporate member supporters throughout Nashville and the surrounding communities. Best of all – anyone can be a member of the Nashville Sports Council. Check out our membership page to learn more about our program and sign up today.

Volunteer

Our Volunteers

Our volunteers are at the core of what we do! Without them we would not be able to host nearly 200 events and fill over 53,000 volunteer positions throughout the last 25 years. Check out our volunteer page to view upcoming opportunities and sign up to be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Events

The Events We Host

Each year the Sports Council hosts a variety of events to positively impact the economy and quality of life of the Greater Nashville Area by attracting and promoting professional and amateur sporting events. Strategically bid on, attract, and host major sporting events that meet objectives such as: economic development, tourism impact, quality of life enhancement and international exposure for Music City. We also host member engagement events to help promote membership and other Sports Council initiatives such as the Young Professionals Network and Women in Sports. Check out our upcoming events.

The Nashville Sports Council is a private, 501 (c) 6 non-profit, membership based organization that was established in 1992 to help begin developing Nashville's sports landscape. The Sports Council has successfully recruited and staged nearly 200 events which have yielded in over $750 million in direct economic impact for the City of Nashville. In addition, the Sports Council was instrumental in bringing professional sports to Middle Tennessee and continues to be the catalyst for sports development in the region. The Sports Council is The Driving Force of Sports in Nashville!

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