10 Reasons to attend USA Rugby National Development Summit

The USA Rugby National Development Summit (NDS) 2019 is taking place in Houston, Texas on January 11-13. This is a once-a-year opportunity which provides you with in-depth information specific to developing the sport of rugby in your community and across the country.

Here are ten reasons why you want to be on the attendance list:

1. NETWORKING
Meet and exchange ideas with hundreds of like-minded rugby enthusiasts who experience similar challenges and successes.

2. EDUCATION

Learn about popular trends, strategies, and tactics all related to the work you do to develop rugby in your hometown.

3. MEET RUGBY INFLUENCERS
Hear from several highly skilled and experienced rugby professionals that are creating a long-term positive impact on rugby in America.

4. VENDORS
Visit the Exhibitor Hall to have up front access from various vendors. Learn about their products and services that could be beneficial for your team or club back home.

5. RECOGNITION
As in year's past, individual recognition awards will be given on Saturday night of the conference. Awards Nominees and online voting to be open in the coming weeks.

6. OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN FROM NATIONAL TEAMS
With a 3-day intensive conference schedule, you will have plenty of opportunities to hear from USA Rugby Head Coaches and General Managers on several takeaway topics in coaching, refereeing, and administration.

7. SHARE YOUR IDEAS AND BEST PRACTICES
Have a trick up your sleeve? This is your opportunity to share the knowledge and ideas you have gained while in the field that would be beneficial for another attendee at the conference.

8. THE FOOD
Some credit has to be given to Texas and the heart they put behind authentic Texas BBQ.

9. BANG FOR THE BUCK
NDS has a packed-full conference schedule with over 40 workshops planned throughout the 3-day workshop. Add that with the additional opportunities to hear from recognizable keynote speakers, you are sure to come away feeling the value for the money.

10. IMMERSION IN THE CAMARADERIE OF RUGBY
For 13 years, NDS has been the meeting place to learn, network and brainstorm ideas on how to advance rugby in the United States. Be part of the action and share in the development of the sport we all love.

Registration is now open. Go to rugbysummit.com/#register to get registered today.