Did You See These Products at ABCA Convention

February 10, 2016

The 72nd annual ABCA Convention was the largest ever, with more than 5,600 coaches registered for attendance at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee on January 7-9. The clinics regularly drew more than 5,000 into the Delta Ballroom and the ABCA Trade Show had a record number of exhibitors and attendees.

"This was an incredible convention and really showed what a great group of people make up the American Baseball Coaches Association," said ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz. "We had an extremely positive response to our clinic presenters. We had a record number of coaches and exhibitors attend the convention and the feedback has been great.

The ABCA Trade Show had a record amount of activity with more than 320 companies displaying state-of-the-art equipment, products and innovations. Several new products were unveiled for the first time during the Trade Show.

Athletic Management has published a newsletter featuring many of the top products on display at the ABCA Convention, including several that debuted at the show.  Click here to read our "Did You See at ABCA" E-News.

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