Learn More and Join The SSIA

See below to learn more about an SSIA Membership

The SSIA is more than just your typical trade association, it is a close community of Social Sports Business owners, operators and marketers that care about not only growing their own company but helping the Industry grow alongside. Joining the SSIA will allow you to learn industry best practices and participate in our community through our members-only forums, sub-committee meetings, knowledge share seminars, cost-savings programs and most notorious - our annual industry conference that brings hundreds of people together each year. See our current members here and read below on how you can join. 


Do you run sports leagues, tournaments and social events?

Join now to enjoy our various knowledge sharing, group purchasing and national sponsorship benefits.

Business Growth Knowledge Share

  • 1 Free Annual Industry Conference Attendee ($600 value)
  • Member-Only Knowledge Share Resources 
    • Facebook Forum/Group
    • Access to a library of industry resources, webinars and conference seminars (Learn)
  • Leadership/Subcommittee opportunities (Committees)

Cost Saving Partner Programs

  • 1 free membership to the Sponsorship Marketing Association
  • Discount Equipment Buying Portal (Baden)
    • 25-50% discounts offered
  • Discount Apparel/T-Shirt Partner Program (Light Brothers)
  • Social Sports Custom Insurance Program (Bell-Anderson)
    • 75% of SSIA members use our partner insurance
    • Most save about half on their accident medical insurance.
  • Merchant Services Program (Gravity Payments)
    • SSIA members save over $1000 annually when switching to our Merchant Services Partner!
  • National Brand Sponsorship Pitch Inclusion (SSA)

Annual Membership Dues

  • Tier 1 (under $500k in Annual Sports League/Social Event Revenue) - $1,750/year
  • Tier 2 ($500k-$1.5M in Annual Sports League/Social Event Revenue) - $2,250/year
  • Tier 3 (over  $1.5M in Annual Sports League/Social Event Revenue) - $2,750/year
Join as Member


Only companies that are official SSIA sponsors can attend the 2024 conference. Your first step will be to join the SSIA as an official sponsor by clicking here to apply (you will be prompted to choose the sponsorship level from below in the application). 

General (conference only) - $1,500
  • Come join the conference as a sponsor and attend much like an industry member. You are welcome to join general session, learning seminars, the Social Star Awards Gals and also compete in the SSIA Challenge!
  • Upon request, there will be space for you to exhibit your brand/products during registration, general session and seminars. 
  • You and your company will have a profile on the conference app so attendees can get in touch with you throughout the conference.
  • Conference registration not included ($500 per attendee)
Gold – $2,000
  • General (conference only) Sponsorship Included
  • Sponsor Profile on the SSIA Website
  • Annual highlight in the SSIA newsletter
  • 1 Dedicated Email to the SSIA introducing you to our Members
Platinum – $5,000
  • General (conference only) Sponsorship Included
  • Featured Sponsor Profile on SSIA Website
  • Bi-annual highlight in newsletter
  • Bi-annual social media shoutout
  • 1 Dedicated Email Introducing you to our Industry Members
  • One (1) Free Conference Attendee
  • Premium Exhibitor Space at the Annual Conference

Apply to be Sponsor

Exclusive Conference Sponsorship Add-Ons

Get premium exposure of your brand in front of over 100 top decision makers within the Sport & Social Industry. Each of these opportunities is limited to only ONE sponsor, includes General Conference Sponsorship benefits and will go fast. Conference registration not included ($500 per attendee)

Welcome Reception (Tuesday evening) $2,000

The SSIA conference kicks off Tuesday evening with an opening happy hour. Sponsor the open bar for this 2-hour event and network as the conference kicks off in style. Includes signage at the event and mention/logo as event sponsor in the conference agenda. Estimated attendance: 100 

SSIA Challenge (Wednesday afternoon) $2,500

Each year all attendees compete in a team challenge to see if the SSIA members can “do” what they “sell”. Sponsorship includes naming rights for the event, logo/name on all signage or associated material, as well as the coveted prizes for the winning team. Estimated attendance: 125 

Social Star Awards (Thursday evening) $3,000

The “Golden Globes” of our industry, it’s the conference’s signature event. A networking happy hour & dinner are followed by the esteemed Social Star Awards, given to the “stars” of our industry. Sponsorship includes logo/name throughout the video presentations and a chance to help open the ceremonies. Estimated attendance: 150 

Join as Sponsor