Sports Alliance

Our team is here for you.

The Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance (GGSA) and the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) are here to assist with your planning needs. We are at the top of our game to ensure your event is a complete success for athletes, teams, spectators and you!

  • Find and book the perfect facility for your event
  • Negotiate room rates for area hotels
  • Assist with bid proposals and presentations
  • Promotional and marketing efforts
  • Provide visitor, restaurant and hospitality guides for participants and spectators
  • VIP welcome amenities for coaches and officials
  • Funding assistance * per funding assistance guidelines

GGSA & Gainesville CVB for the assist!

The Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance is a team of sports, hospitality, civic and industry leaders in our community who are ready to make your event a success. Use this planning guide to create a winning strategy.

Download the Planning Guide

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Find the perfect location with our Facility Guide

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View sports offerings in our area

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Choose accommodations for your visit

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Athletes that call Gainesville home

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Facilities for a memorable conference

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Lake Lanier's Blueways and Water Trails

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