2022 NSGA Virtual Event Video Library

Below are the educational sessions from the 2022 NSGA virtual event, “Navigating the Sporting Goods Landscape: Resources for What’s Ahead,” that took place on October 11, 2022. This event focused on the impact of supply chain disruptions, inflation and hiring issues on the sporting goods industry.

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Dr. Elliot Eisenberg – Triple Threat: Analyzing Supply Chain, Labor and Inflation Issues

Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, internationally acclaimed economist, broke down the current state of our economy, the impacts of inflation on the sporting goods industry now and in the future and supply chain disruptions and the impact they have on the market. He also provided advice for what’s ahead.

Bill Terski and Kevin Sodhi – On the Ice: A Look at Hockey

Bill Terski, Senior Director and Head of Sales – US, and Kevin Sodhi, Head of Supply Chain & Operations from CCM Hockey discussed how CCM Hockey has been impacted by supply chain disruptions, how they’re communicating with customers, what retailers can expect and more.

Tyler Lockard – On the Slopes: A Look at Ski & Snowboarding

Tyler Lockard, Interim President and Hardgoods Merchandise Manager for Sports Specialists Ltd. (SSL), discussed how supply chain disruptions are impacting the ski & snowboard industry, tips for purchasing and order placement, managing customer expectations and more!

Rhett Johnson and Matt Carlson – Game On: A Look at Team & Retail

Rhett Johnson, Owner of Johnson-Lambe in Raleigh, North Carolina, sat down with NSGA President & CEO Matt Carlson to discuss the impact of supply chain disruptions on product availability for team dealers and retailers. They also covered how supplier expectations have changed, what retailers and dealers can do to be prepared for unavailable products, how to be proactive and more!