TIA Tools & Resources Supporting Our Industry
The TIA continues to develop and promote key tools, resources and benefits to support various sectors in this industry, including retailers, facilities, teaching pros, court builders, manufacturers, media, pro tours, organizations and others.
Recently redesigned, TennisIndustry.org is the TIA’s central site, providing the industry with statistics, basic research findings and key message points. Through TennisIndustry.org, you can find out about all initiatives, tools and resources, industry news and more, in addition to signing up for the monthly TIA Newsletter.
With over 70 tennis-specific reports available annually to member companies, organizations and manufacturers, the TIA is the source for tennis research. All members have secure online access through the TIA website. Printed and PDF versions of select reports also are available.
TennisConnect provides affordable, reliable customer-service functions such as online player matching, event enrollment, access to court reservations, group email, String Center, Demo Racquet Center, eCalendar and more. Over 2 million court reservations are made each year on TennisConnect-powered sites. With TennisConnect Components, providers can purchase just the services they need and have them work with their existing website.
Through the GrowingTennis System, the TIA manages registration, administration and fulfillment for Tennis Welcome Centers, Cardio Tennis, QuickStart Tennis and the GrowingTennis 50/50 Co-op Funding program. With 4-million-plus consumer queries monthly and 20,000 facilities in the database, the GrowingTennis System continues to see increased use as facilities post their programs and information for free. The site also has tools and resources for facilities, retailers and other tennis-related businesses.
TIA TennisInsure.com & Other Benefits
The TIA has benefits that can save businesses up to 20% on comparable services. To meet the insurance needs of your business or facility, check out TennisInsure (accessible through TennisInsure.com). TIA members have access to a custom insurance program created to respond to your health, liability, property, auto, umbrella and workman’s comp requirements. Other benefits include credit-card processing, shipping discounts, printing solutions, fraud prevention services, and marketing and media discounts.
Goals include attracting more young talent into the tennis industry, identifying careers paths, and creating more financially lucrative and stable job opportunities, particularly for teaching professionals, plus, emphasizing the need to employ only certified pros. Job-seekers and employers are encouraged to post resumes and job openings, including internships.
TIA Update search
TIA Update items
- Tennis Leads Traditional Sports In Participation Growth Rate
- Attention Tennis Providers: Update or Add Your Information Now at GrowTennis.com!
- 2011 State of the Industry Report
- Retailers: Stock Up On 10 and Under Tennis Balls
- 'Dashboard' tracks progress on 10 and Under Tennis
- Tennis Retail A Key Focus At Industry Meetings
- Simple Message to Serve As a Rallying Call for Industry Growth
- Tennis Providers: What Does PlayTennis.com Mean for You?
- Resources for TIA Retail Members
- Business Assessment Program for Tennis Retailers