USPTA names World Conference speakers

August 12, 2011

The United States Professional Tennis Association’s World Conference on Tennis will be held Sept. 19 – 24 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla. The speakers this year include Tracy Almeda-Singian, Dr. Martin Baroch, Lorenzo Beltrame, Martin Blackman, Jose Higueras, Page Love, Rick Macci, Patrick McEnroe, Luis Mediero, Emilio Sanchez Vicario, and Kerri Whitehead.

The conference, which is the premier educational event for the tennis industry, will feature more than 40 general sessions, seminars and specialty courses. It also offers all things tennis, from the International Tennis Championships to the nation’s largest tennis-only buying show, to industry meetings, awards presentation, parties and more.

It is the country’s largest tennis gathering with approximately 1,500 attendees expected, including tennis professionals, industry leaders and representatives, manufacturers, wholesalers and media.

Below is a key list of events and dates:

Sept. 19 – 22 – International Championships

Sept. 20 – 24 – Education seminars and courses

Sept. 21 – Welcome party

Sept. 22 – Awards breakfast, buying show, silent auction

Sept. 23 – National Cardio Tennis Feeding Shootout finals

Sept. 23 – 24 – Certification exams

USPTA members, their friends and family, nonmember tennis-teaching professionals, industry leaders and media are invited to attend the conference. Sign up early for special pricing and discounts. Early registration ends August 21!

For more details about the conference, including registration information and to see a complete lineup of speakers, seminars and activities, visit or call USPTA at 800-877-8248.