OCTOBER 17, 2023

New Industry Study: Economic Impact of Adapted Sport Events Reaches Nearly $140 Million in the United States

Report Reveals Growing Footprint of Adapted Sport Industry in U.S. Economy, Surpassing Pre-Pandemic Levels

DENVER — Oct. 17, 2023 — The total economic impact of adapted and para sport-related events nationwide totaled approximately $139.1 million in 2022, rebounding to surpass pre-COVID levels, according to the industry’s preeminent economic impact study conducted by All In Sport Consulting in partnership with Stitch Marketing Research and Huddle Up Group (HUG). For the survey, the organizations collected detailed expenditure and budget data from a sampling of U.S.-based adapted sport entities to capture and project the economic power of the national adapted sports industry. The findings were announced at the 4th Annual Adapted Sport Leadership & Business Symposium (LABS) presented by All In Sport Consulting on Oct. 11-12, 2023.

MARCH 8, 2022

All In Sport Consulting Named to Valuable 500’s – Valuable Directory

Today we are proud to announce All In Sport Consulting is one of only 77 organizations globally to be listed on Valuable 500’s Valuable Directory – a unique resource featuring expertise within digital, physical, and cognitive accessibility, as well as tools for inclusive recruitment and branding practices.

The Valuable Directory is made up of 77 consultants, suppliers, and solutions providers – all of which have demonstrated extensive experience in their fields. All listed organizations have been highly recommended by thought leaders in the disability space and selected by an independent expert review panel. Fifty-two percent (52%) of the consultants, suppliers, and solution partners listed, including All In Sport Consulting led by CEO Dawna Callahan, are female founded or led.

Hosted within the Valuable 500’s Digital Hub, the Valuable Directory connects members with disability experts around the world to assist them to progress commitments into action. This is the first directory of its kind as it has been created by disabled people for disabled people.

“We are so thrilled for All In Sport Consulting to be recognized for our ongoing work toward ending disability exclusion and be selected among this prestigious group of disability experts from around the world,” Callahan said. “We are excited to partner with the Valuable 500, a world leader in disability inclusion, and can’t wait to share our disability inclusion expertise with the Valuable 500 companies globally.”

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MARCH 11, 2021

ISSSSC Hosts Panel Discussion of Gender Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Sports

On March 11, San José State University’s Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) hosted “Equitable Futures for Womxn in Sport,” an online dialogue about gender equity in sports with three industry thought leaders.

The event, moderated by ISSSSC Executive Director Akilah Carter-Francique and Assistant Director Amy August, featured Dawna Callahan, ’02 MS Recreation Management, CEO and founder of All In Sport Consulting; Jenny Lim, program manager at Canadian Women & Sport and Danielle Slaton, director of external relations at Santa Clara University.

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Dawna’s consulting services have been instrumental in our organization’s survival, relaunch and advancement. Her guidance was invaluable as we navigated and overcame numerous hurdles within board development, marketing and community outreach. Her community connections, strong understanding of our mission and vision, and knowledge of adaptive sports has led us to new heights. During this process, I have had great pleasure in working with Dawna and look forward to working with her again in the future."
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