By Jack Berninger, APSE Executive Director
The Associated Press Sports Editors’ summer conference is going to Charlotte, N.C. in 2016.
APSE’s Executive Committee has unanimously approved having the organization’s 43rd annual conference at the Omni Hotel in downtown Charlotte June 22-25.
ESPN.com will be the primary host for the conference, which will be held in the state of North Carolina for the first time. Room rate will be $179.
“Thank you to ESPN and long-time APSE member Patrick Stiegman for their support and sponsorship of what promises to be another great conference and location,” said Mike Sherman, APSE president and sports editor of The Oklahoman. “We’re excited about bringing the APSE Conference to Charlotte and North Carolina for the first time.”
The Omni Charlotte Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Charlotte’s financial district and only 15 minutes from Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. It is a Triple-AAA Four Diamond hotel linked to 12 city blocks via a sky bridge.
Named in honor of English royalty, the Queen City welcomes visitors with an impressive skyline, museums, performing arts and professional sports. Located at the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets, Omni Charlotte Hotel’s ideal location puts you within walking distance to area restaurants, nightlife, cultural events and shopping.