Annual strategic planning is an essential part of running any business. If goals are milestones in the sports facility business plan, then strategic planning is the road map and navigation. The best annual sports complex strategic plans include a recap of the year prior, employee input, customer insight, industry data, long term objectives, and forecasts, budget considerations and the option to adapt and revise as needed. When finished, strategic plans should be shared and explained to leaders and staff across the organization. To create a cohesive team, it’s important to ensure all parties know their role expectations, KPI’s, and path for success.