2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 18, 2016

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism in its November/December issue. more >>


Second Annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Poised to Tee-Off

February 22, 2017

The second annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship is poised to tee off at TPC Myrtle Beach this weekend. more >>


Georgia United Credit Union Executive Women’s Day Information Released

February 22, 2017

Officials of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic announced the Georgia United Credit Union Executive Women’s Day on Monday, April 10, 2017. more >>


Groundbreaking Scheduled for New Soccer Venue

February 22, 2017

D.C. United will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for 20,000-seat Audi Field on Feb. 27 at Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. more >>


U.S. Soccer Names High Performance Director

February 20, 2017

The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired as High Performance Director James Bunce, who previously served as the Head of Performance for the English... more >>


Alliance MMA Appoints Industry Veteran Scott Sheeley for Emerging Markets

February 20, 2017

Alliance MMA, Inc., the largest group of regional MMA sports promotions in the U.S., announced changes and promotions within its structure. more >>


Eleven Sports signs broadcasting deal with Cage Warriors Fighting Championship

February 20, 2017

Broadcaster Eleven Sports announced a multi-year agreement to show MMA events under the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship banner. more >>


Thistle Golf Club Ranked 14th Best Course in U.S. By

February 20, 2017

Golf Advisor compiled its list of the Top 50 Courses in the United States in 2016, and Thistle Golf Club in Myrtle Beach was ranked 14th. more >>


The World’s Best Sporting Events? Only One U.S. Destination Appears on This List

February 22, 2017

America-Firsters won’t like this much. In fact, they won’t like it at all. On a recent travel site’s list of the top sports events in the... more >>


Live Streaming of Sports Events Enters New Era

February 22, 2017

In case you doubted the viability of streaming live sporting events, we present Super Bowl Sunday as Exhibit A: FOX Sports GO, the streaming platform... more >>


NBA’s D-League Bringing New Economic Opportunities to Mid-size Cities

February 22, 2017

The NBA Development League, or D-League, for short, isn't new, having entered the industry in 2001. But now, it's set for expansion, with three teams... more >>


Outdoor Companies Fight for Freedom of Public Lands

February 22, 2017

Last month, manufacturers of outdoor apparel and equipment made their continued participation in the twice-a-year Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt... more >>


Game On: The Impact of Youth Sports on a Regional Economy

February 1, 2017

This white paper takes a look at the economic impact of two youth sports tournaments on the Traverse City, Michigan, region. more >>


Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2017

January 1, 2017

How can event owners get maximum participation? By aligning with the top fitness trends. The American College of Sports Medicine's survey explains. more >>


FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future

December 1, 2016

FIFA outlines its intentions for the beautiful game on a forward-going basis in this white paper. more >>


Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis

November 1, 2016

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. more >>

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By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>

Lincoln Case study | November 17, 2016
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By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... More>>

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Tri-Cities, Washington: A Desert Region in the Pacific Northwest   

By: Michael Popke

A dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest? Get ready for the Tri-Cities region of Washington State to shift your paradigm. The cities of... More>>

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