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Peter Francesconi

Ace Media Group


Peter Francesconi

Peter Francesconi has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the editor of Racquet Sports Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009.


Case study | January 7, 2015
Okaloosa County, Florida - The Magic of the Emerald Coast   

By: Peter Francesconi

Some say there’s something magical about the power of three. In our culture, combinations of three are everywhere, including in sports: three...more >>


Article | January 6, 2015
Basketball: A Sport That’s In the Zone   

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness is around the corner, bringing an increased focus on not just the sport, but on the facilities that will host it. Across the nation,...more >>


Case study | October 22, 2014
‘Do It All’ in Deschutes, Oregon   

By: Peter Francesconi

Deschutes Fair and Expo Center, with its amenities and capabilities, has planners thinking outside the show ring and past the rodeo image. This...more >>


Article | October 21, 2014
Hitting A Winner With Outstanding Facilities Across the U.S. – and More to Come – Tennis is Serving Up an Ace   

By: Peter Francesconi

Once labeled a ‘dying’ sport, tennis bounced back. Serve up an ace for your next tennis competition by choosing the right host city.


Case study | August 26, 2014
Jackson, Tennessee: For Sports, Jackson Hits All the Right Notes   

By: Peter Francesconi

When you think of the road between Nashville and Memphis, chances are your thoughts turn to music. That well-travelled corridor has seen some of the...more >>


Case study | August 26, 2014
For Sports, Get into Gaffney, South Carolina   

By: Peter Francesconi

Organizers of tournaments and events love to get into Gaffney, South Carolina. Located on I-85 halfway between Charlotte, North Carolina, and...more >>


Article | August 25, 2014
Home-Field Advantage   

By: Peter Francesconi

The sport is played across the United States, but some cities leap to mind among travel softball teams looking for a home plate.


Case study | July 1, 2014
Adding Up the Score in Greenville, South Carolina   

By: Peter Francesconi

It’s fairly easy for a location to build a great sports venue—a phenomenal softball complex, a well-maintained soccer facility or a...more >>


Case study | June 30, 2014
Lawton Fort Sill, Oklahoma - Discover Your Sport in Southwest Oklahoma   

By: Peter Francesconi

Tournament organizers look for a number of characteristics when seeking a place to hold their events. Among other things, they want convenience: a...more >>


Article | June 30, 2014
Breaking Away From the Field   

By: Peter Francesconi

Here's a visual on the growth of lacrosse: an 70,000-spectator football stadium devoted to the finals of the NCAA Men’s Championships.


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