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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.


Article | December 31, 2012
Northeast: Abundance of Riches   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports destinations, the Northeast has a lot to offer. The geographic region encompasses the nine states from Maine to Pennsylvania,...more >>


Case study | October 31, 2012
Independence, Missouri: An American Original   

By: Peter Francesconi

Independence, Missouri, is a place where history continues to come alive. As the hometown of Harry Truman, it is one of only a handful of cities with...more >>


Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland   

By: Peter Francesconi

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and...more >>


Article | October 31, 2012
Cheer and Dance: Spirit Guides   

By: Peter Francesconi

Cheerleading has come a long way since the 'pep clubs' of more than a century ago, when all-male squads would stand on the sidelines and lead cheers...more >>


Case study | August 31, 2012
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: “The Heart of America” Stays Ahead of the Sporting Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

The brand for Sioux Falls is “The Heart of America,” and based on the accolades this largest city in South Dakota has received in recent years,...more >>


Case study | August 31, 2012
Frisco, Texas: Texas' Rising Star   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the last decade, the city of Frisco, Texas, has exploded. And as the population of this Dallas suburb took off—from 34,000 in 2000 to...more >>


Article | August 31, 2012
An Interview with Dan Cloppas, CEO, USA Badminton   

By: Peter Francesconi

How long have you been with USA Badminton? I joined USAB in 1999 as CEO. Before joining USAB, I was an Air Force officer for 26 years, finishing my...more >>


Article | August 31, 2012
Softball: Playing the Numbers   

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S.—some estimates are that 40 million Americans will play at least one softball game during a...more >>


Case study | May 31, 2012
Lake Murray, South Carolina: Location, Location, Location   

By: Peter Francesconi

You can build great sports facilities almost anywhere, but few areas have the unique natural venues that you’ll find in the four-county region of...more >>


Article | May 31, 2012
An Interview with Rob Urbach, CEO - USA Triathlon   

By: Peter Francesconi

The mission is to encourage, support and enhance the multisport experience in the United States. The organization’s vision is to engage every...more >>


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