Whitepapers


HiLo_GCSAA
Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>



Football
Whitepaper | September 1, 2015
Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event   

The NFL has used the promise of an economic windfall to entice cities to bid for the Super Bowl. But the result is less than is often estimated. More>>



RunningUSA
Whitepaper | August 1, 2015
State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends   

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. More>>



GCSAA
Whitepaper | July 1, 2015
The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses   

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. More>>



sportsnleisureresearchgroup
Whitepaper | June 1, 2015
Sports Travel Marketing and Implications   

The importance of the non-affluent sports traveler to the economy of the leisure market. More>>



US_TravelAssn
Whitepaper | May 1, 2015
Economic Report: Travel Means Jobs   

Travel plays a critical role in the US economy. From sports and business that bring income to cities, to jobs created, travel is an economic driver. More>>



RunningUSA
Whitepaper | April 1, 2015
2014 State of the Sport - Part III: U.S. Race Trends   

This report tracks trends for U.S. running events in 2013; includes non-traditional races, half-marathons, women's events and more. More>>



US_TravelAssn
Whitepaper | March 1, 2015
The Power of Travel Promotion   

This report provides information on the value of travel and tourism and how travel promotion strengthens economic vitality. More>>



Olympic Rings
Whitepaper | February 1, 2015
Bidding for the Olympics: Fool's Gold?   

While much is promised to cities who bid on the Olympics, the reality may not live up to the hype. More>>



ACSM
Whitepaper | January 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015   

The American College of Sports Medicine has presented its study on sports and fitness trends for 2015, with insights into what drives the market. More>>



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