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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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US Club Soccer, LaLiga Unveil Featured Programs for United Soccer Coaches Convention

January 17, 2018

US Club Soccer and LaLiga have unveiled featured programs for the United Soccer Coaches Convention, Jan. 17-21, 2018 in Philadelphia. more >>


Erie

Flip for the 17th Annual Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational

January 12, 2018

Erie Gymnastics Center and Team Lightning will host the 17th Annual Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational at the Bayfront Convention Center... more >>


PDGA

York County to Host 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships

January 9, 2018

Discs will fly across York County in 2019 as hundreds of competitors from around the globe converge for the PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World... more >>



VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Gains LEED® Platinum Recertification

November 6, 2017

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center received Platinum® recertification under the LEED® rating system. more >>


USA_Trailthlon

USA Triathlon Announces Three New Varsity College Triathlon Programs

October 30, 2017

USA Triathlon has announced that three colleges in different states will offer women’s triathlon as a varsity sport. more >>


USTA

USTA Announces Innovations for US Open 2017

August 28, 2017

The United States Tennis Association announced in-game innovations across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open in New York City. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh to Host Major Conference For Hospitality Event Professionals in 2019

August 21, 2017

Pittsburgh has been named the host of the Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders Conference in 2019. more >>



VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Destination Spotlights

New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion Case study | June 30, 2010
New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion   

By: Andrea Johnson

Anyone who knows competitive cycling knows that no one crosses the finish line first without a supportive, cohesive team behind them. That's why you... More>>


Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>



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Articles

NYCMarathon Article | October 5, 2016
Marathon Owner Backs Down from Lawsuit by Athletes Denied Entry

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Wow. There are some people who really do read the fine print, specifically two Utah runners who said the New York City Marathon’s general entry...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
On the Waterfront

By: Michael Popke

Mention the term, ‘water sports,’ and many event planners think of swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Not that there’s...   More>>


blank Article | September 27, 2016
Outstanding Venues: New Home Bases for Innovative Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When an event owner is looking for a new home for his or her tournament, the question is bound to arise: with so many great facilities available, how...   More>>


NFLDraft Article | September 21, 2016
Backed by Big Numbers, the NFL Draft Moves to City of Brotherly Love

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Like football itself, the NFL draft moves in stops and starts. Coming off a two-year run in Chicago, the event brings its hoopla and big numbers to...   More>>



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