Mountain


Kammock

Kammock Hosting Outdoor Sports Promotion Today

July 21, 2017

In an event that will naturally tie in with hiking, trail running, mountain biking and more, Kammock is promoting camping out. more >>


Strider

Toddlers from Ten Countries Racing Balance Bikes in Salt Lake City

July 21, 2017

Hundreds of balance bike racing toddlers are coming to the Salt Lake City for the 7th Annual 2017 Strider Cup World Championship. more >>


US_TrailRunning

5th Annual US Trail Running Conference Information Released

July 21, 2017

Both Trail Race Directors and Trail Runners can benefit from information presented at the 2017 US Trail Running Conference. more >>


VeloramaColorado

Bike to Work Day Being Held in Conjunction with Velorama Colorado

July 19, 2017

Bike to Work Day is only one aspect of the celebration of all things bicycle that is Velorama Colorado in August. more >>



ConservationAlliance

The Conservation Alliance Awards Grants To Support Public Lands Rallies

July 17, 2017

The Conservation Alliance awarded five grants to conservation organizations to support “This Land is Our Land” celebrations. more >>


VisitPhonenix

Visit Phoenix hires Director of Sales

July 17, 2017

Ronnie Collins has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of Sales. He takes over for former Director of Sales, Lorne Edwards,... more >>


VisitPhonenix

Visit Phoenix Announces New Hires & Promotions

May 1, 2017

Visit Phoenix has announced several key promotions and hiring in the destination management organization. more >>


Aspen

Intrawest Resorts To Be Acquired By Aspen, KSL Capital Partners

April 17, 2017

ntrawest Resorts Holdings, a North American mountain resort and adventure company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly... more >>


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Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 2, 2015
Make Your Next Event MONUMENTAL   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Want an event to be monumental? Unforgettable? Consider Gillette and Wright in Campbell County, Wyoming. Home to the all-purpose CAM-PLEX... More>>


blank Case study | October 22, 2014
Welcome to Nampa: Idaho’s Hidden Sports Gem   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Idaho’s second-largest city, Nampa is tucked into Treasure Valley, among wineries, mountains and rivers. It also has sports facilities galore. More>>


Colorado Springs, Colorado: Bringing Your Game to the Sports Mecca Case study | April 30, 2013
Colorado Springs, Colorado: Bringing Your Game to the Sports Mecca   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, no other area of the country can say it has as much to offer as Colorado Springs. The region not only is home to 45 national... More>>


White Papers

COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. More>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>



Print

Articles

NoGames Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time...   More>>


eSports Article | July 12, 2017
University of Utah Becomes First Power 5 School with a Varsity eSports Team

By: Michael Popke

Throughout the history of collegiate sports, there has been debate over which should be eligible for scholarship funds. The latest is eSports, with...   More>>


eSports Article | June 28, 2017
eSports Now Hosting Regional Qualifiers, Giving More Destinations an Opportunity to Serve this New Market

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The emerging industry of eSports just continues to grow. The announcement of their inclusion in the Asian Games (leading to much speculation about...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Meet the Mentors: Who's Who in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports tourism has continued to grow exponentially, leading to more events, more athletes and more economic impact. As events proliferate across the...   More>>



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