New England


REI Announces 2018 REI Outessa Retreat Dates and Locations

January 24, 2018

For the third year, REI Outessa will offer retreats for women who want to push their limits and learn new skills during a three-day weekend. more >>


Hillsound Equipment Announces Details of Winter Wild Race Series

January 16, 2018

Hillsound Equipment will be a part of the 9th annual Winter Wild Race Series in the New England Area. more >>


Warrior Dash Launches The 2018 “Elements Tour” and Unveils New Obstacles

December 27, 2017

Warrior Dash's new event will feature 27 stops across the United States beginning in Florida this February. more >>


USABA Lists Events for Athletes Beginning 2018

December 22, 2017

The US Association of Blind Athletes has provided the following listing of events for the visually impaired, beginning in early 2018. more >>

USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


L.L. Bean To Sponsor PBA Bowling Tournament

March 13, 2017

L.L. Bean reached an agreement to become the title sponsor the Bayside Bowl in Portland, ME. more >>


Vail Resorts to Purchase Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort

March 6, 2017

Vail Resorts has agreed to buy all of the ski-mountain operations at Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million. more >>


ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>

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White Papers

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>>

LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>



2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>

WorldCup_FIFA Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA...   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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