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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 >>


US_OpenPball

Naples, Florida, to Host 2018 Pickleball US Open Again

January 18, 2018

The Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships return for the third time to Naples, Florida, from April 21-April 28, 2018. more >>


USTA

USTA National Campus Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

January 17, 2018

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has commemorated the one-year anniversary of the USTA National Campus. more >>


WEAREGOLF

National Golf Day Schedule Announced

January 16, 2018

National Golf Day 2018 will be held on Wednesday, April 25 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. more >>



HarrisTeeter

Cooper River Bridge Run Announces Harris Teeter as Sponsor

January 8, 2018

The Cooper River Bridge Run, the annual 10K race over the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, announced that Harris Teeter as its 2018 Presenting Sponsor. more >>


Humana

Humana to Sponsor Florida Senior Games Through 2020

December 18, 2017

Humana will be the presenting sponsor of the Florida Senior Games through 2020. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


CIAATourney

CIAA Rolls Out Mobile App for Annual Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament

December 4, 2017

The CIAA mobile application for its 2018 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament has launched and is ready for fans to download. more >>



Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... more >>


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Going Big in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1800s, Greensboro built a reputation for being a central hub for the textile industry. Today, Greensboro is better known as “Tournament... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Everything We Look for in a Destination   

By: Peter Francesconi

Wicomico County, Maryland, recently served as the home plate for hundreds of United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern World Series players... More>>


Rowing Case study | March 19, 2017
Columbia’s Winning Combination of Surprising Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Three rivers flow through Columbia, South Carolina, helping the city earn its status among the top 10 paddlesports destinations in the country. One... More>>


White Papers

Florida Whitepaper | December 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry   

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>


TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>



Print

Articles

Dayton Article | June 28, 2017
CBS This Morning Interviews SDM Editor about the Economic Impact of Sports Tourism

By: SDM Editorial Team

SDM’s readers already know the benefits a successful sports event can have on the host community’s economy. This month, however, the nation got...   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>>


Lifeguard Article | May 31, 2017
United States Lifesaving Association's National Lifeguard Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The profile of the lifeguard job gets a big boost this summer, thanks to the Baywatch action/comedy movie. In reality, lifeguarding demands...   More>>


CallOfDuty Article | May 31, 2017
Will Orlando Be the eSports Capital of the East Coast?

By: Michael Popke

Orlando, first the home of Disney, has evolved into quite a sports destination. The latest to make the move southward: eSports, as the Call of Duty...   More>>



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