South Atlantic


IDEA Personal Trainer Institute Moves into Dallas for 2018

March 16, 2018

IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will expand into Dallas, April 5–8, 2018, marking the first event... more >>

USA Water Ski

USA Water Ski Releases Information About Upcoming Events

March 15, 2018

USA Water Ski has released information on various events that are coming up on its calendar. more >>


US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship Rolls into North Carolina this Month

March 14, 2018

From March 16-18, the fourth annual US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship returns to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. more >>


Family Golf Week to Include 21st annual Father-Son Team Classic

March 14, 2018

Family Golf Week, which includes the 21st annual Father-Son Team Classic, announced that Srixon/Cleveland Golf will be the title sponsor of this... more >>


Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Employees to Sales Team

January 29, 2018

The Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau [CVB] is pleased to welcome two new employees to its team of sales professionals. more >>


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 to Sponsor Florida Senior Games Through 2020

December 18, 2017

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


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 >>


Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


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 >>


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 >>


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

Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>

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

By: Peter Francesconi

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

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>>



PalmTrees Article | March 7, 2018
Student-Led Boycott of Florida for Spring Break Could Hurt Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Parkland school shootings took place almost a month ago and the reverberations are still being felt. Now, the tourism industry has found itself...   More>>

Atlanta Article | February 21, 2018
No Rest for Atlanta; City Already Preparing for Super Bowl LIII

By: Michael Popke

Hours after the conclusion of what will go down in history as one of the most memorable Super Bowls ever, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed off a...   More>>

Gun Article | February 21, 2018
West Virginia Lawmakers Consider Allowing Guns on Campus, Including School Stadiums

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Earlier this month, West Virginia’s House Education Committee advanced legislation to require colleges to allow individuals to carry concealed guns...   More>>

CIAA Article | February 7, 2018
Inside Events: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association this year celebrates the 125th anniversary of black college football in the U.S. The CIAA conducts...   More>>

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