East-North Central Articles

Article | February 21, 2018
Tiny Houses: The Big News in Sports Accommodations   

From glamping to Airbnb, large-scale sports events are getting increasingly creative when it comes to attracting attendees to come, stay and spend.... More>>

Article | February 4, 2018
Change of Scenery   

Moving to a new location can rejuvenate a sports event. After all, it brings in new athletes, new spectators and a change of venue. You get different... More>>

Article | February 2, 2018
The Northeast: Using Teamwork to Take the Sports World by Storm   

If you doubt the allure of the Northeast for sporting events, check out the number of destinations there that the NCAA chose as host cities for... More>>

Article | February 1, 2018
Unpredictable Weather? Not a Problem   

Mother Nature can be temperamental, and that can wreak havoc with planning outdoor sports events, including those held over the winter months.... More>>

Article | February 1, 2018
Hoop Dreams   

As we edge ever closer to March Madness and its brackets, bets and berths, interest in basketball is outpacing that in every other sport. If you’re... More>>

Article | January 24, 2018
Eight Cities with One Goal: Final Four   

Eight cities. Four years. One goal - Final Four. As the NCAA winds up to March Madness, it’s also winnowing down the cities to host future events.... More>>

Article | November 29, 2017
Indiana’s $75M Youth Sports Complex Heading for Bankruptcy   

We’ve all heard ‘If you build it, they will come.’ Unfortunately, the youth sports market has bought into that, with cities in a veritable arms... More>>

Article | November 20, 2017

Sports Destination Management is proud to announce the 2017 “Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism.” The nominees this year were... More>>

Article | November 20, 2017
The Heartland, Home of Wide-Open Spaces and Smiling Faces   

When the Nebraska Golf Association considered hosting a tournament last summer in Kearney — a city in the direct path of the 2017 total solar... More>>

Article | November 20, 2017
Played on Three Surfaces, Played by All Ages   

Thanks to the Olympics, interest in volleyball remains strong. That it can played anywhere, from a grassy backyard to a gymnasium to a sandy beach,... More>>

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