East-North Central Articles


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Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages   

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer... More>>



Pikachu
Article | March 8, 2017
Legislation in Illinois and Wisconsin Targets Pokémon Go   

Hey, Pikachu. If you want to play in the park, you’re going to need a permit. Following last summer’s Pokémon Go craze, in which people chased... More>>



Vaccine
Article | February 22, 2017
Chicken Pox and Event Cancellations: What Planners Should Know   

While many parents chewed their nails and worried about the Zika virus being brought home by travel teams who had visited so-called ‘hot spots’... More>>



IndustryLeadership
Article | January 30, 2017
Looking for a New Home for Your Event?   

Finding that perfect spot for your event, the one with a combination of great surroundings, affordability, the right venues and friendly people, is... More>>



Regional
Article | January 30, 2017
The Northeast: Taking the Sports Event World by Storm   

Nor’easters are those legendary squalls that everyone attributes to this particular segment of the country, but it’s fair to say sports tourism... More>>



Landscape
Article | January 30, 2017
Winter Wonderlands   

Think winter sports only occur in the high, windswept mountains? Chill out. While snowy peaks will always call to skiers and snowboarders, an array... More>>



WorldSeries
Article | November 30, 2016
World Series Loss Still Financial Windfall for Cleveland   

You can lose and still win. Just ask Cleveland, whose loss in Game Seven of the great Cubs/Indians World Series still managed to make an economic... More>>



Champions
Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of... More>>



Midwest
Article | November 17, 2016
Sports in America’s Heartland   

The Midwest is America’s heartland, but there’s more to it than just wide-open space. There are plenty of communities offering venues both... More>>



Cleveland
Article | November 2, 2016
Is Cleveland the Most Exciting Sports Town in America?   

Ohio might be the most exciting state sports-wise right now, but Cleveland might just be the most exciting sports town in the U.S. After all, you... More>>



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