East-North Central Articles

Article | September 9, 2015
Detroit Nurtures a Home-Grown Hybrid Sport: Fowling   

Want a new hybrid sport? Here it is: fowling (FOH-ling), a combination of football and bowling invented and played in Ferndale, Michigan. More>>

Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces   

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in... More>>

Article | August 12, 2015
PGA Championship: One Course, Years of Planning, Millions in Impact   

Sports planning professionals already know great events don’t come together in a finger-snap. And while they may covet the exposure, the clout –... More>>

Article | August 10, 2015
Michigan International Speedway Invests in Safety for Weekend Race   

Drive fast. Turn left. And be grateful for that new safety wall. Michigan International Speedway announced it will be extending the exiting wall in... More>>

Article | July 8, 2015
Budget Cuts Threatening Chicago CVB, Including Sports Commission   

Following weeks of frenetic negotiations and calls to action – and a substantial amount of press – one of the nation’s largest convention and... More>>

Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold   

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not... More>>

Article | June 10, 2015
Milwaukee Weighs Convention Center Expansion Against New Sports Arena   

Usually, the hospitality industry benefits from the expansion of local sports facilities. But right now, in Milwaukee, that just isn’t the case.... More>>

Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?   

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for... More>>

Article | June 1, 2015
Hospitality Industry Weighs in on Separation of Church and State   

The separation of church and state has never been more apparent than in the hospitality industry lately. From Indiana to Louisiana, CVBs and sports... More>>

Article | May 27, 2015
IL Passes Bill Regulating Kids’ Return to Class Following Concussions   

In a watershed decision, a bill regulating when students can return to the classroom and to athletics after a suffering a concussion passed the House... More>>

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