East-South Central Articles


KentuckyDerby
Article | May 4, 2016
Derby Day Numbers: The Figures Behind The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports   

Really, it’s all about the hats. And the mint juleps. And the horses too. And did we mention the economic impact? As Thoroughbred racing kicks off... More>>



SEC
Article | April 6, 2016
Birmingham, Longtime Home of the SEC Tournament, Faces Competition   

The term, ‘sales pitch,’ has never been so appropriate. Birmingham, long the host of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, is facing... More>>



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Article | March 2, 2016
Kick It Up!   

Whether it’s the U.S. Women’s National Team charging onto the field to face international competition, regional tournaments for teenagers or kids... More>>



Bluegrass
Article | February 24, 2016
Bluegrass Sports Commission Seeking Approval for Sports Park Proposal   

Lexington, Kentucky could become a hotspot for youth sports if the Bluegrass Sports Commission can manage to convince area decision makers of the... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here   

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much... More>>



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Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories... More>>



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Article | November 3, 2015
Tennis - Hitting a Winner   

Next year, the U.S. Tennis Association’s “National Campus” in Orlando, Florida, should be open for business, with 102 courts, making it... More>>



Joaquin
Article | October 2, 2015
Neither Rain nor Wind nor…Oh, Forget It   

It’s the call nobody wants to make but this weekend, as Hurricane Joaquin roars into town, sports event organizers on the East Coast are trying to... More>>



CA_MorganHill
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>>



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Article | June 18, 2015
Southeast Spectacular   

The Southeast region of the U.S. has long held a strong appeal to planners of outdoor events, for good reason. The area is easy to access, has... More>>



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