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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>>



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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>>



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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>>


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 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
Fewer Rainouts? NOAA Presents Below-Average Hurricane Season Forecast   

The six-month period of June 1 through November 30 is generally regarded as the at-risk time in the Atlantic area. Sports event planners can be... More>>



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Article | April 29, 2015
Running Skills: More Cities are Partnering with Facilities, Coaches and Clubs to Promote Finish-Line Destinations   

It’s the oldest sport in the world, but track & field isn’t resting on its laurels. Its athletes are constantly evolving, and destinations have... More>>



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