Economics


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Article | November 20, 2017
2017 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM   

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



SuperBowl
Article | December 13, 2017
Minneapolis Pinning Hopes for Increased Tourism, Jobs on Super Bowl   

Christmas is closer than the Super Bowl, so it’s appropriate that Minneapolis, host of the big game, has a wish list. In addition to the economic... More>>



SantaRunning
Article | December 13, 2017
Holiday-Themed Events are Raking in the Dough, Dough, Dough   

Your belief (or lack thereof) in Santa isn’t going to change this: December is the most wonderful time of the year for sports business. Winter... More>>



Florida
Whitepaper | December 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry   

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. More>>



runningfeet
Article | November 29, 2017
Why is Road Running Losing Pace?   

What is slowing down the road running industry? A combination of rising fees, competition from nontraditional events (hello, novelty runs and... More>>



MascotwKid
Article | November 29, 2017
One Year Later: Fire-Ravaged Tennessee Destinations Have Message of Hope for California   

As residents and business owners take stock of the fire damage to California’s wine country, a sports destination in Eastern Tennessee is watching... More>>



Catalyst
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>>



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Article | November 20, 2017
Moving the Needle in the Sports Tourism Marketplace   

Say the word, “champion,” to an athlete or fan, and they immediately think about the competitor on the field, the victor in a tournament, the... More>>



Heliski
Article | November 15, 2017
Bringing a Formerly Extreme Sport to Ski, Snowboard Enthusiasts   

Planners of winter and snow events might want to put this into the planning file: heli-skiing is working to reinvent itself as an easy-to-plan... More>>



PopWarner
Article | November 15, 2017
Pop Warner CTE Lawsuit Could Hit Youth Sports Hard   

Here’s something that hits close to home. A U.S. District Court judge says a lawsuit filed by two mothers against Pop Warner Little Scholars can... More>>



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