Economics


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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
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>>



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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>>



Vegas
Article | November 15, 2017
Sports Seen as Key to Recovery of Reputation, Tourism in Las Vegas Following Shooting   

Las Vegas was home to exactly zero professional sports teams 18 months ago. Today, with at least three leagues placing franchises in the city, sports... More>>



JoshuaTree
Article | November 15, 2017
Steep Fee Hikes Possible at America's Busiest National Parks: Planners Need to be Ready   

Sports planners whose events take place in or near national parks should know some steep fee hikes are possible. It could impact registration fees... More>>



TurkeyTrot
Article | November 15, 2017
By the Numbers: Thanksgiving-Themed Sports Events Keeping Planners in the Black Before Friday   

Black Friday might be the big day for shopping but Thanksgiving is when nearly one million Americans will take to the streets to participate in... More>>



MobileSportsAuthority
| November 6, 2017
MSA Reports Another Successful Year   

The Mobile Sports Authority attracted, supported and/or hosted a total of 30 sports events, generating an estimated $17.5 million. More>>



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