Economics


Merchandise
Article | September 6, 2017
Event Owners Beware: Counterfeit Merchandise, Tournament T-Shirt Scams Growing Exponentially   

Scams aren’t new, but a new variation is affecting sports events. A company began contacting Evanston, Illinois, businesses, offering to sell them... More>>



SportsTours
Article | September 6, 2017
Youth Sports Tourism Boom Generating Mass Media Coverage – Complete with Added Scrutiny   

The awareness of sports tourism continues to grow. From national news to HBO to Time Magazine, media outlets are latching onto the startling numbers... More>>



Ashe
Article | September 6, 2017
US Open by the Numbers: Court is Back in Session in NYC   

September might mean back to school, but in Manhattan, it’s back to the court as a sea of tennis fans swarms into the subways, en route to the... More>>



VancouberUSA
Article | September 6, 2017
Cancellations and Course Mismeasurements Lead to Gun-Shy Marathoners and Challenges for Planners   

When a Portland, Oregon, man filed a lawsuit against the organizers of the cancelled-at-the-last-minute Vancouver USA Marathon, it was more than just... More>>



Visit-Loudoun
| September 5, 2017
Study: Sports Tourism Provides Economic Boost to Loudoun County   

The amateur sports tourism industry contributed $20 million plus to Loudoun County in 2016, according to a new study. More>>



2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards
Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards   

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is... More>>



Harvey
News | August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Here’s How to Help   

Some hurricanes are simply bad houseguests; they come uninvited and leave a mess behind. But some, like Harvey, are worse. Here’s how to help. More>>



MStadiumAuth
| August 28, 2017
Maryland Stadium Authority Releases Economic Analysis for a Proposed New Outdoor Sports Field Complex in Worcester County   

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released Phase 2 of an economic analysis study to further determine the feasibility of a multi-purpose outdoor... More>>



Racquetball
Article | August 23, 2017
By the Numbers: Breaking Down The World Games   

The World Games, held the year after each summer Olympics, just wrapped up in Poland. The big news is they’ll be in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2021.... More>>



Rio_Marina_da_Gloria_5
Article | August 23, 2017
The Evidence Grows: Rio Olympics Only Gave Host City a Quick Fix   

Has it really been a year since Rio hosted the Summer Olympic Games? For some of us, that may seem like a long time ago. But for many local... More>>



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