Economics


VisitFlorida
Article | May 17, 2017
Threatened with Shutdown, Visit Florida Survives the Fight for Another Season   

After allegations of funding improprieties, Visit Florida has lived to fight another day, or more accurately, to fight legislators for budget... More>>



GolfCourseWorker
Article | May 17, 2017
Visa Program Covering Workers at Sports Venues Comes into Question: What Event Owners May Need to Know   

Much coverage is given to sports venue safety, but a separate issue entirely could cause significant upheaval in the industry. Problems with a visa... More>>



Golfcourse
Article | May 17, 2017
Florida Leads Golf Industry in Courses and Jobs, Lags Behind in Economic Impact   

Florida may be one of the top-tier golf destinations in the country, with more courses (1,100) and industry workers (132,500) than anywhere else, but... More>>



Qatar
Article | May 17, 2017
Qatar Working to Attract More U.S. Visitors, But May Have an Uphill Battle   

Qatar has not enjoyed good press recently, to put it mildly. The host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup faced allegations of bribery and corruption about... More>>



Preakness
Article | May 17, 2017
The Numbers Game in Horses: A Peek Inside the Preakness Stakes   

When Baltimore becomes horse country. When people are sucking down drinks euphemistically called the Black-Eyed Susan (but actually taste like cough... More>>



Indy500
Article | May 17, 2017
The Indy 500: Speeds Nearing 200 mph Aren’t Even the Most Impressive Numbers   

For motorsports fans, the Indianapolis 500 is as much a part of the kickoff to summer as the cookout. And while the 102nd waving of the checkered... More>>


File | May 10, 2017
Preakness Economic Impact   

An economic impact summary of the 2015 Preakness Stakes. More>>



BenDraft
Article | May 3, 2017
The 2017 NFL Draft by the Numbers   

Philadelphia hosted the 2017 NFL Draft. It was the city's third epic party in 18 months, since the City of Brotherly Love also hosted Pope Francis in... More>>



Mommy5K
Article | May 3, 2017
The Mother of All Sports Events: Spending on Mom in the Sports Industry   

While many people will take mom out to a wine tasting, get her a facial or treat her to brunch for Mother’s Day, the sports industry recognizes... More>>



Nyquist
Article | May 3, 2017
By the Numbers: The 2017 Kentucky Derby   

An overwhelming percentage of fans waits for those magic words, “…and they’re off!” (and the nutty, screaming, nail-biting two minutes that... More>>



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