2018 SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: The Nominations are In, and It’s Time to Vote!

March 14, 2018

The Oscars. The Grammies. The Emmies. It's awards season, and SDM's new program helps the sports tourism industry to be a part of it all. more >>


ESPN to broadcast NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores

March 23, 2018

The NCAA awarded ESPN a 5-year agreement to televise the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship through 2022 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. more >>


Primal Quest® Expedition Race Announces Details for 2018

March 20, 2018

North America’s Premier Expedition Race is set for competition in British Columbia Sept 6-15, 2018, in Canada for the first time. more >>


Running USA Announces New Runner Retention Survey

March 19, 2018

Why do runners run? Why do they stop running? What brings them back? These and more findings are profiled in the Runner Retention Survey. more >>


Youth on Course Partners with Secret Golf to Provide Online Instruction

March 19, 2018

Youth on Course has partnered with Secret Golf, a digital media instruction company, to provide an online learning program to members. more >>


State Farm® Returns As The Official Insurance Partner Of Warrior Dash

March 19, 2018

State Farm is now the official insurance partner of Warrior Dash, the two organizations have announced. more >>


DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

The sports event planner’s wish list might include lush, green field space for outdoor sports. It might also feature excellent indoor facilities... More>>

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Growing Sports Events, Inside and Out   

By: Peter Francesconi

What do you do with nearly 500 acres in Los Angeles County? You create a venue that allows entertainment and sports to thrive. That’s what was... More>>

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Sevierville, TN: Where Sports Events Reach Their Peak   

By: Juli Anne Patty

When planning a sports event, organizers have a lot of, but one thing encompasses all the rest: satisfaction. When a destination can make not just... More>>

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Bryan College Station, Texas: A Reputation for Cooperation   

By: Michael Popke

When the convention and visitors bureau for Bryan College Station changed its name to Bryan College Station Sports + Events, it was not because of... More>>



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Athletes: Keeping Your Eye on Sports-Even-Planning Priorities

By: David Stephens

You have an enormous responsibility when charged with planning a sports event and determining its destination. There are many dedicated athletes and...   More>>

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Competitive Cheerleading & Dance Destinations

By: Evan Shoemake

Many people perceive cheerleaders and dance team members as a group of girls who throw their pom-poms in the air after a touchdown and encourage...   More>>

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Where There's Water, There's a Way

By: Juli Anne Patty

Water sports are an ever-growing area of athleticism and entertainment in America, and they are as varied as the locations that host them....   More>>

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Venues, Community Support, Planning and Sponsorship Help Soccer and Lacrosse Events Achieve Their Goals

By: Andrea Johnson

Seeking to put together the perfect lacrosse or soccer event? Use this formula to ensure success....   More>>

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