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 >>


IDEA Personal Trainer Institute Moves into Dallas for 2018

March 16, 2018

IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute will expand into Dallas, April 5–8, 2018, marking the first event... more >>

USA Water Ski

USA Water Ski Releases Information About Upcoming Events

March 15, 2018

USA Water Ski has released information on various events that are coming up on its calendar. more >>


General Tire To Sponsor Bassmaster Spinoff, Winning Ways, On ESPN2 For 2018

March 12, 2018

General Tire will sponsor Winning Ways, a popular spinoff of The Bassmasters TV show on ESPN2, B.A.S.S. has announced. more >>


Indianapolis Tourism Drives Record-Setting Impact

March 12, 2018

Visitors to Indianapolis have boosted the region’s economy with record spending for six consecutive years. more >>


First Green and GCSAA Announce Partnership

March 12, 2018

The First Green Foundation and Golf Course Superintendents Association of American have signed a MOU that will bring First Green. 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>>

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
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>>



HawaiiMissile Article | February 7, 2018
Athletes on Living Through False Alarm on Hawai'i: 'We Thought This Could be It'

By: Michael Popke

For the contiguous states, the false missile alarm in Hawai'i was a blip on the news radar. For some college teams who happened to be competing in...   More>>

Val5K Article | February 7, 2018
Red Hearts Putting Sports Events in the Black

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Valentine’s Day lands on an unromantic Wednesday this year. But its positioning, right in the heart of the week, has given sports event planners...   More>>

MLB Article | February 7, 2018
Spring Training Ready to Descend Upon Florida and Arizona, But at What Cost?

By: Michael Popke

This Valentine’s Day packs more than heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. It brings a sweetheart deal for areas in Arizona and Florida. In many areas,...   More>>

blank Article | February 1, 2018
Request for Proposals: Now a Major Motion Picture

By: Jim Mahon

When RFP information is rich with details, the ability to plan, produce and present an award-worthy sporting event is improved for cast and crew.   More>>

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