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blank Article | September 27, 2016
Outstanding Venues: New Home Bases for Innovative Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When an event owner is looking for a new home for his or her tournament, the question is bound to arise: with so many great facilities available, how...   More>>


NFLDraft Article | September 21, 2016
Backed by Big Numbers, the NFL Draft Moves to City of Brotherly Love

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Like football itself, the NFL draft moves in stops and starts. Coming off a two-year run in Chicago, the event brings its hoopla and big numbers to...   More>>


Jaws Article | September 21, 2016
Rockford Revived a Wacky Tradition and 20,000 People Showed Up

By: Michael Popke

Whatever floats your boat, particularly in Rockford, Illinois, where a homegrown raft race raised $9,000 and brought in nearly 20,000 spectators to...   More>>


PokemonGoImage Article | July 27, 2016
Is that a Pikachu in Left Field? Sports Venues & Facility Owners Ride the Pokémon Go Wave

By: Michael Popke

Even if you don’t understand the Pokémon Go craze, at least one thing has become very clear: It's not just invading malls, neighborhoods and more;...   More>>



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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Aurora

Aurora to Host Ultimate Event in 2018

January 23, 2018

USA Ultimate announced that its 2018 Masters Championships will be headed to the Aurora Area of Illinois. more >>


NBA

Windy City Will Host NBA All-Star Game in 2020

January 16, 2018

It has been officially announced: Chicago will host the 69th annual NBA All-Star Game, to be held in 2020. more >>



STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


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USA Triathlon Announces Three New Varsity College Triathlon Programs

October 30, 2017

USA Triathlon has announced that three colleges in different states will offer women’s triathlon as a varsity sport. more >>


Eaton

The United Center in Chicago Installs Eaton's Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System

October 9, 2017

Power management company Eaton announced that Ephesus LED sports lighting has been installed at Chicago's United Center. more >>


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