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CopaPlayers Article | June 15, 2016
Copa America Centenario: The 100th Anniversary, By the Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s like the World Cup, only held in more locations. With more tourism opportunities. And more impressive statistics. Copa America Centenario,...   More>>


blank Article | May 20, 2016
America's Anglers: Following the Current

By: Juli Anne Patty

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Article | December 16, 2015
CVBs Finally a Beneficiary as IL Governor Signs Stopgap Budget Bill

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A protracted budget standoff between political parties in the Illinois state legislature has caused pain for citizens, civic organizations and even...   More>>



SDMAwards

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 >>


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 >>


Rockford

Rockford Region Scores Winning Bid to Host Illinois Sports Tradeshow

January 10, 2018

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announces that the Rockford region has been selected to host the 2018 Sports Illinois Huddle. 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 >>


USA_Trailthlon

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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