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Article | November 18, 2015
Illinois Town Funds Youth Sports with Revenue from Video Gambling

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The city of Crestwood, Illinois, is using video gambling revenue to give youth sports a boost. The Video Gaming Act, established in 2009 by the...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


Article | October 7, 2015
IL Budget Standoff Puts Rockford Sports Complex Development on Hold

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The best-laid plans – even in sports tourism – sometimes fall short. Case in point: the City of Rockford, Illinois, and its plans for new Indoor...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   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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