blank Article | January 30, 2017
The Northeast: Taking the Sports Event World by Storm

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Nor’easters are those legendary squalls that everyone attributes to this particular segment of the country, but it’s fair to say sports tourism...   More>>

Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>

blank Article | September 27, 2016
On the Waterfront

By: Michael Popke

Mention the term, ‘water sports,’ and many event planners think of swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Not that there’s...   More>>

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>>


York Revolution Announces Special Football/Soccer Championship Celebration Event

March 22, 2018

York’s champs have invited Philly’s champs to be part of a celebration of all champs, no matter how they define football. more >>

Pro Watercross

Pro Watercross Tour Announces Stops Across U.S.

March 21, 2018

The Pro Watercross National Tour has 16 action-packed events from May-November, ending with its World Championships in Naples, Florida. more >>


Valley Forge Ready to Host the Heavy Lifting

March 16, 2018

UA Weightlifting announced Nike American Open Series 2 powered by Rogue Fitness comes to Valley Forge Casino Resort, July 26-29. more >>


Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Gains LEED® Platinum Recertification

November 6, 2017

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center received Platinum® recertification under the LEED® rating system. more >>


Pittsburgh to Host Major Conference For Hospitality Event Professionals in 2019

August 21, 2017

Pittsburgh has been named the host of the Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders Conference in 2019. more >>


VisitPITTSBURGH Hires Melissa T. Wade as Senior Director of Communications

August 14, 2017

VisitPITTSBURGH has announced that Melissa T. Wade has been hired as its senior director of communications. more >>


Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>

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