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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


DuPage

2021 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships Kick Off Today in DuPage

December 7, 2021

Athletes from around the country will compete for 34 national titles in the 2021 Cyclocross National Championships. more >>


AtlanticCity

Returning in 2022: Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week

December 7, 2021

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week is set to return for a second year. more >>


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PPIHC Announces Dates for 2022 Events

December 7, 2021

The milestone 100th Running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo will be on June 26, 2022. more >>


MoveUnited

Move United Announces Winter Sports Event

December 6, 2021

Move United hosts the 34th The Hartford Ski Spectacular at Beaver Run Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, CO. more >>



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SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Watchfire

Watchfire Announces New Corporate Partnership

December 6, 2021

Watchfire Signs is a digital display manufacturer, used in thousands of marquee signs in front of schools nationwide. more >>


Wichita

Brandy Evans Joins Visit Wichita as Vice President of Marketing

December 6, 2021

Visit Wichita has added Brandy Evans to their organization as Vice President of Marketing. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage High-Profile Myrtle Beach Club

December 6, 2021

Troon® has been selected to manage the Members Club golf facility and Ocean Club social facility at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. more >>


NFHS

NFHS, SMi Awards Renew Longstanding Corporate Partnership

December 6, 2021

The National Federation of State High School Associations and SMi Awards have renewed their corporate partnership agreement. more >>



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Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 9, 2021

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators... more >>


Gamers

Game On: Esports Promoting Inclusivity With New Venues and Competitions

December 3, 2021

Esports is learning early what a few other sports have learned too late: inclusivity is the best guarantee of growth into the future. Facilities are... more >>


Greenway

Infrastructure Bill Could Complete East Coast Greenway

December 2, 2021

The recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes increases in funding for greenways and active transportation infrastructure and... more >>


Concussion

Largest Concussion Study in History Receives $42M to Launch Next Phase

December 1, 2021

While concussions have been sidelined from the nation’s consciousness since 2020, they are still a concern – and research has continued. Now,... more >>


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Inside Events: SMC Soccer

November 30, 2021

In 2021, Soccer Management Company (SMC) has overseen and collaborated on 50-plus events across 10 states. Having managed tournaments since 2013, the... more >>



Lincoln

Pickleball Report 2019

December 1, 2021

Multiple benefits have been noted by towns that have installed pickleball facilities. This study takes a deep dive into the economic, physical and... more >>


SoCar

The Economic Impact of Tennis in South Carolina

November 1, 2021

This aim of this study was to estimate the economic value of eighteen junior tournaments held in South Carolina in 2019. Factors in the survey... more >>


OhioPRA

Sport Venues – New Trends that Maximize Economic Impact

October 1, 2021

To maximize economic impact in sports tourism, it is essential to stay current with trends in the industry, not the least of which pertains to... more >>


UniversitySouthernMS

An Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series

September 1, 2021

This economic impact analysis study focuses on the estimated impact of hosting a smaller, annual sporting event, the 2013 Dixie Angels Softball World... more >>


AKC

The Economic Benefits of Hosting AKC Dog Show Events

August 1, 2021

The American Kennel Club created a survey to assess spending on AKC dog events in all regions of the country. The goal was to identify spending in... more >>



Reach

Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA: More Convenient, More Fun, More Help, More Facilities

November 30, 2021

It’s time you met Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Easily accessed, well-appointed and just plain IMPOSSIBLE not to enjoy, this is... more >>


ElPaso

Groups Play More in El Paso

November 11, 2021

Sports event planners have discovered El Paso is sun soaked, warm and always ready for kickoffs, tip-offs and starting guns, with the best venues... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t yet considered Asheville, North Carolina as your next tournament host site, you’re missing out on a lot. In addition to great... more >>


MarshallCounty

Not Just A Water Destination… Marshall County is a Winning Destination

November 1, 2021

North Alabama’s Marshall County is home to the state’s largest lake, Lake Guntersville, and opportunities to play on and off the water. more >>


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Bring Your Sporting Event to Cabarrus County, NC

October 14, 2021

Cabarrus County is renowned for auto racing, but also includes top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor venues for competition of all kinds. more >>


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When Hosting, The World Equestrian Center-Ocala Doesn’t Horse Around   

By: Judy Leand

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is situated on 6,000 acres of gorgeous rolling hills the heart of North-Central Florida, a locale known as the... More>>


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Olympic City USA Unveils ‘City for Champions’ Venues   

By: Michael Popke

The 2020 Olympics were postponed until this summer, but that didn’t stop Colorado Springs, Colorado (home of the United States Olympic & Paralympic... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Lake Erie Shores & Islands: Ready to Help Event Owners   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>



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