SDMChampions2021

Nominate Events for SDM's 2020 & 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize events in 2020 and 2021 that have contributed to the industry. Nominate now! more >>


HighFive

Kerrville Triathlon Festival is Ready to Run

September 24, 2021

The Kerrville Triathlon Festival is ready to welcome the largest field in its 10-year history for triathlon’s return to the Texas Hill Country. more >>


PalmBeach

Florida Fall Classic Coming to Palm Beach

September 24, 2021

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission announces a brand-new event, the Florida Fall Classic, running September 25-26, 2021. more >>


StateFairClassic

Details of State Fair Classic Released

September 24, 2021

Prairie View A&M University and Grambling State University will face off in this historical SAC game Saturday, September 25, 2021. more >>


MoveUnited

USA Cheer Recognized as an Inclusion Champion with Move United

September 24, 2021

USA Cheer has demonstrated its support for an inclusive conversation in youth sports, particularly in relation to youth with disabilities more >>



Champions

Nominations Open NOW for SDM's 2020 & 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize events in 2020 and 2021 that have contributed to the industry. Nominate now! more >>


VisitSaltLake

Visit Salt Lake Announces Rebrand, New Focus

September 20, 2021

Visit Salt Lake (VSL), in partnership with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, launched a new brand that will serve all of Salt Lake. more >>


SFASFM

Following National Talent Search Cyclone Ballparks Announces Hiring of General Manager

September 20, 2021

Cyclone Ballparks in Pecos, Texas has selected Cathy Garcia as General Manager. more >>


NSGA

NSGA Teams Up with Growing Bolder

September 20, 2021

Growing Bolder and the National Senior Games Association are teaming up to spotlight the rapidly growing world of masters sports. more >>


PerfectGame

TOP Chops Becomes Official Beef Jerky Partner of Perfect Game

September 20, 2021

Perfect Game announced TOP Chops Beef Jerky has joined Perfect Game's growing family of national sponsors. more >>



SDM2021

DEADLINE THURSDAY: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

SDM wants to salute events held in either 2020 or 2021 that have helped our industry not just survive but thrive. New this year is a special... more >>


InsideEvents

Inside Events: Elite Tournaments

September 25, 2021

A Memorial Day weekend tournament where more than 750 teams used 60 different fields in three separate counties, as well as 6,000 room nights…Elite... more >>


Golf

Golf’s Soaring Popularity Blowing Up Demands for Tee Times, Equipment

September 25, 2021

This calls for WAY more than a golf clap. The sport’s popularity is soaring. About 3 million people played for the first time last year. 6 million... more >>


WMSCComplex

That's a Wrap: Successful Season Concludes at Meijer Sports Complex

September 24, 2021

The West Michigan Sports Commission is preparing to close the books on a successful baseball/softball season at the Meijer Sports Complex. A total of... more >>


CollegeTri

Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

September 24, 2021

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes... 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 >>


ResearchGate

The Economic Impact of a Marathon as a Sports Tourism Event

July 1, 2021

Marathons are sport tourism events taking place in many cities around the globe. Economic impact studies have shown that there exist positive... more >>


NRPA

Youth Sports at Park and Recreation Agencies

June 1, 2021

Park and recreation professionals and their agencies are major providers of both organized and unorganized sports program facilities across the... more >>


Economies

The Impact of the New York City Marathon on Hotel Demand

May 1, 2021

Daily hotel data is employed, along with information on prices, revenue, demand and hotel occupancy, to analyze part of the local economic impact of... more >>



SoccerTournament

Visit Mooresville - First Class Staff and Venues With Outdoor Fun

September 20, 2021

Some students are three-season athletes but here in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina, we are a destination for all seasons. more >>


MBSCFD

Make Every Minute Count at The Beach: Myrtle Beach, SC

August 18, 2021

When you plan your sports event, practice or tournament at The Beach, serious competition is followed by serious playtime. more >>


Springfield

Springfield, Illinois: The Place Where Legendary Events are Made

June 7, 2021

Springfield, Illinois is nestled in the heart of the Midwest and situated along the iconic Route 66. It is a place where families experience one of... more >>


Smaller

The Roebbelen Center @the Grounds Can’t Wait to Welcome Athletes

May 12, 2021

The Roebbelen Center located @the Grounds has space for your event inside and out, on a beautiful, brand-new 55-acre campus. more >>


Smaller

Pigs, Pickles and Planes in Goldsboro-Wayne County

May 12, 2021

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... more >>


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Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | September 4, 2021
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>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Frisco, Texas Is The City That Plays   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. More>>



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