2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 19, 2018

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Virginia Sports Summit Coming to Hampton Roads in 2019

December 11, 2018

The Hampton Roads Sports Commission will host the inaugural Virginia Sports Summit, Feb. 5- 6, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. more >>


Elan Skis to Host Events at Smaller Ski Resorts Nationwide

December 11, 2018

Elan athlete and ski industry legend Glen Plake is bringing back the Down Home Tour to small ski areas across the U.S. this winter season. more >>


Fenway Park Serving Up 'Crashed Ice' this Winter

December 11, 2018

On Feb. 8-9, the sport known as ice cross downhill will make its debut in Boston at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event at the home of the Red Sox. more >>


ASBA Announces 2018 Award Winners

December 10, 2018

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards for excellence in design and construction of venues. more >>


Report: Florida Sets Tourism Record for Six-Month Period

December 10, 2018

Governor Rick Scott announced Florida set a record by welcoming the most visitors during any six months in the state’s history. more >>


Sportfishing Industry Association Elevates Staff to Senior Leadership Positions

December 10, 2018

The American Sportfishing Association announced the appointment of three staff members to senior leadership positions. more >>


Chicago Marathon Race Weekend Generates Record Economic Impact

December 10, 2018

The 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated a record-setting $338 million in economic impact to the city. more >>



November 19, 2018

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable... more >>


Inside Events: New York Road Runners

December 12, 2018

It’s one of the top running organizations in the U.S. when it comes to hosting events with international talent, but the New York Road Runners... more >>


When Cheaters Enter Marathons, Internet Sleuths Are Right on their Heels

December 12, 2018

Officials with China’s Shenzhen Half Marathon punished 258 runners who were caught cheating during the Nov. 25 race. Violators included 18... more >>


Desperate Teams Call for Desperate Measures

December 12, 2018

Desperate teams call for desperate measures. After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drew the smallest crowd since 2010 to a home game against the 49ers, the... more >>


eSports Graduates to the Big Leagues: Insights from Deloitte

December 1, 2018

With competitive gaming drawing larger audiences, eSports is filling arenas and boosting bottom lines for game publishers and event owners. more >>


Major League Baseball Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study

November 1, 2018

This study shows overall economic impact, jobs supported, and associated wages for the state of Florida for MLB Florida Spring Training. more >>


Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy

October 1, 2018

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. more >>


Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina

September 1, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. more >>


Open Up to Dedication: Snohomish County

November 28, 2018

Welcome to PNW Sports and Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Snohomish County is 15 miles... more >>


Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>


Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>

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