SDMChampions2021

Now Open: Nominations for SDM's Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize those leaders who have contributed to the industry of sports tourism. Nominate now! more >>


FirstMint

First Mint Fest Kicks Off Today

August 3, 2021

The First Mint and Dapper Labs' NBA Top Shot are bringing the NFT sports & gaming community together for a first-of-its-kind online festival more >>


MissGeico

Miss GEICO Has Promising Domestic Race Season Ahead

August 3, 2021

The 47-foot-long Miss GEICO Victory catamaran is made of carbon and Kevlar for high performance and can reach top speeds of 170 mph. more >>


MidwayCentral

Midway Central Station to Open This Month

August 3, 2021

Construction has begun on the 116,000 square-foot indoor sports, events and recreation venue will be completed this month. more >>


Troon

Oahu to Host Newest Troon-Managed Golf Venue

August 3, 2021

Troon® will manage Kapolei Golf Club, an 18-hole daily-fee club in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. more >>



Champions

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

August 1, 2021

Nominations are open NOW with a deadline of September 30, 2021. Nominate a Champion today! more >>


VisitMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Announces New Promotional Campaign

August 2, 2021

VISIT Milwaukee is proud to announce the launch of a new advertising campaign. more >>


AthleteFutureFoundation

The Athlete Future Foundation partners with USA Bobsled/Skeleton

August 2, 2021

USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS) is excited to announce its partnership with the Athlete Future Foundation. more >>


3n2

3N2 Brings Fresh New Look to Ripken Baseball

August 2, 2021

3N2 has been named as the official apparel and uniform provider to Ripken Baseball and The Ripken Experience™. more >>


Hampton

Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Indianapolis Canal IUPUI Names Ashley Ramirez as General Manager, Andrew Pawlowski as Director of Sales

August 2, 2021

The unique dual-branded downtown hotel features 231 guest rooms and suites and 11,000 square feet of meeting space. more >>



SDM2021

Nominations Open for Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

August 1, 2021

SDM wants to salute those who help grow this profession into the dynamic, flourishing $45 billion industry it is. We want to acknowledge and honor... more >>


PAL

Police Athletic Leagues Funding Could Mean More Community Sports Events

July 31, 2021

Here’s a great way to build use of fields, particularly at the municipal level: make outreach to local police athletic leagues. The presence of... more >>


BrodyMalone

Olympic Gymnasts Serving Notice: College Cuts Mean Fewer Medals

July 30, 2021

Athletes in men’s gymnastics – a top-ten-most-watched Olympic sport – have a message for TV viewers: the U.S. national teams in these sports... more >>


Lifeguards

Baywatch for Real? Adults Climbing Back onto the Guard Towers

July 30, 2021

At the height of Baywatch’s TV popularity, real-life guards complained that adults were playing full-time lifeguards, though most guards were high... more >>


CoveredWagon

New Hotels Are Going In – Here’s the Inside Track on What They're Like

July 29, 2021

Travel is back. Hotel room night usage is up. And even hotel construction and renovation are trends that are ticking upward. So, what can we look... 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 >>


ClubIntel

The Peril, Promise and Reality of the Pandemic for the Fitness Industry

April 1, 2021

An outlook for the fitness industry (and thus, the indoor sports industry) over the next six months to two years. The outlook starts with an overview... 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 >>


Smaller

Host in the “Hub City”

May 12, 2021

From start to finish, Lubbock knows how to plan a winning tournament. From welcoming athletes and offering excellent accommodations and restaurants... more >>


GulfShores_Smaller

Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast

May 12, 2021

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. more >>


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Destination Spotlights

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>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Round Rock, Texas: Open for Business   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Round Rock is now open for business! We have gone above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. More>>



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