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Peter Francesconi

Ace Media Group


Peter Francesconi

Peter Francesconi has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the editor of Racquet Sports Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009.


Case study | August 31, 2012
Frisco, Texas: Texas' Rising Star   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the last decade, the city of Frisco, Texas, has exploded. And as the population of this Dallas suburb took off—from 34,000 in 2000 to...more >>


Article | August 31, 2012
An Interview with Dan Cloppas, CEO, USA Badminton   

By: Peter Francesconi

How long have you been with USA Badminton? I joined USAB in 1999 as CEO. Before joining USAB, I was an Air Force officer for 26 years, finishing my...more >>


Article | August 31, 2012
Softball: Playing the Numbers   

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S.—some estimates are that 40 million Americans will play at least one softball game during a...more >>


Case study | May 31, 2012
Lake Murray, South Carolina: Location, Location, Location   

By: Peter Francesconi

You can build great sports facilities almost anywhere, but few areas have the unique natural venues that you’ll find in the four-county region of...more >>


Article | May 31, 2012
An Interview with Rob Urbach, CEO - USA Triathlon   

By: Peter Francesconi

The mission is to encourage, support and enhance the multisport experience in the United States. The organization’s vision is to engage every...more >>


Article | May 31, 2012
Southeast: Southern Hospitality   

By: Peter Francesconi

The Southeastern U.S. is one of the most populous, and fastest growing, areas of the country. Its economy has seen a large expansion in recent...more >>


Case study | March 31, 2012
Ocean City, Maryland: A Top Sports Playground by the Sea   

By: Peter Francesconi

For sports events and their participants and organizers, few areas can offer the combination of activities, topnotch facilities, and complete...more >>


Case study | March 31, 2012
Lake Lanier, Georgia: Taking Advantage of the Lake Effect   

By: Peter Francesconi

Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier and Hall County in Georgia are ready to explode with action.


Article | March 31, 2012
Soccer: Kick It Into High Gear   

By: Peter Francesconi

Every year, there are hundreds of soccer tournaments and events for youngsters and adults throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Case study | February 29, 2012
Palm Beach County, Florida: Just Bring Your Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

Unsure where to hold your next event or tournament? Why not choose the ultimate sports paradise—an area with not only incomparable world-class...more >>


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