Sports Destination Management Magazine

September/October 2014
September/October 2014

If you want the best insights into sports planning, the best place to start is with industry experts.  This issue of Sports Destination Management has them all. Take a look at the articles on long-term contracts, safety and security, transportation options and negotiations with facility vendors, as well as the Sports Outlook article on USA Cycling, and the Executive Insights piece on the Professional Disc Golf Association.  Destinations and NGBs from sports across the nation have shared their photos and ideas about soccer, gymnastics and water sports. Our Regional Focus article features interviews with cities in the Southwest and Pacific, highlighting some new and favored facilities. There’s more too; our From the Web feature highlights some industry news that appeared on our site, sent in by our readers. Open the pages and ready yourself for a wealth of knowledge.

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Business Development
The Value of Safety

In for the Win/Win: How to Negotiate Facility Contracts

Destination Spotlight
Jackson, Tennessee: For Sports, Jackson Hits All the Right Notes
Daytona Beach, Florida: Compete the Daytona Beach Way
For Sports, Get into Gaffney, South Carolina

Executive Insights
Professional Disc Golf Association: An Interview with Matt Gregoire

Multi-Sport Multi-Discipline Review
Sports with a Twist: Destinations Provide Secrets to Scoring a ‘Perfect Ten’ with Gymnastics Events

Making the Commitment: Leverage Your Partnerships with Sports Commissions and CVBs for Better Long-Term Contracts

Regional Focus
Go West: Sports Facilities, Natural and Man-Made, Abound Here

Service Solutions
Get Your Teams Moving with the Right Form of Transportation

Sports Facilities
Home-Field Advantage

Sports Landscape
Ways to Win on Water

Sports Outlook
USA Cycling: Creating Entry-Level Opportunities


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