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The Value Dynamic of Sports Travel
Article | December 31, 2008
The Value Dynamic of Sports Travel   

Last summer, when gas prices hit jaw-dropping record highs, many tourism and convention bureaus and sports festival organizers scrambled to take... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2008
Be Brave in the Attempt: The Special Olympics   

Special Olympics is an international organization. Its events reach millions of people every year and culminate in two giant events, the Special... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2008
Between the Boards: A Few Phenomenal Hockey Facilities   

It's an event people remember for the rest of their lives. The family gets all bundled up. They don their fan jerseys. They gather around the ice for... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2008
Road & Track Destinations: Managing the Dynamics   

Athletes who will voluntarily run 26.2 miles or race a car at 200 mph around a track or swim, bike and run in excess of one hundred miles in a few... More>>



One Great Sports Destination: The Midwest
Article | October 31, 2008
One Great Sports Destination: The Midwest   

A quick perusal of the country's sports map makes one thing abundantly clear to even the most casual of sports followers: For top-notch events, the... More>>


Article | October 31, 2008
An Interview with David Stephens, Co-Founder and CEO of PrimeTime Sports   

An interview with David Stephens, Co-Founder and CEO of PrimeTime Sports More>>



Evaluating Economic Impact: The Community Perspective
Article | October 31, 2008
Evaluating Economic Impact: The Community Perspective   

There is no question sporting events have a far-reaching economic impact on the communities that host them. In 2007, the Peoria Area Convention and... More>>



Contingency Coverage: Covering the Financial Downside of Your Event
Article | October 31, 2008
Contingency Coverage: Covering the Financial Downside of Your Event   

There are several different types of contingency insurance, but the ones most relevant to sports and events include event cancellation, key-man... More>>



Setting the Stage for Success: The Art of Branding Sporting Events
Article | October 31, 2008
Setting the Stage for Success: The Art of Branding Sporting Events   

The competition to capitalize on the appeal of sporting events has never been greater. Marketing your event in this lucrative - and loud -... More>>



Choosing the Right City for Your Event: Ten Essential Questions to Ask
Article | October 31, 2008
Choosing the Right City for Your Event: Ten Essential Questions to Ask   

With the proliferation of sporting events available in the marketplace today, there is greater significance in the relationship between the rights... More>>



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