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Bicycling Benefits Businesses

The League of American Bicyclists has released the report, “Bicycling Benefits Business”, which reviews new research in the nearly 10 years that have passed since the original, and it remains...

Economies

The Economic Impact of Participant Sports Events: A Case Study for the Winter World Masters Games

The WWMGs are for 30+-year-old athletes. The event can be considered as a participatory sports tourism event rather than a spectator event.

HoustonRodeo

An Economic Analysis of the Houston Rodeo

Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC conducted a study to quantify the economic impact and economic activity generated by the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The analysis also quantifies the...

RBFF

2021 Special Report on Fishing

An impressive 54.7 million Americans fished at least once during 2020, the highest number recorded since participation tracking began in 2007. The fishing participation rate rose to 18% of the U.S....

UniversityHawaii

Economic Assessment of Boat Fishing Tournaments in Hawaii

Fishing tournaments in Hawaii are a significant source of income, with participation from those living within and without the Islands. Up until now, however, there has been limited information...

ResearchGate

Esports Venues: A New Business Opportunity

This paper briefly describes the development of esports as well as discusses the current trends in esports spectator consumption. Moreover, current and future esports venues are described,...

Lincoln

Pickleball Report 2019

Multiple benefits have been noted by towns that have installed pickleball facilities. This study takes a deep dive into the economic, physical and social benefits of adding the sport, as seen in...

SoCar

The Economic Impact of Tennis in South Carolina

This aim of this study was to estimate the economic value of eighteen junior tournaments held in South Carolina in 2019. Factors in the survey including transportation, gender, age, household income,...

OhioPRA

Sport Venues – New Trends that Maximize Economic Impact

To maximize economic impact in sports tourism, it is essential to stay current with trends in the industry, not the least of which pertains to development and construction of sports venues. This study...

UniversitySouthernMS

An Economic Impact Analysis of a Youth Softball World Series

This economic impact analysis study focuses on the estimated impact of hosting a smaller, annual sporting event, the 2013 Dixie Angels Softball World Series in Petal, Mississippi. The study determined...