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Economic Impact Assessment of the Manitoba Winter Games in Thompson: March 4-10, 2018

The 2018 Manitoba Games in Thompson has released its economic impact assessment report with impact to Canada, Manitoba and Thompson.


Economic Impact of the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated a record-setting $338 million in estimated impact.


Outdoor Recreation: Updated Statistics for 2012-2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis shows the outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of current-dollar GDP in 2016.


National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports.


eSports Graduates to the Big Leagues: Insights from Deloitte

With competitive gaming drawing larger audiences, eSports is filling arenas and boosting bottom lines for game publishers and event owners.


Major League Baseball Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study

This study shows overall economic impact, jobs supported, and associated wages for the state of Florida for MLB Florida Spring Training.


Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland.


Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina.


The U.S. Golf Economy Report

This report presented by Golf 20/20 shows spending and income on the golf industry, providing an economic snapshot of the sport


The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Environment

This analysis discusses what changes we can expect in the future of the winter sports industry under high and low emissions scenarios.