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BREAKING: 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 10, 2021

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite Destinations Named

November 24, 2021

B.A.S.S. officials are already looking toward a bright future for the Bassmaster Elite with the announcement of the Elite Series slate for 2022. more >>


Rockford

Dasher Dash 5K Race to be Held Before Stroll

November 9, 2021

The Dasher Dash 5K race, sponsored by I Want Smart, returns to the streets of Rockford and is a holiday themed run/walk. more >>


Rockford

Rockford Announces Return of Holiday-Themed 5K Run

November 4, 2021

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) is excited to welcome back its much-anticipated Dasher Dash 5K. more >>


Beloit

Visit Beloit Announces Dream Job Competition

November 3, 2021

Visit Beloit is pleased to announce the Dream Job Competition being held in Beloit, WI on January 9, 2022. more >>



SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. more >>


Rocket

Detroit’s Rocket Mortgage Extends its Title Sponsorship of the Rocket Mortgage Classic through 2027

November 22, 2021

First-ever PGA TOUR event within the city limits of Detroit to continue supporting community initiatives. more >>


Wintrust

The Village of Bedford Park Announces Partnership with Wintrust Financial Corporation

November 15, 2021

The Village of Bedford Park has announced a new arrangement with Wintrust Financial Corporation. more >>


Akron

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives Seven STAR Awards

November 15, 2021

The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau received seven STAR Awards from the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus. more >>


Detroit

Detroit Sports Commission Announces Staff Changes

November 15, 2021

The Detroit Sports Commission (DSC) has announced promotions to its staff. more >>



Springfield

Springfield, Illinois: The Place Where Legendary Events are Made

June 7, 2021

Springfield, Illinois is nestled in the heart of the Midwest and situated along the iconic Route 66. It is a place where families experience one of... more >>


Smaller

Chicago Southland Makes Sports the MVP

May 12, 2021

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sports. In the... more >>


Smaller

Lake Erie Shores & Islands Stands Ready to Help Event Owners

May 12, 2021

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. more >>


LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


White Papers

UW-Lacrosse Whitepaper | March 1, 2021
Tournament Angling in Wisconsin: The Economic Impact of Bass, Salmon and Walleye Fishing Tournaments on Host Communities   

This study investigated the economic impacts of tournament angling, specifically bass, salmon and walleye fishing tournaments on host communities in... More>>


ChicagoMarathon Whitepaper | March 1, 2019
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. More>>


TraverseCity Whitepaper | February 1, 2017
Game On: The Impact of Youth Sports on a Regional Economy   

This white paper takes a look at the economic impact of two youth sports tournaments on the Traverse City, Michigan, region. More>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Lake Erie Shores & Islands: Ready to Help Event Owners   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it unveiled an attraction... More>>


Articles

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
You've Been Served!

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis, a sport steeped in tradition, and pickleball, the up-and-coming competitor, are favorites with athletes of all levels. Accordingly,...   More>>



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