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IRONMAN

IRONMAN Confirms Changes to Previously Scheduled Events

September 21, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, IRONMAN has confirmed changes to the status of its events in Ohio and Santa Rosa, California. more >>


MI

Great Lakes Relaxed Bike Tour Ready to Roll

September 17, 2020

Pure Michigan has news of a week-long road cycling trip through the east end of the Upper Peninsula. more >>


Toyota

Toyota Series Northern Division Continues

September 15, 2020

The Toyota Series Northern Division will continue with a tournament in Trenton, MI, Sept. 17-19, with the Toyota Series at Detroit River. more >>


CrappieUSA

Crappie USA Announces Updates to Tournament Schedule

September 9, 2020

It has proven to be a challenging year in the tournament business like many other businesses across the nation. more >>


ITA

ITA Fall Circuit Announces Dates and Sites

August 28, 2020

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Universal Tennis announced the schedule of the 2020 ITA Tour: Fall Circuit by UTR. more >>



Rockford

RACVB Founding President/CEO, Wendy Perks Fisher, Inducted in to Industry Hall of Fame

September 21, 2020

Wendy Perks Fisher, the RACVB’s retired president/CEO, has been inducted into to the Hall of Fame for Destinations International. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


AkronSummit

Jim Mahon Recognized by Crain's Business Cleveland

August 28, 2020

Jim Mahon of the Akron/Summit CVB has been honored by Crain's Cleveland Business. more >>


CommunityFirst

Community First Champion Center Announces Mary Beth Nienhaus Fieldhouse

August 24, 2020

The fieldhouse at the Community First Champion Center is named for local philanthropist, and golf pro Mary Beth Nienhaus. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee launches virtual tour of Milwaukee in advance of DNC

August 13, 2020

Today VISIT Milwaukee unveiled a virtual showcase of the city and the thoughtful, resilient people who make it come together. 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

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>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

A sports planner’s wish list might include excellent venues, from green fields to fishing lakes to state-of-the-art indoor facilities. Then, of... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Big Dreams and Big Ten Teams   

By: Michael Popke

Big Ten university cities boast plenty of sports venues, high-profile events and friendly people. Champaign County, home of the University of... More>>


Articles

FBDisney Article | August 16, 2020
Canton, Ohio Set to Become “Disneyland of Football”

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Already a football mecca (it’s the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame), Canton, Ohio, has a game changer ready to kick off. The area is expected...   More>>


Cornhole Article | August 15, 2020
Flying High in Participation, Cornhole One of the First Travel Sports to Rebound

By: Michael Popke

The American Cornhole Association calls it “America’s favorite tailgate party game,” the American Cornhole League has its eyes on the Olympics,...   More>>


XFL Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


Kubb Article | July 30, 2020
Inside Events: The U.S. National Kubb Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport has been called “Viking Chess” and it has quite the niche following. The U.S. National Kubb Championship, held annually in Eau Claire...   More>>



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