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USA Triathlon Announces Details of Championship Events

May 14, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the details and locations for a slate of 2021 national events. more >>


MeijerSportsComplex

New Sports Complex Debuts in West Michigan; Meijer is the Title Sponsor

May 11, 2021

Meijer is the new naming rights partner of the WMSC’s flagship baseball/softball complex in Rockford – the Meijer Sports Complex. more >>


Lansing

Greater Lansing to Host 2021 NCAA DIII Women’s Golf National Championship

May 10, 2021

The event brings 25 schools with 131 athletes from across the country, to battle it out, May 11-14 at East Lansing’s Forest Akers West. more >>


USA_MastersGames

USA Masters Games Coming Up in June

May 10, 2021

The 2020 USA Masters Games now held June 24 – 27, 2021, for all athletes in the United States as well as internationally. more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Continues Nationwide Expansion, Announcing New Tournaments

May 7, 2021

Warrior Soccer has continued its nationwide expansion, with tournaments being announced in multiple states. more >>



SportsMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Debuts Sports Milwaukee

April 12, 2021

VISIT Milwaukee has unveiled the logo for Sports Milwaukee, a new division to market the city as an ideal destination for sports events. more >>


Aurora

Aurora Area CVB Wins Community Service Award

March 29, 2021

Two Illinois parks and rec organizations gave the Aurora Area CVB a Community Service Award from the Fox Valley Park District. more >>


Workday

Workday Joins PGA TOUR as Sponsor in 2022

February 22, 2021

Workday, Inc. will become the new presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, with a 10-year agreement beginning in 2022. more >>


Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee Approves Resolution for Convention Center Expansion Financing

February 22, 2021

The Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee approved financing a $420 million convention center expansion project. more >>


MidwayCentral

Midway Central Station Hires General Manager

February 1, 2021

Wade Welsh has been announced as the individual chosen to lead the team at the Bedford Park, Illinois, sports and recreation venue. more >>



Chicago

Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment

May 12, 2021

The sales team at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau can't wait to welcome you back to the Chicago Southland! more >>


LakeErie

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

The sales team at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau can't wait to welcome you back to the Chicago Southland! 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

Cicadas Article | March 26, 2021
A Plague of Locusts? Venues, Events Brace for Cicada Swarms

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone is thinking about athletes returning to the field and fans coming back to the stands. Know who else is coming back, though? The 17-year...   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


Indy Article | March 13, 2021
By the Numbers: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

By: Michael Popke

It’s March Madness and that means making brackets (and watching them get busted), making time in your schedule to watch games, and screaming hard...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Kick It Up A Notch

By: Peter Francesconi

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and while it shares the spotlight in the U.S. with football, baseball and basketball, it nonetheless...   More>>



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