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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 >>


Meijer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Announces 2022 Dates

January 11, 2022

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will return in 2022 at Blythefield Country Club, tournament officials have announced. more >>


TransplantGames

Get Your BID On: 2024 Transplant Games of America Seeking a Host City

January 6, 2022

The Transplant Life Foundation is seeking proposals from cities interested in hosting the Transplant Games of America in the Summer of 2024. more >>


LakeErie

Sandusky Lining Up for IRONMAN Hosting This Year

January 5, 2022

IRONMAN announced Sandusky, Ohio as the new host venue for the IRONMAN® 70.3® Ohio triathlon in 2022. more >>


International-Softball-Congress

Greenvalley Sports Complex to Host 2022 ISC World Tournament

December 28, 2021

The 76th ISC World Tournament takes place August 13-20, 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 >>


RaceManagement

Clint McCormick Named 2021 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year

January 3, 2022

Glass City Marathon (Toledo, Ohio) Director Clint McCormick is the MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year. more >>


WisconsinCenter

Wisconsin Center Breaks Ground on 2024 Expansion

December 20, 2021

The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) broke ground on the convention center construction site. 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 >>



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

blank Article | November 1, 2021
Courts Are Back In Session

By: Michael Popke

Played on three surfaces, played at all levels and played around the world, volleyball has been bringing business back to cities in the USA all year....   More>>


Golf Article | September 25, 2021
Golf’s Soaring Popularity Blowing Up Demands for Tee Times, Equipment

By: Michael Popke

This calls for WAY more than a golf clap. The sport’s popularity is soaring. About 3 million people played for the first time last year. 6 million...   More>>


WMSCComplex Article | September 24, 2021
That's a Wrap: Successful Season Concludes at Meijer Sports Complex

By: Kim Skeltis, APR

The West Michigan Sports Commission is preparing to close the books on a successful baseball/softball season at the Meijer Sports Complex. A total of...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | September 24, 2021
Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

By: Michael Popke

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes...   More>>



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