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KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Continuing in Destinations Nationwide

August 2, 2021

The 2021 King Kat Tournament Trail continues with a full schedule of events for 2021. more >>


BC

National Youth Triathlon Returns to Butler County, Ohio for 9th Year

July 29, 2021

Over 1,000 youth and junior triathletes from around the United States will arrive in West Chester, Ohio this weekend. more >>


FantasyFootballExpo

2021 Fantasy Football Expo in Canton, Ohio this August

July 29, 2021

The 2021 Fantasy Football Expo will be held Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Canton. more >>


IRONMAN

2021 IRONMAN Wisconsin on the Books for September

July 29, 2021

The 2021 IRONMAN Wisconsin triathlon will be held in conjunction with IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin, on Sunday, September 12, 2021. more >>


MissGeico

Powerboat Races Coming to Destinations This Summer, Fall

July 28, 2021

Miss GEICO Racing competes in Class ONE which consists of the fastest race boats in the world. more >>



VisitMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Announces New Promotional Campaign

August 2, 2021

VISIT Milwaukee is proud to announce the launch of a new advertising campaign. more >>


Hampton

Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Indianapolis Canal IUPUI Names Ashley Ramirez as General Manager, Andrew Pawlowski as Director of Sales

August 2, 2021

The unique dual-branded downtown hotel features 231 guest rooms and suites and 11,000 square feet of meeting space. more >>


QuadCities_BringItQC

New Initiative for Quad Citizens to Support Tourism Growth

July 5, 2021

Visit Quad Cities has launched the brand-new Bring It QC initiative to connect Quad Citizens with the Visit Quad Cities team. more >>


ChicagoSouthland

Chicago Southland Highlights Expanded Hotel Offerings

June 28, 2021

Event planners can now enjoy several newly opened or recently renovated hotel properties throughout the Chicago Southland. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Hires Partnership Sales Manager

June 28, 2021

VISIT Milwaukee has hired Bryan Kubel as partnership sales manager. 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 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 >>


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

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

blank Article | February 28, 2011
The Wonder Underwater

By: Juli Anne Patty

With multiple events in varying distances and types, aquatics events are like track and field competitions, only underwater. In the United States,...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
The Fast-Track to Successful Speedway Events

By: Amy Henderson

Whether sitting in the grandstand or parked infield, it's impossible not to feel the roar of excitement through your entire body when a field of race...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
America's National Pastime

By: Juli Anne Patty

In the almost two centuries since America's unofficial national sport was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., the United States of America has undergone...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2010
Small Market Leaders

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Some locations instantly bring to mind a specific sport: The Bronx and Baltimore ring out baseball; Augusta and St. Andrews whisper golf; Flushing...   More>>



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