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NCAA Announces Sites for March Madness

January 26, 2021

The NCAA D I Men’s Basketball Championship tips off March 18, setting a stage for a March Madness unlike any other in its 82-year history. more >>


NAIA

Lawrence Tech to Host NAIA Women's Lacrosse Championships in 2022, 2023

January 21, 2021

Lawrence Tech will partner with the Detroit Sports Commission for assistance with the event. more >>


ITA

ITA Announces Updates to 2021 Kickoff and Indoor Championship Events

January 20, 2021

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has announced updates to two events scheduled to take place in early 2021. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces National Championships for 2021

January 19, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the dates and locations for championships nationwide in 2021, to be held in accordance with COVID guidelines. more >>


LaCrosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin Selected to Host 2021 Tackle Warehouse TITLE Championship

January 19, 2021

Although FLW’s top championship has been held on the Mississippi River once before, this event marks the first time in La Crosse. more >>



USA_Tri

Elk Grove Village Honored with USA Triathlon Partnership

January 11, 2021

Elk Grove Village is USA Triathlon's Exclusive Entrepreneur Community and Exclusive Making Dreams Come True Partner. more >>


NationalBobbleheadMuseum

Baltimore Black Sox Satchel Paige Bobblehead Unveiled

December 28, 2020

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a limited-edition Satchel Paige in a Baltimore Black Sox uniform. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Wisconsin Center District Achieves GBAC Accreditation

December 21, 2020

The WCD announced its achievement of GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Launches Community-Wide ‘Bring It Home’ Campaign

November 23, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee is wants all business and community leaders to look to their hometown to host their next board or business meeting. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Wisconsin Center District's New Executive Chef and General Manager Take Food & Beverage Experience to the Next Level

November 9, 2020

High-end, customizable menu options are available to event planners at the Wisconsin Center. 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

SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>


AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... 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

blank Article | January 20, 2021
Taking the Sports Hosting Game by Storm

By: Cindy Cantrell

Sports history runs deep win the Northeast region. Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891, and William Morgan...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
More Than A Game: The Rise of Esports is Helping Destinations Score New Hosting Opportunities

By: Judy Leand

It is a great time to get into competitive video gaming. Global esports revenues (not counting broadcasting platform revenues) surpassed $1 billion...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Basketball’s Full-Court Press

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball has always been one of the most popular sports for travel teams and rec play, with activity that spans all ages, both male and female. And...   More>>


MArch Article | January 18, 2021
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad March, and Indianapolis is Making it Happen

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Not too many people say no to hosting NCAA championships, particularly when that opportunity is any game in March Madness, much less the entire...   More>>



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