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Spartan Trail Ready to Launch

December 2, 2020

Spartan Trail and ATRA are at the start line with a series of nationwide events designed to challenge athletes. more >>


DrumstickDash

Updated Recipe for the Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash

November 13, 2020

Get the skinny on a turkey trot that is actually running live this year. more >>


NAIA

Women’s Lacrosse Championships Awarded to Lawrence Tech

November 11, 2020

Lawrence Technological University has been awarded NAIA's women’s lacrosse national championships in 2022 and 2023. more >>


USA_Swimming

USA Swimming Announces Host Cities for 2020 Toyota US Open

November 11, 2020

USA Swimming has formally announced the nine host sites for the 2020 Toyota US Open event, which runs from November 12-14, 2020. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Unveils National Championship Calendar for 2021

November 10, 2020

USA Triathlon today unveiled the dates and locations for its 2021 National Championships, a robust calendar of events across the country. 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 >>


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 >>



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

VirtualTailgate Article | June 2, 2020
Virtual Tailgates Allowing College Traditions to Continue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If the coronavirus has been successful in shutting down a majority of sports, it’s clear that people are finding ways around it. The college...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Fields of Hope

By: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Catering to Senior Athletes

By: Mike Guswiler

As destinations attract sports tournaments to their cities and regions, it’s a natural inclination to pursue the prestigious, high-profile events....   More>>


MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>



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