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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

SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... 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

Waupaca Article | October 25, 2020
Inside Events: Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament (US Open of Grass Volleyball)

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many event owners were hunkered down this summer, the Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament (also known as the US Open of Grass Volleyball)...   More>>


NCAA VB Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


BrainEatingAmoeba Article | October 11, 2020
Death from Brain-Eating Amoeba a Tragic Reminder of Risks in Outdoor Facilities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many health concerns, from concussions to cardiac issues, have been overshadowed lately, a recent tragic development is serving as a reminder...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | September 29, 2020
Inside Events: Kings Hammer Soccer

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Kings Hammer has become one of the most recognizable youth soccer clubs in the Midwestern United States, and has also recently expanded its...   More>>



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