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PGATOUR

Workday Charity Open on the Calendar for Dublin, Ohio, Next Week

July 1, 2020

The PGA TOUR has announced that a full-field tournament has been scheduled for July 6-12 at Muirfield Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. more >>


Aurora

New Midwest Regional Soccer Tournament Coming to Stuart Sports Complex Beginning in 2021

June 29, 2020

Premier Soccer Services will establish a new Midwest regional soccer tournament at Stuart Sports Complex beginning in 2021. more >>


Champaign

Champaign County Planning Strong Comeback from COVID-19

June 23, 2020

As the greater Champaign County area looks ahead to recovery following COVID-19 restrictions, sports tourism is set for a comeback. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Announces Changes to Summer Meeting

June 19, 2020

For the first time in its history, the NFHS will host an abridged, virtual version of its annual Summer Meeting because of COVID-19. more >>


HighSchoolBass

Youth Fishing Event Headed for LaCrosse, Wisconsin

June 16, 2020

From June 23-27, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, will host the 11th Annual HS Fishing World Finals and National Championship Dual Event. more >>



Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


WestMi

West Michigan Sports Commission Hosted Most Sporting Events and Athletes/Visitors plus Booked Most Hotel Nights in Single Year

May 18, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted 99 events in 2019, attracting the most athletes and visitors in one year at 230,382. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Milwaukee area hotels offering special rates for first responders, essential personnel

May 4, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee has launched a website to highlight area hotels offering discounts to first responders and essential personnel. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Senior Sales Manager Marissa Werner Promoted to Director of Sports Development

March 23, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee announced that Marissa Werner has been promoted to director of sports development. 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

FlyingDog Article | March 11, 2020
Inside Events: North American Flyball Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Forget about perfectly groomed dogs prancing in a circle in pursuit of a big silver cup. Forget about fetch, too. Flyball, a lightning-fast dog...   More>>


Covid Article | March 11, 2020
Without March Madness and Other NCAA Championships, Cities in Free Fall

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With March Madness (and every other championship NCAA had planned this season) cancelled, cities who signed contracts and blocked hotel rooms are in...   More>>


HSBass Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event...   More>>



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