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ChicagoMarathon

Chicago Marathon Ready to Welcome Back the Runners

September 15, 2021

Thousands of runners are preparing for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Gives Anglers Last Chances Before Championship

September 10, 2021

As fall begins, the King Kat Tournament Trail winds down with the last events prior to the championship. more >>


MLF

Updates Released on MLF Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven Presented by Covercraft

September 3, 2021

New info is available about MLF Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven Presented by Covercraft scheduled for Sept. 10-15 in St. Clair Shores. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces National Qualifiers for the 2021 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon

September 2, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the three events that will serve as National Qualifiers for the 2021 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon season. more >>


KingKat

King Kat Tournament Trail Enters the Homestretch

September 1, 2021

The King Kat Tournament Trail moves into the homestretch with the last events prior to the championship. 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 Makes Sports the MVP

May 12, 2021

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sports. In the... 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

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>>


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>>


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

As restrictions continue to ease, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome back sporting events!... 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

HSFB Article | September 10, 2021
Why is High School Football Moving Out of State?

By: Michael Popke

More away games? Most likely. A number of high school football teams have made headlines recently as they shift away from regularly playing others in...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
Where the Diamonds Shine

By: Peter Francesconi

In 2021, there were nearly 6.5 million regular slowpitch softball players and nearly 2 million fastpitch. And there are indications that the sport...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2021
Gymnastics Bounces Back

By: Judy Leand

Gymnastics, a staple of the Summer Olympics, has long been one of the biggest recipients of the boost provided by television coverage of the event....   More>>


YouthSports_Smaller Article | August 24, 2021
Youth Sports Breaking Records as Kids Charge Back Onto Playing Fields

By: Michael Popke

Here’s some welcome news: Registration numbers for fall youth sports programs are breaking all records. It’s a combination of pent-up demand and...   More>>



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