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Chicagoland’s Newest Sports and Recreation Megaplex Breaks Ground

August 11, 2020

Construction has begun on the 116,000 square-foot indoor sports, events and recreation venue, to be completed by summer 2021. more >>


FLW_Fishing

FLW Announces Updates to Events

August 10, 2020

FLW has announced the movement of two tournaments, one to Sandusky, Ohio, and one to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. more >>


Hyrox

HYROX Announces 2020-2021 Season Schedule

August 10, 2020

HYROX has announced changes to its 2020 season and released information about the first world championship, to take place in 2021. more >>


FLW_Fishing

Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Set to Visit Sandusky For Final Event of Season

August 6, 2020

The Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit visits Sandusky, Aug. 11-14, for its final regular-season event – the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Erie. more >>


LPGA

LPGA to Restart at Newly Created Drive On Championship as Part of Ohio double

August 5, 2020

The LPGA will do a new Ohio two-step in its return to action this summer. 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 >>



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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

Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>


Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... 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

XFL Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


Kubb Article | July 30, 2020
Inside Events: The U.S. National Kubb Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport has been called “Viking Chess” and it has quite the niche following. The U.S. National Kubb Championship, held annually in Eau Claire...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


Waupaca Article | July 16, 2020
Game On for Youth Sports as Summer Tournaments Begin

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

The youth sports scene doesn’t just have signs of life, it has some great case studies of success. You just need to know where to look. Across...   More>>



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