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2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 19, 2018

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


420Games

Cannabis Athletic Events Company The 420 Games Releases Details of Event

December 6, 2018

The 420 Games is North America’s only events company that shines a spotlight on the complementary pairing of cannabis and athleticism. more >>


US_Lacrosse

US Lacrosse Announces Details of LaxCon Event in Philadelphia

December 4, 2018

US Lacrosse's convention is set for Jan. 11-13 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia and has begun to list speakers. more >>


US Sumo

US Sumo Open Sets Date for 2019 Event

November 26, 2018

The US Sumo Open will be held March 23, 2019 at the Walter Pyramid, Cal State Long Beach. more >>



NFHS

NFHS Network, New York State Association Reach Agreement to Stream State Championships

December 3, 2018

The NFHS Network will stream championship events of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. more >>


NYRR

NYRR Releases Impact Report

November 19, 2018

New York Road Runners (NYRR) released its annual Impact Report for Fiscal Year 2018 (April 2017-March 2018), more >>


Albancy

Albany Convention Center Authority Shows Increased Economic Impact on Region

October 22, 2018

The Albany Convention Center Authority highlighted increased total economic impacts generated by the Albany Capital Center. more >>


Pittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH CMO Receives Destination Management Executive Designation

September 24, 2018

Tom Loftus, chief marketing officer for VisitPITTSBURGH, has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. more >>



Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Destination Spotlights

New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion Case study | June 30, 2010
New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion   

By: Andrea Johnson

Anyone who knows competitive cycling knows that no one crosses the finish line first without a supportive, cohesive team behind them. That's why you... More>>


Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>


White Papers

SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


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>>



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blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable...   More>>


Amazon Article | November 28, 2018
Amazon’s Expansions: What Can Two New HQ Cities Mean to Sports Tourism?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Amazon has selected two cities – Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia – to split its HQ2 dropped like a bomb...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Riding High

By: Michael Popke

With the proliferation of riders comes a need for events, and facilities to stable them. Here is a round-up of some of the great facilities you’ll...   More>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>



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