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USA Rugby Announces Launch of World Cup Bid

October 21, 2021

USA Rugby has launched its bid to host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2029. more >>


ValleyForge

Valley Forge Announces Holiday Events

October 21, 2021

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board announces special holiday activities in the form of its Tinseltown events. more >>


Warrior

Warrior Soccer Debuts Spook-Tacular Fall

October 19, 2021

The Warrior Soccer Tour pulls back the curtain on a spook-tacular fall with events in October, November and December - and even beyond. more >>


WIFFLEBALL

National Wiffle® Ball Champion to be Crowned in October

October 15, 2021

This isn’t your backyard Wiffle®Ball game. more >>


USRowing

USRowing Announces Training Camps for Athletes

October 15, 2021

While COVID-19 forced the postponement of the 2020 Olympics, the 2021 World Rowing Championships will go on as planned this fall. more >>



Albany

Albany Capital Center Awarded GBAC STAR

October 25, 2021

The Albany Capital Center has been awarded the GBAC STAR accreditation. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance to Sponsor APGA

October 11, 2021

Farmers Insurance® and the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour announced the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance® Fall Series. more >>


Pittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Names Andrew Ortale New Chief Sales Officer

October 4, 2021

VisitPITTSBURGH President & CEO Jerad Bachar announced that Andrew Ortale has been named the Chief Sales Officer. more >>


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled/Skeleton Announces New Partnership

September 27, 2021

USA Bobsled/Skeleton Foundation (USABSF) announced a partnership with the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS). more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Announces the State is Open for Business

May 17, 2021

Pittsburgh is open for business, and VisitPITTSBURGH looks forward to welcoming group travel back to the region. more >>



Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

From wide-open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... 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 >>


White Papers

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>>


AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


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>>


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>>


Articles

Erie Article | October 7, 2021
Heating Up: Erie’s Ice Hockey Action Poised for $5M Impact

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In Erie, Pennsylvania, some hot action is coming, and officials are crediting the ice. Specifically, they’re looking to the five sheets (four of...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | September 24, 2021
Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

By: Michael Popke

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes...   More>>


RavensStadium Article | September 22, 2021
FIFA Begins Visits to Potential 2026 World Cup Host Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not your imagination – you really are seeing more announcements from sports commissions nationwide about their cities’ campaigns to host...   More>>


Spikeball Article | September 10, 2021
Spikeball Contributing to the Sports Tourism Bounceback

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Headlines in SDM’s news seem to have a common theme. Spikeball National Tour Comes to Monroe, Washington. Spikeball Tournament Series to Debut in...   More>>



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