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USPTA World Conference Coming to Vegas

September 19, 2019

The 2019 USPTA World Conference runs from Sunday, Sept. 22 to Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


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USA Bobsled Push Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in Lake Placid

September 18, 2019

The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Thursday. more >>


Scottsdale

Arizona Quarter Horse Association Show Returning to Scottsdale

September 18, 2019

The Arizona Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the return of the Arizona Fall Championship Show to Scottsdale. more >>


Endurance

Details Announced for 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit

September 17, 2019

Women and the Future of Endurance Sports Panel will be hosted at the 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit in Boulder, Colorado. more >>


Billings

Travel Bloggers Meeting in Billings This Week

September 13, 2019

The Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference has been in Billings this week, with meetings due to wrap today. more >>



ColoradoSprings

USA Diving Announces Move to Colorado Springs

September 12, 2019

USA Diving is taking the plunge and moving its offices to Olympic City USA. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


VisitPhoenix

Visit Phoenix Announces Karen Morris, CMP as New Director of National Accounts

August 26, 2019

Karen Morris, CMP, has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of National Accounts. more >>


Selkirk

Selkirk Sport Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Pickleball Tournament of Champions

August 19, 2019

The Tournament of Champions, presented by Selkirk Sport, will take place from August 21-24 at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts. more >>


NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. more >>



Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... 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

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


Articles

GMGPlans Article | September 18, 2019
Site of Mass Shooting in Vegas Designated for Sports, Community Center

By: Michael Popke

Can sports help heal a community? Las Vegas hopes so. As the two-year anniversary of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history approaches, MGM...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

By: Shane Facteau

The Rock ‘n ’Roll Marathon Series, easily one of the more popular road racing events, combines distance running with a party atmosphere, with...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


blank Article | September 4, 2019
Go West: With a Variety of Venues, the Southwest and Pacific Region is Primed to Host

By: Tracey Schelmetic

With stunning scenery and plenty of connectivity, the Southwest and Pacific area region is home to sports of all disciplines, with facilities ranging...   More>>



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