Sports Alliance of Greater Akron

Brittany Wigman

Sports Development Strategist

77 East Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone : 330-374-8908
Toll-free : 800-245-4254
Fax : 330-374-7626
Email : BWigman@VisitAkron-Summit.org
Website : www.PlayAkron.com

About Sports Alliance of Greater Akron

Strategically located in the heart of northeast Ohio, the contiguous communities of Akron, Canton, Kent and Medina offer planners accessibility, affordability and flexibility, making our four-county region the perfect destination for your next sporting event. Our area plays host to a myriad of teams and individual athletes striving for peak performance. The diversity of our venues will offer the options you need to maximize attendance.


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Article | November 18, 2016

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Akron Creates Dedicated Sports Alliance Economic Development Group

Article | April 18, 2016

Following the example of many cities that are setting up dedicated sports tourism organizations separate from their primary economic development... more >>


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Article | August 26, 2015

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Flying High: Communities are Capitalizing on their Strengths to Grow Gymnastics Events

Article | August 25, 2015

To keep gymnastics events flying high, cities across the U.S. have gotten creative. Whether it means creating and investing in new events, forming... more >>


USA BMX Lists 2015 National Championship Series Schedule

News | November 13, 2014

From January through November 2015, 34 destinations will be hosting events for USA BMX during its National Championship Series. more >>

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Sp4rts Ohio Venue Directory

September 25, 2013

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