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Kayak Bass Fishing Coming to Placer Valley

February 14, 2020

For the first time ever, Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) is bringing one of their exciting Trail Series Tournaments to Placer Valley. more >>


IROMAN

IRONMAN Announces Maple Valley, Washington, as Newest Host Site

February 14, 2020

The IRONMAN Group announced that Maple Valley, Washington, will serve as its newest host venue for the 70.3® Triathlon Series. more >>


BNPParibas

BNP Paribas Open Returning to Indian Wells in 2020

February 14, 2020

The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open and the WTA Indian Wells Open, returns from March 9-22, 2020. more >>


GranFondo

U.S. Destinations Included in 2020 Gran Fondo World Tour

February 13, 2020

Gran Fondo World Tour (GFWT) is expanding its global series in 2020, starting the season with 14 events on 4 continents., including the USA. more >>


XTERRA

2020 XTERRA America Tour Announces 15 Events Nationwide

February 11, 2020

The 2020 XTERRA America Tour features 15 events across the US, leading up to the XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Maui. more >>



USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces New Elected Officials

January 27, 2020

USA Triathlon announced that private equity specialist Henry J. Brandon III and Monica Paul (Dallas Sports Commission) as new elected directors. more >>


Pepsi

Pepsi Furthers Affiliation with Sports Industry in California

January 20, 2020

Pepsi and Frito-Lay are now the exclusive soft drink and salty snacks partners across SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


GoGolfKuai

Go Golf Kaua‘i Launches New Website

September 23, 2019

Go Golf Kaua‘i, a collection of Kaua‘i’s daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. more >>



Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


White Papers

LA_EDC Whitepaper | January 1, 2020
Sports in Los Angeles and Orange Counties: An Economic Development Analysis   

In 2018, the sports industry in greater Los Angeles generated considerable economic activity by adding $6.2 billion in economic output and supporting... More>>


HiLo_GCSAA Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>


GCSAA Whitepaper | July 1, 2015
The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses   

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

When the Hawai’i Convention Center’s management decided to help sports event owners find their way to the island, they knew they had to offer... More>>


Articles

Pac12 Article | August 21, 2019
Does the Early Bird Kickoff Get the Ratings? PAC-12 Hopes So

By: Michael Popke

In an effort to maximize television exposure to East Coast college football fans — as well as alleviate a slate of games starting as late as 7:30...   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


Legionnaires Article | July 24, 2019
The Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak in Atlanta: What Event Owners Should Know

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The nightmare of every venue and event owner is an outbreak of a life-threatening illness that makes headlines and, by extension, necessitates a...   More>>



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